Jenoptik’s Acquisition of Berliner Glas Medical and SwissOptic

Homburger advised ASML on the deal. Walder Wyss has advised JENOPTIK, together with White & Case.

ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ: ASML) announced that it has agreed to sell a 100% stake in BG Medical Applications GmbH, SwissOptic AG and SwissOptic Co., Ltd. to Jenoptik AG (Xetra: JEN).

BG Medical Applications GmbH is a leading supplier of high-precision, custom optical components for the medical technology sector based in Berlin, Germany.

SwissOptic is a specialist in the development and manufacturing of optical components and assemblies, primarily for the medical technology, semiconductor, and metrology industries headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland.

The Homburger team included partner Andreas Müller (Picture – Corporate / M&A, Technology and Digital Economy), associates Kevin Hubacher, Francesco Bernasconi and junior associate Joel Schmidt (all Corporate / M&A), partner Richard Stäuber and associate Allegra Arnold (Competition, Regulatory), partner Luca Dal Molin and associate Gabriel Kasper (IP / IT, Technology and Digital Economy), and counsel Peter Müller (Tax, Employment and Executive Compensation).

The Walder Wyss team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Dario Galli (Associate, Corporate/M&A). Further, it included Hans Rudolf Trüeb (Partner, Regulated Markets, Competition, Technology & IP), Dominik Aerni (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Riccardo Brazerol (Associate, Real Estate), Chiara Wirz (Associate, Employment), and Carmen Spichiger (Associate, Corporate/M&A).

Involved fees earner: Allegra Arnold – Homburger; Francesco Bernasconi – Homburger; Luca Dal Molin – Homburger; Kevin Hubacher – Homburger; Gabriel Kasper – Homburger; Andreas Müller – Homburger; Peter Müller – Homburger; Joel Schmidt – Homburger; Richard Stäuber – Homburger; Dominik Aerni – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Riccardo Brazerol – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Dario Galli – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Urs Gnos – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Carmen Spichiger – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Hans Rudolf Trüeb – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Chiara Wirz – Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Law Firms: Homburger; Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Clients: ASML; Jenoptik AG;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler