Printing Money Episode 13: Recent 3D Printing Transactions with Arno Held, AM Ventures


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Happy holidays to our esteemed Printing Money listeners. Alex re-joins for this episode, and we also welcome back Arno Held from AM Ventures. There have been a number of thought provoking 3DP/AM transactions and impressive venture rounds since we last covered these topics in Episode 11.  Danny, Alex and Arno have you covered with a wealth of knowledge about all of it.  We begin with some ruminations and reminiscence on Formnext 2023, then we cover M&A and VC, and dive a bit into the private financing environment. Along the way you’ll notice some interesting themes including corporate streamlining, and an educational and entertaining ode to tungsten!

0:13   Introductions

0:51   Formnext 2023 impressions

4:35   Cumberland Additive acquires Stratasys Direct division

9:43   3D Systems likely selling Oqton?

10:47 Nexa acquires Essentium

13:05 BigRep buys HAGE3D, and pursues German SPAC

17:05 Desktop Metal sells Aerosint to Schaeffler

22:00 Sandvik acquires Buffalo Tungsten

23:48 6K Additive purchases Global Metal Powders

26:27 Vectoflow closes €4M Series A

31:15 Divergent closes $230M Series D, and buys Sigma Additive’s IP

33:41 Immensa lands $20M Series B

37:07 Precipart takes growth equity from KKR

39:12 Cognitive Designs raises €2M

41:15 Lithoz invests in Amarea

43:00 Multi-material printing

45:45 Norsk Titanium secures €2M bridge loan

This content is for informational purposes only, you should not construe any such information or other material as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice. Nothing stated on this podcast constitutes a solicitation, recommendation, endorsement, or offer by the hosts, the organizer or any third-party service provider to buy or sell any securities or other financial instruments in this or in any other jurisdiction in which such solicitation or offer would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.  The information on this podcast is of a general nature that does not address the circumstances and risk profile of any individual or entity and should not constitute professional and/or financial advice. Referenced transactions are sourced from publicly available information.



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