Horten annual-report 2021-online - Flipbook - Side 12
transactions in 2021
CataCap / HB-Care
Horten assisted the private equity fund CataCap with the sale of the bus company
HB-Care to Denmark’s largest taxi company, Dantaxi. HB-Care is the leading supplier of
referred special transport to municipalities and institutions in Denmark.
EWII / Power Distribution Network Bornholm
Horten advised EWII and its wholly owned subsidiary, TREFOR Infrastruktur A/S, on all
legal aspects of TREFOR’s acquisition of 100% of the shares in El-Net Øst A/S from
Bornholms Energi og Forsyning Holding A/S. EWII is a Danish multi-supply group based
in Kolding with divisions all over Denmark.
Peek & Cloppenburg / Magasin du Nord
Polaris / Contour Group
Horten advised the private equity fund Polaris on all legal matters in connection with
the acquisition of the Contour Group, which is market-leading within research,
development and design of ergonomic computer mice such as RollerMouse, Unimouse
and Contour Mouse.
Denmark’s largest chain of department stores, Magasin du Nord, was sold to the Peek &
Cloppenburg group. Horten and Hengeler Mueller advised Peek & Cloppenburg in
connection with the transaction. The TexPeek & Cloppenburg group is headquartered in
Düsseldorf and Vienna.
Norvestor / Globeteam
Simonsen & Weel was acquired by the English FTSE 250 listed company Diploma PLC.
Horten advised the owners on the sale of 100% of the shares. Simonsen & Weel A/S is a
leading supplier of equipment for the health sector and in the top 1% of all suppliers to
the public sector.
Horten assisted the Norwegian private equity fund Norvestor with the acquisition of the
majority of the shares in the Danish IT consultancy firm Globeteam. Norvestor typically
invests in companies providing services where digitization or available technology can
be utilized to obtain sustainable efficiency gains.
Cryptomathic / Riverside
Capidea / Obsidian Group
Horten assisted the Danish private equity fund Capidea with the acquisition of the
majority of the digital bureau Obsidian Group that works with digital marketing,
including SEO, AdWords and advertising in digital media.
iCON Infrastructure / Wind Estate A/S
iCON Infrastructure Partners V, L.P. acquired a 95% ownership share of the energy
company Wind Estate A/S, one of Denmark’s leading energy companies within
production and sale of power from wind turbines. Horten advised iCON Infrastructure
on all legal aspects in connection with the transaction.
Findos / Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter
Horten assisted the German private equity fund Findos with the acquisition of Vilhelm
Lauritzen Arkitekter, a leading Danish firm of architects established in 1922 with
headquarters in Copenhagen.
Landis+Gyr / True Energy A/S
Horten advised the group of owners behind True Energy A/S in connection with the
sale of the company’s total share capital to the listed Swiss company Landis+Gyr AG.
True Energy is a Danish green tech company providing solutions for intelligent
automatic power consumption.
Horten assisted the founders and the management with the sale of the majority
shareholding in Cryptomathic to Riverside. Cryptomathic provides crypto-based
security solutions to companies globally and was among the first companies in the
world to exploit cryptographic algorithms commercially.
Swire Energy Services / ALL NRG
Swire Energy Services acquired ALL NRG’s wind and solar division. Swire Energy
Services is based in Aberdeen but operates globally within services and logistics to the
onshore and offshore energy sector. Horten assisted Swire Energy Services with all legal
aspects of the transaction.
Maj Invest / N’Age ApS
The private equity fund Maj Invest Equity acquired 55% of the shares in the Danish
beauty and skincare business N’Age ApS. Horten advised Maj Invest Equity on all legal
aspects of the transaction.
Adelis / Pixelz
Horten assisted the owners of the Danish start-up Pixelz with the sale to the Swedish
capital fund Adelis. Pixelz is a Danish supplier of photo retouching editing of product
images in connection with e-commerce. 95% of the company’s customers are from the
fashion industry, e.g. Zalando, Burberry, the Bestseller group and Ralph Lauren.
13 Annual Report 2021
12 Annual Report 2021
Simonsen & Weel / Diploma PLC