Dude Diligence

For a more gender-equal business world

Every day, we help our clients with acquisitions, sales and mergers. To provide a better understanding of the companies that are bought and sold, we have expanded our due diligence process to include equal opportunities.

We call it Dude Diligence.

Research shows that companies perform better with an equal number of women and men in senior positions. That’s why we have started to analyze the gender equality of senior management, boards, and other key roles, along with their equality goals, as part of the due diligence process.  Thanks to this, our clients can get a better understanding of how a company is prepared for the future from a gender equality perspective. This goes far beyond the traditional due diligence process.

One more success factor

At Vinge, we believe that women and men should have the same rights, responsibilities, and opportunities whatever they do in life. It’s primarily a question of rights, however, the business world in Sweden is far from gender equal. To contribute to equality, help to make it happen quicker, and create added value for our clients and society, we want more companies to consider equality in acquisitions and mergers. By shining a light on this issue, we are focusing on yet another success factor.

Driving change

We are convinced that companies benefit from an equal distribution of women and men in senior roles. As a leading law firm and one of the country’s largest providers of M&A services, we now offer a tool that can contribute to gender equality in the business world.

Tools for gender equality

We want our clients to be as successful as possible. An equal distribution of women and men in senior roles is relevant information in regards to this. Gender equality is a business-critical issue and we want to highlight this through Dude Diligence.


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