Berghco Advokatbyrå has assisted Mäklarsamfundet with the sale of shares in the real estate classifieds website Hemnet. The transaction values Hemnet to SEK 2 billion.

General Atlantic, in partnership with a consortium consisting of the investors Pierre Siri, Henrik Persson and investors in the investment company Merro, becomes the new owners of Hemnet.

After completed investment General Atlantic becomes majority owner and the consortium receives a minority stake.

The current owners Mäklarsamfundet and Fastighetsmäklarförbundet will keep minority posts in Hemnet. The previous owners Fastighetsbyrån and Svensk Fastighetsförmedling sells their entire holdings in Hemnet.

Berghco’s team consisted of Jonas Bergh and Isabelle Waldenström.