Mandate Altor acquires Flextronics Network Services

September 07, 2005

Altor, the Nordic private equity firm, has agreed to acquire Flextronics Network Services (FNS), the Sweden based provider of on-site network services and subsidiary of Flextronics International Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. FNS will be combined with Telavie AS, the Norwegian provider of telecommunications services and a portfolio company of Altor 2003 Fund.

Vinge acted for Altor
Olle Rislund (responsible partner)
Emma Trogen and Pia Högset (associates)

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
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