Quarton International advises Ingenieurbüro Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vogt on its partnership with new majority shareholder BKW

October 24, 2018

Leipzig/Munich/Zurich – Quarton International (“Quarton”) has advised Ingenieurbüro Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vogt Planungsgesellschaft mbH (“Ingenieurbüro Vogt”) on the search for a strategic partner and new shareholder. With BKW as a new investor, the company will now become part of the engineering department of the BKW Group (“BKW”). The parties have agreed not to disclose further details of the transaction.

Ingenieurbüro Vogt focuses on the integrated planning of efficient hospitals and clinics in Germany. The company covers all relevant planning steps inhouse except of technical building equipment. Ingenieurbüro Vogt stands out from the competition with its high level of process standardization coupled with efficient project development.

The acquisition of the shares is part of BKW’s long-term strategy to further expand its engineering competence in German-speaking countries.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Vogt, former principal shareholder and managing director of Ingenieurbüro Vogt: “Quarton provided me with clear added value in the transaction and relieved me as much as possible during the entire process. The process, which was always kept transparent, was carried out in a highly professional manner and the expected results were clearly exceeded.”

The change of ownership has no consequences for the customers and employees of Ingenieurbüro Vogt. The two previous shareholders, Prof. Dr-Ing. Vogt and Mr. Frank Walochny, will continue to act as managing directors after the transaction.

About Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vogt Planungsgesellschaft mbH

The engineering office was founded as a GmbH in 1997 and has been specialized in efficient hospital and clinic planning throughout Germany for years. Due to many years of project experience, the company is able to offer a highly standardized planning process that minimizes planning time and ensures highly efficient operation of the facilities. For this reason, the company enjoys the highest reputation among private and public clients.

About the BKW Group

The BKW Group is an internationally active energy and infrastructure company headquartered in Berne. It employs approx. 7,000 people. Thanks to its network of companies and competencies, it offers its customers comprehensive overall solutions. It plans, builds and operates energy production and supply infrastructures for companies, private individuals and the public sector and offers digital business models for renewable energies. Today, the BKW Group’s portfolio ranges from planning and consulting in engineering for energy, infrastructure and environmental projects to integrated services in building technology and the construction, servicing and maintenance of energy, telecommunications, transport and water networks.

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