Mandate Vinge Advises Optimera Svenska

May 14, 2008

Vinge advises Optimera Svenska AB in their purchase of Dalskogs Ångsåg & Träförädling AB, operators within the building trade line, and their subsidiary AB S.D. Danielson. Optimera Svenska AB’s holds a strong position on the relevant market in the southern parts of Sweden. By the acquisition of Dalskogs and Danielsons Optimera receives a beneficial coverage between existing units in Värmland and Gothenburg. Optimera Sverige has a turnover of approximately SEK 2,5 billion and is a part of Optimera Gruppen AS which head quarters is located in Oslo. The Optimera group, wholly owned by French Saint-Gobain, is included in Saint-Gobain Distribution Nordic.  

Vinge’s team included partner Jan Örtenholm, joined by Magnus Hedsund, Kristian Ford, Lynn Andersson and Mathias Lindquist.

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