TÜV Rheinland Acquires Rail Sciences, Inc.

Scott-Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group acts as exclusive financial advisor to TÜV Rheinland in acquisition.

August 2010

TUV Rheinland / Rail Sciences Inc.TÜV Rheinland announced the acquisition of Rail Sciences, Inc. (RSI). As a premier rail industry consulting firm and train dynamics specialist, RSI provides specialized consulting in derailment investigations, track/train dynamics, operations planning and analysis, and testing and instrumentation. Scott-Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group acted as the exclusive financial adviser to TÜV Rheinland in this transaction.

About TÜV Rheinland

As a world leader in global market access and in independent testing and certification services, TÜV Rheinland provides support in Germany, Europe, and abroad from development to market approval. As a holistic service provider, the organization checks and certifies the safety, performance, and quality of technical equipment, capital goods, durable goods, and consumer goods. The $1.5 billion corporation is comprised of an international network of more than 13,000 employees in 62 countries and serves most industry sectors and markets worldwide.

About Scott Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group and M&A Services

Led by Fabian Hassel, the Industrial and Automotive Group includes professionals with over 25 years of experience in providing industrial and automotive merger and acquisition, financing, valuation and strategic advisory services to a global client base. Scott Macon’s industrial and automotive financial services clients have included domestic and foreign publicly-traded and privately-owned companies as well as private equity firms.

Scott-Macon professionals have extensive experience, both domestic and international, in advising clients on the purchase or sale of companies, subsidiaries or business units in a broad range of industries. The firm and its professionals have successfully executed transactions for large publicly traded companies, private equity firms, and closely-held or family businesses.