AEA Investors’s Acquisition of Waltham

Skadden is advising Excelitas Technologies on the deal

Excelitas Technologies, a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, finalized the definitive agreement to be acquired by AEA Investors LP. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Excelitas is a leading global provider of photonics technology solutions. The Company’s components, modules and sub-systems enable its customers to develop unique, technology-driven products that serve a broad range of growing end markets. Excelitas’ core capabilities include expertise in detection, optics, illumination and advanced electronics. The Company, led by David Nislick, James V. Rao, Joel Falcone, Steven E. Boyce and Michael Messier, primarily targets high-growth applications within the life sciences, industrial, semiconductor, consumer and defense and aerospace markets.

The Skadden team includes: M&A partners Kenneth Wolff (New York) and June Dipchand (New York), and associates Sarah Wolpert (New York) and John Alessi (Boston); Tax counsel Paul Schockett (Washington, D.C.); Executive Compensation and Benefits partner Dmitriy Chelnitsky (New York); Intellectual Property and Technology counsel Jessica Cohen (New York); Banking partner David Kitchen (Los Angeles); Antitrust and Competition partner Kenneth Schwartz (New York); M&A partner Matthias Horbach (Frankfurt); and European Union/International Competition partner Frederic Depoortere (Brussels).

Involved fees earner: Kenneth Wolff – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; June Dipchand – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Sarah Wolpert – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Matthias Horbach – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; John Alessi – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Excelitas Technologies Corp.;