Mandate Vinge advises Litorina Kapital in connection with acquisition of Björnkläder

December 06, 2010

Litorina Kapital has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in Björnkläder AB from Davis Service Group Plc.

Björnkläder is Sweden’s leading specialist supplier of professional workwear and personal protective equipment with nationwide coverage in the Swedish market through its Grolls store network. The company generated approximately SEK 480 million in sales in 2009 and employs approximately 185 people.

Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Johan Winnerblad and partner Maria-Pia Hope together with, among others, associates Johan Johansson, Paul Dali and Johan Mattsson. Associate Peter Alstergren provided competition law advice.

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