Deals/M&A

PwC Legal advises the shareholders of Commsolid on sale to Goodix Technology

Nuremberg, March 9th 2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwalts­gesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided the shareholders of Commsolid GmbH with comprehensive legal advice on the sale of all shares and the acquisition by Goodix Technology (HK) Company Limited.

Commsolid GmbH was founded in 2015. Its shareholders are, among others, the founding shareholders Dr. Matthias Weiss, Lars Melzer, Dr. Gunnar Nitsche, Thomas Konrad, Matthias Hofmann, Dr. Andreas Gerhard Bury, Fettweis Holding GmbH and Startbahn Management GmbH. In addition, past investments have also been made in the company by Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen mbH and High-Tech Gründerfonds II GmbH & Co. KG.

Commsolid GmbH has more than 30 employees and is based in Dresden, Germany. The company offers energy-saving software solutions for Internet of Things (IoT). As such, their products allow modern communication in different areas of society, such as health care, industry and in the automation of domestic technology.

Goodix Technology (HK) Company Limited was founded in Hong Kong in 2011. It is a subsidiary of Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd, one of the industry leaders in the development of biometric technologies for smartphones and tablets.

Advisors to Commsolid GmbH

PwC Legal (Nuremberg)

Gerhard Wacker (Lead), Klara Körber and Raffael Cammareri (all Corporate/M&A)

Advisors to Goodix Technology (HK) Company Limited

Osborne Clarke (Cologne)

Nicolas Gabrysch (Lead, Corporate/M&A)

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