Mandate

Faiveley Transport – acquisition of Sab Wabco

May 11, 2005

Faiveley Transport, the French railway equipment company owned by Faiveley S.A., the listed French industrial group active in the areas of railway equipment manufacturing and plastics, has agreed to acquire, in partnership with Sagard, the Paris-based private equity house, Sab Wabco, a Swedish maker of brake systems for rail vehicles, from Vestar Capital Partners, the US based private equity firm, in a deal that values Sab Wabco at EUR 310m including net debt.

Vinge acted for Faively Transport.
Fredrik Wilkens (responsible partner)
Katja Cato, Sara Olsson, Therese Wentzel, Mattias Larsson (associates)

Guidance judgment on the criminal liability for ordering a cabotage transport

The ordering of a road transport made by one of the largest freight forwarders in Sweden has been considered in accordance with the conditions for legal cabotage transports through a decision from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge. The Court of Appeal, thus, changes the District Court’s judgment and acquits the freight forwarder. The central issue in the case was how the number of cabotage transports should be calculated.
May 07, 2021

The Scope of Work According to AB 04

One of the most important parts of a construction agreement is the part where the scope of work is defined. There is a major difference between finding scope of work issues early in a construction project, instead of later during the execution phase.
May 04, 2021

A shift in EU merger control policy and practice could affect deal certainty and create opportunities for complainants

The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
April 26, 2021