MARKUS Partners advised MIKROP AG, a portfolio company of INDUS Holding AG, on the acquisition of IN‐SITU GmbH
July 2016 – MIKROP AG, a portfolio company of INDUS Holding AG, has acquired IN-SITU GmbH.
IN-SITU is engaged in the development of optical testing systems. Examples of application include the inspection and reading system “DotScan”, which captures 3D shapes for the quality control of braille on pharmaceutical packaging and for identifying surface bubbles and wrinkles on industrial products, a laser scanner system for capturing the geometry of vehicles in car washes as well as a mobile inspection system for the optical check of brake pads. The company was founded in 2001 and sought for a strategic partner to support its further growth.
MIKROP is specialized in the development and production of high-precision miniature optics. Through the acquisition of IN-SITU, the service portfolio is expanded by 2D and 3D machine vision solutions.
MARKUS Partners advised MIKROP AG on this transaction.
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INDUS Holding AG, Bergisch-Gladbach, is a leading specialist in the field of investments in medium-sized companies and their development. INDUS, listed in the German SDAX, acquires profitable, owner-managed companies and gives support in their corporate development. INDUS’ portfolio companies are characterized by their strong positions in specific niche markets.