EQT acquires Anticimex

Anticimex, one of the leading global pest control specialists has been acquired by EQT and a number of co-investors as the first investment of EQT’s new purpose-driven strategy with longer-term investments and impact at its core, in a transaction where the selling party is the EQT VI fund and with an enterprise value of SEK 60 billion.

The history of the Anticimex Group dates back to 1934. The Group operates today approximately 190 branches in 20 countries across Europe, Asia, Pacific. North and Latin America. The Group offers pest control services, and certain additional complementary services in selected markets, including hygiene and building environment services. The Group also offers pest control and building environment services through insurance arrangements in Europe.

Mannheimer Swartling advised EQT VI Fund and Anticimex in the IPO process leading up to the transaction and advised also on the re-investment of the management of Anticimex in connection with the transaction.


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