Mandate Vinge advises Concordia Bus in connection with new share issue and refinancing

September 08, 2009

Vinge has advised Concordia Bus in connection with the implementation of a rights issue subject to pre-emption rights for the existing shareholders and the exchange of the company’s existing senior notes in the amount of EUR 130 million for new senior notes. In connection with the rights issue, all of the company’s outstanding preference shares were redeemed. The new issue will generate just over SEK 800 million for the company.

Concordia Bus is one of Europe’s ten largest public transportation groups and the Nordic region’s leading bus transportation group. The group has approximately 7,000 employees and a turnover of approximately SEK 5.5 billion.

The Vinge team consisted of Ola Sandersson, Maria-Pia Midenbäck Hope, Bo Adrianzon, Mattias Schömer, Maria Doeser, Dain Nevonen, Nils-Taro Lock, Elin Hjort and Christian Granqvist.

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