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JSK Advises Tescan Orsay Holding on Sale of Majority Stake to Carlyle

JSK Advises Tescan Orsay Holding on Sale of Majority Stake to Carlyle

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JSK has advised the Tescan Orsay Holding on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Carlyle. White & Case reportedly advised Carlyle.

According to JSK, Czech Republic-based Tescan “enables nanoscale investigation and analysis within the geosciences, materials science, life sciences, and semiconductor industries. The company has a 30-year history of developing innovative electron microscopy, micro-computed tomography, and related software solutions for customers in research and industry worldwide.” Tescan is headquartered in Brno and employs more than 750 people in 14 sites around the world.

Carlyle is an investment firm that deploys private capital across three business segments: global private equity, global credit, and global investment solutions. It has USD 369 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2022.

JSK’s team included Partner Tomas Dolezil, Senior Associates Klara Smidova, Patrik Mueller, and Lucia Regecova, and Junior Associates Marek Pume and Jan Koprnicky.

Editor’s Note: After this article was published, Clifford Chance announced it had advised a club of banks coordinated by Komercni Banka and Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka and including Citibank Europe, Ceska Sporitelna, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia on financing the acquisition. The firm’s team included Prague-based Partner Milos Felgr, Senior Associate Dominik Vojta, and Junior Lawyer Tomas Kubala as well as London-based Partner Jim MacHale.

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