The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the laser manufacturing sector (Rofin-Sinar / Coherent)

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of lasers supplier Rofin-Sinar by Coherent, subject to conditions* The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of US and German-based Rofin-Sinar by Coherent of the US. Both are global suppliers of lasers. The approval is conditional on the divestment of Rofin-Sinar's Hull (UK) business producing low power CO2 lasers. Rofin-Sinar and Coherent are both global suppliers of lasers with broad product portfolios and global sales and service capabilities. The Commission had concerns that the

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the laser manufacturing sector (Rofin-Sinar / Coherent), 26 October 2016, e-Competitions October 2016, Art. N° 81857

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