Additive Manufacturing News
Additive Manufacturing Resources
February 17, 2023
Nikon Corp. announces the fulfilment of all closing conditions for the voluntary public takeover offer by Nikon AM. AG, a direct subsidiary of Nikon, for the shares of SLM Solutions Group AG as well as for the parallel voluntary tender offer for the acquisition of all convertible bonds issued by SLM and due in 2026.
“We value SLM’s capabilities in the metal additive manufacturing space, and together we can provide holistic solutions at an accelerated pace to customers in a variety of industries around the world,” says Toshikazu Umatate, CEO of Nikon.”
“With its deep expertise in developing cutting-edge opto-electronic technology and precision equipment, Nikon is the perfect partner for SLM,” says Sam O’Leary, CEO of SLM. “Together with Nikon, we will further strengthen our leading position in integrated metal additive manufacturing through consistently raising the bar in this innovation-centric environment.”
The settlement of the takeover offer and the bonds offer was effectuated within 5 banking days from January 20, 2023, after the announcement regarding the fulfilment of all closing conditions, that is, the latest on January 27, 2023.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.