ARQIS advises Oxford Metrics on the acquisition of Contemplas

10. September 2021

ARQIS has advised London Stock Exchange listed Oxford Metrics plc. on the indirect acquisition of Contemplas GmbH, a specialist in video-based movement analysis. Oxford Metrics in an international software company servicing infrastructure, life sciences, entertainment and engineering markets. Sellers are Stefan Klippel and Thomas Seeholzer who founded Contemplas in 2005.

Based in Kempten, Germany, Contemplas is one of the leading providers in the field of video-based movement analysis, developing and distributing worldwide software solutions for general motion analysis. Contemplas Templo software can record and track motion across a range of activities including walking, running, sprinting and swimming among many others, whether in training or in competition.

Contemplas will be integrated into the Vicon division of Oxford Metrics. 4,000 licences and over 3,500 customers worldwide including Olympic training centres as well as NHL and NFL teams will be transferring to Vicon. In swimming its customers include Aberdeen Sports Village, focused on high performance swimming, and the Malaysia Diving Team, who are world leaders in diving. Contemplas has also worked with FINA, the International Swimming Federation, at various world events.

Advisors to Oxford Metrics
ARQIS (Düsseldorf): Dr. Mirjam Boche (Lead; M&A), Dr. Ulrich Lienhard (Real Estate), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP/Commercial; Munich), Tobias Neufeld (Pensions); Counsel: Jens Knipping (Tax); Associates: Dr. Nima Hanifi-Atashgah, Severin Steffens, Laura Rizzi (all M&A), Tim Bresemann (Real Estate), Nora Meyer-Stratmann (IP/Commercial), Rolf Tichy (IT; both Munich), Thi Kieu Chinh Nguyen (Labour Law), Martin Weingärtner (Pensions)

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