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WFW advised SEGULA IndustrieHansa on the acquisition of the aerospace business of YACHT TECCON

23 January 2012

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Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised SEGULA IndustrieHansa on its acquisition of YACHT TECCON’s aerospace business from Randstad group.

SEGULA IndustrieHansa is a joint venture of the French SEGULA Technologies S.A. and the German IndustrieHansa Consulting & Engineering GmbH. Both joint venture partners are providers of high-end engineering and IT services in particular for the automotive and aerospace industry.

YACHT TECCON’s aerospace business achieved revenues of around €45 million in 2010 and employs more than 500 people.

This acquisition strengthens SEGULA IndustrieHansa’s position as a recognised, multinational service provider to the aerospace sector. SEGULA IndustrieHansa’s customers include EADS, Airbus, Eurocopter, Astrium, Safran, Diehl Aircabin and Premium Aerotec in Germany, France and Spain.

The Watson, Farley & Williams team was led by Dr. Simon Preisenberger, Head of the Munich office and a partner in the Corporate Group. Partners Tobias Ackert (Munich) and Dr. Nikolaus Krienke, LL.M. (Munich) provided advice on tax and employment matters. They were assisted by Munich office associates Dr. Silke Pütz, Simon Vogel, LL.M. (all Corporate Group) as well as Martina Füchsl (Tax).