Mandate Vinge advises American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM), Detroit

September 27, 2010

Vinge has advised AAM in connection with the formation of a joint venture with Saab Automobile AB regarding the development of an electric all-wheel-drive and hybrid driveline system for passenger cars and crossover vehicles.

The new company will commence operations in Trollhättan on 1 October 2010. The joint venture company is majority controlled by AAM, which holds two-thirds, with Saab Automobile AB holding the remaining third.

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of partners Fredrik Tengström, Susann Vahlenbreder Hecht, Björn Nicolai and Raoul Svensson together with associates Anna Palmérus, Shoan Panahi, Anna Grandin and Josefin Eriksson.

Sanctions round-up

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