Mandate Vinge advises EQT V on acquisition of Dometic

February 28, 2011

Vinge is advising funds managed by EQT V Limited in connection with the acquisition of Dometic Group from a consortium of lenders, board directors and employees. Dometic is a leading global provider of leisure products for caravan, motor-home, car, truck, hotel and boat industries. The acquisition is subject to approval by an Extraordinary General Meeting of Dometic Group expected to be held within weeks, and other customary conditions. The purchase price amounts to around 12 bn SEK.

The Vinge team, which comprised a number of lawyers from Vinge's Stockholm office, Shanghai office and German Desk, included partner Christina Kokko and associates Peter Sundgren, Philip Asmar and Paul Dali (M&A), Matthias Schömer (tax) and partners Johan Karlsson and Marcus Glader and associate Peter Alstergren (EU & competition).

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