Vinge advises Altor, the founders and the other sellers in connection with the divestment of a majority share in Eleda to Bain Capital

Vinge advises Altor Funds (“Altor”), the founders and the other sellers in connection with Bain Capital Private Equity (“Bain Capital”), a leading global private investment firm, acquiring a controlling stake in Eleda from Altor, which will reinvest a minority share. Eleda’s founders, Johan Halvardsson and Peter Condrup, and senior executives in Eleda will also reinvest a substantial share. Through the transaction, Altor, Eleda and Bain Capital establish a partnership for future expansion.

Headquartered in Stockholm and with approximately 3,000 employees, Eleda is a leading Nordic infrastructure development and services provider. The company is the market leader within several segments, many addressing the need of the green transition, including water and sewerage, power distribution, district heating, roads, data centres, railways, and electric vehicle charging stations. Eleda’s decentralised operating model allows its group companies to deliver the highest quality to their customers with the optimal mix of local presence and the resources of a larger organization.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

Vinge’s team consisted mainly of Christina Kokko, Johanna Wiberg, Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister, Ellen Flygt, Philip Moré, Jonatan Stentorp, Jonas Johansson, Nina Gransäter and Johan Gavelin (M&A), Louise Brorsson Salomon and Jolinn Uhlin (Banking and Finance), Martin Johansson and Hedvig Josefson (EU Regulatory), Emy Rydén, Emelie Schoning, Gabriella Balbo, Emma Emsjö, Christoffer Widström and Fanny Askelöf (Transaction Support Coordinators).

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Vinge has advised Svea Bank AB in connection with the issuance of callable tier 2 capital bonds (T2) of SEK 300 million

Vinge has advised Svea Bank AB in connection with its issuance of SEK 300 million callable tier 2 capital bonds (T2) with a floating rate interest of 3-month STIBOR + 6.75%. The issue date is set to 7 June 2024, and the bonds have a maturity of 10.25 years with first permitted redemption date after 5 years. The instruments will be listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
June 14, 2024

Vinge advises Axcel and XPartners in connection with the acquisition of HTJ

Vinge has advised Axcel VII (“Axcel”) and XPartners Samhällsbyggnad (”XPartners”) in connection with the acquisition of HTJ Holding OY and its subsidiary Rakennuttajatoimisto HTJ Oy (”HTJ”).
June 13, 2024

Vinge has advised Flower in connection with the acquisition of the energy storage facility Bredhälla from OX2.

The energy storage facility Bredhälla consists of batteries utilizing lithium-ion technology with a total capacity of 42,5MW /42,5MWh spread across 20 modules, making it the largest battery park in Sweden. Bredhälla will provide ancillary services to Svenska Kraftnät to ensure stability in the electricity grid and participate in wholesale markets by providing energy arbitrage.
June 11, 2024