BESIX’s acquisition of construction company Heijmans NV

BESIX has acquired of all shares of the four major Belgian activities of Heijmans NV, a construction company listed on the Dutch stock market.

The acquisition of the Belgian activities of Heijmans, with Heijmans Infra NV, Van den Berg NV and Heijmans Bouw NV as major subsidiaries, is in line with the growth strategy pursued by BESIX since the MBO to meet the rising demand from the Belgian market for integrated total solutions.

Heijmans Infra and Belasco jointly have 307 employees, spread between their sites in Schelle, Bilzen, Puurs, Burcht and Ghent. There are 306 employees at Heijmans Van den Berg, based in Schelle and Bilzen; Heijmans Bouw operates from Bilzen and Kortrijk and has 270 employees. The consolidated turnover for all activities amounts to 250 million euro. All employees will continue to work for their respective employers from their current sites.

The agreement complies with all legal and customary requirements. The various competition authorities have been consulted in accordance with the relevant legislation. The actual transfer will take place once

their approval has been obtained.

Eubelius acted as legal counsel to Besix in the acquisition of Heijmans Bouw, Heijmans Infra and Van den Berg with a team led by Frank Hellemans (picture) and Philip Hulpiau.

Involved fees earner: Frank Hellemans – Eubelius; Philip Hulpiau – Eubelius;

Law Firms: Eubelius;

Clients: BESIX;

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