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K&L Gates Advises Wabtec Corporation

22 February 2017

Melbourne – Global law firm K&L Gates has advised leading global provider of products and services for rail and industrial markets, NYSE-listed Westinghouse Air & Brake Technology Group (Wabtec) on its acquisition of Lynxrail, the railroad technology division of Lynx Engineering Consultants Pty Ltd.

Established in 1993 in Perth, Lynx Engineering developed a range of innovative technologies for the rail industry, including wayside and on-board condition based monitoring systems.

The K&L Gates team advised Wabtec on all legal aspects relating to the acquisition. The team was led by Melbourne M&A partner John Mann, and included Perth corporate partner Adam Levine, senior associate Danielle Larkin and graduate Xanthe Shaw.

Mann said: "The strategic acquisition delivers Wabtec a company at the forefront of innovation in the rail industry. K&L Gates is pleased to have brought together a national team to assist Wabtec achieve a successful result."

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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