Hengeler Mueller advises Carl Zeiss AG on sale of Carl Zeiss Optronics GmbH

13. July 2012

Today Carl Zeiss AG announced to sell its business division military and security optics, which is concentrated in Carl Zeiss Optronics GmbH, to the defence and security division Cassidian of EADS Group.

Carl Zeiss AG is an international leader in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. The company is wholly owned by Carl Zeiss Foundation.

Hengeler Mueller advises Carl Zeiss AG on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Georg Seyfarth (Corporate/M&A, Düsseldorf), Christian Hoefs (Labour, Frankfurt) and Thorsten Mäger (Competition, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Sebastian Schneider (Corporate, Berlin), Antje Hagena (Tax, Frankfurt) and Julia Hoffmann (Competition, Düsseldorf).