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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Faulhaber group on its investment in the Swedish PiezoMotor Uppsala AB.

18/04/2007

The Faulhaber group has acquired a substantial share in PiezoMotor Uppsala AB, Sweden, and embarked upon extensive collaboration on development, projects and distribution. This makes the Faulhaber group the largest single shareholder of PiezoMotor Uppsala AB. The companies in the Faulhaber group specialise in the development and production of high-grade standard products, modifications and complex customised complete solutions for micro drives, precision and microsystem technology. The Faulhaber group includes companies in Germany, USA, Switzerland, Singapore, Hungary and Romania. The stake in the Swedish company PiezoMotor Uppsala AB is held by Faulhaber sister company MicroMo Electronic Inc., Clearwater, USA, and Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH & Co. KG, Schönaich, Germany.

PiezoMotor Uppsala AB was established in 1997 and develops, manufactures and markets micromotors of different types. The company has an extensive patent portfolio and has developed several technology platforms. It produces and supplies motion solutions to leading multinational companies in the fields of consumer electronics, medical technology, factory automation, positioning equipment, etc. Over the past few years PiezoMotor Uppsala AB has successfully concluded a number of rounds of financing. In the Faulhaber group the company has now also found a strategic partner.

Advisers Faulhaber group:

CMS Hasche Sigle
Dr Regine Hagen-Eck (M&A, Lead Partner)
Dr Heiko Vogler (IPR, Due Diligence)
Stefan Wirsch (Corporate)

Dr Regine Hagen-Eck has been advising the Faulhaber group for many years. She also assisted the group in its acquisition of the Swiss companies Arsape SA and Micro Precision Systems AG, and the German company mymotors & actuators GmbH.

Contact CMS Hasche Sigle:

Dr Regine Hagen-Eck
Tel.: +49 (0)711 9764-408
E-mail: [email protected]

About CMS Hasche Sigle:

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 480 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow and Shanghai.

CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com

CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading independent European law firms. With over 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 48 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues.

In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 58 offices in 25 countries around the world.

For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see http://www.cmslegal.com.