Capabilities by Region: Nordic Region
Greenhill has considerable advisory experience in the Nordic region. Our Managing Directors and professionals have advised clients on transactions involving many of the leading companies in the region and have access to a vast network of corporate relationships throughout the Nordic region. Greenhill further strengthened our capabilities in the Nordic region in 2012 with the opening of a Stockholm office.
For more information on Greenhill’s advisory practice in the Nordic region and our capabilities in the region, please contact Managing Director Mats Bremberg in our Stockhom office.
Below we highlight a few of the transactions on which we have advised in this region:
Global rights (excluding North America) to ThermaCare (United Kingdom)
Advising GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the global rights (excluding North America) for ThermaCare, including a dedicated manufacturing facility based in Albany, Georgia, USA, to Angelini Pharma
Sye business area of Net Insight AB
Advised Net Insight AB, a global leader in media networks, on the sale of Sye, a market-leading true live “over-the-top” (OTT) technology for low-latency live streaming, to Amazon.com, Inc.
Nutrition & Biosciences Division of DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
Advising IFF, a global leader in flavors and fragrances, on its merger with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences Division, creating a clear global leader in the specialty ingredients sector
UQM Technologies, Inc.
Advised Danfoss, a global leader in power solutions, heating, cooling and drives, on its acquisition of UQM Technologies
Advised Welbilt, a leading global provider of commercial foodservice equipment on its acquisition of Crem International, a leading manufacturer of professional coffee machines
36.5% stake in DNV GL Group AS
Advised Det Norske Veritas Holding AS (“DNV”) on its acquisition of the 36.5% stake in DNV GL Group AS it did not already own from Mayfair Vermögensverwaltungs SE, whereby DNV is becoming the sole shareholder and regaining full control of DNV GL
Atwood Mobile Products, LLC
Advised Dometic Group AB, a portfolio company of EQT, on its acquisition of Atwood Mobile Products, a global manufacturer of appliances and hardware for the RV, On-/Off-Highway and Marine industries
Unfors Raysafe AB
Advised the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund on the sale of Unfors Raysafe AB, a provider of easy-to-use products that help to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure, to Fluke Biomedical Corp., a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. that manufactures biomedical test and simulation products
Advised Stora Enso Oyj, a global paper, packaging and wood products producer headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceeding of NewPage, the largest North American coated-paper manufacturer
Advised Det Norske Veritas on its merger with Germanischer Lloyd to create the third largest player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification industry, focused on ship classification, oil & gas and energy
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to some specific issues in connection with the restructuring of SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised Det Norske Veritas, a global provider of services for managing risk, on its acquisition of a 74.3% stake in KEMA, a leading provider of energy consulting and testing & certification services
KemFine Group Oy
Advised 3i on the disposal of KemFine Group Oy, a leading custom manufacturer of fine chemicals, to CABB AG
Aker Solutions (Aker Holding)
Advised the Norwegian Government on strategic and financial matters in relation to its investment in Aker Holding, the largest shareholder of Aker Solutions during the demerger of the company’s EPC activities
Advised the Norwegian Government on strategic and financial matters in relation to a refinancing including a conditional capital injection in SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to a capital injection in SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Biotage (Biosystems division)
Advised Biotage AB (OMX: BIOT), a global biotechnology company, on its strategic review resulting in the disposal of its Biosystems division which offers systems for genetic analysis mainly for use in clinical research
Scholastic Corporation’s U.S. direct-to-home continuities business
Advised Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, on the sale of its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business to Sandvik AS
Schenck Process Holding GmbH
Advised HgCapital on the sale of Schenck Process, one of the global market leading providers of industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation equipment and solutions
Acted as lead financial advisor to SSAB Svenskt Stål AB on its acquisition of IPSCO Inc., a leading Canadian producer of energy tubulars and steel plate in North America with an annual steel making capacity of 4.3 million tons
Tele2 AB’s fixed telephony and broadband business in France
Advised SFR S.A., the second largest mobile telecoms operator in France on the acquisition of the French fixed telephony and broadband business of Tele2 AB
Marine Service business Advised Deutz on the sale of its marine service business for medium and large size engines to Wärtsilä
(majority owned by 3i Group plc)
Advised 3i and Malmberg's management on the sale of educational publisher Malmberg Investments to SanomaWSOY. The transaction represents 3i's largest exit in Continental Europe.
Indigo Aviation AB
Advised AerFi Group on its acquisition of Indigo Aviation. The transaction involved a negotiated purchase of 72% of Indigo for shares of AerFi followed by a cash tender offer for the remaining 28% of the outstanding Indigo shares.