MAQS assists the seller in Volvo Cars acquisition of Polestar

2015-07-14

MAQS Advokatbyrå was the seller’s legal adviser when Volvo Cars acquired Polestar, the Swedish high performance car company, including the Polestar brand.

Volvo Cars and Polestar have cooperated within racing since 1996 and within performance enhancement since 2009. By acquiring the shares in Polestar Holding AB and Polestar Performance AB, Volvo Cars gets control of the Polestar brand as well as Polestar’s performance business. The racing team will remain under the control of Christian Dahl, the former owner of Polestar, but under another brand.

The parties’ have decided not to disclose the financial details regarding the transaction.

MAQS’ team was led by Mikael Kowal (M&A) and Anton Olsson (commercial contracts) and also consisted of Carl Fhager (responsible partner), Johan Engdahl (IPR), Lars Odinge (tax) and Emma Engdahl (M&A).

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