Balluff’s Acquisition of Matrix Vision GmbH Bildverarbeitung


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Balluff on the transaction

Sensor and automation specialist Balluff GmbH finalized the acquisition of machine vision pioneer Matrix Vision GmbH Bildverarbeitung.

Matrix Vision GmbH Bildverarbeitung, based in Oppenweiler near Backnang, is one of the major suppliers of image processing components in the German-speaking market. The company offers a wide range of frame grabbers, cameras, video sensors, embedded systems, and software for industrial image processing and develops customized solutions. With 100 employees, Matrix Vision generated revenue of EUR 15 million in 2016.

Founded in 1921 in Neuhausen, Germany, Balluff group, a leading sensor and automation specialist, offers innovative sensor, identification, and network technologies as well as software for integrated system solutions. Balluff employs more than 3,500 people and operates production and development facilities worldwide, including 37 subsidiaries. In 2016, Balluff group generated sales of about EUR 378 million.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Matrix Vision GmbH Bildverarbeitung Peter Ladwig (Picutre), Alexander Schott, Markus Klinger, Astrid Wellhöner, Judith Neu, Antonia Stein and Nicole Armingeon.

Involved fees earner: Peter Ladwig – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Alexander Schott – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Markus Klinger – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Astrid Wellhöner – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Judith Neu – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Antonia Stein – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Nicole Armingeon – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Peter Ladwig – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Alexander Schott – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Lena Ziegler – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Markus Klinger – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Antje Münch – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Antonia Stein – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Kerstin Deiters – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Nicole Armingeon – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Law Firms: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Clients: Balluff GmbH; Balluff GmbH;