Mandate Baker Capital and Nordic Capital - sale of Canal+ Nordic

June 23, 2005

Nordic Capital, the Swedish private equity firm, and Baker Capital, the New York-based private equity firm, have signed an agreement regarding the sale of C More Group AB, the Nordic region’s leading premium pay-TV provider, which operates the Canal+ channels in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, for a consideration of EUR 269.6m.

Vinge acted for Baker Capital and Nordic Capital.

Johan Göthberg, Christina Kokko (responsible partners). Per Eric Alvsing (IP-matters), Johan Karlsson (Merger Control Issues).

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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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