Sweco Belgium NV’s acquisition of Planet Engineering and Nexilis


Laga has advised Sweco Belgium NV on the acquisition of Planet Engineering, an engineering and consultancy firm from Brasschaat, and the workforce acquisition of Nexilis, an engineering firm from Tongeren.

With these acquisitions, Sweco strengthens its positions in its local markets and its expertise in the field of building and infrastructure. Planet Engineering has a deep expertise in structural engineering in concrete or steel for buildings, industrial construction and civil engineering. Nexilis is an engineering consultancy focusing on building service systems and is best known for its participation in steering and advisory councils of Flemish and European research projects.

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, in picture), Yannick Van den broeke, Wouter D’herde and Maxime Van der Weehe.

Involved fees earner: Tim Baart – Laga; Yannick Van den broeke – Laga; Wouter D’herde – Laga; Maxime Van der Weehe – Laga;

Law Firms: Laga;

Clients: Sweco AB;