Mandate Vinge advises on the sale of Word Audio Publishing International

November 30, 2020

Vinge has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of Word Audio Publishing International AB to Danish Gyldendal A/S

Word Audio Publishing International is a Swedish audio book publishing company and Gyldendal is Denmark’s largest and oldest publisher. The purchase price amounts to an enterprise value of SEK 100 million.

Vinge’s team consisted of partner Kristian Ford together with associate Niklas Törnell.


Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
December 22, 2020

EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

Through a formal notice to Sweden, the European Commission has criticized the inadequate application of Directive 92/106/ECC on common rules for certain forms of combined transport of goods between Member States (the “Combined Transports Directive”). The notice mainly concerns the Swedish Transport Agency's application of the term "nearest suitable railway station"
December 11, 2020