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Anhui Shanying Paper acquires Nordic Paper

Aug. 2, 2017

Vinge has advised Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., LTD (“Anhui Shanying Paper”) in conjunction with its acquisition of Nordic Paper Holding AB (”Nordic Paper”) from Holding Blanc Bleu 5 S.à r.l, (controlled by funds which are advised by Orlando Management AG) and Petek GmbH.

Anhui Shanying Paper, which is part of the Taison Group, is a China-based pulp and papermill company which has been listed on the Shanghai stock exchange since 2001. Nordic Paper is a leading supplier of paper within the kraft paper and the greaseproof paper segments. Nordic Paper currently has four paper facilities in Bäckhammar, Åmotfors, Säffle in Sweden as well as Greåker in Norway and delivers paper to customers in more than 80 countries. The acquisition is conditional upon customary conditions to closing.

Vinge’s team has consisted of, among others, partners Jonas Bergström, Johan Larsson, senior counsel Gu Qun, associate Samra Baytar, counsel Joacim Rydergård, associates Pål Walhammar och Lisa Sennerby (M&A), counsel Johan Cederblad (Environmental), associates Lova Unge (Employment), Frida Ställborn (Real Estate), Josefine Lanker (Financial Arrangements), Victor Wahlqvist and Victor Berg (Commercial Agreements) and Parul Sharma (CSR and Compliance) and partner Pär Remnelid and associate Nils Alvång (EU, Competition & Regulatory)