Mandate Vinge advises EQT VI on acquisition of Atos Medical

July 22, 2011

Vinge is advising funds managed by EQT VI Limited in connection with the acquisition of Atos Medical from funds managed by Nordic Capital V Limited (94.6%) and board directors and employees (5.4%). Atos supplies products to the ear, nose and throat (“ENT”) medical segment and is the market leader in voice prosthesis. The acquisition is subject to customary conditions.

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