Mandate Nobina acquires Samtrans

June 15, 2018

Samtrans, which is the leading actor within specific public transport services in the Stockholm area, has been acquired by Nobina. The seller is TransportIT Group.

The purchase price amounts to MSEK 450, half of which is in the form of a possible supplementary purchase price. The acquisition is conditional upon approval by the Swedish Competition Authority. Vinge advised the seller. The mandate included relatively extensive TSA issues.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Olof Jisland and Eva Fredriksson together with, among others, associates Filip Öhrner, Karl Klackenberg, Christoffer Nordin, Karolina Cohrs and Johan Wahlbom.

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