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Faiveley Transport – acquisition of Sab Wabco

May 11, 2005

Faiveley Transport, the French railway equipment company owned by Faiveley S.A., the listed French industrial group active in the areas of railway equipment manufacturing and plastics, has agreed to acquire, in partnership with Sagard, the Paris-based private equity house, Sab Wabco, a Swedish maker of brake systems for rail vehicles, from Vestar Capital Partners, the US based private equity firm, in a deal that values Sab Wabco at EUR 310m including net debt.

Vinge acted for Faively Transport.
Fredrik Wilkens (responsible partner)
Katja Cato, Sara Olsson, Therese Wentzel, Mattias Larsson (associates)

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