December 6, 2013 - Assignment

Hexagon acquires Pixis, a Chilean distributor of Intergraph software solutions

Measurement technology group Hexagon has agreed to acquire Pixis, the exclusive distributor of Intergraph solutions in Chile and Peru since 1996.

Headquartered in Santiago Chile, Pixis is a leading provider of engineering software solutions and services, primarily serving clients in the metals and mining industry, which is predominantly copper-related in the region.

Hexagon is a leading global provider of integrated design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Hexagon has close to 14 000 employees in more than 40 countries and net sales of about EUR 2.4 billion. The company’s B share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

Hexagon is being advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction, with Johnny Andersson acting as lead counsel and Morales & Besa in Santiago acting as local counsel.