Heraeus acquired 50% of the shares from Young-Shin Quartz Ltd, Korea

We advised Heraeus

HSCie Customer

Heraeus Holding GmbH, Hanau, Germany
Heraeus Holding is the umbrella company of Heraeus Group, one of Germany’s largest family enterprises active in the field of precious metal trading, precious metal products, dental products, sensorics, laboratory equipment, medical technology, special lamps and quartz glass. The company has a turnover of around DM 7 billion.

Companies involved

Oriental Chemical Industries Ltd., Seoul, South Korea
Oriental Chemical Industries Ltd. is South Korea’s leading chemical company in the field of basic and fine chemicals, electronic components and vinyl windows.


Acquisition of the 50 percent share of Young-Shin Quartz Ltd., South Korea, from Oriental Chemical Industries Ltd.
Young-Shin Quartz is a manufacturer of quartz glass products for the production of chips and fiber optic cable.


HSCie advised on the valuation and conducted the negotiations.

Year: 1996
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Healthcare
Business field: Mergers & Acquisitions

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