April 26, 2012 - Assignment

Valedo/Akademikliniken makes add-on acquisition

Valedo’s portfolio company Akademikliniken has made an add-on acquisition in Sweden and Norway by acquiring Ellipse Klinikken from Reiten.

Valedo is a Swedish private equity group investing in small and mid-size companies in the Nordic region. Akademiklinken is one of the world’s leading clinics for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and was acquired by Valedo in 2011. Ellipse Klinikken is one of Norway’s largest providers of laser and injection treatments.

Valedo and Akademikliniken were advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm’s team included partner Tom Wehtje and associates Henrik Johansson, Andreas Zettergren and Jon Rastad.