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.

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