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).

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