Vinge advises YrkesAkademin in connection with its acquisition of Arcus

November 25, 2021

Vinge has advised YA Holding AB (publ) ("YrkesAkademin") in connection with its acquisition of Arcus Utbildning & Jobbförmedling AB ("Arcus"). The acquisition is, inter alia, dependent upon securing the requisite financing.

Arcus was founded in 1998 and is the market leading company in matching services, i.e. to guide jobseekers into suitable employment or education, on behalf of the Swedish Employment Service. As per 30 June 2021, Arcus’ turnover was SEK 282 million for the past 12 months (LTM). At present, Arcus employs approximately 300 people.  

Vinge’s team consisted of Jonas Johansson together with Elsie Nassar and Amanda Steen (M&A), Mia Falk and Per Kjellstrand (Compliance), Ebba Svenburg (Employment Law), Elisabet Hallberg (Contracts), Karl-Hugo Engdahl (IT & GDPR), Ulf Pyk (Real Estate Law), Kristoffer Sällfors (Public Procurement) and Ellinor Gyllenhammar (VDR assistant).

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