Case Study

Karlssons Varuhus AB has been acquired by SBP Invest AB

Amplico Kapital (Amplico), part of The Sixth AP Fund, has, along with the other owners, divested 100% of the equity in Karlssons Varuhus to SBP Invest AB. Financial details of this transaction have not been disclosed.

Karlssons Varuhus consists of 16 department stores, located in Sweden, from Bollnäs in the north to Bräkne-Hoby in the south. The head office and one of the larger stores are located in Veddige, Halland.

Amplico is a private equity house specializing in turnaround situations. During the years that Amplico was the majority owner, Karlssons Varuhus was financially restructured and the business model developed.

Oaklins' team in Sweden advised the seller in this transaction.

Tombstone image for Karlssons Varuhus AB has been acquired by SBP Invest AB

KEY DEAL CONTACTS

Sven-Åke Lewin

Sweden

Partner

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