Mandate Vinge advises on sale of Hans Andersson Recycling to Veolia

September 01, 2017

Vinge has advised the seller in connection with the sale of all shares in Hans Recycling Group AB to Veolia Nordic AB.


Hans Andersson Recycling Group AB conducts, via approximately 15 wholly- and part owned subsidiaries, recycling operations and waste transports primarily in Sweden but also in Finland and Germany. The group has a turnover of approximately SEK 1.5 billion and employs approximately 400 persons. The competition authorities in Sweden and Germany have approved the merger.

Vinge’s team has primarily consisted of responsible partner Anders Strid, Frida Bäckegren (M&A), Mercedes Anderås (real estate and commercial leases), Johan Cederblad (environmental law), Joel Zetterström (IT), Rebecka Maltenius (commercial leases) and corporate assistant Camilla Andersson.
 

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