Zurich, Switzerland, 8 June 2020

The shareholders of Optics Balzers AG entered into a share purchase agreement with Materion Corporation regarding the sale of all shares in Optics Balzers. The transaction is subject to approval of the German merger control authority.
Optics Balzers is a global leader in the supply of optical coatings and components, based in Balzers, Liechtenstein, with subsidiaries located in Germany and Malaysia.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to the sellers in this transaction. The team includes Christoph Neeracher, Philippe Seiler, Isabelle Stalder and Lukas Studer (all M&A), Susanne Schreiber and Martin Leu (both Tax), Mani Reinert (Competition Law) and Markus Wang (IP/IT).

For further information please contact:
Media Relations, Eric Stupp
Tel: +41 58 261 50 00
Email: eric.stupp@baerkarrer.ch