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VINGE ADVISES IK VII FUND IN CONNECTION WITH ACQUISITION OF TELECOMPUTING FROM FERD CAPITAL

January 15, 2016

Vinge and the Norwegian law firm, Wiersholm are advising the IK VII Fund in connection with its investment in TeleComputing AS. The TeleComputing Group is a fast-growing supplier of complete IT solutions on the Nordic SMB market. TeleComputing provides market-leading and environmentally friendly solutions within IT operations management, outsourcing, IT OnDemand, cloud services and Software as a Service (SaaS) services. The subsidiary, Kentor conducts system integration operations and provides qualified industry and operations specialists, systems developers and IT advisory services. The group has 860 employees at nine locations in four countries and has approximately 850 corporate customers in the Nordic region. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

Vinge’s team consists of partner Jonas Bergström together with, among others, counsel Ulrich Ziche and associates Carl Sander, Joacim Rydergård, Sara Strandberg, Josefine Lanker, Karl-Johan Alvarsson and Joel Wahlberg and project assistant Caroline Skymberg. Partner Pär Remnelid and associate Ina Lunneryd are advising on the competition law regulatory aspects of the transaction.

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