capiton V portfolio company Raith acquires 4PICO Litho

We are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of 4PICO Litho by Raith.

Raith, the leading global manufacturer of precision technology for nanofabrication instrumentation, has expanded its product offering by adding direct write laser lithography systems – manufactured by 4PICO Litho – to its business strategy.

In 2004 4PICO Litho, located near Eindhoven (NL) started with the development, manufacturing and commissioning of mastering equipment for the production of CDs and DVDs. Based on this experience and knowhow, 4PICO Litho has grown into a market leader in the holographic and security origination market and is the Laser Beam Lithography supplier of choice for sub-micron projects in the R&D market.

Together with 4PICO Litho, the expanded product offering will enable Raith to better serve the specific needs of its semiconductor customers worldwide.

Christoph Karbenk, Partner at capiton states, “Alongside Raith’s management, we have been investing to expand the product offering continuously. The acquisition of 4PICO Litho represents yet another step on the path to providing Raith customers with the best products for their demanding tasks.”

Raith and capiton were advised by Borrie Corporate Finance (financial & tax), Boels Zanders Advocaten (legal) and BMH Braeutigam (SPA).

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