January 20, 2010 - Assignment

Derba Cement purchases trucks and excavators from Volvo

Mannheimer Swartling has advised Derba Midroc Cement in connection with the procurement of trucks and trailers from the Volvo Truck Corporation for a large scale cement factory in Ethiopia. The agreement also includes transport competence development and building a service organisation and spare parts supply system. 550 trucks are ordered with delivery during 2010. The total expected volume under the agreement is 1,000 trucks and trailers. Mannheimer Swartling has also advised Derba Midroc Cement in connection with the procurement of a number of excavators, haulers and scrapers and thereto related services from Volvo Construction Equipment.

Mannheimer Swartling was instructed by Midroc International AB when advising Derba Midroc Cement on the matter. The firm’s team included Johan Ljungberg, Hans-Elof Olsson and Eva Müller-Hansen.