Mandate Vinge acts for EQT and the subsidiary company ESML Intressenter in connection with the takeover bid for Securitas Direct

November 13, 2007

Vinge is acting for EQT and the subsidiary company, jointly owned by EQT, SäkI AB, Melker Schörling AB and Investment AB Latour, in connection with the public cash offer to the shareholders of Securitas Direct AB. The offer also includes an offer to the holders of subscription options in Securitas Direct AB. Securitas Direct AB is listed on the OMX Nordic Stock Exchange. Vinge assists with stock exchange and corporate advice, financing, and acquisition structuring. The total value of the offer is appr. 9.6 billion kronor.

The Vinge team includes Hans Wibom, Michael Wigge, Ola Sandersson, Christoffer Saidac, Tuula Tallavaara, Dain Nevonen and Martin Hall. Fabian Ekeblad and Louise Salomon assist with the financing and Johan Karlsson and Peter Forsberg assist with the competition filing.

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