Mandate 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).

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

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020