Gasum – Acquisition of Swedish Biogas International

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We acted as the lead advisor to Gasum Oy in its acquisition of 100% of the shares in the Swedish biogas producer Swedish Biogas International AB. In the transaction, five biogas plants located in Jordberga, Katrineholm, Lidköping and Örebro in Sweden as well as a majority shareholding in a production plant located in Västerås, Sweden, were transferred to Gasum’s ownership. Swedish Biogas International also has a 50% shareholding in Vadsbo Biogas.

After the transaction, Gasum became the biggest producer of biogas in the Nordic countries. The transaction was closed on 2 January 2017.

Gasum is Finland’s leading processer of biodegradable waste and supplier of biogas. This acquisition is the first one of its kind for Gasum’s biogas business outside Finland. The Gasum Group has around 300 employees in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The company’s revenue in 2015 totaled €915 million.