Mandate Vinge advises on sale of Millennuim Media Group

August 18, 2010

Vinge is advising the shareholders of Millennium Media Group AB (“MMG”) in connection with the sale of their shares in MMG to Turner Broadcasting Europe, a subsidiary of Time Warner. MMG is a media house which currently runs TV channels in 53 countries through its subsidiary, NonStop Television. The channels include Showtime, TV 7, Star! and Silver. The operations also include film distribution, rights sales and subtitling services. The sale is conditional upon competition authority clearance and other customary closing conditions.

Vinge’s team advising the sellers consists of partner Johan Winnerblad and, among others, associates Petter Kjöllerström and Philip Watson as well as project assistant Sara Andersson. Partner Per Eric Alvsing is providing advice on media law issues, associate Louise Brorsson Salomon is advising on financing issues and associate Carl Johan Sundqvist is providing competition law advice.

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

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
June 30, 2020