Mandate Vinge Advises EQT on Transfer of the Finnish Finn-Power Group

February 27, 2008

Vinge advises EQT on transfer of the Finnish Finn-Power Group to Prima Industries, listed in Italy. By the acquisition of the Finn-Power Group Prima Industries will reach 50 countries which in turn will make Prima Industries the third largest producer of laser machines in the world. The group’s annual revenues are calculated to reach an estimated value of EUR 400 million.      

EQT is represented by partner Anders Åberg joined by associates Tuula Tallavarra and Petter Kjöllerström assisted by project assistant Jenny Henriksson.

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