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Ebner Stolz advises G+E GETEC Holding on the acquisition of two industrial parks

  • G+E GETEC Hol­ding GmbH acqui­res two indu­s­trial parks in Basel via a share and via an asset deal
  • Sel­lers are Cla­ri­ant Plastics & Coa­tings AG and Novar­tis Pharma Schwei­zer­halle AG in Basel
  • Ebner Stolz advi­ses GETEC on Finan­cial and Tax Due Dili­gence as well as Tax Struc­tu­ring

Munich, 29th Novem­ber 2018 – The Audi­ting and Con­sul­ting firm Ebner Stolz advi­sed G+E GETEC Hol­ding GmbH on the acqui­si­tion of Infra­park Basel­land AG (share deal) and selec­ted assets of Novar­tis Pharma Schwei­zer­halle AG (asset deal) with Finan­cial and Tax Due Dili­gence as well as in Tax Struc­tu­ring. The tran­sac­tion advi­sory was per­for­med in con­junc­tion with the Swiss part­ner firm ADB Altor­fer Duss & Beil­stein out of the Nexia Inter­na­tio­nal net­work.

The GETEC Group is an inter­na­tio­nal ope­ra­ting Ger­man energy ser­vices com­pany. G+E GETEC Hol­ding GmbH (a port­fo­lio com­pany of the Swe­dish firm EQT), head­quar­te­red in Mag­de­burg, aqui­res two indu­s­trial parks loca­ted in Basel. The acqui­si­ti­ons are expec­ted to be com­p­le­ted at the end of 2018.

GETEC acqui­res the Schwei­zer­halle indu­s­trial site, loca­ted in Basel. As part of a share deal, GETEC acqui­res the ope­ra­ting com­pany Infra­park Basel­land AG from Cla­ri­ant Plastics & Coa­tings AG, a spe­ci­alty che­mi­cals group head­quar­te­red in Mut­tenz, Swit­zer­land. Cla­ri­ant remains owner of the pro­perty.
As part of an asset deal, GETEC takes over the infra­struc­ture and ser­vice buil­dings of the Swiss bio­tech­no­logy and phar­maceuti­cal com­pany Novar­tis. Novar­tis AG, head­quar­te­red in Basel, will also remain the owner of the site and its own pro­duc­tion halls, while the real estate requi­red for the ope­ra­tion of the indu­s­trial park (e.g. ware­house and office buil­dings) will be trans­fer­red to GETEC.

As the new owner of the indu­s­trial park, GETEC will take over all indu­s­trial park ser­vices. These include energy sup­ply, faci­lity mana­ge­ment, logistics and environ­men­tally fri­endly was­te­wa­ter tre­at­ment. In 2017 the two parks com­bi­ned for reve­nues of about EUR 132m.

Ebner Stolz team: Claus Buh­mann (Pro­ject lea­ding Part­ner Cor­po­rate Finance, Lead Finan­cial Due Dili­gence), Fabian Mayer, Ece Heki­moglu, Mat­thias Gall­met­zer and Olek­sandr Melnyk (all Finan­cial Due Dili­gence)

The Tax Due Dili­gence and the Tax Struc­tu­ring was per­for­med in con­junc­tion with the Swiss Nexia part­ners of ADB Altor­fer Duss & Beil­stein around Dr. Pas­cal Taddei, Jürg Altor­fer and Marc Diet­schi.

Press Con­tact

Dr. Ulrike Höreth
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Cor­po­rate Con­tact

Claus Buh­mann
Ebner Stolz
Arnulf­straße 27
80335 Munich
Tel.  +49 89 549018-251

Dr. Pas­cal Taddei
ADB Altor­fer Duss & Beil­stein AG
Wal­che­strasse 15
CH-8006 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 26763-88

About Ebner Stolz

Ebner Stolz is one of the lar­gest inde­pen­dent mid-sized MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has deca­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in audi­ting, cor­po­rate finance, tax advice, legal advice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. With more than 100 emp­loyees and cha­rac­te­ri­zed by a mar­ket-lea­ding posi­tion in the mid-cap tran­sac­tion mar­ket, the sec­tor Cor­po­rate Finance plays a cen­tral role wit­hin Ebner Stolz. The Cor­po­rate Finance Team pre­do­mi­n­antly advi­ses medium-sized indu­s­trial enter­pri­ses as well as Pri­vate Equity com­pa­nies and Family Offices in the course of natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal tran­sac­ti­ons.

Cross-bor­der tran­sac­ti­ons are car­ried out in with part­ners of Nexia Inter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of inde­pen­dent con­sul­ting and audi­ting firms. With more than 650 Nexia offices world­wide Ebner Stolz is pre­sent in more than 115 coun­tries.

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