EQT Expansion Capital provides financing for the acquisition of Candyking

EQT Expansion Capital provides financing for the acquisition of Candyking. EQT Expansion Capital supported Accent Equity Partners' acquisition of the company with a mezzanine loan and a minority equity investment, allowing Accent to step up in terms of transaction size.

Candyking is the market leader in pick & mix confectionery sales in Sweden, Finland, Norway and the UK. Candyking provides an integrated pick & mix concept for grocery retailers, cinemas, fun fairs, service stations and other outlets. The concept is based on a supply of a wide confectionery assortment and display solutions combined with full service and sales support. The company has approximately 980 employees.