Advising SIMPACK AG shareholders on sale to Dassault Systèmes
The market leader in 3D design software (Dassault Systèmes) acquired all shares in SIMPACK AG. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the seller's shareholders in the sales process. Because of SIMPACK AG's foreign holdings, the transaction was completed simultaneously in Germany, Japan, the USA, the United Kingdom, and France. The acquisition price was not disclosed.
SIMPACK is a technology leader in fully virtual, close-to-reality three-dimensional simulation technology. The multi-body simulation software that it developed is used to perform simulations in the automotive, aerospace and railway sectors. SIMPACK has more than 130 customers, including Alstom, Bombardier, BMW, Daimler, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, MAN and Vestas.
Responsible for the project:
Dr. Frank Metz, Dr. Ulrich Jork (both M&A), Munich
Dr. Marc Scheunemann (Tax), Düsseldorf,
Dr. Wolfgang Renner (IP), Dr. Daniela Rinke, Alice Ballwieser (both Stock Corporation Law), Munich