Mandate Vinge advises international private equity firm Cinven on the acquisition of Envirotainer

July 12, 2018

Headquartered in Stockholm, Envirotainer designs, manufactures and leases active temperature-controlled containers used primarily for air freighting biopharma products, transporting up to two millions doses of medicine per day. Envirotainer serves c. 600 customers worldwide, including many of the blue-chip global biopharma companies.

With c. 300 employees, Envirotainer operates from regional centres in Stockholm, Frankfurt, Dallas and Singapore, with a portfolio of more than 5,500 leased containers globally. Envirotainer developed and marketed the first container with an active temperature control system in 1995 and since then has significantly invested in technology and its container fleet.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Christina Kokko and Kristina Ekberg (M&A), Louise Brorsson Salomon and Albert Wållgren (Banking and Finance) together with associates Filip Öhrner, Samra Baytar, Karl Klackenberg, Anna Thoms, Vilhelm Rondahl and Arvid Axelryd (M&A), Linn Adelwald and Agnes Perbo (Banking and Finance), Hedvig Ekdahl, Lisa Hörnqvist and Hayaat Ibrahim (Commercial Agreements), Klara Secher (IP), Sara Strandberg and Sophia Holm (Employment), Johan Cederblad (Environment), Frida Ställborn (Real Estate) and VDR assistant Jessica Öijer.

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

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020