Atlas Copco’s Acquisition Of Perceptron


Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP advised Atlas Copco on the deal.

Atlas Copco and Perceptron have entered into an agreement for Atlas Copco to acquire Perceptron, a leading supplier of automated metrology solutions, for USD 7.00 per share. The company is headquartered in the United States and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York. The purchase, agreed for USD 7.00 per share or approximately $69 million, was announced September 28.

Atlas Copco is a Swedish multinational industrial company that has manufactured industrial tools and machinery since 1873. Perceptron will become a part of Atlas Copco’s newly created division Machine Vision Solutions within the Industrial Technique business area. Perceptron is headquartered in the U.S. and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York.

The Pillsbury team advising Atlas Copco included partners Donald Kilpatrick (Picture), Stephen Amdur, William Atkins, Nora Burke, Jenny Liu, Jessica Lutrin and Michael Sibarium; counsel Brian McKenna, Matthew Rabinowitz, Rebecca Carr Rizzo, Cecilia Wang, Amy Liu and Reza Zarghamee; attorney Evan Storm; and associates Juan Pablo Cordon, Ben Gibbs, Tiffany Kuo, Alex Kwon, Siddhartha Narayan, Mel Pudig, Zachary Rozen and Adam Weaver.

Involved fees earner: Stephen Amdur – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; William Atkins – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Nora Burke – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Juan Pablo Cordon – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Benjamin Gibbs – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Donald Kilpatrick – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Tiffany Kuo – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Alex Kwon – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Jenny Liu – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Amy Liu – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Jessica Lutrin – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Brian McKenna – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Siddhartha Narayan – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Mel Pudig – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Matthew Rabinowitz – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Rebecca Rizzo – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Zachary Rozen – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Michael Sibarium – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Evan Storm – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Cecilia Wang – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Adam Weaver – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Reza Zarghamee – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Law Firms: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Clients: Atlas Copco;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti