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Hochtief, Germany's second largest contractor, has strengthened its position in European contracting with a major stake in Ballast Nedam.The Netherlands-based firm was sold by British Aerospace at the end of last month for £175 million to a consortium including Hochtief and a Dutch banking and insurance group.A Hochtief spokesman said: 'We want to expand by buying into companies rather than setting up our own company in other countries.'Ballast Nedam is now 49.99 per cent owned ...

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