Banking and Finance

Our banking and finance specialists act for lenders, financial institutions, borrowers and other participants in all their financial transactions.

Loan financing

The team’s considerable experience includes bilateral and syndicated loans, structured financing, project financing, acquisition financing, export financing, real estate financing and various forms of leasing.

Bond financing

Vinge has solid experience in bonds and certificates. For example, we advise on establishing bond programmes, high yield bonds, hybrid instruments and securitisations. We are also a leader on the domestic market for corporate bonds.

Derivatives

Our substantial experience of various forms of derivatives means we are regularly asked to give industry opinions.

Reconstructions

Vinge advises on financial renegotiations and acts on behalf of borrowers, lenders and other interested parties. We also undertake engagements as trustees in bankruptcy, administrators in corporate restructuring and liquidators. Read more in Restructuring and Insolvency.

Our collective expertise

Chambers and Partners, IFLR, Legal 500 and other respected organisations all rank the lawyers in our Banking and Finance group highly.

With a comprehensive international network of leading law firms, we also offer integrated cross border advice. And because we are a full‑service firm, we can support our clients in all their business law matters.

What the ranking organisations say

One source lauds the group as a "great team," describing the practitioners as "always available, knowledgeable and very business-minded." Another client praises the "highly skilled" team for its "experience from complex transactions and its cross-border capabilities." (Chambers and Partners 2020)

The team has broad experience and a good knowledge of the market, which means they can handle complex transactions in different areas of expertise.

(Legal 500 2020)

Latest news and mandates

Vinge advises SBB in connection with an issue of D shares and mandatory convertibles

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.

July 29, 2020

Vinge has advised SCA in connection with the financing of the investment in the Obbola kraftliner mill

The total investment for Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) (”SCA”) amounts to SEK 7.5 billion over a five-year period.

July 22, 2020

Vinge has advised Scandic in connection with its rights issue and the agreement on new credit facilities

Vinge has advised Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) on a fully underwritten rights issue, which will provide Scandic with issue proceeds amounting up to approximately SEK 1,765 million before deduction of transaction costs, and on the agreement of new credit facilities amounting to SEK 1,400 million.

July 15, 2020