McDermott Advises Oliver Karrié on the Sale of KBS Group


Frankfurt, 16 January 2018. – McDermott has advised owner Oliver Karrié on the sale of all his shares in KBS Infra GmbH and its subsidiaries (“KBS Group”) to Cramo AG (“Cramo”).

KBS is a full-service provider for logistics in the construction sector, operating across Germany. The group plans and operates logistical services, supplies rental and set-up of construction site equipment and supplies construction sites with inbound and outbound communication.

Cramo is a leading European provider of rented construction equipment and modular space systems. It is part of Finnish firm Cramo PLC, Europe’s second biggest provider of rented construction equipment and modular space systems. Cramo LPC is listed on Nasdaq in Helsinki.

The Transaction is inter alia subject to the approval by the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt).

Adviser Oliver Karrié:
McDermott Will & Emery: Dr. Clemens Just (Lead and Partner, Corporate), Norman Wasse (Counsel, Corporate), Markus Hill (Partner, Tax, all Frankfurt), Dr. Gudrun Germakowski (Partner, Employment, Düsseldorf), Daniel von Brevern, Patryk Wcislo (Partner and Associate, both Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Maximilian Baur (Associate, Employment, Munich).

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