Vinge has advised Doro in connection with the acquisition of the German distributor IVS Industrievertretung Schweiger GmbH (“IVS”). The acquisition price for IVS, including the maximum additional purchase price in 2014 and 2015, amounts to EUR 17.6 million on a cash and debt free basis. The acquisition is financed through a combination of existing cash and bank loans and Doro also has an option to finance part of the acquisition with Doro shares.
Doro’s products and solutions are available in more than 30 countries spanning five continents and the product range includes mobile phones, apps and software, fixed telephony, telecare and solutions within mHealth. Doro’s turnover in 2012 was SEK 837.5 million and the company’s shares are listed on OMX Nasdaq Stockholm, Nordic List, Small-cap.
Vinge primarily advised Doro on the capital markets and corporate law issues pertaining to the acquisition. Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Johan Winnerblad together with associates Charlotte Levin, Matthias Pannier, Dain Nevonen and Christian Hybbinette.