Ott Hydromet acquires Lufft

Sell side

Ott Hydromet - Lufft (lucy-chian-34385-unsplash.jpg)

Sell side
G. Lufft Mess‐ und Regeltechnik GmbH

Buy side
Ott Hydromet (Danaher Konzern)

Within the scope of the strategic development, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation the American Hach Environmental, based in Loveland acquired the shares of G. Lufft Mess‐ und Regeltechnik GmbH in Fellbach and all its subsidiaries.

We were mandated with the complete sales process including the preparation of the transaction-related documents, the research and identification of appropriate buyers, the structuring of the due diligence examination and conducting negotiations up to completion of the transaction.

“Lufft management believes that it was the right time to become part of a group of excellent companies in a global network. This will make Lufft even stronger and will give us a real global reach. Being part of Hach Environmental offers us the long-term ownership structure we need to provide the best benefits to our customers, employees and shareholders.”

Klaus Hirzel

CEO Lufft

Since its founding in 1881, G. Lufft GmbH has been the leader in the production of climatological measuring equipment - always with the motto "tradition meets innovation." Lufft's capacity for innovation and precision has helped its products establish the solid reputation they enjoy around the world. The company's products can be found in use wherever variables such as air pressure, temperature, relative humidity and other environmental factors need to be measured. Together with its subsidiaries in the U.S. and in China, the company has 100 employees. In November 2012, G. Lufft GmbH was awarded the German Standards Brand Prize and was named a “Brand of the Century”.

“We are pleased to have Lufft join the Hach Environmental group of companies. Lufft has a solid reputation as the leading innovator in meteorology sensors and solutions. Lufft’s best-in-class products are a great fit with our other leading brands.”

Glenn Cruger

President Hach Environmental

Ott Hydromet helps water resource professionals generate reliable data throughout the entire natural water cycle.