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Vinge advises Amundi in connection with the acquisition of Lyxor Asset Management from Société Générale for EUR 825 million

Vinge has advised Amundi, a division of the Crédit Agricole group, in connection with its acquisition of Lyxor from Société Générale.

Lyxor is a pioneer within, and the third largest actor in Europe with regard to exchange‑traded funds (ETFs), and via this acquisition Amundi will thereby strengthen its position as the European lead actor in the fast‑growing market for ETFs. The transaction is subject to customary approvals by public authorities and is expected to be completed not later than February 2022.

Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Fredrik Wilkens (Project Manager), Henrik SchönAnton Sjökvist (Fund Issues), Åsa GotthardsonSara Strandberg and Ebba Svenburg (Employment Law), Maria Schultzberg, Henrik Wastenson and Karolin Ekström (Tax) as well as Ulf Nilsson (VAT).

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