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Vinge advises Infracapital on the acquisition of Falbygdens Energi

December 02, 2013

Vinge is advising Infracapital, a leading European infrastructure investor, managed by M&G Investment Management, the European investment management arm of Prudential plc in connection with the acquisition of Falbygdens Energi AB from Göteborg Energi AB.

Falbygdens Energi AB operates primarily within the Swedish municipality of Falköping. The business operations comprise mainly of the production and distribution of district heating and the distribution of electricity in the area. The electricity distribution network comprises 522 kilometres of overhead lines and 1,690 kilometres of underground cables. FEAB also operates a broadband business in the municipality.

Johan Göthberg was the responsible partner together with associates Matthias Pannier, Lisa Antman, Joel Zetterström, Gabriel Westin, Emma Kero Ljungberg and counsel Robert Deli. Partner Thomas Sjöberg and associate Sofia Ekdahl are advising on real estate and environmental questions.

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