Nordic M&A News
June 7, 2018

- Denmark -

Boatsetter acquires Smart Charter (Borsen)

The American Company Boatsetter, owned by, among others, Airbnb and the Danish venture equity fund Nordic Eye, acquires Smart Charter, the rental platform that Carsten Mikkelsen, formerly owner of Crazy Daisy, has built up with a partner for DKK 37m. "We've got a small percentage of Boatsetter, and we believe it's worth a lot of money. My bid is that there's a very good profit in three years" says Carsten Mikkelsen.

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Dantaxi 4x48 is up for sale (Borsen)

Dantaxi 4x48 is up for sale. This is done via PwC Corporate Finance. It's not the company's 1400 carts that are for sale. They will continue to belong to the carriers. It is the order office, customer database and the rights to the taxi app Moove, which with has approximately 100,000 users.

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- Sweden -

Paradox Interactive to acquire Seattle-based Harebrained Schemes (Press release)

Paradox Interactive, a global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Harebrained Holdings Inc, sole owner of Harebrained Schemes from Harebrained Bag of Holding Inc. Paradox pays a fixed purchase price of US 7.5m at the time of acquisition plus an additional purchase price corresponding to 25 percent of the acquired business’ earnings before publishing costs over the next 5 years to the extent such earnings exceed the fixed purchase price. The deal is expected to close by Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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- Norway -

Holta Invest acquires Swedish metal company MPT Sweden (DN)

Holta Invest acquires Swedish metal company MPT Sweden AB from the equity fund Capman Buyout. MPT manufactures metal powders for the welding and steel industry and exports its products worldwide. "MPT fits well with our metal activities in the Nizi International Group" says Dag Teigland, CEO of Holta Invest. 

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- Finland -

No news to report

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Prepared by Oliver Jacobsen