Mandate Vinge advises Damen Shipyards Group in connection with the acquisition of the ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet

May 24, 2012

Vinge has advised Damen Shipyards Group in connection with the acquisition of the ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet. Damen is an established participant on the ship repair market and currently own two yards in Sweden, i.e. Oskarshamnsvarvet on the east coast and Damen Shiprepair Götaverken on the west coast. Damen currently has nine repair and ship refitting yards along the North Sea coast and three repair yards in the Middle East.

Vinge’s team consisted of Jonas Bergström together with, among others, associates Louise Markgren and Johan Cederblad.

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