With retroactive effect as of January 1, 2019, ROBUR Industry Service Group (hereinafter referred to as “ROBUR”) has added Niedernberg-based APE Engineering GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “APE Engineering”) to its portfolio. This merger sees ROBUR strengthen the group’s position in the fields of automation and digitization.

A team from FMDH led by Dr. Gabor Mues provided ROBUR with extensive legal advice when the transaction was being prepared, negotiated, and executed (including transaction financing). The attorneys at FMDH and ROBUR have been working well together for a long time on ROBUR’s group development.

Background information: APE Engineering has been offering comprehensive and customized solutions for automation processes for more than 20 years for companies in a wide variety of industries, in mechanical engineering and plant construction as well as for production companies. With its engineering, technical IT, and technical documentation and translation business units, APE Engineering is able to fully meet the diverse requirements of ROBUR customers in a targeted manner. This is complemented by a broad range of consulting services, encompassing expertise in IT security, risk assessment, machine safety, project management, and research funding. APE Engineering provides its customers with comprehensive support from the outset and throughout the entire project cycle, commissioning, and after-sales service.