PINOVA Capital sells Sill Optics to Deutsche Private Equity
Munich — PINOVA Capital has sold Sill Optics to Deutsche Private Equity. King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) advised funds managed by PINOVA Capital GmbH (PINOVA Capital) as well as other shareholders on the sale of all shares in Sill Optics Group (Sill Optics).
Sill Optics is a leading manufacturer of precision optics used in laser material processing, additive manufacturing, medical technology and accompanying chip manufacturing processes, among others. With around 250 employees, Sill Optics develops and manufactures in Wendelstein. PINOVA Capital acquired a majority stake in the company in 2019 and has since successfully developed it further.
PINOVA Capital is an independent investment company that invests in fast-growing technology companies in German-speaking countries. PINOVA Capital focuses on medium-sized companies with revenues between EUR 10 million and EUR 75 million in the Industrial Technology and Information Technology sectors, which are characterized by significant growth potential, sustainable competitive advantages and a strong market position in their niche.
Advisors to PINOVA Capital GmbH: King & Wood Mallesons
Markus Herz, Hanno Brandt, Lorenz Liebsch, Julian Buhr (PSL), Damian Thiele (all Corporate), Markus Hill, Viktoria Rosbach (both Tax), Tilman Siebert (Antitrust/ Competition), Martin Gliewe (Employment).
PINOVA Capital is an independent investment company that invests in fast-growing medium-sized companies in the industrial technology and information technology sectors in German-speaking countries. PINOVA currently manages a fund volume of over €450 million.