Mandate Sparbanken Finn and Sparbanken Gripen form a new bank for the Öresund region

September 22, 2009

Vinge is advising the parties primarily in relation to the structural, corporate and banking law issues as well as the competition law aspects of the merger.
 
Sparbanken Finn and Sparbanken Gripen AB want to form a new bank with its base in western Skåne and with the stated ambition of expanding within the Öresund region. The bank has 200,000 retail customers and 16,000 corporate customers and a business volume of SEK 80.5 billion and approximately 600 employees.
 
Vinge's team consisted of responsible partner Henrik Ossborn with Erik Gabrielson and Magnus Hedsund (M&A), Magnus Bigner and Johan Ragnar (Banking and Finance) and Pär Remnelid and Johanna Lindman (Competition Law).

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