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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Lambda Physik and Coherent on the acquisition of Tui Laser AG

14/06/2005

Lambda Physik AG, Göttingen, has acquired TuiLaser AG which is domiciled in Munich. A team from the CMS Hasche Sigle office in Frankfurt advised Lambda Physik and its parent company, laser technology specialist, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara, California on the transaction. Details of the purchase price were not disclosed.

Lambda Physik is a leading worldwide company in the development and manufacture of excimer lasers for applications in the area of industry, scientific research and medicine. TuiLaser AG specialises in the production of excimer and solid-state lasers and is a leading supplier of compact excimer lasers for medical apparatus. Due to its solid-state lasers Tui Laser AG has a leading role in the growth segment of identity card marking. This acquisition strengthens the position of Lambda Physik with regard to excimer lasers and increases the range of solid-state lasers offered by the Coherent group.

Dr Christoph Schücking and Stefan Lehr, Frankfurt partners of CMS Hasche Sigle, advised on the transaction.


Advisers:

Lambda Physik AG and Coherent Inc.:
CMS Hasche Sigle, Frankfurt
Dr Christoph Schücking, partner, corporate
Stefan Lehr, partner, competition

Vendors (management and finance investors):
P+P Pöllath + Partner, Munich
Dr Matthias Bruse, partner
Ulrich Radlmayr, associate


Contact CMS Hasche Sigle:

Dr Christoph Schücking
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 / 71701-224
E-mail: [email protected]


Background

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 420 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.

CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague 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 European law firms. With over 575 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 3,800 support staff we advise our clients in 24 countries in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues.

Local strength and legal tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice.

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 (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Klainguti Stettler Wille (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 24 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa.

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