Mandate Telenor acquires Bredbandsbolaget

September 07, 2005

Telenor, the listed Norwegian telecommunications company has agreed to acquire Bredbandsbolaget (B2), the Swedish broadband connections provider, from Access Industries, and The Carlyle Group, both US based private equity firms and Investor Growth Capital, the Swedish private equity firm, for a consideration of SEK 6.03bn including debt.

Vinge acted for the sellers.
Stefan de Hevesy (responsible partner)
Henrik Wenckert (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