Mandate Nobia acquires Hygena Cuisines SA

July 20, 2006

Nobia's acquisition of French Hygena is estimated at EUR 135 million. The French company Hygena sells kitchen equipment and is one of the leading retailers in terms of volume in France.

Vinge's Paris office acted as legal advisor to the Swedish company Nobia during the acquisition of Hygena. Representatives from Vinge included Anders Åberg, Sabine von Uthmann, Erik Made and Fabian Ekeblad.

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

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DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

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The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

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