June 16 2020

Following the successful sale of the operational business (FEW GmbH) to VIS GmbH (a company of the Zeppenfeld Group) in 2019, Translink Corporate Finance supported the Villmann Group in the sale of FEW Besitz GmbH to the Zeppenfeld Group.

The Zeppenfeld Group has more than 175 years of production experience in rail vehicle construction. The group company VIS GmbH with 200 employees is active in the modernisation, conversion and redesign of rail vehicles. In 2019 VIS acquired FEW GmbH in order to increase capacity and further grow their operations.

FEW Besitz GmbH holds all assets necessary for the execution of the operational business, in particular the real estate in Blankenburg, where FEW GmbH carries out maintenance and repair work on freight cars.

Rationale for the transaction: Acquisition of the property and all related facilities to secure the long-term business operations of FEW GmbH at the Blankenburg location.

Translink acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of the Villmann Group.

About Translink in Germany
Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG with its offices in Frankfurt and Bremen covers Translink’s business in Germany and Austria. It is composed of seasoned finance and M&A professionals who have in-depth experience in a variety of sectors and disciplines.

Contact the involved Team Members in Germany:
Andreas Hüchting, Partner:
Mareike Maas, Associate:


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