Press releases 27 November 2020

Wistrand advises Mercell in connection with its acquisition of Visma Commerce

Wistrand has assisted Mercell Holding AS and the Norwegian law firm CLP as local Swedish counsel in Mercell’s acquisition of the shares in Visma Commerce AB and Visma Commerce AS from the Visma group for a combined enterprise value of SEK 2,000 million.

Visma Commerce provides market leading public procurement information and monitoring software in Sweden under the brands Opic and TendSign. Mercell will through the acquisition take a major step forward with regards to its strategy of becoming the leading European provider of public e-tendering and e-procurement software. The transaction is expected to be closed during Q4 2020.

Wistrand’s team consisted of Robert Kullgren (lead partner), Martin Wedén, Erik Ullberg, Elisabeth Salmgen von Schantz, Jakob Bernander, Carl Näsholm, Malin Ek, Karolina Carlsson, Mirjam Olofsson, Tobias Bratt and Nina Palm.

Mercell’s press release with further details on the transaction is available here.

For further information:
Robert Kullgren, partner
Tel: +46 709 507 277