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Nexia Ebner Stolz

The Firm

Ebner Stolz supports Photonics Systems Holding on the acquisition of EPP Electronic Production Partners

  • Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Group acqui­res 100% of the sha­res in EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners
  • EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH is a dis­tri­bu­tor of high-tech devices in the field of elec­tro­nics
  • Ebner Stolz accom­pa­nies tran­sac­tion with buy­side sup­port

Munich, 19th Novem­ber 2019 – The audi­ting and con­sul­ting firm Ebner Stolz has advi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Hol­ding GmbH on the acqui­si­tion of the EPP Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH as part of a Finan­cial and Tax Due Dili­gence as well as Tax Struc­tu­ring and SPA.

The Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group is a lea­ding firm in the field of Laser Micro­ma­chi­ning. The Group, inclu­ding the com­pa­nies Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH and LS Laser Sys­tems GmbH, where Ebner Stolz has also advi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group, deve­lops and pro­du­ces custo­mi­zed machi­nes and pro­cess solu­ti­ons for highly pre­cise laser usage. The Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group sup­p­lies renow­ned custo­mers in Europe, Asia and the Uni­ted Sta­tes and emp­loys more than 100 people at the Ger­man head­quar­ter in Krail­ling as well as in the Uni­ted Sta­tes and Asia.

The EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH is a high-tech sup­p­lier in the field of elec­tro­nics. The com­pany, head­quar­te­red in Grä­fel­fing, was foun­ded in 1987 and estab­lis­hed a repu­ta­tion as a custo­mer-ori­en­ted, relia­ble and inno­va­tive part­ner. EPP is active in sales of laser trim­ming, drying ovens and opti­cal inspec­tion sys­tems.

The acqui­si­tion streng­t­hens the acti­vi­ties of Pho­to­nics Sys­tem Group in the field of elec­tro­nics and crea­tes con­di­ti­ons for growth. The change of ownership is expec­ted until the end of Novem­ber.

As a part of the take­o­ver of EPP, Ebner Stolz advi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Group on a Finan­cial and Tax Due Dili­gence as well as on Tax Struc­tu­ring and SPA.

Ebner Stolz team: Claus Buh­mann (Part­ner Tran­sac­tion Advi­sory, Finan­cial Due Dili­gence), Manuela Pointl, Maxi­mi­lian Mang and Flo­rian Stum­baum (all Finan­cial Due Dili­gence) as well as Alex­an­der Euch­ner (Part­ner M&A Tax, Tax Due Dili­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring) and Chris­tian Mer­tens (Tax Due Dili­gence)

Press Con­tact

Dr. Ulrike Höreth
Ebner Stolz
Kro­­nen­­straße 30
70174 Stut­t­­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Cor­­po­­rate Con­tact

Alex­an­der Euch­ner
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1575

About Ebner Stolz

Ebner Stolz is one of the lar­gest inde­pen­dent mid-sized MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has deca­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in audi­ting, cor­po­rate finance, tax advice, legal advice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. With more than 1500 emp­loyees and cha­rac­te­ri­zed by a mar­ket-lea­ding posi­tion in the mid-cap tran­sac­tion mar­ket, the sec­tor Cor­po­rate Finance plays a cen­tral role wit­hin Ebner Stolz. The Cor­po­rate Finance team pre­do­mi­n­antly advi­ses medium-sized indu­s­trial enter­pri­ses as well as Pri­vate Equity com­pa­nies and Family Offices in the course of natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal tran­sac­ti­ons.

Cross-bor­­­der audi­­­ting and con­­­su­l­­­ting assi­g­n­­­ments are car­ried out with par­t­­­ners of Nexia Inter­na­­­ti­o­­­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of inde­pen­­­dent con­­­su­l­­­ting and audi­­­ting firms. With more than 700 Nexia offices wor­l­d­wide Ebner Stolz is pre­­­sent in more than 120 coun­­­tries.

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