- Finnish Planmeca Oy, a global leader in the field of dental equipment, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument business from Envista Holdings Corporation
- Ebner Stolz provided multidisciplinary transaction advice from a financial, legal and tax perspective supported by worldwide legal and tax specialists of Nexia International member firms
Stuttgart, Germany, September 16, 2021 – The auditing and consulting firm Ebner Stolz has advised Planmeca Oy on the acquisition of the KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument business from Envista Holdings Corporation.
Planmeca Oy is one of the largest privately held manufacturers in the field of dental equipment and the parent company of Planmeca Group. The Group’s turnover in 2020 was EUR 744 million, employing nearly 2,900 people worldwide. KaVo Treatment Unit & Instruments is a leading global developer, manufacturer and supplier of industry defining dental treatment units and instruments, with a globally renowned brand known for its over 100-year history in innovation, cutting-edge design, and high-quality manufacturing of dental equipment.
Planmeca Oy has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument business from Envista Holdings Corporation. The transaction will strengthen Planmeca’s and KaVo’s positions as leading providers of innovative dental solutions and increase Planmeca Group’s annual revenue to more than EUR 1.1 billion.
Ebner Stolz provided multidisciplinary transaction support to Planmeca Oy including financial, legal and tax due diligence services as well as comprehensive advice on the preparation and negotiation of the SPA. As part of the global team, legal and tax specialists from Nexia International member firms supported Ebner Stolz.
Team Ebner Stolz
Transaction advice: Christian Fuchs (Project Lead, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services), Katja Schickle (Partner, Financial), Dr. Christoph Eppinger (Partner, Financial), Florian Seizer (all Financial Due Diligence)
Legal advice: Dr. Christoph Winkler (Partner, Corporate/M&A Legal), Laurent Meister (Partner, IT/IP Legal), Felix Müller-Stieß, Andreas Panz, Antje Kurz, Markus Maier (all Corporate/M&A), Hanna Michel (Real Estate), Daria Madejska (Regulatory), Christine Diener, Yvonne Hundsdörfer, Franziska Crampen (all Commercial), Jessica Kiefer (Employment), Simone Windeisen (Employment), Philipp Stürmer (IT/IP) (all Legal Due Diligence and SPA advice)
Tax advice: Alexander Euchner (Partner, M&A Tax), Christof Zondler (Partner, Tax), Yannik Badde, Sven Stuckmann and Maximilian Fritsch (all Tax Due Diligence and SPA advice)
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Ebner Stolz is one of the largest independent mid-market auditing and consulting firms in Germany and ranks among the top ten in the industry. The firm has decades of in-depth experience in auditing, tax consulting, legal consulting and management consulting. This broad range of services is offered by 1,800 employees in the typical multidisciplinary approach in all major German cities and business centers. As a market leader in the SME sector, the firm primarily serves mid-sized industrial, commercial and service companies of all sizes in every sector.
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