PwC advises on i-PRO EMEA carve-out transaction

October 7, 2021

Duesseldorf, 7th October 2021

An international and multidisciplinary team from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Legal) and PwC in Europe and Japan has provided comprehensive legal advice to Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. on the i-PRO EMEA carve-out acquisition of the sales function of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company, and i-PRO EMEA B.V. is established as its subsidiary in Europe. i-PRO is a global leader of advanced sensing technologies in the fields of Intelligent Surveillance, Public Safety, and Industrial/Medical Imaging. Established in 2019, i-PRO was built on a legacy of over 60 years of innovation with Panasonic.

Advisors to i-PRO:

PwC Legal (Düsseldorf/Berlin/Frankfurt):
Lars Benger, Dr. Johannes Auf dem Kampe (both lead), Hao Chu, Rebecca Lappeßen, Gloria Müller (all Corporate/M&A), Susanne Zühlke, Dr. Gerung von Hoff, Dr. Matthias von Kaler (all Competition/Antitrust), Dr. Frank Degenhardt, Rainer Glaschy (both Employment & Pensions)

PwC (Düsseldorf):
Prof. Dr. Uwe Hohage (Corporate/M&A), Thomas Riedl, Katharina Riester (both Corporate Tax)

PwC Legal (Tokyo):
Satoshi Mogi, Kotaro Okamoto, Makiko Hasuwa (all Corporate/M&A)

PwC (Tokyo):
Takahiro Suzuki, Satoshi Tanaka (both cross-border PMI/large scale carve-out support)

PwC Legal (Amsterdam):
Ronald Lantman, Marissa Veldhuis, Valerie Groenewegen (all Corporate), Nicolien Borggreve, Dennis Jolly, Isabel Somers (all Employment)

For further information please contact:
Martin Krause
PwC Communications
Tel.: +49 (0211) 981-16 57

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Lars Benger


Tel: +49 211 981-7825

Dr. Johannes  Auf dem Kampe


Tel: +49 211 981-5511

Hao Chu


Tel: +49 211 9815-513

Susanne Zühlke


Tel: +49 30 2636-1707

Dr Gerung von Hoff


Tel: +49 30 2636-2420

Dr. Matthias von Kaler

Procurement Law

Tel: +49 30 2636-2471

Dr. Frank Degenhardt

Employment and immigration law

Tel: +49 69 9585-6457

Prof. Dr. Uwe Hohage


Tel: +49 211 981-1947