Press releases 18 February 2015

Wistrand advises on Stena’s and Scandlines’ sale of the ferry route Helsingborg-Helsingør

Wistrand has advised in connection with Stena’s and Scandlines’ sale of the ferry route Helsingborg-Helsingør. The ferry route has been operated through a joint venture owned 50/50 by Stena and Scandlines. The buyer was a European infrastructure fund managed by First State Investments.

The team from Wistrand was led by Mattias Boqvist (partner) and Johannes Wårdman (senior associate) and included primarily Lave Beck-Friis (consultant), Kristofer Selvin (partner), Ida Dahlborg (senior associate), Martina Blomberg (associate), Amanda Samuelsson (associate) and Henrik Nordling (associate).

Wistrand acted as Stena’s lead counsel and Gorrissen Federspiel, with Finn Møller as partner in charge, acted as Scandlines’ lead counsel in connection with the sale.

The transaction was completed on 28 January 2015.