Lahmeyer International GmbH

Sale of Lahmeyer Group to Tractebel Engineering


Industry: Engineering

Investment opportunity: Exit


The company

As a leading international engineering company, Lahmeyer offers a broad range of planning and consultancy services. These services relate primarily to complex infrastructure projects in the sectors Energy, Hydropower and Water Resources, Water Supply and Sanitation as well as Building and Transportation. In 2013, Lahmeyer generated revenues of more than EUR 140 m.


The transaction

capiton acquired 100 % of the shares of Lahmeyer Group in 2007. In September 2014, capiton sold its shares to Tractebel Engineering, a business unit of GDF Suez Energy Services. Closing of the transaction is still subject to the approval of the relevant merger authorities.


Ferber & Co. (M&A), Ernst & Young (Financial, Tax) and BMH BRÄUTIGAM (Legal) advised capiton in this transaction.