CHICAGO (December 15, 2006) — The acquisition of Amazys Holding AG by X-Rite Inc. was awarded the international / cross-border deal of the year by M&A Advisor magazine for its 5th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. McDermott Will & Emery represented X-Rite, Inc. in its agreement to purchase, through a Swiss public tender offer, all of the outstanding registered shares of Amazys Holding AG.
The McDermott team advising X-Rite was led by corporate partner Helen Friedli and included Michael Boykins, Eric Orsic, Heidi Steele and Stephen Wu.
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