Sacher GmbH &Ramboll

2. August 2022

Sacher becomes a global provider of structural engineering services through its sale to Ramboll.

With the acquisition of Sacher GmbH, Ramboll is expanding its building construction business in Germany. The company, based in Munich and Berlin, brings expertise in structural engineering and fire protection.

Sacher offers services in accordance with HOAI for new buildings, revitalizations or conversions, develops complex structural solutions and carries out risk and cost assessments for real estate projects. In addition, Sacher has extensive expertise in the field of fire protection. Sacher implemented these services for the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich and the FSG Airport in Stuttgart, among others.

In Ramboll’s Building Construction business unit, around 4,000 experts plan projects covering more than 10 million square meters worldwide every year. In total, Ramboll has already been involved in over 10,000 building construction projects. In Scandinavia in particular, Ramboll holds a strong market position in the field of building construction. The acquisition of Sacher GmbH now also lays the foundation for a growing business in Germany.

“Sacher is now part of a globally operating company – this is a big step for us,” says Bernd Sacher. “Our customers now have access to international experts who have extensive experience in digital planning or sustainable construction with wood, among other things. And our employees benefit from the exchange with their new colleagues around the world.”

Atares* acted as the exclusive M&A advisor of the shareholder of Sacher GmbH in the sales process to Ramboll Group. The consulting services included preparation and implementation of a structured sales process, the compilation of marketing and transaction documents, identification and approach of potential investors as well as management of the due diligence, to the final commercial negotiation of the transaction. The transaction team of atares consisted of Jan Pörschmann (Partner, Munich) and Daniel Oberhumer (Director, Munich).

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Atares is the digital M&A boutique for technology-driven midcap companies in Germany and sees itself as a pioneer for the digitalization of the M&A industry. Founded in 2001, atares has advised more than 200 transactions in more than 20 years. The focus is on transaction volumes between EUR 10 and 100 million of mostly owner-managed companies. Since November 2023, the company formerly known as Proventis Partners, Munich, has been operating under the new company name atares GmbH. Atares has long-standing personal contacts with corporate and Private Equity investors and M&A advisors in Europe, North and South America and Asia. Highly specialized expertise for the market, empathy for people and passion make atares a sought-after M&A partner for the tech champions of tomorrow. More than 20 employees at atares in Munich and Düsseldorf manage their projects via the in-house developed digital M&A dealfloor ( – for value-adding, efficient transactions with the best user experience.


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*At the time of the transaction, atares traded under the name Proventis Partners GmbH Muenchen