August 5, 2010 - Assignment

AH Industries acquires RM Group

AH Industries, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, has acquired RM Group from the founders of the group, who will remain as owners in the merged company with a holding of approximately 10%. The acquisition will be made at an Enterprise Value of approximately DKK 325 million. The acquisition is subject to approval from relevant competition authorities.

RM Group is a Danish subcontractor to the wind power, cement and mineral industries and has approximately 220 employees, operations in Denmark and China and pro forma sales in 2009 of approximately DKK 488 million. AH Industries, a Danish leading supplier of metal components and services to the international wind power, offshore and marine industries, was acquired by Ratos in 2007. Ratos is a private equity company listed at the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

Ratos and AH Industries were advised by Mannheimer Swartling on the transaction. The firm’s team was led by Lars Kongstad and Lucas Jonsson. Jürgen Busch, assisted by Meike Johnsen, handled competition matters.