Vinge has advised Loopia on its acquisition of the Swedish Internet Foundation’s (“IIS”) registrar business .SE Direkt.
As of mid-February, .SE Direkt's customers will have Loopia as registrar for their domains. Loopia AB, which is a part of Loopia Group, is one of Sweden's largest and fastest growing web hosting companies with operations in Sweden, Norway, and Serbia. Loopia currently has over 225,000 customers and is a market leader in Sweden within domain names and web hosting. IIS is responsible for the Swedish top-level domain .se and is an independent, business-driven and public organization who works for an internet that contributes positively to people and society.
Vinge’s team consisted of partners Christina Kokko (M&A) and Mikael Ståhl (Banking and Finance), and associates Linda Sengul and Martin Cronsioe (M&A), Josefine Larsson (Banking and Finance), Nicklas Thorgerzon (Commercial Agreements) and Klara Secher (IP).