Altair Engineering Inc.’s Acquisition Of M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH


CMS advised Altair Engineering Inc. on all legal aspects of the transaction.

Altair Engineering Inc., a Nasdaq-listed global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing (HPC), has acquired M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH. The acquisition of this international supplier of material database and material information systems with a focus on plastics will allow Altair to create a comprehensive, high-fidelity plastics database. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Altair, which is based in Troy (Michigan), is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, simulation and HPC.

M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, which is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, is a world-leading provider of material databases, material information systems, product information systems and material-related simulation software.

CMS team included John Hammond (Picture), Lead Partner, Dr Tobias Grau, Partner, Pia Klages, Senior Associate, Lena Stoll, Associate, all Corporate/M&A, Dr Michael Rein, Principal Counsel, Labor, Employment & Pensions and Dr Martin Mohr, Counsel, Tax.

Involved fees earner: Tobias Grau – CMS Hasche Sigle; John Hammond – CMS Hasche Sigle; Pia Klages – CMS Hasche Sigle; Martin Mohr – CMS Hasche Sigle; Michael Rein – CMS Hasche Sigle; Lena Stoll – CMS Hasche Sigle;

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