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Mannheimer Swartling has assisted Haldex AB (publ.) in connection with its acquisition of Concentric

March 2008

Concentric plc., having its business activities in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, India and China, has approximately 670 employees and sales, as per 30 September 2007, totalling GBP 72 million.

The purchase price was GBP 75 million and the acquisition is conditional upon approval from the German competition authorities.

The assignment constitutes a representative example of matters where Mannheimer Swartling’s strategy to be a full-service law firm and to accompany its clients in matters abroad is put into practice.

The partner responsible for the matter at Mannheimer Swartling was Biörn Riese assisted by Claes Kjellberg. Johan Häger, assisted by Veronica Stiller, was responsible for the acquisition finance advice. Jürgen Busch and Stefan Perván Lindeborg, assisted by Andreas Blomquist and Meike Johnsen, were responsible for competition law advice.

Ulf Ohrling, primarily assisted by Queenie Chen and Catherine Wang, was responsible for Chinese law advice and Ă…sa Jansson for Hong Kong law advice. Christian Bloth, assisted by Roland WeiĂź and Astrid Kalkbrenner, was responsible for German law advice. Hampus Thofte and Fredrik Bitter were responsible for US law advice, assisted by the American law firm Morgan Lewis.

Mannheimer Swartling was assisted by the English law firm Wragge & Co. in the UK.

Mannheimer Swartling is the Nordic region´s leading business law firm. By combining the highest legal competence with industry know-how, we offer our clients professional legal advice with added value. We are a full-service law firm with an extensive international practice and assignments all over the world. Mannheimer Swartling has offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Helsingborg, New York, Frankfurt, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Brussels, Shanghai and Hong Kong. For several consecutive years, we have been chosen as the favourite law firm of both clients and students. The firm has a turnover in the order of  SEK 988 million and  approximately 640 employees.  For more information, visit

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