Mandate Vinge advises Aller Media AB and Egmont Holding AB on acquisition of a share of Mediafy AB

June 04, 2013

Vinge is advising Aller Media AB and Egmont Holding AB in connection with their acquisition of a 40 per cent interest in Mediafy AB from Bonnier Tidskrifter AB. Mediafy AB is the ultimate parent company in the Mediafy Group, which includes subsidiaries in Sweden, Finland and Norway. The Mediafy group is the largest distributor of magazine subscriptions in the Nordic countries through its websites Tidningskungen.se, Bladkongen.no and Lehtikuningas.fi. Closing of the transaction is subject to applicable competition law approvals and other customary closing conditions.

The Vinge team advising Aller and Egmont includes partner Henrik Borna, associate Christoffer Thalin. Partner Pär Remnelid and associate Johanna Bergdahl are providing competition law advice.

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.
October 12, 2020

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