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Herbst Kinsky and BEITEN BURKHARDT Advise ams AG on the Acquisition of All Business Interests in MAZeT GmbH

Vienna/Munich, 5 August 2016 – The international law firms Herbst Kinsky and BEITEN BURKHARDT have advised ams AG on the acquisition of all business interests in MAZeT GmbH. The company ams AG is a manufacturer of microelectronics and semiconductors, based in Premstätten, Austria, with its shares listed at the Zurich stock exchange. MAZeT GmbH is a specialist for spectral and colour sensor solutions domiciled in Jena. The Company employs 80 staff members and boasts comprehensive expertise and know-how in the field of complex optical systems. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction volume.

By this strategic takeover ams AG strengthens its position as market leader and rounds off its offer with MAZeT GmbH, thus bundling its portfolio of optical sensors for the target markets automotive, industry, medical technology and intelligent lighting under one roof.

Herbst Kinsky and BEITEN BURKHARDT have accompanied and extensively assisted ams AG with the entire transaction process.

Advisor to ams AG:
Herbst Kinsky: Dr. Phillip Dubsky and Alina Regal (both Corporate/M&A, Vienna).
BEITEN BURKHARDT: Dr. Axel Goetz and Dr. Markus Ley (both Corporate/M&A) as well as Georg Philipp Cotta and Christoph Heinrich (both Antitrust Law, all Munich).

Inhouse: Jann Siefken and Melanie Punz (Legal Counsel).

Advisors to the Seller:
Beisse & Rath: Marc-Sebastian Pohl and Stephan Eichmann (both Corporate/M&A, Nuremberg).

Dr. Philipp Dubsky, M.C.J.
Phone: +43 (1) 9042180 – 166

Dr. Axel Goetz, LL.M.
Phone: +49 89 360 65-1303

Public Relations:
Frauke Reuther
Phone: +49 69 75 60 95 – 570


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