Laga assists Sweco Belgium with the acquisition of Snoeck & Partners

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28 August 2017

Laga provided buyer-side legal advice and assistance to Sweco Belgium NV with regard to the acquisition of Snoeck & Partners NV, a Belgian building consultancy firm with a well-established market position in western Belgium. Snoeck & Partners NV was established in 1958 and offers services in architecture, structural engineering, and infrastructure. It has a well-established position in the West-Flemish region of Belgium, 24 employees, and an office in Kortrijk. Net sales in 2016 were EUR 3.3 million.

According to Sweco, Snoeck & Partners is a good complement to Sweco’s Belgian offering. This acquisition strengthens their presence in western Belgium and supports the continuous ambition to be the most approachable and committed partner with recognized expertise. This acquisition strengthens Sweco’s ability to further serve customers with local presence and global expertise.

Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. The results of Sweco’s work are sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to clean water. With 14,500 employees in Northern Europe, Sweco offers its customers the right expertise for every project. Sweco carries out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world and is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.5 billion (EUR 1.7 billion). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB. More information is available on Sweco’s website.

The Laga Corporate - M&A team was composed of Tim Baart (lead Partner), Yannick Van den broeke and Wouter D’herde.

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