Mandate Vinge acted as local counsel in relation to the sale of Phadia, the biotechnology company, for SEK 22 billion

May 20, 2011

Cinven has entered into an agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to sell the Uppsala based biotechnology company, Phadia Group, for SEK 22 billion. Phardia is a spin-off from the former Pharmacia and enjoys a leading position within allergy testing.

Vinge acted as local counsel advising on Swedish legal issues for Cinven/Freshfields. Vinge's team consisted of partner Christina Kokko and associates Joacim Rydergård, Jonas Bergström, Alex Miller and Albert Wållgren.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Update 13 November 2020. Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020