Mandate Vinge Acted as Advisors in the Sale of Convatech

May 07, 2008

Vinge advised Bristol-Mayers in the sale of the American company Convatec to Nordic Capital and Avista. The purchase price for Convatec was SEK 25 billion.

Vinge acted as advisors within the part of the transaction that was joined to Sweden. Vinge’s team included Christina Kokko, Peter Larsson, Johan Larsson, Björn Lindskog and Niclas Bergström.

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