King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has advised ISVision (Huangzhou) Technology Co, Ltd. (ISVision) on the acquisition of all shares in EHR GmbH & Co. KG (EHR), a specialist of optical measuring, testing and analysis systems.
ISVision is specialising in the development, production and application of vision inspection products. ISVision currently employs more than 200 people and has research and development centres as well as test and demonstration facilities both in Hangzhou and Tianjin (China). The company provides its customers with complete vision processing solutions. The products, such as an in-line geometric dimensional measurement system, a visual guidance system, a glue bead inspection system, a gap and flushing system and a defect detection system, are used in the automotive, aerospace, railway transportation, shipping and other high-tech manufacturing industries.
EHR, based in Pforzheim, Germany, specialises in the high-precision measurement of weld seams in industrial manufacturing processes and production lines. EHR’s customers are mainly industrial companies from the sectors of automotive body shell body in white construction, aerospace technology as well as tube and profile production.
Thomas Rehmann, former managing partner of EHR, will retain a minority stake in the company and will continue to act as managing director alongside Lei Zhou (Vice President of ISVision). Both specialists for quality assurance in the industrial environment, ISVision and EHR, share strategic ambitions and values and aim to continue their international growth story together.
Advisors to ISVision (Huangzhou) Technology Co., Ltd.:
Markus Herz (partner), Dr. Laura Schumann (associate) (both Corporate/M&A)
Markus Hill (partner), Viktoria Rosbach (associate) (both Tax)