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Vinge advises EQT Infrastructure IV and III (“EQT Infrastructure”) in the merger between GlobalConnect and IP-Only

January 23, 2020

EQT Infrastructure combines GlobalConnect and IP-Only.

The combined entity will be better positioned to serve the growing demand of national and international customers, and the scale of the combined organization will allow strengthened innovation and investment to bring new technologies and solutions faster to the market.

IP-Only owns and operates more than 16,000 km fiber-based network infrastructure that, together with leased lines, covers 230 out of 290 Swedish municipalities. The company today connects more than 230,000 homes and serves more than 3,000 business customers.

GlobalConnect is the leading alternative fiber-based data communication and data center services provider in Norway, Denmark and Northern Germany. In total, the company owns and operates approximately 42,000 km of fiber-based network and 18,000 sqm of data center space. GlobalConnect has around 24,000 business customers and serves around 83,000 private customers in Norway through its Homenet brand.

Vinge has advised EQT Infrastructure in connection with the merger.

Vinge’s team consisted of Daniel Rosvall, Karl Klackenberg, Isabelle Jengsell and Milad Kamali (M&A and Restructuring), Fredrik Dahl and Sara Strandberg (Employment), Sebastian Örndahl (Anti-trust and Regulatory) and Mathilda Persson (Commercial Agreements).

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
September 20, 2021

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.
August 20, 2021

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Advokat Sofie Bjärtun, advokat Rikard Lindahl, advokat Malin Malm Waerme and advokat Daniel Wendelsson at Vinge’s Stockholm office have been appointed as new partners as of 1 January 2022. The following lawyers have been elected as counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office: Advokat Stojan Arnerstål, advokat Amanda Knutsson, advokat Jolene Reimerson, advokat Linnéa Sellström and advokat Filip Öhrner.
July 06, 2021