Vinge advises the sellers of InnovDr in connection with the divestment to Doktor.se
March 15, 2022
InnovDr is a digital provider of health and medical services. The business, which started in 2016, consists of Kollarna.se and the subareas urinkollen.se, aknekollen.se, borreliakollen.se, menskollen.se, ögonkollen.se and herpeskollen.se.
The owners of InnovDr divest the company to Doktor.se, which is one of the leading companies in digital care in Sweden.
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