News

25 May 2022

Willhem acquires five properties in Helsingborg

Wigge & Partners has advised Willhem AB (publ) on the acquisition of five properties with 61 residential apartments and three commercial premises. The agreed property value is MSEK 114 and the seller is FFAB.

20 May 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised Nordic Roadways in connection with the acquisition of Br. Sandhs Entreprenad

Wigge & Partners has advised Nordic Roadways in connection with its acquisition of Br. Sandhs Entreprenad, a group within the infrastructure and construction sector

16 May 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised MVI Fund II in its acquisition of a significant ownership stake in SMP Parts

Wigge & Partners has advised MVI Fund II in connection with its latest platform investment, acquiring a significant portion of the shares in SMP Parts. SMP is a leading, full-range supplier of excavator attachment (e.g., tiltorators, fast couplers, and buckets). In connection with the transaction, MVI Fund II gains control of SMP Parts from MVI Equity, which has controlled the company since 2014.

09 May 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised MVI and the minority sellers in connection with the divestment of Art Clinic to Aleris

Wigge & Partners has advised MVI and the minority sellers in connection with the divestment of Art Clinic to Aleris. Art clinic offers specialist care within orthopedics, including spine surgery, as well as plastic surgery on behalf of publicly funded care providers, insurance companies and towards private care consumers. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

26 April 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised eEquity in connection with its investment in the furniture seller Venture Design

Wigge & Partners has advised eEquity in connection with its investment in Venture Design, encompassing almost EUR 10 million. Venture Design, founded in 2014 by CEO Ola Johansson, is a fast-growing seller of furniture to retailers. By partnering up with eEquity, Venture Design aims to become a leading B2B2C player within home furnishing in Europe.

20 April 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised Procuritas Capital Investors V and the minority sellers in connection with the divestment of Werksta Nordic

Wigge & Partners has advised Procuritas Capital Investors V and the minority sellers in connection with the divestment of Werksta Nordic to, inter alia, Procuritas Capital Investors, LGT Capital Partners and Puskala Invest. Werksta Nordic is the leading independent car damage repair chain in the Nordics with a combined revenue of €160 million with ca. 900 employees.

13 April 2022

Wigge & Partners’ Banking & Finance team advised the European Investment Bank (EIB) in connection with the signing of a loan agreement with DanAds International AB, to support DanAds´ expansion in Europe.

The loan agreement gives DanAds access to loan facilities to be used to further support DanAds´ expansion in Europe.

07 April 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised East Hill Equity in connection with the investment by Scania Growth Capital in carrier agnostic logistics tech platform Parcelly

Wigge & Partners has advised East Hill Equity AB, external manager to Scania Growth Capital AB, in connection with its investment into the UK logistics company Parcelly Limited. Parcelly aims to resolve first and last mile challenges by activating excess or underutilised space in real estate for E-commerce and logistics through its proprietary mobile app technology.

31 March 2022

Wigge & Partners’ Funds and Investments News March 2022

Wigge & Partners’s Funds and Investment News 1/2022 has been published – the latest regulatory changes and market research in the funds and investment sector.

30 March 2022

Halmslätten Fastighets AB divests its propertyportfolio to Catena Logistik AB

Halmslätten Fastighets AB ("Halmslätten"), listed on Spotlight Stock Market, has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of all shares in its subsidiary Halmslätten Midco 1 AB, which through subsidiaries own the group’s property portfolio, to Catena Logistik AB, a subsidiary to Catena AB. The portfolio consists of the logistics properties Halmstad Vrangelsro 5:4 and Umeå Logistiken 3, constructed in 2009 and 2015, respectively, and fully let to Martin & Servera, which is the leading supplier to restaurant industry in Sweden.

30 March 2022

Pophouse Entertainment Group acquires Swedish House Mafia’s full back catalogue and master and publishing rights of Axwell^Ingrosso

Wigge & Partners has acted as lead counsel in connection with Pophouse Entertainment Group’s acquisition of Swedish House Mafia’s master recordings and publishing rights (including band members writer’s shares) of the trio’s back catalogue as well as the masters and publishing rights of Axwell^Ingrosso. Pophouse will form a joint venture with the three band members of Swedish House Mafia to develop and amplify the Swedish House Mafia brand worldwide. TIME DANOWSKY, Stockholm, Unum Tax, Stockholm and Sheridans, London assisted Wigge & Partners with high end legal advise relating to complex IPR issues and tax in the transaction.

22 March 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the divestment of the Swedish auction platform PS Auction

Wigge & Partners has advised MVI and the minority sellers in connection with the divestment of PS Intressenter to TBAuctions, majority owned by fund(s) managed by Castik Capital and its co-investor Summa Equity. TBAuctions is one of the largest online auctioneers in Europe, operating through the platforms Troostwijk Auctions (B2B), BVA Auctions (B2C), Belgian brand Vavato and British Medical Auctions. The transactions are subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in April 2022.

22 March 2022

Wigge & Partners represents tbd30 AB in the acquisition of Spolargruppen Sverige AB

tbd30 AB has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Spolargruppen Sverige AB (“SPG”), a Swedish leading player in pipe lining (so-called relining) and pipe flushing. SPG, with a turnover amounting to approx. SEK 500 million on an annual basis and with good profitability, has a high proportion of revenue from repeat customers and a well-diversified revenue from corporate customers mainly. As part of the continued financing, a number of institutional and other investors, including Lannebo Fonder and Carnegie Fonder, have undertaken to subscribe for 1,500,000 new class A shares in tbd30 in a directed new share issue at SEK 100 per share.

21 March 2022

Wigge & Partners är återigen rankade hos Chambers and Partners Europe 2022

Chambers and Partners har publicerat 2022 års rankning av advokater och advokatbyråer i Europa och Wigge & Partners är stolta att återigen vara med.

Flera av våra jurister är även individuellt rankade i sina respektive praktikområden.

16 March 2022

Wigge & Partners publishes a new article together with ILO and Lexology regarding Stibor’s transition to a transaction-based calculation methodology.

To access and read the article by Arvid Hed and Philip Svensson Lindgren, click here

15 March 2022

Wigge & Partners represents Carnegie and Nordea in the IPO of Swedish Logistic Property AB

Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) (“Carnegie”) and Nordea Bank Abp, filial i Sverige (“Nordea”) acted as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners in connection with the SEK 750 million initial public offering (including a fully exercised over-allotment option) of Swedish Logistic Property AB’s B-shares and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. Wigge & Partners acted as legal advisor to Carnegie and Nordea.

15 March 2022

Wigge & Partners has advised the Australian company Orica in its divestment of Nitro Consult Sweden

Wigge & Partners has advised Orica Limited, one of the world’s leading mining and infrastructure solutions providers, in connection with Orica Sweden AB’s divestment of Nitro Consult Aktiebolag, a market-leading supplier and developer of consulting services for blasting technology, environmental monitoring, and support software in Sweden.

08 March 2022

Internationella kvinnodagen på Wigge & Partners

HR Manager Zina Finjan om hur vi uppmärksammar internationella kvinnodagen på Wigge & Partners ur ett HR-perspektiv

18 February 2022

Brunswick Real Estate finances Wilfast and SwissLife Asset Managers Nordic’s acquisition of a commercial real estate property in Växjö

Wigge & Partners’ Banking and Finance team advised Brunswick Real Estate in connection with the financing of Wilfast and SwissLife Asset Managers Nordic’s acquisition of a commercial real estate property located in Växjö, Sweden

16 February 2022

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA acquires Falck Räddningskår Aktiebolag and its subsidiaries in the Nordics and the Baltics

Wigge & Partners acted as local counsel for Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, the third largest insurance company in the Nordics, in connection with the acquisition of Falck Räddningskår Aktiebolag and its subsidiaries in the Nordics and the Baltics for SEK 1.4 billion on a debt and cash free basis. Falck are market leading distributor of roadside assistance and call centre with business in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania with nationwide franchise networks combined with industry knowledge.