Buy & Build: CGS acquires majority stake in InnoLas Solutions

10. May 2018

Pfäf­fi­kon (Switzerland)/ Krailing/ Stutt­gart — A private equity fund advi­sed by CGS Manage­ment AG has acqui­red a majo­rity stake in Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH. Toge­ther with the previous owner Richard Grund­mül­ler, who will retain a stake in the company, CGS intends to deve­lop Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH into a global laser machine buil­der for micro­ma­te­rial proces­sing as part of a buy and build stra­tegy. CGS Mana­gent AG was advi­sed by a team led by Stut­t­­gart-based part­ner Dr. Hermann Ali Hinde­rer of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek.

Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH is a deve­lo­per and produ­cer of custo­mi­zed machi­nes and process solu­ti­ons for high-precision laser appli­ca­ti­ons in the photo­vol­taic, electri­cal and semi­con­duc­tor indus­tries as well as in precision engi­nee­ring. With 80 employees, the company supplies custo­mers in the core markets of Europe, the USA and Asia. Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH has its head­quar­ters in Krailling, Germany.

CGS Manage­ment AG has its regis­tered office in Pfäf­fi­kon SZ, Switz­er­land. CGS deve­lops medium-sized compa­nies into inter­na­tio­nal groups. CGS funds have been inves­ting in plat­form compa­nies in the German-spea­­king coun­tries of Europe and in comple­men­tary acqui­si­ti­ons world­wide since 1999.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provi­ded compre­hen­sive legal advice to CGS on the tran­sac­tion. The advice also inclu­ded the super­vi­sion and coor­di­na­tion of the acqui­si­tion of assets in the USA. Following the acqui­si­tion of the Stürtz Group, the take­over of Inno­Las Solu­ti­ons GmbH is already the second tran­sac­tion that Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has advi­sed CGS on within the last six months.

Advi­sors to CGS Manage­ment AG: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Dr. Hermann Ali Hinde­rer, LL.M. (USD) (Lead, Corporate/M&A),
Lena Zieg­ler (Corporate/M&A),
Antje Münch, LL.M. (IP/IT),
Dr. Markus Klin­ger (IP/IT),
Dr. Frank Baßler (Real Estate Law), all Stuttgart
Astrid Well­hö­ner, LL.M. Eur. (Labor Law), Munich
Dr. Frede­rik Wiemer (Anti­trust Law), Hamburg
Frank Hollstein (Commer­cial), Frankfurt
Dr. Anton Horn
Peter Horst­mann (both IP/IT), both Düsseldorf
Ute Klemm, LL.M. (Public Law), Frankfurt
Dr. Stefan Jöster, LL.M. (insurance law), Cologne

Subscribe newsletter

Here you can read about the latest transactions, IPOs, private equity deals and venture capital investments, who has raised a new fund, how Buy & Build activities are going.

Get in touch

Contact us!
fyb [at]