Nordic M&A News
August 28, 2018

- Denmark -

Adelis acquires the Danish company (Borsen)
The Private Equity firm Adelis acquires, which has about 12.500 users and thereby is the most used mobile and web-based order management service for craftsmen and entrepreneurs. According to BIQ, Carsten S. Rasmussen was holding 48 pct. Of the shares before the deal. The company reported gross profits of 13.7m and profits of DKK 619.000 in the fiscal year 2017/18.

Founders of Lagkagehuset acquires Copenhagen Coffee Lab (Finans)
Steen Skallebæk and Ole Kristoffersen who last year sold their remaining shares in Lagkagehuset to Nordic Capital, have become majority owners of Copenhagen Coffee Lab. They now owns 70 percent of Copenhagen Coffee Lab, with the remaining 30 percent being held by the founders Jacob Karlsen and Allan Krogsgaard Nielsen.

- Sweden -

No news to report

- Norway -

Bergen Group to merge with Endúr Fabricom (Hegnar)

According to a stock exchange announcement, Bergen Group has entered into an agreement for a merger between Bergen Group and Endúr Fabricom. The merger agreement will provide a strong group with about 400 employees and a total orderbook of NOK 1bn. The new company will be a big player within the oil and gas market. The merger is planned to be completed by the end of 2018.

- Finland -

Smile plans to grow through acquisitions (Talouselama)

Smile, a labour hiring company owned by the listed company Restamax Oyj is looking for acquisitions if the right opportunities arises. Restamax is also looking into listing Smile on the stock exchange. Smile is a company that hires staff for hotels, restaurants, events, healthcare and construction.


Prepared by Morten Loft Sørensen