Munich, 04 March 2019 – Sivantos and Widex successfully complete the merger. The new company operates under the name WS Audiology. Blättchen & Partner advised management in the context of the merger, in particular with regard to the management participation programme. EQT Fund as the own tower of Sivantos Pte. Ltd. (“Sivantos”), and the T‑pholm and Westermann families, which own Widex A/S (“Widex”), today announced that the merger between Sivantos and Widex has been successfully concluded. WS Audiology is one of the three leading hearing aid manufacturers worldwide with combined sales of 1.7 billion euros, more than 10,000 employees and a comprehensive distribution platform in more than 125 markets. Blättchen & Partner advised management on the management participation program in the context of the merger with Prof. Dr. Alexander Götz.