May 30, 2012 - Assignment

Stampen acquires OTW and Susamuru from Forma Publishing Group AB

Stampen Media Partner has agreed to acquire OTW and Susamuru from Forma Publishing Group AB, owned by Hakon Invest.

OTW and Susamuru are full-service editorial partners within web, customer magazines and television with annual sales of approximately SEK 230 million and operations in Sweden and Finland.

Stampen Group is one of Sweden’s largest newspaper owners and has digital media, printing operations, distribution companies and advertising-funded local newspapers. The Group is privately held and has an annual turnover of approximately SEK 6 billion. Its subsidiary, Stampen Media Partner, focuses on developing the Group’s offering within lifestyle, mobile, experience, outdoor and editorial media and has an annual turnover of approximately SEK 500 million and 280 employees in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, USA, Poland and China.

Stampen Media Partner was advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm’s team included partner Clas Nyberg and associates Emma Olnäs Fors, Sara Nordlund, Isabel Frensborg, Ola Ranstam, Nella Astrom, Tobias Normann and Robin Palmgren.