Raue Advises Televic Rail on Acquisition of GSP Sprachtechnologie

Raue has advised Televic Rail, one of the world’s leading providers of communication technology for the railway market headquartered in Belgium, on the acquisition of its German competitor GSP Sprachtechnologie. GSP Sprachtechnologie is a Berlin-based provider of on-board passenger information systems for trains, trams and underground trains with more than 240 employees. Televic Rail acquired 100 percent of GSP Sprachtechnologie, thereby expanding its access to the German market and the entire DACH region.

Raue advised Televic Rail throughout the acquisition process in Germany up to completion, including transactional, corporate, antitrust, real estate and labour law aspects of the transaction.

Televic Rail NV is part of the Belgian Televic Group. Televic Group is a fast-growing technology company and a leading provider of high-end communication systems in the specialist markets rail transport, healthcare, conferences and education. Televic Group employs around 700 people worldwide at locations in Europe, the United States, and Asia. Televic Rail develops, produces and services communication and control systems for the railway market. More than 25,000 vehicles worldwide are equipped with Televic on-board solutions. The acquisition of GSP Sprachtechnologie is a further step in the internationalization of Televic Rail.

GSP Sprachtechnologie GmbH is a leading provider of system solutions for passenger safety, information and entertainment with more than 35 years of market experience in over 30 countries.

(6 August 2019)