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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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The Scope of Work According to AB 04

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A shift in EU merger control policy and practice could affect deal certainty and create opportunities for complainants

The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
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