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Vinge advised on the Scancoin deal

October 25, 2010

Segulah IV L.P. has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Scan Coin AB, a Malmö-based company that is a global leader in automatic coin and bank note processing. Scan Coin, which was founded in 1966 by the entrepreneur Gunnar Sandberg, is owned by the Ovin family. The family, which has owned Scan Coin since 1986, will remain as owners of 30 % of the company subsequent to Segulah’s acquisition.
 
Vinge´s term which advised the Ovin family consisted of Erik Gabrielson, Anna Jonsson, Markus Larsson and Daniel Svensson.

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