15.09.14

BMH BRÄUTIGAM ADVISES CAPITON AG ON THE SALE OF LAHMEYER GROUP

BMH BRÄUTIGAM has advised its long standing client capiton AG on the sale of Lahmeyer to Tractebel Engineering S.A., a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ. As a leading international engineering consultancy, Lahmeyer group offers a broad range of planning and consultancy services and generated revenues of more than EUR 140m in 2013.

Lahmeyer group’s services relate primarily to complex infrastructure projects in the sectors Energy, Hydropower and Water Supply. Lahmeyer group is active, in particular, in Africa, South-eastern Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia. capiton AG sold the shares in Lahmeyer group to Tractebel Engineering in a bidding process. The transaction is subject to the approval by the relevant cartel authorities. BMH BRÄUTIGAM had advised capiton AG already on the acquisition of Lahmeyer group in 2007 from SAG. Since the acquisition, BMH BRÄUTIGAMhas advised Lahmeyer group on an ongoing basis in the areas of corporate and contract law as well as dispute resolution and on several acquisitions, e.g. the purchase of waste water engineering consultant Pöyry Environment GmbH (now GKW Consult GmbH).