Smulders - EIFFAGE press release

PR Newswire/Les Echos/ 
3rd July 2013  
Strengthening of the Eiffage group in offshore metal construction via the 
                partial acquisition of the Smulders group  
Following a year of cooperation, the Metal branch of Eiffage has signed, 
subject to a number of conditions precedents, a contract for the acquisition 
of the main entities of the Smulders group: Smulders, Iemants, Willems and 
The acquired businesses will generate about EUR200 million of revenues for 2013
(for the full year) with 770 employees located in Belgium, Netherlands and
With this acquisition, the most important since 2008, Eiffage is strengthening
its presence on the offshore energy market and in particular the wind one for
which Smulders is a key player. This investment will also permit the 
development of the Metal branch on its traditional businesses of the offshore 
energy and complex metal based constructions abroad and in Northern Europe in 
Eiffage is the fourth-largest construction and concessions company in Europe.
The Group's activities are organised as five business lines (construction, 
civil works, energy, metal and concessions with PPPs). Thanks to the experience
of almost 70,000 employees, Eiffage generated revenues of more than 
EUR14 billion in 2012, 15% of which outside France.  
The Metal branch of Eiffage relies on the expertise of its 5,000 employees and
generated in 2012 about EUR900 million of revenues.  
Investors Contact                   Press Contact 
Xavier Ombrédanne                   Sandra Weigand 
Tel. : + 33 (0) 1 41 32 81 44       Tel. : +33 (0) 1 41 32 80 90  
Eiffage Métal Contact
Hélène Lelut
Tel : +33 (0) 1 47 60 42 43 
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