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

June 25, 2019

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

PoG Woody Bygghandel AB is a strong regional player operating six branches including a distribution centre in the south of Sweden, which is an important growth centre for the building materials supply industry. 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 and Vilhelm Rondahl (M&A), Michael Montner (Corporate Commercial), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Property/Lease Agreements) and Sebastian Örndahl (Anti Trust).
 

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