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Vinge advised Goldman Sachs and Nordea in relation to Thule’s listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

December 09, 2014

Vinge advised Goldman Sachs International and Nordea Bank AB (publ) – joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners – in relation to Thule Group AB’s application for listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. Thule’s principal shareholder is Nordic Capital. A prospectus was published on 13 November and the first day of trading on Nasdaq Stockholm was on 26 November. The total value of the offering amounts to SEK 2.1 billion, assuming that the over-allotment option is exercised in full.

Thule Group is a premium branded sports and outdoor company, with global leadership in the sport and cargo carriers market (e.g. bike carriers and roof racks) and is a leading company within other outdoor and bags product markets, selling its products in 136 countries, primarily through the Thule and Case Logic brands. The Company’s largest brand, Thule, is a premium brand recognized throughout the world among active consumers for products that are safe, easy-to-use and have a contemporary design. Through its Case Logic brand, the Company is well-established in many geographic locations in the bags for electronic devices market.

Vinge’s team consisted mainly of Peter Bäärnhielm, David Andersson and Sabina Börjesson.

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
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Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.
August 20, 2021

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Advokat Sofie Bjärtun, advokat Rikard Lindahl, advokat Malin Malm Waerme and advokat Daniel Wendelsson at Vinge’s Stockholm office have been appointed as new partners as of 1 January 2022. The following lawyers have been elected as counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office: Advokat Stojan Arnerstål, advokat Amanda Knutsson, advokat Jolene Reimerson, advokat Linnéa Sellström and advokat Filip Öhrner.
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