We advised MB Funds on the sale of A-Katsastus Group, the leading Finnish provider of vehicle inspection, driver examination, and other license services in Finland, to Tradeka-Yhtiöt.
The transaction was notified to the FCCA and cleared unconditionally in Phase I on 22 January 2021. In addition to merger control matters, our competition work comprised analysing questions relating to ending the remedies MB Funds and A-Katsastus had agreed with the FCCA to commit to in connection with MB Funds’ acquisition of A-Katsastus Group in 2019.
MB Funds is a leading Finnish private equity investor founded in 1988. Total assets under MB Funds management stand at EUR 0.5 billion with prime Finnish institutions as its main fund investors. MB Funds has successfully invested in approximately 40 mid-sized companies in the Nordics.
Transaction Powerhouse – Sale of A-Katsastus Group