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Vinge advises Apax Partner’s portfolio company Destiny in connection with its acquisition of Soluno

June 21, 2021

Vinge advises Destiny (a portfolio company of Apax Partners) in connection with its acquisition of the Soluno group (“Soluno”).

Soluno is one of the leading unified communications as a service providers in Europe. The acquisition gives Destiny an instantly strong position in Sweden and also leads to globalisation for Soluno. Following the acquisition, Destiny will comprise of more than 600 employees across 6 countries and is expected to generate a turnover of SEK 1.7 billion in 2021.

Vinge’s team mainly consisted of Christina Kokko, Ulrich Ziche, Hannah Kajlinger and Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister (M&A), Lisa Hörnqvist (Commercial Agreements and GDPR), Mathilda Persson (IT), Ulf Pyk (Real Estate), Josefine Lanker (Banking and Financing), Ebba Svenburg (Employment), Tove Lövgren Frisk (Compliance), Felizia Wiker (IP) and Sara Dahlroos Sköld (VDR specialist).

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

Against the background of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed a number of sanctions, which include a prohibition for companies within the EU to take certain measures in relation to Russia, as well as designated Russian people and entities on the sanction lists. Furthermore, a prohibition to circumvent the sanctions has been introduced in order to ensure that the sanctions are effective also in practice. When it comes to this circumvention prohibition, it is important to be aware of its wide interpretation, as established by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission.
October 31, 2022

Sanctions update 14 October

Further to our previous sanctions updates of 25 February, 3 March, 11 March, 16 March , 14 April and June 8 and 22 July, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
October 14, 2022