BayWa r.e. takes over large-scale biomethane plant operator

Steinbeis M&A, lead-managed by Christian von Staudt (Partner), provided comprehensive advice to the seller of R&S Energy GmbH, based in Horn-Bad Meinberg.

About R&S Energy Beteiligungs GmbH

The Horn-Bad Meinberg biomethane plant is one of the largest in Europe. The Horn-Bad Meinberg site was built in 2007 and has since been expanded into an industrial plant geared towards long-term operation. In addition to being fed into the public gas grid, the biogas produced is fed into two regional CHP units, whose electricity is fed into the public grid and the heat extracted supplies a clinic, a senior citizens’ residence and a thermal spa, among others.

About BayWa r.e. BioenergyGmbH

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH is one of the leading developers, service providers, PV wholesalers and suppliers of energy solutions in the renewable energies sector. With the claim “r.e.think energy” – rethinking energy, the company is active worldwide. As a full-service partner with more than 30 years of market experience, BayWa r.e. has already commissioned 3.5 GW of renewable energy plants and is responsible for the operational management of 8.5 GW of plant output.
BayWa r.e. is a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWa AG. The BayWa Group generates total annual revenues of €17.1 billion.

About Steinbeis M&A

Steinbeis M&A offers its clients a comprehensive and professional range of consulting and services in the areas of (1) Mergers & Acquisitions, (2) Buy-and-Build, (3) Strategy and (4) Capital Advisory, across all industries. Clients are in particular medium-sized entrepreneurs, companies and groups of companies in Germany and abroad, but also international groups seeking to establish themselves in the SME market. Steinbeis M&A currently has 16 partners who have completed well over 150 successful transactions in recent years. Steinbeis M&A, with offices in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Cologne, Berlin, Munich, Vienna (AT), Zurich (CH), Palma (ES) and Palo Alto (US), is a member of the Steinbeis Group (, one of the leading service providers for consulting and technology transfer in Europe.

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