Mandate Triton - acquisition of GCE Gas Control Equipment AB

May 12, 2005

Triton - acquisition of GCE Gas Control Equipment AB

Private Equity firm Triton has agreed to acquire GCE Gas Control Equipment AB, a Swedish industrial gas and special equipment manufacturer, from ESAB AB and AGA AB (50% from each seller) for a consideration of SEK 386m (EUR 42m). In 2002, GCE generated pre-tax profits of SEK 59m (EUR 6.5m) on turnover of SEK 822m (EUR 90m).

Vinge acted for Triton.
Bertil Villard, Christina Kokko, Mattias Schömer, Lennart Larsson (responsible partners)
André Forsell, Jonas Bjelkeryd, Ulrich Ziche, Anna Engström, Tom Zachrisson (associates).

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

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