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Vinge advises Altor in connection with the investment in H2 Green Steel

August 30, 2022

Vinge represents Altor Fund V in connection with its investment in H2 Green Steel. The investment has been carried out in connection with H2 Green Steel's series B round totalling approx. EUR 190 million. Investors participating in the capital raise included, in addition to Altor, inter alia AMF, GIC, Swedbank Robur Alternative Equity, FAM and IMAS Foundation.

H2 Green Steel was founded in 2020 with the ambition to accelerate the decarbonization of the steel industry, using green hydrogen. Steel, which is one of the world’s largest carbon dioxide emitters, is the company’s first business vertical. H2 Green Steel is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with its first green steel plant under development in Boden, northern Sweden.

Vinge's team consisted mainly of Christina Kokko, Johan Larsson, Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister, Linus Adolfsson (M&A), Lisa Hörnqvist, Elis Allmark (Commercial Agreements), Johan Cederblad (Environment), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Estate), Julia Löfqvist (Compliance), Kamyar Najmi (Banking and Finance), Axel Lennartsson (IP), Ebba Svenburg (Employment), Sara Dahlros Sköld and Julia Hagelberg (project assistants).

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