10.11.16

BMH ADVISES CAPITON ON ACQUISITION OF RAITH GMBH FROM HANNOVER FINANZ

BMH BRÄUTIGAM has advised the long-standing client capiton AG on the acquisition of Raith GmbH. Raith is a leading global developer and manufacturer of nanofabrication systems and software used for printing and scanning nanostructures.

Raith has production sites in Germany and the Netherlands as well as distribution units in the US, China and India. In addition, Raith’s regional sales managers are supported by local sales partners across 15 countries. Raith employs around 200 people worldwide, of which 120 are based at its headquarters in Dortmund, and generated sales of EUR 54 million in 2015. capiton acquires Raith from the equity capital partner HANNOVER Finanz, who supported the company’s growth since 2002, and will become the majority shareholder of Raith. Financing of the transaction is provided by capiton’s current investment vehicle, capiton V, and banks. BMH-Team: Dr. Andrea Reichert-ClaussDr. Patrick Auerbach (both leading), Tina SchmidtDr. Sylko WinklerBastian ReinschmidtKatharina Erbe (all Corporate | M&A)