Vinge has handled both the most and the largest transactions in terms of value during the first half of 2020 according to Mergermarket's half-year statistics. By mid-year, Vinge has advised in 40 transactions, at a value of MUSD 6.806. On the corresponding Nordic list, Vinge has achieved second place in respect of the number of transactions, and first place in respect of the largest projects in terms of value.
Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
DAC 6 is a EU Directive which entails that advisers are subject to a duty to notify the relevant tax authorities concerning their client’s cross‑border arrangements. The purpose of the information disclosure obligation is to combat tax evasion, tax fraud and tax avoidance.
A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
The economic challenges following from the outbreak of Covid-19 have, and will continue to have, a serious effect on the financial situation of many companies during the foreseeable future. Aside from day-to-day challenges such as liquidity issues and need for cost cutting, borrowers must be aware of their obligations in relation to their lenders under their financing arrangements.
The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (“Covid-19”) is having large impacts on people and business. There may also be legal consequences of Covid-19 and Vinge has received many questions from clients regarding the possibility of invoking force majeure or other contractual objections as a result of the outbreak of Covid-19. We have therefore produced this general article to provide information in this regard. The information below is of a general nature and neither can nor should be construed as a substitute for legal advice in relation to an individual matter.
Our latest deal terms study is now available which provides a detailed insight into the terms of Swedish private M&A transactions.
Sushi Yama is a leading sushi restaurant chain with over 45 restaurants in Sweden.
The board of directors of Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden has, on the basis of an authorization granted by the annual general meeting, resolved on a directed issue of class D shares and a directed issue of subordinated convertibles mandatorily convertible into class B shares, whereby the company raises proceeds of SEK 3.4 billion before issue costs.
Danir Resources AB has entered into an agreement to acquire the Björn Örås family’s shares in Poolia AB (publ).
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Among other things, we represented Hufvudstaden in the large so-called West Link case, where the Swedish Transport Administration applied for a permit for water activities for the construction of the West Link.
We represented Acast, the company behind the large podcast platform with the same name, in connection with a total investment of EUR 25 million from the European Investment Bank.
In a deal worth SEK 450 million, Samtrans, the leading actor within specific public transport services, was acquired by Nobina. We advised the seller TransportIT Group, and the mandate included extensive TSA issues.