Network Corporate Finance advised ELBE Betreuungs- und Verwaltungs- GmbH on the placement of their shareholding in REpower Systems AG, Hamburg, Germany.

#Key data

Industry: Energy
Project type: Capital Market Transactions
Description: Buy-side mandate
Date: April 2005


ELBE Betreuungs- und Verwaltungs-GmbH sold its 14.5% shareholding (782,976 shares) in the listed company REpower Systems AG, Hamburg, Germany, to Martifer – Construções metalomecânis S.A., Oliveira de Frades, Portugal, in the course of an M&A transaction.


Target Company

REpower Systems AG is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wind power generating plants, with 161 systems produced in 2004. With the REpower 5 M the company has developed the first 5 MW system, which is currently the most powerful machine in the world.


Key facts

Transaction value: not disclosed
Sector: Power plant construction
Sales: EUR 320 million
Employees: 558
Date: April 2005



ELBE Betreuungs- and Verwaltungs-GmbH is a private asset management company and is owned by the company founders of REpower Systems AG.


The role of Network Corporate Finance

Network Corporate Finance examined the various exit options for ELBE and advised the clients on the sale.

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