Mandate PPM Ventures and Triton – acquisition of Pharmacia Diagnostics

May 12, 2005

Triton, the European private equity firm, and PPM Ventures Ltd, the private equity business within Prudential Corporation plc, the UK financial services group, has agreed to acquire Pharmacia Diagnostics AB, the Swedish based in-vitro allergy and autoimmune diagnostic testing business of Pfizer Inc, the US-based health care company, for USD 575m.

Vinge acted for Triton and PPM Ventures Ltd.

Johan Cederlund, Christina Kokko (responsible partners)
Sara Mindus (associate)

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DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

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