Philip Morris International has announced a recommended public offer to the shareholders of tobacco company Swedish Match AB for all the shares in the company, at a price of SEK 106 in cash per share, for a total offer of SEK 161,2 billion. The board of directors of Swedish Match recommends that Swedish Match’s shareholders accept the offer.

KANTER has assisted Swedish Match with certain legal advice in connection with the offer.

Pernilla Nyrensten, the founder of Revolution Race, has invested in Djerf Avenue.

Djerf Avenue is a fast-growing e-commerce and fashion company founded by the influencer Matilda Djerf and Rasmus Johansson.

KANTER Advokatbyrå represented the founders of Djerf Avenue in the transaction.

Dedicare has signed an agreement to acquire the life sciences staffing firm H&P Search & Interim.

H&P Search & Interim is a supplier to the Nordic market focused on the recruitment and hiring of consultants in the ​​life science sector. Dedicare is a leading recruitment company in healthcare and social work in the Nordic region and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

KANTER represented the sellers of H&P Search & Interim in the transaction.

Adelis Equity Partners has acquired Diakrit AB, the leader in digital property marketing content. With over 20 years of global experience, Diakrit helps leading real estate brokerages across the world successfully win more business and grow their brand through high-quality property marketing content. KANTER represented the sellers in the transaction.

Francks Kylindustri has made three acquisitions in Norway and acquired Therma Industri, Invent and HB Kuldetjeneste, providing Francks access to the Norwegian market. In addition, Francks Kylindustri has strengthened its position in Mälardalen through the acquisition of Kylconstruktioner i Västmanland.

Francks Kylindustri is a leading Nordic provider of industrial and commercial refrigeration solutions with ca. 40 branches across Sweden and Norway.

Francks was advised by KANTER in the transactions.

Cupori Oy, a leading Nordic manufacturer of copper piping, has been acquired by the Swedish investment firm Lazarus Industriförvaltning AB, specialized in operational transformation and turn-arounds.

Lazarus Industriförvaltning AB was represented by KANTER in the transaction.

Praktikertjänst AB has agreed to acquire the business conducted by Aleris Sjukvård AB at two clinics in the Bollnäs region and several rehabilitational clinics in the Stockholm region as well as the business conducted by Aleris Närsjukvård AB at Rudan Vårdcentral and its adjacent rehabilitation clinic in the Stockholm Region. The transaction is currently pending clearance from the Swedish Competition Authority. KANTER represented Praktikertjänst in the transaction.


Levinsgruppen has acquired Edsvikens El, CombiEl, M. Sjöbergs El and Puls Nätservice.

Levinsgruppen is a leading provider of electrical installations and service. Edsvikens El is a leading provider of projects and services in areas such as infrastructure / e-mobility and energy efficiency. Combiel and M. Sjöbergs El are both full-service providers in electrical engineering and electrical installation. Puls Nätservice provides services related to electrical power networks.

The current owners will remain in their respective operational roles and retain a significant shareholding in the group.

KANTER advised Levinsgruppen in the acquisitions.

Alcadon has conducted a private placement of approximately SEK 128 million by way of a directed share issue through an accelerated book building process. Alcadon is a leading supplier of products for data and telecommunications solutions and is listed on Nasdaq First North. KANTER represented Alcadon in the private placement.

Axfood and Mathem are entering into a strategic partnership, with Axfood divesting in exchange for shares in Mathem, a strong pure-play online retailer with home delivery. At the same time, Mathem is entering into a long-term delivery partnership with Axfood’s purchasing and logistics company Dagab. The purchase consideration for amounts to SEK 688m on a cash and debt-free basis, and payment will take place through newly issued shares in Mathem corresponding to a shareholding of 16.5%. Axfood was represented by KANTER in the transaction.