Mandate Vinge advises AcadeMedia in relation to its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 15, 2016

Vinge advises AcadeMedia AB (publ) and selling shareholders in relation to AcadeMedia’s listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. Trading in the AcadeMedia share on Nasdaq Stockholm commences today, June 15 2016. The price in the offering was set at SEK 40 per share, which corresponds to a value of the total number of shares in the company upon completion of the offering of SEK 3,764 million. Assuming the over-allotment option is exercised in full, the value of the offering will amount to approximately SEK 1,093 million.

AcadeMedia is the leading and single largest independent education provider in northern Europe. In 2014/15, approximately 62,000 children and students attended AcadeMedia’s preschools, compulsory schools and upper secondary schools. An additional 80,000 individuals participated in AcadeMedia’s adult education courses. In 2014/15, AcadeMedia had approximately 400 preschools, compulsory schools and upper secondary schools in Sweden and Norway and approximately 150 adult education units in Sweden. AcadeMedia also has seven preschools in the Munich region of Germany. AcadeMedia has operations throughout the education chain, from preschool, compulsory school and upper secondary school to adult education.

Vinge’s team primarily consists of Erik Sjöman, Dain Hård Nevonen, Christian Lindhé, Ludvig Frithiof, Sofie Bjärtun, Nils Fredrik Dehlin and Astrid Karlsson. Maria Schultzberg and Emelie Parland advise on tax matters.

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
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Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020