AVS Verkehrssicherung has signed an agreement to acquire Implenia SVA GmbH


Kürten/Saarbrücken (Germany), 27 January 2020 – AVS Verkehrssicherung („AVS“), a Triton Fund IV portfolio company, has signed an agreement to acquire Implenia SVA GmbH („SVA“), a renowned provider in the field of construction site safety based in Saarbrücken. Terms and conditions of the transaction are not disclosed.

SVA, based in Saarbrücken, employs 30 people. It has many years of experience in construction site security as well as road marking and is part of Implenia Modernbau SVA Straßen- und Verkehrs-sicherungs-Anlagen GmbH. Today the company is part of Implenia Modernbau GmbH, which belongs to the Swiss construction service provider Implenia AG. In addition to Saarland, SVA is also active in Rhineland-Palatinate and Luxembourg. It works closely with state developers, cities and municipalities, as well as private construction companies.

“SVA is known as a reliable provider. For the AVS Group, this acquisition is an ideal extension in Saarland to the services we offer,” explains Andreas Schwingeler, COO of AVS.

"As part of AVS we can use our regional knowledge and contacts more effectively and react to the increasing and cross-regional customer requirements," emphasizes Jörg Huwig, Managing Director of Implenia SVA GmbH.

About AVS Verkehrssicherung

AVS Verkehrssicherung is a leading specialist provider of traffic safety services in Germany and Europe. The company is headquartered in Kürten and offers all essential services related to road safety projects. These include comprehensive advice and the necessary approval procedure for all traffic safety installations, as well as installation, marking work, maintenance & control runs, dismantling and demarking. AVS is represented throughout Germany at more than 20 nationwide locations. Internationally AVS has more than 10 locations in Belgium, Denmark and Latvia. AVS employs around 1,100 people.

Further information: www.avs-verkehrssicherung.de/english/

About Implenia

Implenia is Switzerland’s leading construction and construction services company. It also has strong positions in the German, French, Austrian, Swedish and Norwegian infrastructure markets, as well as significant building construction and civil engineering operations in Germany and Austria.

Established in 2006, Implenia can look back on around 150 years of construction tradition. It brings the expertise of its highly skilled construction units together under the roof of a company active throughout Europe. With the broad offering of Implenia and the deep experience of its specialists, the Group can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility.

Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs more than 10,000 people in Europe and posted revenue of around CHF 4.4 billion in 2018. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554).

Learn more at: www.implenia.com

About Triton

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored nine funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial, business services, consumer and health sectors.

The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe. Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth.

The 41 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around €16,5 billion and around 80,000 employees.

Further information can be found at: www.triton-partners.de

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