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Vinge advises GB HoldCo on its takeover bid for Gunnebo

September 28, 2020

Altor Fund V and Stena Adactum AB have, through the jointly controlled company GB HoldCo AB, announced a recommended cash offer to the shareholders of Gunnebo Aktiebolag. The offer values Gunnebo at approximately SEK 2.4 billion.

Gunnebo develops, manufactures, markets and sells security products, software and services. The Company has its headquarters in Gothenburg with operations globally through own presence in approximately 25 countries. In addition, Gunnebo's products and solutions are sold in more than 100 markets through comprehensive distribution networks.

Vinge’s team consisted of David Andersson, Erik Sjöman, Amanda Knutsson and Julia Hirschberg (Capital Markets and Public M&A), Christina Kokko, Maria Dahlin Kolvik, Desirée Sjöblom, Elsie Nassar and Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister (M&A), Louise Brorsson Salomon, Linn Adelwald, Pauline Lagerstrand and Hannes Pettersson (Banking and Finance) Johan Karlsson and Johan Wahlbom (Competition law), Sofia Bergenstråhle (IP), Karl-Hugo Engdahl (IT) and Jolene Reimerson (Commercial Agreements).

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Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

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