Bird & Bird has assisted Ratos AB in the acquisition of 63% of Vestia Construction Group AB, while Morris Law has been a legal advisor to the owners of the construction group Vestia Group AB.
Ratos is a business group consisting of 11 companies divided into the business areas Construction & Services, Consumer & Technology and Industry. Its business concept is to develop companies headquartered in the Nordics that are or can become market leaders, enabling independent companies to excel by being part of a wider network of inter-connected businesses.
Vestia Construction Group AB is a fast-growing construction company active in the expansive Gothenburg market.
The Nordic Bird & Bird team included relationship partner Jan Byström (Picture) and was led by senior associate Taymaz Afsari working together with associates Ahmed Al-Rahma, Michael Butler, Elisabeth Zhou, Amanda Lannge (Corporate), counsel Mikael Bock, associate Karin Tukiainen and senior associate Victor Holmberg, (Commercial), senior associate Lucas Magnusson (employment, all Stockholm), partner Morten Nissen and associate Alexander Brochner (both EU & Competition, Copenhagen).
Morris Law’s project group has mainly consisted of Racine Ashjari, Per Nylander and Jesper Almqvist.
Involved fees earner: Taymaz Afsari – Bird & Bird; Ahmed Al-Rahma – Bird & Bird; Mikael Bock – Bird & Bird; Alexander Brochner – Bird & Bird; Michael Butler – Bird & Bird; Jan Bystrom – Bird & Bird; Victor Holmberg – Bird & Bird; Amanda Lannge – Bird & Bird; Lucas Magnusson – Bird & Bird; Morten Nissen – Bird & Bird; Karin Tukiainen – Bird & Bird; Elisabeth Zhou – Bird & Bird; Jesper Almqvist – Morris Law; Racine Ashjari – Morris Law; Per Nylander – Morris Law;