Mandate Vinge advises Pareto and Dundee in connection with Africa Oil’s USD 125 million brokered private placement

March 06, 2015

Vinge has advised Pareto Securities and Dundee Securities in connection with Africa Oil Corp’s USD 125 Million brokered private placement. Africa Oil Corp. is a Canadian oil and gas company with assets in Kenya and Ethiopia as well as Puntland (Somalia) through its 45% equity interest in Horn Petroleum Corporation. Africa Oil Corp. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol "AOI".

Vinge was primarily represented by Jesper Schönbeck.

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.
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