Consolidation in the Scandinavian DIY/building materials distribution sector continues

DEAL FLASH:

Oaklins’ team in Norway has advised Byggmakker Handel AS, Kesko’s Norwegian building and home improvement chain, on the acquisition of its two largest retailers: Skattum Handel AS and Gipling AS.

As a key step in its growth strategy, Kesko’s building and technical trade division in Norway has significantly strengthened its position through these strategically important acquisitions.

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