December 8, 2010 - Assignment

Sophus Berendsen divests Björnkläder to Litorina

Sophus Berendsen, part of the Davis Service Group Plc, has divested Björnkläder AB to Litorina. Björnkläder is Sweden’s leading supplier of working clothes and personal protection equipment.

Berendsen is the leading textile service company in northern Europe with more than 7,000 employees at 76 service centres in 13 countries. Davis Service Group is listed on London Stock Exchange. Litorina is a private equity firm that focuses on acquiring and industrially developing small to medium-sized companies.

Sophus Berendsen was advised by Mannheimer Swartling on the transaction. Lars Kongstad handled the assignment, primarily assisted by Annika Edmén and Aleksander Ivarsson.