Hengeler Mueller advises GEA on sale of plant engineering company to Lurgi

17. April 2007

GEA Group AG is selling Lurgi Group to Air Liquide S.A. Lurgi is one of the leading plant engineering companies worldwide. The purchase price is based on an equity value of approx. EUR 550 million. The transaction is subject to approval of antitrust authorities.

Hengeler Mueller has advised GEA Group on this transaction. Advice has been provided by partners Matthias Hentzen, Jochen Vetter (both M&A), Ernst-Thomas Kraft (Tax), Thorsten Mäger (Competition) and Thomas Schmidt-Kötters (Regulatory) as well as associates Viola Sailer and Liane Bednarz.