Quarton, A Cowen Company (“Quarton”) exclusively advised IK Investment Partners (“IK”) on the acquisition of LAP GmbH Laser Applikationen (“LAP”), a leading provider of laser measurement and projection systems as well as quality assurance solutions used for positioning and marking in healthcare and industrial applications. Quarton acted as both M&A and Debt Advisor for IK.
Quarton has advised IK on a combined M&A and Debt Advisory transaction for the second time within the last 12 months and also successfully completed the second transaction in the field of radiation therapy and the eighth transaction in the field of medical technology.
IK Investment Partners is a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France, and Benelux. Since 1989, IK has raised close to €10 billion in capital and invested in over 125 European companies. IK funds support companies with strong underlying potential, partnering with management teams and investors to create robust, well-positioned businesses with excellent long-term prospects. For more information: www.ikinvest.com.
LAP, headquartered in Lüneburg, Germany, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of systems that increase quality and efficiency through laser projection, laser measurement, and other processes. LAP is the global market leader for laser-based patient alignment systems and quality assurance software and hardware used in radiation therapy. The company’s product range also covers projection and measuring systems for a wide range of industrial applications, for example in the steel production, and composite processing. With 350 employees across 8 locations in Europe, America, and Asia, LAP generated a turnover in 2018 of €60 million. For more information: www.lap-laser.com.