Mandate

Nobina acquires Samtrans

June 15, 2018

Samtrans, which is the leading actor within specific public transport services in the Stockholm area, has been acquired by Nobina. The seller is TransportIT Group.

The purchase price amounts to MSEK 450, half of which is in the form of a possible supplementary purchase price. The acquisition is conditional upon approval by the Swedish Competition Authority. Vinge advised the seller. The mandate included relatively extensive TSA issues.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Olof Jisland and Eva Fredriksson together with, among others, associates Filip Öhrner, Karl Klackenberg, Christoffer Nordin, Karolina Cohrs and Johan Wahlbom.

Vinge hones its offering within capital requirements and risk management in the financial services sector

In order to further strenghthen its service offering within the Banking & Finance and Regulatory practice area, Vinge has formed a team within the capital requirements and risk management in the financial services sector. Torbjörn Jacobsson, whose background includes, among other things, head of risk in the banking sector, has been recruited to lead the group as a senior specialist in relation to issues concerning financial risks and capital requirements.
November 30, 2021

Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp appointed as new partner

Commencing 1 January 2022, Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp will become a partner at Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 19, 2021

Sweden proposes a new law on investment screening which will have significant implications for transactions

Contrary to the situation in many other countries, there are currently only limited possibilities to regulate or prevent foreign direct investments in Sweden that could entail risks to Swedish security interests. Existing regulatory frameworks, such as the Protective Security Act (Sw. Säkerhetsskyddslagen), are limited to certain areas, to certain activities and to specific situations. The final report of the Inquiry of foreign direct investments (Sw. Granskning av utländska direktinvesteringar), published on 1 November 2021, puts forward a proposal for new legislation to address this gap.
November 04, 2021