Mandate Vinge represented the sellers in the divestment of Fred Holmberg & Co AB

December 31, 2014

Vinge represented the sellers in the divestment of Fred Holmberg & Co AB to Brenntag Nordic AB. Fred Holmberg & Co AB is active within the field of distribution of chemicals, biofuels and products for NOx reduction and has an expected turnover of more than SEK 700 million for 2014. Brenntag is the world leader in chemicals distribution and the acquisition strengthens Brenntag’s presence on the Nordic market.

Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren together with associate Fredrik Christiansson. In addition, specialist Mathias Lindqvist has assisted with environmental law expertise and partner Pär Remnelid, together with associate Lisa Bourghardt, have assisted with competition law expertise.

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