February 9, 2016 - Assignment

Nordisk Vindkraft divests Våsberget Vindkraft to Mirova

Mannnheimer Swartling has assisted Nordisk Vindkraft in the sale of 80% of the shares in Våsberget Vindkraft AB to the French asset manager Mirova.

The wind power park will produce 80GWh of green electricity annually, enough for the consumption of 32,000 Swedish households.

Nordisk Vindkraft is developing, constructing, financing and operating high quality wind farms in Sweden, Norway and Finland and has so far built close to 400MW of capacity. Nordisk Vindkraft is part of Renewable Energy Systems (RES), which have been active in the renewable energy industry for over 30 years and with a track record of more than 10 GW of installed wind power capacity globally.

Mirova is wholly owned by Natixis Asset Management, one of the 15 largest assets managers in the world.

The firm's team consisted of Per Åsbrink, Louise Bjartell and Isabel Lindeberg (M&A), Johannes Harlevi (Construction), Andreas Zettergren and Viktor Leisnert (Banking and Finance) and Therese Strömshed (Environment).