Our Partner and Head of Transactions, Ville Öfversten, acted as legal advisor to the sellers in a share sale in which NVBS Rail AB, owned by the Swedish Ratos AB, acquired the entire share capital of Ratatek Oy and Ratatek Service Oy.
Ratatek Oy specializes in track electrification and design, while Ratatek Service Oy provides construction and maintenance services for railways and tramways. The combined turnover of the companies in 2021 was about EUR 25.5 million.
Founded in 2012, the buyer, NVBS Rail AB, is a fast-growing Swedish infrastructure contractor specializing in rail, road, bridges, power and mining. The acquisition is part of Ratos AB’s strategy to expand its offering to the railway market.
See Ratatek Group Oy’s announcement on the acquisition (in Finnish).