International law firm Bird & Bird assisted TK Elevator, a global urban mobility leader, on their acquisition of the Swedish independent lift service actor Nordic Lift from Pegroco Invest.
In 2021, Bird & Bird assisted TK Elevator on the acquisition of Sdiptech’s Swedish elevator operations, which together with the latest investment in Nordic Lift further strengthens TK Elevator’s position in Sweden and the Nordics.
TK Elevator is one of the world’s leading elevator companies, and has more than 50,000 employees serving customers in over 100 countries.
Bird & Bird has a strong Corporate offering in the Nordics, providing clients with seamless advice on their strategic acquisitions in the Nordic region. The Bird & Bird team has consisted of a core team with Mårten Willamo (partner, Corporate), Caroline Grotenfelt (counsel, Corporate) and Jonathan Wikström (senior associate, Corporate), with assistance from Ellen Kihlström (associate, Commercial), Barbara Barun (associate, Employment), Simon Söderholm (counsel, Employment), Gunnar Hjalt (senior counsel, Intellectual Property) and Olof Wetterling (partner, Banking & Finance) as well as Morten Nissen (partner, EU & Competition), Alexander Brøchner (associate, EU & Competition) and Catherine Laflamme Jansson (associate, Corporate).
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The transaction is subject to approval by the Swedish Competition Authorities.