References by business field

The following list displays a selection of our successful transactions and projects between 1999 and today by business field. You can search a particular business field by clicking on a link in the left navigation frame.

M&A / Financing

2016

Acquisition of 100% in Clean Energy Sourcing AG

Innowatio SpA

Set up of the project-financing with the European Investment Bank for the 42 MW wind farm Pretul

Österreichische Bundesforste

2015

Participation of 12% in Clean Energy Sourcing AG.

Innowatio SpA

Acquisition of wind development & operation company Volkswind GmbH in Germany

Axpo Power AG

Sale of pharma-marketing specialist Schütz Marketing Services to Südwestdeutsche Medienholding; respectively "Der Wirtschaftsverlag

Schütz Marketing Services

Acquisition of the producer of bio-seeds and bio-raw materials Hirschhofer GmbH

Saatbau Linz

Disposal of a power generation portfolio

aet

Sale and funding of a portfolio of energy efficiency projects

Enerqos

2014

Acquisition of a wind farm portfolio with a total installed capacity of 150.3 MW in Germany

Swisspower Renewables AG

Fundraising for a wind farm portfolio with a total installed capacity of 150.3 MW in Germany

Swisspower Renewables AG

Acquisition of the Romanian sunflower seed-breeder Quality Crops Genetics SRL

Saatbau Linz & Probstdorfer Saatzucht

Simulation of power storage options

Clens

Study on German energy transition

Edison Electric Institute

Risk management of power trading and sales

ewz

Cooperation with BSIEnergy for testing the co-firing of bio coal in conventional power plants

River Basin Energy Inc.

Sale of international hose sales company to Trelleborg AB

Superlas International GmbH

Second Opinion on Evaluation of an Infrastructure Fund

Migros-Pensionskasse

Acquisition of two wind farms with a total installed capacity of 25,7 MW in Austria

Energie AG Oberösterreich & PÜSPÖK Group

Marker-entry strategy into the Italian hydro market

Aventron

2013

Sale of German CHP portfolio to Enercity Contracting

Dalkia GmbH

Acquisition of a Photovoltaik-Project with 2 MWp on a building of Feldschlösschen

Kleinkraftwerk Birseck AG

Sale of 50% RVB (24.95% in Berliner Wasserbetriebe) stake to Land Berlin

Veolia Wasser

ETOGAS GmbH liefert die erste und weltweit die größte industrielle Power-to-Gas-Anlage mit 6 Megawatt zur Methan-Herstellung an die Audi AG

ETOGAS GmbH

Restructuring of power trading and sales division

ewz

Renewable investment options

Hamburger Wasserwerke GmbH

Disposal of a biomass project

Ago Energie

2012

Acquisition of 100% of HLkomm from Stadtwerke Leipzig

pepcom GmbH

Preparation of public referendum on renewable investments

Städtische Werke Schaffhausen und Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Defence of BWB against Federal Cartel Office

Veolia Wasser

Acquisition of majority of etwag

Erdgas Zürich AG

Acquisition of 100% of shares of Biowärme B3 GmbH

OÖ. Gas-Wärme GmbH

Sale of Biomasseheiz-kraftwerk SBH-Ennsdorf

SWH - Strom und Wärme aus Holz GmbH

Sale of 70% of a leading process food producer Novofrucht s.r.o.

NOVOFRUCT SK, s.r.o.

Asset management and project financing of wind farm Hof

Swisspower Renewables

Acquisition of the gas utility GASWERK HERISAU AG

Erdgas Zürich AG

2011

First external capital increase with strategic and private investors

SolarFuel GmbH

Sale of Alternative Energie Salzburg GmbH to Kelag Wärme GmbH

SWH Strom und Biomasse aus Holz GmbH

Sale of Biowärme Friesach GmbH to Kelag Wärme GmbH

SWH Strom und Biomasse aus Holz GmbH

Sale of 3 MW biomass heating plant Mondsee to Kelag Wärme GmbH

SWH Strom und Biomasse aus Holz GmbH

Sale of 2 MW biomass heating plant Aflenz to Leopold Marschnig Sägewerk-Transporte

SWH Strom und Biomasse aus Holz GmbH

Sale of 1 MW biomass heating plant Pfunds to GEM mbH

SWH Strom und Biomasse aus Holz GmbH

Creation and financing of online power broker

Navex GmbH

Set-up of holding company Swisspower Renewables

Swisspower

Acquisition of 24% in Repartner AG

IBA, WWZ, LKW

Closing of long-term power contract

LKW Liechtensteinische Kraftwerke

Acquisition of the landfill company Zitas s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of the waste company EKO BIO s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of the waste company ADOS a.s.

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of a portfolio of wind power plants

IWB

2010

Acquisition of majority of Thermatech AG

Erdgas Zürich AG

Sale of 95% of OÖ Biodiesel GmbH to Bulmarket DM Ltd.

OÖ Biodiesel GmbH

Acquisition of shares of Logwin Road+Rail

Augustin Network GmbH

Acquisition of 100% of the company Gautschi Engineering

Ebner Industrieofenbau GmbH

Sale of Q-Cells Clean Sourcing GmbH to Terajoule Energy

Q-Cells Clean Sourcing GmbH

Acquisition of a stake in BVT Windpark Sustrum/ Renkenberge GmbH & Co. KG with 48 MW

Wasserwerke Zug AG & Energie Thun AG

Disposal of a portfolio of biogas power plants

Hideal Partners

2009

Acquisition of the water company VHOS a.s.

Energie AG Water

Acquisition of the incineration company Synthos Kralupy

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of the waste company Ropo s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

Sale of a minority stake to a strategic investor

Karriere.at

Sale of the majority in FACC AG to Chinese investors XAC and ATL

FACC AG

Acquisition of the heat company Tehor s.r.o.

Energie AG Teplo

Acquisition of 80% of the Polish Centrala Nasienna Sp.z.o.o.

Saatbau Linz OÖ Landes Saatbaugenossenschaft

Acquisition of 100% of VVT Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH

Soravia Group

Sale of 100% of shares of the German special purpose vehicle manufacturer to financial investors

Nutzfahrzeuge Rohr GmbH

2008

Acquisition of the water company 1.JVS

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of a heat company in Vimperk

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of the heat company Sateza

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of the heat company Tepelné zásobování Rakovník s.r.o.

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of the waste company Komunální služby Horovice s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of the waste company Plast Servis

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of a waste company from Remondis CZ

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of the waste company Odpady 98 s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

Sale of the CCGT CHP plant Schwarze Pumpe to Atel

Sustec Industries

Acquisition of three wind turbines in Crussow from financial investors

ewz

Acquisition of ABB division Distributed Energy

Dalkia

Acquisition of 100% in bus company Eurobus Invest Holding

Arriva

Sale of the majority of SBM Mineral Processing GmbH to the management

SBM Mineral Processing GmbH

Acquisition of shares in IfEA - "Institut für Energieausweise GmbH"

Fair Energy GmbH

Asset swap in OÖ Ferngas AG with OMV AG

Energie AG Oberösterreich / OÖ Ferngas AG

Sale of the majority of Eduard Kettner GmbH to Schmid Industrieholding GmbH

Eduard Kettner GmbH

Investment decision regarding the construction of a CCGT plant

BS Energy

2007

Acquisition of a majority in a waste company

AVE Slovakia

Acquisition of 100% in the optical business of the French company Cornéal

Croma Pharma

Acquisition of 100% in Biomasskraftwerk Delitzsch

Dalkia GmbH

Acquisition of 100% in 2 bus companies

Arriva

Sales of 30% generation capacity of the 400 MW gas and steam plant Timelkam

GuD Timelkam GmbH

Arrangement of the financing of the new Energie AG headquarters ("Power Tower")

Power Tower

Participation in Vasarosnameny CCGT power plant project (subcontractor)

Meinl International Power

Acquisition of heat company Kremnické tepelné hospodárstvo

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of waste company Fortygo s.r.o.

AVE Czech Republic

2006

Sale of 90% in ESM AD Elektrostopanstvona Makedonija to EVN AG

Republic of Macedonia

Acquisition of 30% in Stadtwerke Bad Herrenalb

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of the Remondis branch in Langenfeld through its participation AWISTA GmbH

Stadtwerke Düsseldorf

Acquisition of Remondis Bergische Region through its participation ATG & Rosendahl

Stadtwerke Düsseldorf

Acquisition of 10% in Stadtwerke Schwetzingen

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of 50% if Energieversorgung Gaildorf from Thüga

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Merger of assets with Energieversorgung Rottenburg

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of 50% in Gasversorgung Sachsenheim

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Audit of a management database

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of 3 waste disposal companies in the Czech Republic

AVE Czech Republic

Acquisition of shares in the Czech gas company JCP

E. ON Czech Republic

Acquisition of a stake in Trioanel European Energy Trading GmbH

Regio Energie Solothurn

Acquisition of 100% in the Austrian waste companies Bachleitner and Faltinger

AVE

Acquisition of 100% in Austrian waste company Eigl

AVE

2005

Acquisition of 44,8% in the Hungarian waste company Zöldfok Rt.

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Sale of parts of the German facility management business to Gegenbauer

Dalkia GmbH

Acquisition of 10 biogas projects

Dalkia GmbH

Advice to the private investors bvt and VASA in the restructuring process of Stadtwerke Cottbus

BVT

Acquisition of 3 water assets in the Czech Republic

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Set up and financing of a start-up company for rail cargo transport

Taurino Traktion GmbH

Acquisition of animal incineration plant TKV Regau

AVE

Sale of all shares in the company to financial investors

SBM Wageneder

Raiffeisen Impuls Leasing bought 100% in EFIS a.s.

E. ON Czech Holding

Financing of a biodiesel plant with a capacity of 100 000 tons p.a.

J.C. Neckermann GmbH & Co. KG

Merger of distribution assets in Calw into EnergCalw GmbH

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

2004

Acquisition of waste management activities of RWE Umwelt AG in Hungary

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of the domestic business of WABAG France from VA Tech

Veolia Water Systems

Acquisition of the domestic business of WABAG Germany from VA Tech

Veolia Water Systems

Acquisition of 74,9% in Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG

Veolia Water Deutschland

Increase in stake from 24,9% to 40% in Stadtwerke Weinheim

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of 15,05% in MVV Energie AG

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Acquisition of REC assets from Energie AG in the Czech Republic

E. ON Energie AG

Valuation + renegotiation of electricity contracts + power plant participations

Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich

2003

Acquisition of 58,3% in the Czech water company VaK Beroun

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of 95,2% in the Czech water company VaK JC

Energie AG Oberösterreich

2002

Acquisition of 25,1% in Heilbronner Versorgungs GmbH

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Selection of Statkraft as strategic trading partner

Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich

Set up of a trading joint venture

Elektra Birsek Münchenstein

Acquisition of 49.9% in Stadtwerke Wels

Energie AG Oberösterreich

2001

Valuation of an Austrian water utility company

Not disclosed

Valuation of a Slovakian gas company

Electricité de France

2000

Partial privatisation of 25,1% of Energie AG Oberösterreich

State of Upper Austria

Financing of a German start-up internet shop

Not disclosed

1999

Acquisition of a gas distributor in Germany (valuation only)

Not disclosed

Set up of an electricity trading cooperation with Industrielle Werke Basel (iwb)

Enron

Set up of an electricity trading cooperation with Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich (ewz)

Enron

Acquisition of a stake in Stadtwerke Salzburg and merger with SAFE to form Salzburg AG

Energie AG Oberösterreich

Acquisition of 100% of the Shell subsidiary Wärmebetriebe GmbH

Kelag

Selected projects – Management consulting

EDF

Development of a financial model simulating the deregulation of the European electricity market for EDF

Based on production costs and capacities, the load curves and the transmission capacities of a given country, the load of power plants, the international flows of energy as well as electricity prices can be computed and predicted.

Energie AG

Structuring, leading and management of a post-acquisition project of Energie AG

The integration process of the Czech utilities VaK JC and VaK Beroun into the Energie AG group was based on realizing the potentials identified during the pre-acquisition phase.

Bewag

Optimization of the Accounts Receivables Management (ARM) of Bewag

The project included inventory control, assessment of potential optimizations, implementation of a rating-based ARM as well as writing an ARM manual. The aim was not only to minimize the amount of the existing AR but also to implement a rating-based classification of customers.

Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich

Advisory to the Elektrizitätswerk Zurich (ewz) for the implementation of a profit centre organization

The analysis of the organisation structure was followed by the implementation of a profit centre organisation as an alternative to the creation of a holding.

In the scope of our management consulting activity, we also advised the following companies: