Nordic M&A News
May 22, 2018

- Denmark -

Founder of Mouseflow hires Clearwater to assist with a sale (Borsen)

The founder of Mouseflow Lasse Schou Holbøll has according to Borsen hired Clearwater International to consult in a potential sale of parts or all of Mouseflow. Lasse founded Mouseflow in 2009 and is a company that can track how users of a website act, which is a helpful tool for companies wanting higher conversion rates on their websites.  The company has customers from approx. 80 different countries according to Borsen. 

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- Sweden -

No news to report

- Norway -

IAG in preparations for third bid Norwegian (E24)

According to Spanish newspaper Expansion, AIG is preparing a third bid on Norwegian after having the recent two bids rejected. The new offer will be approx. NOK 330 per share, which equals to a valuation of Norwegian at NOK 12.3bn. The Norwegian stocks closed at NOK 250 on Friday. Last week, IAG boss Willie Walsh told Reuters that he did not look at Norwegian as a company he 'must' buy, but with expressed interest. 

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Nordic Capital closes fund IX (Hegnar)

Nordic Capital closes their Nordic Capital Fund IX which has had much interest from both established and new investors, collecting in total EUR 4.3bn. 35 percent of investors are public and private pension funds, and about 20 percent are government funds. 

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- Finland -

Triton and KKR sell Finnish healthcare group Mehiläinen (Helsingin Sanomat)

Triton and KKR sell Finnish healthcare group Mehiläinen to CVC Capital Partners. They both acquired the company back in March 2010. Mehiläinen reported sales of EUR 756m last year, and according to Financial Times, the deal would be valued at EUR 1.8bn.

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