Maxon Computer acquires Redshift Rendering Technologies

Cate­gory: Deals
23. July 2019

Munich/ San DIego/ Sili­con Valley — DLA Piper advi­sed Maxon Compu­ter, Inc. a subsi­diary of soft­ware provi­der Nemet­schek SE, on the acqui­si­tion of Reds­hift Rende­ring Tech­no­lo­gies, Inc. a deve­lo­per of flexi­ble GPU-acce­­le­ra­­ted 3D rende­ring software.

Maxon is a leading deve­lo­per of profes­sio­nal 3D mode­ling, anima­tion and rende­ring solu­ti­ons. Reds­hift offers a compre­hen­sive feature set that signi­fi­cantly redu­ces the rende­ring time of large and complex 3D projects. Reds­hift was alre­ady available as a plug-in rende­ring solu­tion for Maxon’s award-winning Cinema 4D and other indus­­try-stan­­dard 3D applications.

Cali­­for­­nia-based Reds­hift Rende­ring Tech­no­lo­gies, Inc. is one of the leading provi­ders of rende­ring solu­ti­ons and counts renow­ned compa­nies such as Tech­ni­co­lor, Poly­gon Pictures, Digi­tal Domain, DHX, Rain­ma­ker, Encore Holly­wood and Bliz­zard among its custo­mers. DLA Piper Part­ner Dr. Nils Krause (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg) is the global Client Rela­ti­onship Part­ner for Nemet­schek SE and provi­ded stra­te­gic support for the deal.

Advi­sor Maxon Compu­ter, Inc.: DLA Piper
In the US, a DLA Piper team led by part­ner Matthew Leivo (Corpo­rate, San Diego) advi­sed. In addi­tion, part­ners Stacy Paz (Tax), Nate McKit­te­rick (Corpo­rate), Chung Wie (IPT), Cisco Palao-Ricketts (all Sili­con Valley), Ben Gipson (both Employ­ment, Los Ange­les) and Danish Hamid (Corpo­rate, Washing­ton, D.C.) and asso­cia­tes Shehzad Huda, Jenni­fer Cumming (both Corpo­rate, San Diego), Nicole B. Albert­son (IPT) and Andrew Chan (Tax, both Silli­con Valley) invol­ved in the advisory.

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