Mandate PPM Ventures and Triton – acquisition of Pharmacia Diagnostics

May 12, 2005

Triton, the European private equity firm, and PPM Ventures Ltd, the private equity business within Prudential Corporation plc, the UK financial services group, has agreed to acquire Pharmacia Diagnostics AB, the Swedish based in-vitro allergy and autoimmune diagnostic testing business of Pfizer Inc, the US-based health care company, for USD 575m.

Vinge acted for Triton and PPM Ventures Ltd.

Johan Cederlund, Christina Kokko (responsible partners)
Sara Mindus (associate)

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
December 22, 2020

EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

Through a formal notice to Sweden, the European Commission has criticized the inadequate application of Directive 92/106/ECC on common rules for certain forms of combined transport of goods between Member States (the “Combined Transports Directive”). The notice mainly concerns the Swedish Transport Agency's application of the term "nearest suitable railway station"
December 11, 2020