Mandate Vinge has advised Apoteket omstrukturering AB in connection with the sale of pharmacies

November 10, 2009

Vinge has advised Apoteket Omstrukturering AB in connection with the reregulation of the Swedish pharmacy market and in connection with the disposal through Apoteket AB (publ) of 8 so-called cluster companies consisting of a total of 465 pharmacies to Kronans Droghandel/KF, Altor, Priveq/Investor Growth Capital and Segulah for a total purchase price of approximately SEK 5.9 billion.

The Vinge team was led by Carl Gustaf De Geer and Henrik Wenckert and included associates from different practice areas such as M&A, Banking & Finance, EU &Antitrust, IT/Telecom, Employment & Benefits, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and also entailed regulatory issues regarding the pharmaceuticals legislation including licensing on the pharmacy market.

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