Ambienta SGR has sold Lakesight Technologies to TKH Group

TKH Group NV (TKH) is an internationally operating group of companies which specialize in developing and supplying innovative telecom, building and industrial solutions based on four core technologies: vision & security, mission critical communication, connective and smart manufacturing. In 2017, TKH achieved a turnover of Euro 1.5 billion with 5,900 employees (FTE).

Peter Tix, CEO of Lakesight Technologies (Lakesight), commented, “The acquisition by TKH is an excellent move for Lakesight to continue its ambitions to become technology leader in the machine vision industry for smart solutions. We see an excellent fit with TKH to combine our strengths and potential to accelerate growth together with complementary technologies and the leverage of the international geographical footprint of TKH.”

About Lakesight Technologies

Headquartered in Germany, Lakesight is a global technology leader providing innovative high-end technologies for imaging systems. Lakesight consists of three operating companies Chromasens GmbH (Germany), Mikrotron GmbH (Germany) and Tattile Srl (Italy). Lakesight primarily serves the industrial and mobility markets, offering vision solutions for inspection, measurement and process control of color, shape text and material structure. In the industrial segment, Lakesight’s cameras fulfill complex and demanding requirements of a variety of end markets including semiconductor, electronics, automotive, printing and food & beverage. Through its mobility segment, Lakesight provides cameras and solutions for intelligent transport systems (ITS) as well as solutions for railway vehicles and other public transportation. Lakesight generates annual sales of around Euro 45 million.

About Ambienta SGR

Ambienta is a leading European private equity fund operating out of Milan, Düsseldorf and London. Ambienta is focused on industrial growth and investing in companies driven by environmental trends. Founded in 2007, Ambienta has Euro 1 billion under management, the world’s largest capital pool for this strategy.

Ambienta Lakesight Technologies TKH Group 2018
  • 2018
    Close Year
  • Technology, Media & Telecom
    Industry
  • Private Equity
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Cross-border
    Transaction Type
  • Germany | Italy | Netherlands
    Countries
Lincoln’s comprehensive industry knowledge as well as international execution capabilities were essential in securing a successful transaction.
Mauro Roversi
Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Ambienta SGR

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