Mandate Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire PoG Woody Bygghandel

June 25, 2019

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB (“Beijer Byggmaterial”) in connection with Beijer Byggmaterial entering into an agreement to acquire PoG Woody Bygghandel AB. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary conditions. 

PoG Woody Bygghandel AB is a strong regional player operating six branches including a distribution centre in the south of Sweden, which is an important growth centre for the building materials supply industry. Beijer Byggmaterial is part of Stark Group, the largest retailer and distributor of building materials in the Nordic region with operations in Denmark, Greenland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Jonas Bergström, Linda Sengul, Anna Thoms and Vilhelm Rondahl (M&A), Michael Montner (Corporate Commercial), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Property/Lease Agreements) and Sebastian Örndahl (Anti Trust).
 

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
May 28, 2020

Brexit and free movement of persons

Brexit means the end of free movement of persons between the EU and the UK. This change will affect companies in the EU and the UK that depend on workers who are UK and EU citizens respectively. This note discusses the rules on free movement of persons before and after Brexit and offers guidance to companies and other parties in this regard.
May 18, 2020

Options for employers to consider during the Covid-19 crisis to reduce labour costs

The outbreak of Covid-19 continues to have a material negative effect on a large number of companies and their businesses on the Swedish labour market and it has also led to considerable fluctuations on the financial markets. Because of these negative effects, businesses may need to proceed with redundancies if proper cost saving options are not implemented. We have summarised a couple of options that employers may want to consider.
May 15, 2020