Hexagon to acquire MECADAT AG

With the acquisition of MECADAT, Hexagon strengthens the support for its Manufacturing Intelligence division's production software portfolio in the region

Through its subsidiary Vero Software GmbH, Hexagon AB (publ) has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in MECADAT AG, a distributor of CAD CAM software – including Hexagon's VISI production software – and complementary solutions for tool and mould making. Headquartered in Langenbach, Germany, the company employs almost 30 people and supports an extended network of sub-resellers serving the wider regional market. The German Cartel Office issued the required clearance within only six working days, so that the acquisition can be completed at the beginning of 2021.


Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. In its Manufacturing Intelligence division, it develops and delivers solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter. Please see Hexagon's press release for further information: Hexagon to acquire MECADAT AG, master reseller of VISI CAD CAM software in Germany | Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (


Hexagon was advised by kallan in this transaction. The kallan team included Oliver Cleblad, Nils Gruske, Julia Loos, Manuel Haack, Laura Engelmann, Till Schönherr and Alev Gündoğdu.