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Foyen assists Salem Municipality in a sale generating a profit of SEK 38 million

Foyen Advokatfirma, together with PwC, hasassisted Salem Municipality in a purchase and sale of a property over thecourse of a single day, generating a profit of SEK 38 million.

Salem Municipality resolved in 2012 to contract Senectus to construct a senior citizens residential facility on the property designated Salem Parken 6. In conjunction with this, the municipality entered into a 20-year lease for the senior citizens residential facility and also received a purchase option for the property at a predetermined price.

The municipality elected to exercise the option and purchase the property from Senectus. On the same day, the municipality entered into an agreement to resell the property to Heba.

Salem municipality paid SEK 124 million for the property. Heba paid, in turn, SEK 162 million. As announced by Salem Municipality, the municipality thus realized a profit of SEK 38 million.

Foyen and PwC advised Salem Municipality.

The senior citizens residential home has 54 apartments and was completed in 2015. In conjunction with the transaction with Heba, the municipality entered into a 20-year lease for the residential care.

For more information contact:

Henrik StĂĄhlberg, Partner at Foyen Advokatfirma

+46 768 36 20 60, henrik.stahlberg@foyen.se

About Foyen

Foyen is a law firm which, ever since it was founded in 1987, has carved out three basic principles that define how we work: industry focus, an understanding of business, and outstanding expertise in the relevant areas of the law. And this has served us and our clients well. The firm now has some 90 employees in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Falun.

Our primary practice areas are in the construction and property sector, technology-intensive industry, mining and forestry, public transactions, the energy sector, the environmental sector, IT law and cross-industry business law.

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