Wabtec Corporation’s acquisition of Lynxrail, the railroad technology division of Lynx Engineering Consultants


K&L Gates has advised leading global provider of products and services for rail and industrial markets, NYSE-listed Westinghouse Air & Brake Technology Group (Wabtec) on its acquisition of Lynxrail, the railroad technology division of Lynx Engineering Consultants Pty Ltd.

Established in 1993 in Perth, Lynx Engineering developed a range of innovative technologies for the rail industry, including wayside and on-board condition based monitoring systems.

The K&L Gates team advised Wabtec on all legal aspects relating to the acquisition. The team was led by Melbourne M&A partner John Mann (picture), and included Perth corporate partner Adam Levine, senior associate Danielle Larkin and graduate Xanthe Shaw.

Involved fees earner: John Mann – K&L Gates; Adam Levine – K&L Gates; Danielle Larkin – K&L Gates;

Law Firms: K&L Gates;

Clients: Wabtec Corporation;

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Author: Michael Patrini