Mandate PAI Partners divests ADB Safegate

August 03, 2017

Vinge together with Willkie Farr & Gallagher have advised the French private equity fund PAI Partners in conjunction with their sale of the ADB Safegate Group to The Carlyle Group.

The ADB Safegate Group is a leading supplier of airfield solutions which provide management systems for aircraft docking, management systems for terminals, airfield lighting and airfield management systems globally. Vinge advised ADB in conjunction with its acquisition of Safegate in 2016.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, partner Jonas Bergström, associates Carl Sander, Michaela Cronemyr, Samra Baytar (M&A), Linn Adelwald (Financial Arrangements), Lova Unge (Employment), Andréa Nicolin (Commercial Agreements), Frida Ställborn (Real Estate), Rebecka Weitzberg (IP) and counsel Maria Schultzberg (Tax).

Compliance policies and dawn raid manuals should be revised in light of amendments to the Swedish Competition Act

As previously described, the Swedish Competition Act (2008:579) will be amended in several important respects on 4 February 2021. We recommend that you revise your current compliance policies and manuals for dawn raids to ensure adherence with the new rules.
November 25, 2020

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