Mandate Vinge advises FCG in connection with the acquisition of Algorithmica Research

June 22, 2020

Vinge has advised Bridgepoint and FCG in connection with the acquisition of Algorithmica Research AB, a software technology provider of risk management and quantitative financial analytical solutions for the financial services industry.

Through the acquisition, FCG, leading Northern European experts in Governance, Risk & Compliance (“GRC”) with a strong track record of providing new and customer centered services to clients in the finance and insurance sector, adds new capabilities to enhance and further expand its technology area and product offerings.

Vinge’s team consisted primarily of partner Daniel Rosvall and associates Michaela Cronemyr, Fredric Reissmüller, Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister (M&A), Lisa Hörnqvist (Commercial Agreements), Lisa Ullman (Employment), Nathalie Hughes (VDR-assistant) also partner Alber Wållgren along with associates Josefin Lanker and Hannes Pettersson (Banking & Financing).

 

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