Nordic M&A News
September 10, 2018

- Denmark -

The restaurant chain MASH is up for sale (Business)
The founders of MASH have appointed Deloitte to help them find new investors. The founders have ambitions to expand to more countries, and therefore, they are looking for financially strong investors, who can help them realize their ambitions. The three founders are looking for investors to Copenhagen Concepts, which owns both MASH and Bistro Sommelier. M&A Specialist Frederik Aakard estimates that DKK 60-80m is a realistic price for the company.  

VIA Equity acquires software company C&B Systemer (ComputerWorld)
The Danish pension funds ATP and PFA have acquired a majority of the Danish software company C&B Systemer through the private equity firm VIA Equity. C&B Systemer provides software to Danish real estate agents.  The purchase price has not been disclosed.

Carlsberg is looking for acquisitions (Borsen)
CEO of Carlsberg, Cees 't Hart, has told Bloomberg News that they are considering acquisitions if the right opportunities arise. The potential acquisition(s) will be in countries they are present in already, and in 3-5 years, they are planning to expand to new markets.

- Sweden -

Balder buys a hotel from Saint Invest (Realtid)

The property company Balder acquires a hotel in Stockholm for an underlying property value of SEK 312m. The hotel consists of more than 200 rooms, while the remaining rooms mostly consist of offices. The annual rental value of the property amounts to approx. SEK 21m.

- Norway -

No news to report

- Finland -

The nursing home Enonkosken Hoiva becomes a part of Mehiläinen (Press Release)

The nursing home provides housing services for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health care in Enonkoski and it was established in 2001. The founders of Enonkosken Hoiva says that they believe Mehiläinen is a reliable and skilled partner to continue the business. The Mehiläinen Group is a respected private social and health care provider in Finland.


Prepared by Morten Loft Sørensen