- 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.
Dr. Ulrike Höreth
Tel. +49 711 2049-1371
Tel. +49 89 549018-251
Dr. Pascal Taddei
ADB Altorfer Duss & Beilstein AG
Tel. +41 44 26763-88
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