- Stake Increased in Company
In Germany, Hella KGaA Hueck &
Co. of Lippstadt, a manufacturer of lighting and electronic components and systems
for the automotive industry, has announced that it will increase its stake in Docter
Optics GmbH of Neustadt by acquiring Rodenstock Technologie Holding GmbH of Munich.
Subject to approval by the monopolies and mergers authorities, the acquisition will
make Hella the majority shareholder. Docter Optics will continue to act as an independent
company, and focus will be placed on the development of its projection lenses.