Mandate Vinge advises Willis Tower Watson in its divestment of Max Matthiessen

May 25, 2020

Vinge advises Willis Tower Watson, global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, in its divestment of Max Matthiessen to Nordic Capital.

Max Matthiessen was founded 1889 and as active in insurance brokerage and financial advisory services for companies and individuals. The company has 440 employees at approximately 30 locations throughout Sweden with headquarter in Stockholm. In 2019, Max Matthiessen had a customer base of around 13,000 clients with revenues exceeding SEK 1.5 billion. Willis Tower Watson acquired Max Matthiessen from Altor 2014.

The acquisition is conditional upon customary regulatory approvals and conditions to closing.

Vinge’s team consisted of, amongst others, Peter Sundgren, Joacim Rydergård, Stina Bengtsson and Olivia Belding (M&A), Fabian Ekeblad and Paulina Malmberg (Regulatory Insurance), Albert Wållgren (Banking & Finance), Maria Schultzberg (Tax), Xandra Ståhlberg (Competition law) and Nathalie Hughes (VDR-assistant).

 

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