September 2, 2011 - Assignment

G&L Beijer acquires wholesale operations in France and UK

G&L Beijer has agreed to acquire United Refrigeration’s wholesale operations in France and UK.  The acquisition in France relates to Cofriset, and the acquisition in UK relates to United Refrigeration (UK).

G&L Beijer includes Beijer Ref, the largest refrigeration wholesale group in Europe. The group has approximately 1700 employees, operates in more than 20 markets and has an annual turnover of approximately EUR 540 million (2010). G&L Beijer is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

G&L Beijer was advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm’s team was led by Claes Albinsson and Lucas Jonsson.