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The Carlyle Group has acquired the cash systems business of De La Rue Plc

July 2008

Mannheimer Swartling has, together with e.g. Clifford Chance, advised the Carlyle Group on the acquisition of the cash systems business of De La Rue Plc, for ÂŁ360 million.

De La Rue is the world's largest commercial security printer and a leading provider of cash handling equipment and software solutions to banks and retailers worldwide.

Biörn Riese was the partner responsible for the transaction. Terese Holmquist acted as project manager and was primarily assisted by Victoria Bagger-Sjöbäck and Klas Sjödin. Jan Dernestam, assisted by Anna Engquist and Tobias Bergström, were responsible for the acquisition finance and Magnus Wallander, assisted by Jenny Welander Wadström and Lena Wåglöf were responsible for employment related issues.

Mannheimer Swartling is the leading business law firm in the Nordic region. The firm works with many of Sweden’s, and the world’s, leading major and mid-sized companies and organisations. A common feature for the firm’s clients is that law plays a vital role in their business success.

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