Hartwall Capital has decided to reinvest in the beverage industry by supporting Royal Unibrew A/S in its acquisition of the beverage company Oy Hartwall Ab. Hartwall Capital will, at closing of the deal, acquire up to a total of 1.046.000 shares in Royal Unibrew, corresponding up to 9.09% of the share capital after the issue. Hartwall Capital will become Royal Unibrew’s second largest owner after Chr.Augustinus Fabrikker A/S.
“During the acquisition process we have gained strong confidence in Royal Unibrew and its management. Royal Unibrew is today one the most profitable companies in the European beverage industry. We see this as a good opportunity to participate in developing a strong beverage corporation in the Nordic and Baltic region”, said Bertel Langenskiöld, Managing Director of Hartwall Capital.
For further information, please contact:
Bertel Langenskiöld, Managing Director, tel. +358 9 6818 560
Tom von Weymarn, Chairman of the Board, tel. +358 9 6818 560