Mandate CapMan Oy and 3i Group – sale of NeoPharma AB to Solvay Pharmaceuticals

May 10, 2005

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, the Belgium based pharmaceuticals firm, has agreed to acquire NeoPharma AB, the Sweden based pharmaceuticals firm involved in development of drugs for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, from 3i Group plc, the UK based private equity firm, and CapMan, the Finnish private equity firm, in a transaction, for approximately SEK 640m (EUR 71.26m).

Vinge acted for the sellers, being private investors as well as private equity funds including 3i and CapMan.
Anders Åberg, Malin Ohlin Åkermark (reponsible partners)
Maja Wettergren, Ola Sandersson (associates)

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