Mandate Vinge advises Medicover in connection with a directed share issue 

June 11, 2020

The board of directors of Medicover has, on the basis of an authorisation granted from the annual general meeting, resolved on a directed new issue of shares, whereby Medicover will raise proceeds of SEK 1.5 billion, before issue costs.

The share issue is directed to a large number of Nordic and international institutional investors, on the basis of an accelerated bookbuilding process carried out by SEB. 
 
Medicover is a leading international healthcare and diagnostic services company and was founded in 1995. Medicover operates a large number of ambulatory clinics, hospitals, specialty-care facilities, laboratories and blood-drawing points and the largest markets are Poland and Germany. In 2019, Medicover had revenue around €844 million and 28,800 employees.
 
Vinge’s team has consisted of Dain Hård Nevonen, Sofie Bjärtun and Eléonore Friberg. 

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