Mandate Vinge has advised Mitsubishi Electric in connection with acquisition 

April 03, 2020

Vinge has advised Mitsubishi Electric’s European subsidiary Mitsubishi Electrics B.V. in connection with its acquisition of AQS Produkter AB, a distributor of comfort, process and IT cooling and heat pumps in Sweden.

By the acquisition, Mitsubishi Electric strengthens its position on the Swedish market for climate and cooling systems as well as heat pump products.
 
Vinge’s team mainly consisted of Kristina Ekberg, Manne Bergström and Hannah Kajlinger (M&A), Fredrika Hjelmberg and Carla Zachariasson (Commercial Agreements) and Lisa Ullman and Veronika Garemark (Employment).

 

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