Mandate EQT V acquires Scandic Hotels AB from Hilton Hotels Corporation

March 09, 2007

Scandic Hotels has 132 hotels located in nine countries across northern Europe and employs around 5,700 people. Total sales for 2006 were approximately SEK 6 billion. The acquisition is subject to the approval of requisite competition authorities.

Vinge was adviser to EQT, and represented by Fredrik von Baumgarten, Malin Ohlin Åkermark, Björn Gustavsson, Thomas Sjöberg, Patrick Forslund, Tuula Tallavaara, Paula Röttorp, Anders Frick, Anna Möller,Jessica Olofsson, Emma Olsson, Sofia Graflund and Louis De Geer.

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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EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

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