Mandate Vinge advises Dollar Financial Corp on its acquisition of Folkia

August 30, 2010

Vinge is acting as Swedish counsel to Dollar Financial Corp in connection with Dollar Financial Corp's acquisition of Folkia Group AS, a leading Scandinavian internet lending business with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Dollar Financial Corp is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers. Folkia, which was founded in 2006, currently originates loans through both internet and SMS text cell phone technology in four countries; Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Estonia. The completion of the acquisition is contingent upon customary closing conditions, including local regulatory approval.

The Vinge team advising Dollar Financial Corp includes corporate partner Jan Byström and corporate associates Martina Engström and Anna-Sofia Nilsson Prevell. Partner Fredrik Dahl and associate Philip Watson are providing employment benefits advice. Partner Mikael Ståhl and associates Dan Hanqvist and Adam Weissbach are providing financial services and regulatory advice.

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