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Swedbank acquires Tas-Kommerzbank in the Ukraine

February 19, 2007

Swedbank has signed an agreement to acquire the Ukrainian bank, TAS-Kommerzbank. Tas-Kommerzbank, headquartered in Kiev, is the Ukraine's thirteenth largest bank in terms of loans and one of the fastest growing banks in the private sector. The bank has just over 170 offices, 2300 employees and over 100,000 private customers and 9000 corporate clients.

Vinge acted as the advisor for Swedbank during the acquisition. Representatives from Vinge included Carl-Gustaf De Geer, Maria-Pia Midenbäck Hope, Karin Ulberstad, Susanne Kvist, Johan Kjellson and Olga Zelepukina.

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Sanctions update April 14

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New guidance on sustainability agreements between competitors

On 1 March 2022, the European Commission published draft revised guidelines on co-operation between competitors, together with draft revised block exemption regulations for specialisation agreements and R&D agreements. Unlike the current guidelines, which expire on 31 December 2022, the new guidelines include a chapter on the assessment of so-called sustainability agreements.
April 01, 2022