Mandate Vinge advises Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman in connection with the acquisition of Securitas Direct

June 27, 2011

Vinge and Kirkland & Ellis have advised Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman in connection with the acquisition of Securitas Direct from EQT V. The purchase price amounted to approximately SEK 21 billion on a debt-free basis as well as a potential supplementary purchase price of up to SEK 0.9 billion. Securitas Direct is Europe’s leading supplier of alarm services for residential accommodation and small businesses. Securitas Direct has approximately 1.4 million customers and is the market leader on almost all the markets in which it operates. The transaction is subject to the consent of the European Commission.

Vinge’s team acting for Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman consisted of partners Malin Leffler and Maria-Pia Hope together with, among others, associates Jonas Bergström, Alex Miler, Robin Dangoor, Claes Henriksson and Emma Lindelöf. White & Case acted for EQT V.

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
June 30, 2020