Cases & Deals

SCHOTT acquires majority share in Japan-based Moritex, expanding fiber optic operations into Asia

Clients SCHOTT AG

Jones Day advised SCHOTT AG in its Yen 7.28 billion ($82 million) acquisition of a controlling interest in Tokyo-based Moritex Corporation. SCHOTT is the largest international manufacturer of fiber optic light and image guides. Moritex is a leader in the field of lighting systems based on LED and fiber optic technology, as well as optical imaging systems for industrial image processing in Japan. In addition to M&A representation, Jones Day provided Asian and European antitrust and intellectual property advice regarding this transaction.