April 7, 2015 - Assignment

Stampen completes demerger of Liberala Tidningar

Stampen Media Group, MittMedia and Eskilstuna-Kuriren have agreed to demerge the formerly jointly owned Liberala Tidningar media group. Stampen Media Group assumes ownership of the printing operations, V-TAB, Scandinavia’s largest printing group company. MittMedia will together with Eskilstuna-Kuriren own Promedia, with newspapers VLT, Länstidningen i Södertälje, Nerike Allehanda, Norrtelje Tidning, Avesta Tidning, Fagersta-Posten, Sala Allehanda, Bärgslagsbladet, Arboga Newspaper, Nynäshamns Posten, Örebroar’n and Södertäljeposten.

Stampen Media Group is one of Sweden’s largest media groups. Stampen comprises several large media companies, V-TAB and Stampen Media Partner, with strong positions in digital media, communications services and outdoor advertising.

Stampen Media Group was advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm’s team was led by Clas Nyberg (M&A) and Olof Stenström (Banking & Finance), primarily assisted by Bita Pourmotamed, Emelie Thor and Malin Selin (M & A), Emma Noreklint and Emil Görrel (Banking & Finance) and Tommy Pettersson and Jens Agö (Competition).