Finnish VR Group Aquires Arriva Sverige AB

RosholmDell has advised Arriva Sverige AB in the Finnish VR Group’s acquisition of the company. The acquisition will be closed in early July when the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bahn has approved it. Arriva Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest train and bus operators with approximately 170 million passengers yearly, 3,800 employees and 800 buses, 238 trains and 65 trams. Finland’s national rail operator VR Group is a service company within travel, logistics and maintenance. After the acquisition, VR Group will be one of the largest traffic operators in Sweden.