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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).

Guidance judgment on the criminal liability for ordering a cabotage transport

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The Scope of Work According to AB 04

One of the most important parts of a construction agreement is the part where the scope of work is defined. There is a major difference between finding scope of work issues early in a construction project, instead of later during the execution phase.
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A shift in EU merger control policy and practice could affect deal certainty and create opportunities for complainants

The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
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