Mandate EQT acquires Candidator

January 10, 2018

Vinge has advised Sobro and other owners in conjunction with the sale of all shares in Candidator Holding AB (”Candidator”) to EQT Mid Market Europe (”EQT”).

In connection with the transaction, management will make a significant reinvestment and continue to develop Candidator together with EQT. Candidator is a fast growing IT operation and outsourcing company based in Alingsås and with operations in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Bergen and Oslo. The company has approximately 300 employees in Sweden and Norway and a turnover of approximately MSEK 450.

Vinge’s team consisted of Johan Winnerblad, Joacim Rydergård, Filip Brosset, Christina Odengran and Sofie Sundin.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020