Vinge has advised Ekomodern F, W & E AB in connection with the sale of Kung Markatta AB to Priveq Investment Fund IV. The company’s current indirect owners, i.e. Peter Enberg, Stefan Wilhelmson and CEO Anders Dahlin, will retain significant shareholdings through a new holding company formed in conjunction with the acquisition.
Kung Markatta is a market leader in Sweden within the distribution and marketing of ecological and natural products. The company, which was established in Örebro in 1983, has expanded significantly since it was acquired in 2004 by Peter Enberg and his partners. In addition to its own well-renowned range of approximately 150 ecological products under the Kung Markatta trade mark, the company also markets a large portfolio of other brands such as, among others, Alpro, Rice Dream, Yogi Tea, and Green & Black’s. The company’s turnover in 2012 was approximately SEK 200 million and it currently employs 30 people.
Vinge’s team consisted of partner Daniel Rosvall together with, among others, associates Kristian Ford, Markus Larsson and Maria Dahlin.