Mandate Industri Kapital AB and Gambro AB – sale of MacGREGOR AB to Kone Corporation

May 10, 2005

Kone Corporation, the listed Finnish engineering company specialising in overhead lifting solutions and maintenance services, has agreed to acquire MacGREGOR Group AB, the Swedish provider of marine cargo flow solutions and services, from Gambro AB, the listed Swedish medical technology and healthcare company, and Industri Kapital, the Swedish private equity firm, for a consideration of EUR 186m on a debt free basis. On completion of the transaction, MacGREGOR will be integrated in the Cargotec division.

Vinge acted for Industri Kapital AB and Gambro AB.
Bertil Villard (responsible partner)
Malin Leffler (associate)

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