Roschier represented A-Katsastus Group and Bridgepoint in the sale of A-Katsastus Group to MB Funds
A-Katsastus Group Oy and Bridgepoint have sold a majority stake of A-Katsastus Group’s damage inspection and collision repair services, as well as statutory vehicle inspection, registration and drivers’ examination services to Finnish private equity investor MB Funds.
A-Katsastus Group is Finland’s leading provider of vehicle inspection, driver examination, and registration and road traffic licensing services. In addition to inspection services, the group’s range of services also includes nationwide InCar damage repair and maintenance services, SVT damage inspections, A-Test & Consulting testing services and repair shop equipment maintenance. A-Katsastus Group has a total of around 1,300 employees at over 200 outlets in Finland.
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on investing in market-leading businesses.
Roschier’s core M&A team comprising Jouni Salmi, Annika Salparanta and Rene Male and the tax & structuring team comprising Mika Ohtonen and Andreas Bussman represented A-Katsastus Group and Bridgepoint in the transaction.
Closing of the transaction requires competition authority’s approval. The acquisition will be completed as soon as possible.