FRIEDBERG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–voxeljet AG (NASDAQ: VJET) (voxeljet or the Company), a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced that its Management Board, together with the Supervisory Board (collectively, the Boards), has decided to initiate a formal review process to evaluate strategic alternatives for the Company. In furtherance of this objective, voxeljet has engaged BNP Paribas Securities Corp. as financial advisor and Hogan Lovells International LLP as legal advisor to assist in the exploration of strategic alternatives, which may include a full range of strategic, business, and financial alternatives, including, but not limited to, investments, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, strategic partnerships, or other transactions.
There is no definitive timetable set for the completion of the strategic alternatives review and there can be no assurance that the review process will result in any transaction or any other strategic change or outcome. The Company does not intend to make any further public comment regarding the strategic review unless and until the Boards have approved a specific course of action, or until the Company determines that further disclosure is required by law or otherwise deemed appropriate.
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