Stuttgart – Atlas Copco AB, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions with a 2015 turnover of 11 billion Euros, has sold its Road Construction Equipment division to French industrial and construction company Fayat Group. The division manufactures rollers for asphalt and soil applications, planers and pavers. The products are known under the Dynapac trade name. The business includes sales and service operations in 37 countries and production units in Sweden, Germany, Brazil, India and China. The business has more than 1,200 employees and 2016 revenues of approximately 309 million Euros. The divestment is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed during the second quarter 2017.
CMS-Partner Dr Christian Haellmigk is leading the competition team which advises Atlas Copco. Dr Christian Haellmigk has advised the Swedish group on many occasions in merger control cases, inter alia on the 2016 acquisition of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum with an annual turnover 2014 of approximately 358 million Euros.
The Atlas Copco Group with more than 44,000 employees worldwide offers products and services that range from compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems.
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Dr Christian Haellmigk, Lead Partner
Dr Rolf Hempel, Partner
Angelika Wieczorkowski, Senior Associate
Martin Cholewa, Associate, all Antitrust/Competition