April 11, 2011 - Assignment

GMT acquires Thomson Reuters’ legal and tax & accounting businesses in Scandinavia

GMT Communications Partners has agreed to acquire the legal and tax & accounting businesses of Thomson Reuters in Denmark and Sweden.

The businesses provide legislation, case law and regulatory information under the KARNOV, PACTA and UfR brands primarily to lawyers and accountants in the private and public sector. GMT is a private equity firm focusing on mid-market TMT investments in Europe. Since its launch in 1993, GMT has made 29 investments across 19 countries.

GMT was advised on the transaction by Mannheimer Swartling and Gorrissen Federspiel. Mannheimer Swartling’s team was led by Jan Holmius, primarily assisted by Peter Grandelius and Anna Lundgren. Daniel Karlsson, Lukas Dalén and Linda Olovsson advised on banking and finance matters.