Mandate Vinge advises KKR in the acquisition of Hyperion from Sandvik

December 12, 2017

Vinge is advising the listed US investment fund KKR on its acquisition of Hyperion, a manufacturer of industrial tool components, from Sandvik.

Hyperion has 1400 employees in a number of jurisdictions and about SEK 3.2 billion in turnover. The transaction is expected to close during the first half of 2018 and is subject to customary completion conditions such as merger filing approvals.

Vinge’s team has consisted of Christina Kokko, Kristina Ekberg, Alex Miler, Marith Welin-Berger and Matthias Pannier (M&A/Corporate), Eva Fredriksson, Mathilda Persson (TSA/IT), Tobias Kempas, Ilze Lukins, Sophia Holm (IP), Kristoffer Larson (real estate), Sara Strandberg (employment law) and Johan Cederlund and Hedvig Ekdahl (environmental).

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

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