LAP Laser GmbH

The company

LAP Laser is a world leading developer and producer of laser-based projection and measuring systems for medical and industrial applications.

Seit 1984 entwickelt, fertigt und vertreibt die LAP GmbH Laser Applikationen am Hauptstandort in Lüneburg. So ist das Unternehmen globaler Marktführer im Bereich für Laserkomponenten und Systemlösungen zur reproduzierbaren Lagerung von Patienten in der onkologischen Strahlentherapie. Daneben vertreibt das Unternehmen Produkte zur Projektion und berührungsfreien Messung für eine Vielzahl von industriellen Anwendungen, z.B. in der Stahl-, Luftfahrt und Windkraftindustrie.

Based in Lüneburg, near Hamburg, LAP has been developing, manufacturing and distributing laser applications since 1984. The company is the global leader in the market for patient alignment systems 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, aviation and wind power industries.

Distribution and service companies in France, the USA, Singapore and China ensure global customer proximity. In addition, LAP Group maintains an international network of distribution partners. The company employs a total of 250 staff, with 200 working at the headquarters in northern Germany.

The transaction

The company has been acquired from its current shareholders in a management-buy-out (MBO).

capiton and management plan to accelerate the company’s growth path through organic growth initiatives and targeted acquisitions. Additional funds have been reserved in fund capiton V for this purpose.

The transaction is still subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

L.E.K. (commercial), Deloitte (financial, tax), Egon Zehnder (management audit) and Allen & Overy (legal) advised capiton in this transaction.


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