Mandate Vinge has advised Axcel on its investment in AddPro

July 06, 2020

Axcel has signed an agreement to aquire a majority ownership stake in AddPro, a Swedish leading provider of IT and cloud services. AddPro’s current management team and founders will reinvest in the company alongside Axcel.

AddPro was founded 2000 in Malmö and has a total approximate revenue of SEK 800 million and close to 350 employees. AddPro is acquired from Adelis Equity Partners, founders, the management team and key employees. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. AddPro is the second investment in Axcel VI.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Christina Kokko (M&A) and Mikael Ståhl (Banking & Finance) and associates Johanna Wiberg, Stina Bengtsson and Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister (M&A), Linn Adewald, Pauline Lagerstrand, Elias Lundin and Jolinn Uhlin (Banking & Finance), Mathilda Persson, Martin Boström and Fredrika Hjelmberg (Commercial Agreements & IT), Ilze Lukins and Anna Li (IP), Lisa Hörnqvist (GDPR), Veronika Garemark (Employment), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Estate), Kristoffer Sällfors (Public Procurement), Johan Wahlbom (Antitrust) and Nathalie Hughes (VDR assistant).

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