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Laga assisted Sweco Belgium NV with the acquisition of Pythagoras BVBA

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28 November 2019

Laga provided buyer-side legal advice and assistance to Sweco Belgium NV regarding the acquisition of Pythagoras BVBA, a Belgian engineering company from Ninove specialised in site supervision and site coordination of infrastructure works.

Sweco on the acquisition:

"We are delighted to welcome Pythagoras' passionate site supervisors within our group. In this way, we are strengthening our capacity in terms of site monitoring and anticipating the growing demand for coordination, especially for large projects, in the coming years. Today and tomorrow, we want to offer our clients exactly the right expertise for their specific project," says Erwin Malcorps, Managing Director of Sweco Belgium.

Pythagoras bvba was founded in 1992 by the current owner Andy Sack. The company has 13 employees who operate on dozens of construction yards in Flanders.

"We immediately feel at home in Sweco's solid organisation. By joining forces, we will guarantee high quality, meticulous execution and control of the use of the prescribed materials and procedures. Together with our new colleagues, we will also contribute to the further development of quality and knowledge management", says Andy Sack, Managing Director of Pythagoras.

Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. The results of Sweco’s work are sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to clean water. With 14,500 employees in Northern Europe, Sweco offers its customers the right expertise for every project. Sweco carries out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world and is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.5 billion (EUR 1.7 billion). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB. More information is available on Sweco’s website.

The Laga Corporate – M&A team was composed of Tim Baart (lead Partner), Wouter D’herde and Maxime Van der Weehe.

Read Sweco Belgium's news item covering the acquisition

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