Mandate Vinge has advised Litorina V and the Bergfalk group

June 15, 2018

Vinge has advised Litorina V and the Bergfalk group in connection with the acquisition of Johan i Hallen i Göteborg AB, a leading Swedish distributor within fresh food with focus on meat.

The company has a turnover of over SEK 640 million and offers its products in Sweden. The company's former main owners and management will remain as significant owners going forward. Through the transaction a partnership is established between the Bergfalk-group and Johan i Hallen creating one of the leading specialist distributors within fresh food with focus on meat, fish and shellfish.

Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jonas Johansson together with the associates Carl Sander and Martin Cronsioe (M&A), Sara Strandberg and Sophia Holm (employment), Kristoffer Larson (real estate), Arvid Axelryd (IP) and Johan Cederblad (environment. Johan Wahlbom provided competition law advice. Partner Louise Brorsson Salomon and associate Sebastian Frisk assisted with the financing.
 

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