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Vinge acts for A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S in connection with the takeover bid for Broström AB

August 27, 2008

Vinge is acting for A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S in connection with the public offer to the shareholders of Broström AB (publ). The combination of the companies will create the world’s leading product tanker company. Broström is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm. Vinge assists with corporate, capital markets and labour advice. Based on the bid price (SEK 57 per share), Broström is valued to in total SEK 3.62 billion.

The Vinge team includes, inter alia, Göran Nyström (project manager), Pontus Enquist, Mattias Friberg, Jesper Schönbeck, Dain Nevonen, Emil Hedberg and Johan Syrén. Björn Lindskog, Fredrik Dahl och Björn Petersson assist regarding labour law issues.

Vinge presents the Swedish chapter for the 2022 version of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide

The guide provides an overview of the Swedish Private Equity market and the salient legislation in connection with PE transactions in Sweden.
January 11, 2022

The prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings

On Tuesday 21 December, the EU Court of Justice delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Bank Melli Iran case (Case C-124/20) on the interpretation of the EU Blocking Statute regarding compliance with third country sanctions. According to the Court, the prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings. Following the Court’s judgment, anyone seeking to terminate a contract with a person or business subject to US sanctions must thoroughly consider if the termination is motivated by other reasons than the existing sanctions and reflect on whether to apply to the Commission for a derogation from the Blocking Statute.
December 23, 2021

The EU Commission proposes a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries

The European Commission has proposed a new regulation that will provide it with tools to counteract economic coercion from third countries with measures such as tariffs and imports restrictions.
December 13, 2021