Eversheds Sutherland advised Rolls-Royce on the deal.
Rolls-Royce sold Bergen Engines, a manufacturer of medium speed gas and diesel engines based in Bergen, Norway, to TMH Group for approximately €150m.
Bergen Engines has been a part of Rolls-Royce since 1999 and has approximately 950 employees. Since 1946, it has supplied over 7,000 engines to marine and power generation customers worldwide, of which around 4,000 are still in operation. Bergen Engines is acquired by TMH International, the international branch of TMH Group, based in Russia. TMH Group is a leading engineering company in rail transport technologies and the world’s fourth largest supplier of rail rolling stock.
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