Mandate Vinge has advised Lone Star Fund and Stark Group in connection with the sale of the Stark Group to CVC Capital Partners.

January 08, 2021

Headquartered in Denmark, STARK Group is a leading B2B distributor of heavy building materials for the construction industry in the Nordics and Germany, with a focus on serving professional craftsmen. The business partners with 10,000 suppliers to serve c. 235,000 customers from more than 400 locations in Denmark (incl. Greenland), Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Germany. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and approvals and is expected to close in Q2 2021.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Jonas Bergström, Desirée Sjöblom, Vilhelm Rondahl and Amanda Steen (M&A), Michaela Cronemyr and Isabell Nielsen (Agreements), Frida Ställborn and Kristoffer Larson (Real Estate), Sara Strandberg and Caroline Edwall (Employment), Sofia Bergenstråhle (IP), Ludvig Wettergren and Jolinn Uhlin (Financial Arrangements), Fredrika Hjelmberg (IT), Nicklas Thorgerzon (GDPR), Lina Österberg (Permits), Tove Lövgren Frisk (Compliance) and the VDR assistant Carl Bruneheim.


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