HAHN Group’s Acquisition of Robotic Technology


Orrick advised Germany-based international technology leader HAHN Group on the acquisition of robotic technology, including the INTERA5 software platform, from U.S.-based robotic pioneer Rethink Robotics.

Rethink Robotics is pioneer in the field of collaborative robots, also referred to as Cobots.

HAHN Group is an international technology leader in industrial automation and robot solutions. The group is headquartered in Rheinböllen, Rhineland-Palatinate, and employs around 1,100 staff at 19 locations across Europe, Asia, and North and South America.

HAHN Group was advised by an international Orrick team led by M&A and private equity partners Sven Greulich (Picture) and King Milling (New York). The team also included partners Tal Hacohen (M&A and private equity, New York) and Harry Clark (international trade & compliance, Washington, D.C.); senior counsel Clark McFadden II (international trade & compliance, Washington, D.C.); managing associate Johannes Rüberg (M&A and private equity, Düsseldorf) and associates Jonathan Chou (Technology Companies, New York) and Will Peifer (M&A and private equity, New York).

Involved fees earner: Jonathan Chou – Orrick; Harry Clark – Orrick; Sven Greulich – Orrick; Tal Hacohen – Orrick; Johannes Josef Rüberg – Orrick; W. Clark McFadden II – Orrick; King Milling – Orrick; Will Peifer – Orrick;

Law Firms: Orrick;

Clients: Hahn Group;