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Vinge advises Icon Capital AS on the acquisition of M2 Retail Solutions AB and Scandinavian Retail Partner Ltd

September 05, 2011

Vinge has advised Icon Capital AS in connection with the acquisition of M2 Retail Solutions AB and Scandinavian Retail Partner Ltd. M2 Retail Solutions AB is a Swedish company which develops and supplies turnkey retail store solutions to global actors and has operations in Halmstad and Copenhagen as well as Hong Kong where the operations are conducted through Scandinavian Retail Partners Ltd.

Vinge's team consisted of partner Fredrik Sonander together with, among others, associates Johanna Björnum Nyström (project manager), Patrik Gargolinski and Anna Siesing. Associate Maria Pajkull advised on the environmental law aspects of the transaction.

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