Mandate Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire Karl Ekesiöö Bygghandel

June 25, 2019

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB (“Beijer Byggmaterial”) in connection with Beijer Byggmaterial entering into an agreement to acquire Karl Ekesiöö Bygghandel AB. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary conditions.

Karl Ekesiöö Bygghandel AB is operating two branches in attractive locations with substantial building activity in the metro-area of Stockholm, (where Beijer Byggmaterial earlier this year acquired the business of Bygg-Ole).

Beijer Byggmaterial is part of Stark Group, the largest retailer and distributor of building materials in the Nordic region with operations in Denmark, Greenland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Jonas Bergström, Linda Sengul, Anna Thoms,  Desirée Sjöblom and Jesper Lindvall (M&A), Agnes Perbo (Corporate Commercial), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Property/Lease Agreements) and Sophia Holm (Employment).

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Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

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