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ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung has been acquired by DB Engineering & Consulting

The three private shareholders of ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH (ESE) have sold their shares to DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH.

Founded in 1997, ESE is a successful German IT development and engineering services provider. Its core competency is in the area of embedded software development and functional safety. Services include tasks from coaching to component production and from testing to validation. The company’s main focus is on the rail, automotive, healthcare and industry sectors. ESE has around 300 employees and annual sales of approximately US$35 million. The owners decided to take this step as part of a succession plan.

DB Engineering & Consulting, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, offers advice, planning and implementation for infrastructure and mobility projects in Germany and worldwide. It has around 4,800 employees, multiple locations in Germany and offices on all continents.

Oaklins’ team in Germany advised the three founders of ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH on the sale of 100% of their shares to DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH. The team conducted an international market approach with over 100 candidates.

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“Oaklins advised us on an exciting journey with tireless enthusiasm for this transaction. It is thanks to the professionally run process that the deal was completed, especially in these challenging times. In DB Engineering & Consulting, we have found an excellent partner with a strategic fit for the future development of the company.”

Klaus R. Janz

Founder and CEO, ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH

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Dr. Hans  Bethge

Dr. Hans Bethge

Senior Advisor

Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany
 Christoph  Rummelt

Christoph Rummelt

Associate Director

Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany
 Alexander G.W. Choy

Alexander G.W. Choy

Senior Associate

Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany

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