Kapsch TrafficCom AG’s Joint Venture with Axxès SAS

Hogan Lovells has advised Kapsch TrafficCom AG, an internationally renowned provider of intelligent transportation systems and European Electronic Toll Service (EETS) Provider, as well as Axxès SAS, a leading business in the European heavy goods vehicles (HGV) toll collection market and EETS Provider, on all aspects relating to the implementation of an innovative joint venture in the European HGV tolling sector.

The purpose of the joint venture incorporated in France and named MoKA SAS is to design, build and operate a sustainable technology platform serving the EETS activities of both shareholders. Both shareholders aim to share investments and technology to increase their service portfolio as well as to improve commercial conditions by realising economies of scale.

“We are very pleased to have advised Kapsch TrafficCom and Axxès on the set-up of this pioneering joint venture which will allow our clients to optimize their respective efforts in establishing competitive EETS solutions”, said Alexander Stefan Rieger.

Hogan Lovells advised Kapsch TrafficCom and Axxès SAS with a team including Carla Luh (Picture), Alexander Stefan Rieger (Infrastructure, Energy, Ressources and Projects), Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte, Clemens Ziegler (Antitrust), Jean-Marc Franceschi, Bob Zeller (M&A), Piotr Skurzynski, Maciej Gac (Antitrust).

Involved fees earner: Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte – Hogan Lovells; Jean-Marc Franceschi – Hogan Lovells; Maciej Gac – Hogan Lovells; Carla Luh – Hogan Lovells; Alexander Stefan Rieger – Hogan Lovells; Piotr Skurzy?ski – Hogan Lovells; Bob Zeller – Hogan Lovells; Clemens Ziegler – Hogan Lovells;

Law Firms: Hogan Lovells;

Clients: Axxès SAS; Kapsch TrafficCom AG;