Noerr advises Rail Cargo Group on strategic takeover in Germany
Noerr has advised the Austrian Rail Cargo Group on its market entry in Germany and the strategic takeover of the private railway operator EBM Cargo GmbH.
Rail Cargo Group, the freight traffic division of the Austrian federal railway, is one of the leading railway logistics companies in Europe with annual revenues of ca. €2.1 billion and a workforce of approximately 8,100. The purchase of EBM Cargo GmbH strengthens Rail Cargo Carrier, the division of the Rail Cargo Group which operates its own traction stock in ten European countries. The Rail Cargo Group is active in 18 countries between the North Sea, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Advisors to the Rail Cargo Group: Noerr LLP
Dr. Falk Osterloh, Dr. Alexander Hirsch (both lead, Corporate/M&A), Dr. Alexandra Otto (Employment & Pensions, all Düsseldorf), Dr. Martin Geipel (Energy, Berlin), Dr. Sebastian Janka (Antitrust, Munich)
Associates: Dr. Paul Malek (Litigation); Dr. Sebastian Schürer (Corporate/M&A), Sonja Beier (Real Estate, all Düsseldorf)