Mandate VINGE ADVISES CAPMAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACQUISITION OF A MAJORITY HOLDING IN MALTE MÅNSON

June 25, 2014

Vinge has advised CapMan Buyout X-fonden in connection with its acquisition of a majority shareholding in Malte Månson, a vehicle and engine specialist with Sweden’s largest independent network of heavy goods vehicle service garages. CapMan’s investment has created opportunities for growth and expansion on a market with favourable growth potential.

Malte Månson was established in 1918 and runs one of Sweden’s largest independent chains of service garages which focus on commercial vehicles. The group’s head office is situated in Skänninge and the group conducts operations in 12 locations. The garages are authorized service centres for several well-known manufacturers within the engine and automotive industry. The company also conducts agency operations for, among other things, diesel engines for industrial use. The Group’s turnover is approximately SEK 330 million and it has approximately 120 employees.

Following the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Malte Månson, CapMan holds approximately 86 per cent of the company’s shares.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, partner Daniel Rosvall together with project manager Jonas Johansson, counsel Johan Cederblad and associates Gustav Jönsson, Emil Fahlén Godö, Anna Lonergan, Evelina Tejle, Erik Thilén and Daniel Unger. Partner Mikael Ståhl was responsible for provided financing advice together with associates Albert Wållgren and Mattias Sköld.

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