Baker McKenzie advised SPIE, an independent European market leader for multi-technical services in the fields of energy and communication, on its acquisition of OSMO-Anlagenbau GmbH & Co KG (OSMO). The transaction is subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities.

Baker McKenzie advised SPIE on all legal aspects of the transaction.

"Yet again, we accompanied SPIE on an acquisition of a company with an excellent reputation. With this transaction, our client expands its range of services and strengthens its position as market leader in multi-technical services", comments Ingo Strauss, Corporate Partner at Baker McKenzie.

SPIE Deutschland & Zentraleuropa, a subsidiary of the SPIE group, the European independent leader in multi-technical services in the areas of energy and communications, is the leading multi-technical service provider for buildings, facilities and infrastructure in Germany, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. SPIE Deutschland & Zentraleuropa has more than 15.000 employees in over 200 locations.

OSMO provides a range of technical services to industrial customers and public authorities, including traffic engineering, electrical systems, automation technology, switchgear and power supply assembly, energy supply systems and communication and security technology.

Baker McKenzie's Corporate/M&A team regularly advises on domestic and international transactions and restructurings. Most recently, Baker McKenzie advised Toppan Printing on the acquisition of Germany based Interprint Group, Evonik on the sale of its methacrylates business to Advent International, Mayersche Buchhandlung on merger with Thalia, Sika on its offer to acquire Parex, Rexnord on the sale of VAG Group to Aurelius, DBAG Fund VII on its investment in Kraft & Bauer Holding and Thor Industries on the acquisition of Erwin Hymer Group.

Lead: Corporate/M&A: Dr. Ingo Strauss (partner, Dusseldorf)

Team: Corporate/M&A: Lena von Richthofen (senior associate, Dusseldorf), Johanna Jürgens (associate, Dusseldorf)
Real Estate: Dr. Daniel Bork (senior associate, Dusseldorf)
Employment: Dr. Felix Diehl (associate, Frankfurt), Agnes Herwig (associate, Frankfurt)
Commercial & Trade: Dr. Johannes Teichmann (partner, Frankfurt),  Dr. Ingmar A. Oltmanns (associate, Frankfurt)
Banking & Finance: Silke Fritz LL.M. (associate, Frankfurt)
Public Law: Maximilian Voll LL.M. (associate, Berlin)
Information Technology: Dr. Holger Lutz LL.M. (partner, Frankfurt), Nadine Neumeier LL.M. (senior associate, Frankfurt)
Tax: Christoph Becker (partner, Frankfurt)

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