Stevens & Bolton’s mid-market M&A team has advised Drees & Sommer S.E. a leading European consulting, planning and project management company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, on its initial minority investment in the AA Projects Group, a UK construction consultancy company, from its existing management.
Drees & Sommer provides consulting services to both private and public clients in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure and has roughly 4,500 employees in 51 locations across Europe, the Middle East, China and the Asia Pacific. The Stevens & Bolton team advised on Drees & Sommer’s first phase minority investment in AA Projects with the full acquisition being targeted to complete in a second phase in December 2023.
AA Projects has over 230 employees in seven locations across the UK specialising in design and consultancy in the automotive, logistics, data centre, healthcare, education, residential and hospitality sectors.
Nick Atkins, Corporate Partner at Stevens & Bolton said: “We are delighted to have worked with the Drees & Sommer team on their initial minority investment in the AA Projects Group. We wish Drees & Sommer and AA Projects every success together and look forward to working with Drees & Sommer next December on the second phase of their acquisition.”
The Stevens & Bolton team was led by Nick Atkins with support from Francesca Messina (corporate), Keshav Rikhi (corporate), Natasha Dean (corporate), Ciara Maybey (corporate), Melanie Shone (corporate tax), Lloyd Davey (employment), Chantelle de Filippis (employment), Gary Parnell (commercial) and Matthew Padian (banking).