Photonis’ CFIUS Clearance for the Sale to HLD Europe

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Photonis in the CFIUS clearance process.

Photonis, a leading manufacturer of light intensifier tubes for night vision binoculars and scientific detection systems, has received clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) in connection with the sale of Photonis to HLD Europe. CFIUS concluded that there were no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the transaction.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Photonis in the CFIUS clearance process with a team led by Washington, D.C. partner Les Carnegie (Picture), with associates Zachary Eddington and Ehson Kashfipour. The transaction is led by Paris corporate partner Gaëtan Gianasso, with associate David Chatteleyn.

Involved fees earner: Les Carnegie – Latham & Watkins; David Chatteleyn – Latham & Watkins; Zachary Eddington – Latham & Watkins; Gaëtan Gianasso – Latham & Watkins; Ehson Kashfipour – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: Photonis;

Author: Martina Bellini