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Astorg Sells Metrologic Group to Sandvik

July 04, 2018

Paris – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has advised Astorg and the other selling shareholders of the Metrologic Group, in connection with the sale of 100% of their shares and voting rights in the Metrologic Group to Sandvik AB.

Founded by Philippe Cimadomo and headquartered in Meylan, France, Metrologic develops leading edge 3D inspection software and electronics which run measurement machines used for dimensional control notably in the automotive, aeronautic, transport and medical sectors. The company offers a hardware-agnostic metrology software suite compatible with all available metrology technologies on the market and delivering the highest level of accuracy, ease-of-use and processing speed. Metrologic solutions are used by +4,000 customers in over 40 countries.

The Paul Hastings team was composed of partners Sébastien Crepy and Alexis Terray and associates Charlotte Dupont and Stanislas Offroy from our corporate/PE team, partner Allard de Waal and associate Thomas Pulcini from our tax team, and antitrust associate Joséphine Fourquet.

Sandvik AB was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Alan Mason, Raphaël Darmon and Mathieu Retiveau).

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