Palas GmbH

Leading developer and manufacturer of high-precision devices for particle measurement Germany

a majority stake has been acquired by

Brockhaus Capital Management AG

Technology holding Germany

Advised Palas GmbH on sale to Brockhaus Capital Management AG

Brockhaus Capital Management AG ("BCM") acquires a majority stake in Karlsruher Palas GmbH Partikel- und Lasermeßtechnik ("Palas"), a provider of technologically leading high-precision devices for measuring, characterizing and generating particles in air, particularly in the field of fine dust and nanoparticles. With the support of BCM, Palas intends to expand its position in the worldwide growth market for air quality measurement and also to further expand internationally.

Palas GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany

Develops technologically leading and certified fine dust and nanoparticle measurement devices, aerosol spectrometers, -generators and -sensors as well as associated systems and software solutions.

Palas, founded in 1983, has approximately 70 employees who are based at the firm’s headquarters in Karlsruhe.

Brockhaus Capital Management AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Focused on long-term investments in technology driven and innovation led growth companies in the German-speaking region.


IMAP M&A Consultants AG initiated the transaction on behalf of Palas GmbH and handled it in all its phases.