November 24, 2022

Mayer Brown advises HOERBIGER on the acquisition of JOHNSON MATTHEY Piezo Products GmbH

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Mayer Brown advised HOERBIGER on the acquisition of JOHNSON MATTHEY Piezo Products GmbH in Redwitz an der Rodach, Germany.

JOHNSON MATTHEY Piezo Products GmbH is a world leading company in the field of piezo technology. The firm develops and manufactures piezoceramics, piezoelectric actuators, electromechanical modules and systems (actuator, sensor) as well as ultrasonic atomizers for customer-specific applications.

For more than 30 years, HOERBIGER has been sourcing one of its most important components for HOERBIGER Piezo Technology from the specialist manufacturer in Redwitz an der Rodach. The piezo valves are used in respirators, semiconductor manufacturing, mechanical engineering and the process industry. This acquisition secures strong growth and product portfolio expansion of the market segment HOERBIGER Flow Control, based in Altenstadt, Germany.

HOERBIGER is active worldwide in the process, automotive, mechanical engineering, electrical industries and safety engineering sector. In 2021, its 5,862 employees achieved sales of 1.119 billion euros in 131 locations across 46 countries.

The Mayer Brown Team was led by Corporate & Securities counsel Dr. Malte Richter and senior associate Tina Hoffmann (both Frankfurt) and included: Employment & Benefits – counsel Vanessa Klesy and senior associate Dr. Marius Höfler (both Frankfurt); Data Protection – counsel Björn Vollmuth (Frankfurt); Intellectual Property – counsel Konstantin von Werder and senior associate Benjamin Beck (both Frankfurt); Tax – partner Volker Junge and senior associate Kai Yan (both Frankfurt); Real Estate – senior associate Benjamin Felix Schulz and associate Christian Gerhards (both Frankfurt); Antitrust/Compliance – associate Teresa Gerhold (Düsseldorf).


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