Duesseldorf, 7th October 2021

An international and multidisciplinary team from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Legal) and PwC in Europe and Japan has provided comprehensive legal advice to Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. on the i-PRO EMEA carve-out acquisition of the sales function of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company, and i-PRO EMEA B.V. is established as its subsidiary in Europe. i-PRO is a global leader of advanced sensing technologies in the fields of Intelligent Surveillance, Public Safety, and Industrial/Medical Imaging. Established in 2019, i-PRO was built on a legacy of over 60 years of innovation with Panasonic.

Advisors to i-PRO:

PwC Legal (Düsseldorf/Berlin/Frankfurt):
Lars Benger, Dr. Johannes Auf dem Kampe (both lead), Hao Chu, Rebecca Lappeßen, Gloria Müller (all Corporate/M&A), Susanne Zühlke, Dr. Gerung von Hoff, Dr. Matthias von Kaler (all Competition/Antitrust), Dr. Frank Degenhardt, Rainer Glaschy (both Employment & Pensions)

PwC (Düsseldorf):
Prof. Dr. Uwe Hohage (Corporate/M&A), Thomas Riedl, Katharina Riester (both Corporate Tax)

PwC Legal (Tokyo):
Satoshi Mogi, Kotaro Okamoto, Makiko Hasuwa (all Corporate/M&A)

PwC (Tokyo):
Takahiro Suzuki, Satoshi Tanaka (both cross-border PMI/large scale carve-out support)

PwC Legal (Amsterdam):
Ronald Lantman, Marissa Veldhuis, Valerie Groenewegen (all Corporate), Nicolien Borggreve, Dennis Jolly, Isabel Somers (all Employment)

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