The Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG has acquired the majority interest in Aifotec AG from GUB Investment Trust GmbH & Co. KGaA. With the majority acquisition Rosenberger wants to further expand its competence in photonics and microassembly. Together, the successful growth of Aifotec in photonics is to be continued and new innovative business areas are to be opened up.
Aifotec AG, headquartered in Meiningen, Thuringia, is an internationally active company for high-precision development and manufacturing services in the photonics industry. Many of Aifotec’s customers are well-known global players in the semiconductor industry. With its unique manufacturing know-how and high-tech machinery, Aifotec covers the entire value chain from prototyping to series production of innovative photonic components.
“With Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik as our new main shareholder, we have gained an internationally renowned company with an excellent understanding of our business model and our markets, with which we will achieve growth potential in new business areas”, comments Dr. Gunther Vollrath, CEO and founder of Aifotec AG. Dr. Vollrath will continue to manage the company’s business in the future.
Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG is a medium-sized, family-owned industrial company with more than 11,000 employees worldwide. Today Rosenberger is one of the world’s leading suppliers of standardized and customized interconnection solutions in high frequency, high voltage and fiber optic technology.
During the transaction, the main shareholder GUB Investment Trust GmbH & Co. KGaA was exclusively advised by Blättchen & Partner within the framework of a structured M&A process.
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