Vinge has advised European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II ("EDIF II"), an infrastructure fund managed by First State Investments, in connection with the acquisition of E.ON Gas Sverige AB.
E.ON Gas Sverige AB is the part of E.ON Sverige AB which owns gas networks. First State Investments is a global fund manager with more than 20 years of infrastructure investment experience. EDIF II, where investors are predominantly European pension funds, focuses on long-term investments in European infrastructure companies.
The Vinge team advising First State Investments includes Christoffer Thalin together with Kristoffer Franzkeit, Niklas Törnell, Anna Jonson, Anna Thuresson, Henrik Borna, Freja Ljungdell Kristensen, Daniel Melander Björner, Mathias Lindquist, Jack Bengtsson and Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp. Henrik Ossborn and Fredrik Christiansson advised on the financing of the transaction. Björn Mullaart and Rickard Vernet provided competition law advice.