Nordic M&A News
August 8, 2018

- Denmark -

Private equity firm Nordic Capital sells Unifeeder to DP World (Borsen)

Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to divest logistics company Unifeeder Group, the largest European feeder and growing shortsea operator, to DP World for EUR 660m. Unifeeder has approximately 400 employees in 25 countries. In 2017, Unifeeder A/S reported revenues of DKK 3bn with earnings before interest and tax of DKK 163m. The acquisition of Unifeeder will further enhance DP World’s presence in the global supply chain and broaden their product offerings.

Private equity firm Capidea invests in FlexoPrint Holding (Press Release)

Danish private equity fund Capidea has become the new majority shareholder in FlexoPrint Holding, which owns a number of companies in Denmark and Germany that together make up the FlexoPrint Group. FlexoPrint is one of the leading producers of self-adhesive labels in Denmark, focusing on products for FMCG and logistics companies. The FlexoPrint Group is headquartered in Randers and has a little more than 100 employees. The company has production facilities in Randers, Denmark and in Salzbergen and Greven, Germany. 

- Sweden -

Cherry acquires additional shares in Highlight Games (Cision)

Swedish Gaming company Cherry AB has exercised its option to acquire 7.8 percent of the shares of Highlight Games Ltd. In addition, Cherry has acquired shares corresponding to 15.1 percent of the company from parties not active in the company. The total purchase price amounts to GBP 5.4m. Following the transactions, Cherry’s total ownership in Highlight Games amounts to 60.4 percent of the outstanding shares. 

EQT Real Estate acquires shopping center in Leipzig (Press Release)

The EQT Real Estate I fund has acquired Allee Center located in Leipzig, Germany. The Allee Center was built in 1996 and comprises around 40,000 square meters of rental space. The center was sold by Investa Real Estate via Colliers International. The transaction represents the fund's eighth investment to date and third into Germany. 

- Norway -

No news to report

- Finland -

Consolis subsidiary to acquire TMB Group (Mynewsdesk)

Parma, the Finnish subsidiary of the leading supplier of pre-cast concrete solutions in Europe, Consolis, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Estonia-based TMB Group, a producer of concrete elements in the Baltic countries and Finland. Through this acquisition, Consolis will reinforce its presence in Northern Europe. Founded in 1961, TMB Group employs around 500 people and its annual revenues exceeded EUR 120m in 2017.

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