Cegelec is a subsidiary of Vinci Group, based in Saint- Denis, near Paris, provides technical services to companies and public entities. By its own account, employing around 25,000 people in over 30 countries worldwide with a total of some 1,400 branches. Broken down, the Group is organized into five divisions: CBB ( Cegelec in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg ), CFB (France), CGB ( Germany and Austria ), CSS (Global Systems & Services ) and CWB (Africa, Middle East, Asia and South America).

Chairman of the Management Board, Jean- Yves le Brouster.


In fiscal 2009, the Cegelec group as a whole had a turnover of 2.8 billion euros. This was divided as follows: 24 percent went to the manufacturing industry, 28 percent to the area of ​​infrastructure. In the service sector, 20 percent of sales were achieved, the proportion of maintenance and repair area was 28 percent.


Cegelec has emerged from the AEG ( General Electric Company ). 1996 divided the AEG their field of plant and automation technology; this went into the corporate structure of the Alcatel -Alsthom Group, later Alstom, a. From the management buy -out on 20 July 2001, in which Alstom has spun off its services division, Cegelec itself as an independent group of companies with its German subsidiary Cegelec systems and automation technology show. The private equity investors CDC Equity Capital and Charterhouse Development Capital each held a 45 percent stake, ten percent were owned by Cegelec employees.

In October 2008, Qatari Diar acquired, a sovereign wealth fund of the emirate of Qatar, a majority of the shares in the Cegelec group. To discuss a strategic partnership between Qatari Diar and the French construction group Vinci on January 19, 2010, and receipt of antitrust official approval of the general meeting which on 14 April 2010 the Board of Directors of Vinci has completed the planned contribution of Cegelec in exchange for newly issued shares and own shares of the Group. This Cegelec is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vinci Group.

Cegelec in Germany

Cegelec Germany GmbH has its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. Chairman of the Board Reinhard Schlemmer, commercial director is Michael Schambach. The 30 locations with approximately 1,800 employees are divided into the three German regional divisions north-east, south, west. Austria, too, with three locations is the German Cegelec been divided.

Recent acquisition of Cegelec Germany GmbH was in January 2009, the Ebehako GmbH, an electrical service provider based in Zwickau.

In the power plant, founded in 2008, Cegelec GmbH in Bad Frederick Hall, the company combines the technical services for nuclear power plants.

Other subsidiaries are:

  • Cegelec Contracting GmbH with headquarters in Schkeuditz
  • Cegelec Services GmbH, headquartered in Leverkusen
  • Cegelec Space, based in Kourou


Cegelec Germany GmbH provides project and services from development to implementation to maintenance and repair. The focus is on the three market segments, industry, infrastructure and energy with a total of 17 divisions. They break down as follows:


  • Chemistry
  • Steel
  • Paper
  • Automotive
  • Reengineering
  • Mining


  • Service
  • Airport
  • Tunneling
  • Train
  • Waterways
  • Space travel


  • Gas
  • Incineration
  • Energy supply
  • Power plants
  • Nuclear disposal
  • Sugar