Mandate Vinge advises Balticgruppen in connection with the sale of shares in Ålö Intressenter

July 14, 2011

Vinge has advised Balticgruppen AB in connection with the sale of its shareholding in Ålö Intressenter AB to funds managed by Altor. Balticgruppen AB and 3i together constitute the target company’s majority shareholders. Ålö is a world leader within the development and manufacture of front loaders and ancillary equipment for the forestry industry and has sales companies in eight countries and factories in four countries.

Vinge’s team advising Balticgruppen AB consisted of partners Jan Widlund and Carl Gustaf De Geer and associates Nina Farrahi and David Andersson.

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