Mandate Vinge advises EQT Infrastructure II in connection with its divestment of the Hector Rail group to Ancala Infrastructure

June 12, 2020

Vinge has advised EQT Infrastructure II in connection with entering into an agreement to divest the Hector Rail group to Ancala’s European Infrastructure Fund II.

Hector Rail was acquired by EQT Infrastructure II in November 2014 and is the largest private rail freight operator in Scandinavia with significant operations in Germany. With a fleet of over 100 locomotives and 400 employees, including approximately 250 train drivers, Hector Rail transports essential goods for a wide range of customers. Hector Rail also operates a growing domestic platform in Germany, the largest rail freight market in Europe, from which it focuses on attractive niche segments, such as energy and intermodal flows.

Vinge´s team consisted of Daniel Rosvall, Karl Klackenberg, Milad Kamali and Olivia Belding (M&A), Mikael Ståhl and Axel Jansson (Banking and Finance), Mathilda Persson (Commercial Agreements) and Kristoffer Sällfors (Regulatory).

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
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Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020

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