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Vinge advises AcadeMedia in connection with the public offer from Providence

April 22, 2010

Vinge advises AcadeMedia AB (publ) ("AcadeMedia") in connection with the public offer from Providence for all outstanding shares in AcadeMedia, which was announced on 22 April 2010. Providence offers SEK 170 for each share in AcadeMedia and the total value of the offer amounts to SEK 2,050 million. Providence has received undertakings to accept the offer from some of the major shareholders in AcadeMedia, who together own shares corresponding to approximately 17.4 per cent of all outstanding shares and votes in AcadeMedia. The offer is recommended by the bid committee of AcadeMedia which has been appointed in connection with the offer.
 
AcadeMedia is the largest education company in Sweden. AcadeMedia currently has approximately 45,000 students and course attendants, in excess of 100 schools and around 2,500 employees with operations within the entire Swedish education area: pre-, compulsory-, and upper secondary schools and within adult education. The operations are conducted through independent schools and companies such as Vittra, NTI, Rytmus, IT-Gymnasiet, Ljud & Bildskolan and Mikael Elias Teoretiska Gymnasium. AcadeMedia is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small Cap.

Vinge's team consists of Göran Nyström and Dain Nevonen. Erik Sjöman and Jesper Schönbeck have advised in certain matters related to capital markets law.
 

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.
July 06, 2021