Mandate Vinge advises the owners of Qstar Försäljning AB and Card Network Solutions Europe AB on the sale to DCC Energi Sweden AB

July 17, 2014

Vinge advises the owners of Qstar Försäljning AB and Card Network Solutions Europe AB (CNS) on the sale of the companies to DCC Energi Sweden AB. Qstar Försäljning operates approx. 400 petrol stations across Sweden under the brands “Qstar”, “Bilisten” and “Pump”. CNS provides business systems and card solutions for the petrol and fuel industry. Qstar Försäljning is the fifth largest retail petrol station operator in Sweden, with a turnover of approx. MSEK 2,000 in 2013 and selling approx. 300 million litres of product per annum. The sale was completed on 9 May 2014.

Vinge’s team has included partner Johan Göthberg and associates Peter Sundgren, Karl Hahtovirta and Louise Nordkvist (M&A), Johan Cederblad (environmental), Fredrik Gustafsson (employment law) and Grant McKelvey (EU & competition law) as well as project assistant Pernilla Warg.

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