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Wolf Theiss advises Bain Capital Special Situations on the acquisition of a 20 % stake in IMS Nanofabrication

Vienna, 6 July 2023 – Wolf Theiss is advising Bain Capital Special Situations (“Bain Capital”) on all Austrian law aspects in connection with the acquisition of an approximately 20 % stake in Intel’s IMS Nanofabrication GmbH (“IMS”) business, as part of a transaction that values IMS at approximately USD 4.3 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2023.

IMS Nanofabrication GmbH, an Austrian business and subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is an industry leader in multi-beam mask writing for advanced technology nodes. Its customers are chip manufacturers across the world who rely on IMS’s technology to produce current and future chip generations. The company’s innovative multi-beam writers play a key role in chip manufacturing and provide significant added value to the semiconductor industry.

Bain Capital Special Situations is a global team of investors who have driven value creation for more than 20 years. Bain Capital Special Situations has USD 18 billion in assets under management and has invested more than USD 28 billion since its inception in 2002.

The Wolf Theiss team that advises Bain Capital is co-led by Corporate/M&A partner Florian Kusznier (Co-Head) and Christopher Jünger (Senior Associate), and is further comprises  Martina Edlinger (Senior Associate), Carolina Brunnmayr (Associate, all Corporate/M&A), Günter Bauer (Partner), Stefan Wartinger (Counsel), Miranda Ellison (Associate, all Competition/Antitrust), Phillip Wrabetz (Senior Associate), Pascal Gstöttner (Associate, both IP/IT), Anna Schwamberger (Senior Associate), Dorothea Arlt, (Associate, both Employment), Stefan Horn (Counsel), Dominik Mayrhofer (Associate), Julia Moser (Associate, all Real Estate), and Georg Knafl (Senior Associate, Regulatory & Procurement).

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