Deal Announcement 12/14: Energy/Engineering & Construction

PwC M&A/I&M acted as exclusive financial advisor to STRABAG OW EVS GmbH on the sale of the Offshore Wind Park Albatros to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

The Deal

The German M&A team together with the German I&M / Renewable Energy team are pleased to announce the conclusion of the sale of the Offshore Wind Park "Albatros" to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG. The transaction was signed and closed on December 17th, 2014.

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG acquired “Albatros” from the STRABAG OW EVS GmbH, a joint venture of STRABAG SE and Norderland/ETANAX Group. This offshore wind park project, which has approval for 79 wind energy converters of the 5-7 MW class, is located 105 km off the coast in the German sector of the North Sea. The wind park covers an area of 39 square kilometers at a water depth of 39-40 meters. The contractual partners have agreed not to disclose any information on the purchase price.


STRABAG SE is a European-based technology group for construction services, covering all areas of the construction industry and the entire construction value chain. The Company has more than 73,000 employees and generates about €14 billion revenues.


STRABAG OW EVS GmbH is a project planning company and service provider for the development of offshore wind parks. The company was founded in 2011 as a joint venture between STRABAG SE and the East Frisian project developer NOW (Nordsee-Offshore-Wind GmbH). OW EVS still has a pipeline of 12 Offshore Wind Park projects in the German North Sea.


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A team of PwC M&A Germany acted as M&A advisor to STRABAG OW EVS GmbH during the sales process, together with a team of PwC I&M.

The M&A team comprised Alexander von Friesen, Alexander Wenzel, Bernhard Kraska and Matthias Weitzel.

The I&M team comprised Heiko Stohlmeyer, Oliver Moß, Janosch Ondraczek, Amrei Kammesheidt, Benjamin Meyberg and Phillip-Dominik Mickail.

Deal Announcement 12/14: Energy/Engineering & Construction

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