Mandate Saab acquires Ericsson Microwave Systems

July 21, 2006

Saab AB is buying Ericsson Microwave Systems with approximately 1250 employees in Gothenburg. The acquisition gives Saab a leading position in the radar and sensor business with their already advanced product portfolio in the field of defence, aviation, space and national defence. The purchase price is SEK 3.8 billion and purchase also includes Ericsson's 40 percent share in Saab Ericsson Space.

Vinge acted as advisor to Saab during the acquisition. Vinge representatives included Johan Winnerblad, Christina Kokko, Olle Rislund, Björn Gustavsson, Thomas Sjöberg, Katja Cato, Niclas Winnberg and Theresa Kovac.

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

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020