Nordic M&A News
February 14, 2018

- Denmark -

Swedish PE firm EQT planning to sell Flying Tiger Copenhagen (Borsen) 

After five years of ownership, private equity fund EQT has hired Morgan Stanley to be responsible for the sales process of the retail chain formerly known as Tiger. According to Bloomberg, the Danish company Flying Tiger Copenhagen is going to be valued around DKK 6B.

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Plans for upcoming TDC acquisition may prove to be illegal (Borsen)

Experts believe that the strategy signals previously announced by the bidding consortium of PFA, PKA, ATP, and Macquarie may violate competition laws. The possible violations lie within the infrastructure, where TDC may have an opportunity to cooperate and share fiber network solutions with the established electricity companies.

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Danish Concrete Group H+H International looking to expand despite brexit instability (Borsen)

The british construction market suffers from brexit, but government loans help keep up construction demand within private housing. H+H international expands current factories in UK with DKK 100M production facility investments including new acquisitions in Poland and Germany. 

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- Sweden-

PE firm Permira looks into further investments in Swedish fintech group Klarna (Dagens Industri)

The UK based PE firm Permira acquired 10% stake in fintech company Klarna in the summer of 2017. Now Permira is looking to increase the initial investment to a 15% stake in the company. Permeri also announces to be researching other possible fintech acquisitions within the Nordics.

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- Norway-

No news to report

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Prepared by Emil Tange Ohlsen