Mandate VINGE ADVISES INDUSTRIFONDEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH INVESTMENT IN POLIGHT

February 05, 2015

Vinge has advised Indistrifonden in connection with its SEK 50 million investment in poLight.  poLight is a Norwegian company which has developed a new type of autofocus actuated lense for use in, among other things, mobile phones. In total, the private placement amounts to SEK 150 million and the funds will be used for a planned IPO.

Industrifonden is one of Sweden’s largest investors in small and medium sized enterprises. The fund has assets under management of SEK 3.8 billion and has invested in approximately 90 companies with the areas of technology, cleantech, life science and industry.

Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Johan Larson together with associate Mårten Svensson.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

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