Gleiss Lutz advises Konica Minolta on the acquisition of Instrument Systems
Gleiss Lutz has advised the Japanese Konica Minolta Group on its acquisition of German Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH, as well as its subsidiary Optronik Berlin GmbH.
Instrument Systems is a major German lighting equipment manufacturer. The acquisition expands Konica Minolta’s display measurement offering, in particular with regard to the fast-growing LED and OLED fields, and strengthens its leading position in the light measurement business.
The following team of Gleiss Lutz lawyers advised Konica Minolta: Dr. Michael Burian (partner), Dr. Martin Lembke (counsel, both lead, corporate/M&A), Dr. Katrin Haußmann (partner, employment), Dr. Achim Dannecker (partner, tax, all Stuttgart), Dr. Petra Linsmeier (partner, merger control, Munich), Dr. Jan Hennig (regulatory, Berlin), Dr. Niels Lutzhöft, Marcel Pemsel (both IP/IT, Munich), Alexandra Craiss (Stuttgart), Sebastian Knappe (Berlin, both corporate/M&A).
Gleiss Lutz regularly advises Japanese clients on German law issues and provides legal assistance to German companies operating in Japan. Most recently the firm advised Japanese IT Group NTT DATA on its bid to acquire itelligence AG.