Mandate Vinge advises SBB in connection with an issue of D shares and mandatory convertibles

July 29, 2020

The board of directors of Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden has, on the basis of an authorization granted by the annual general meeting, resolved on a directed issue of class D shares and a directed issue of subordinated convertibles mandatorily convertible into class B shares, whereby the company raises proceeds of SEK 3.4 billion before issue costs.

SBB is a major Nordic social infrastructure property company with a property portfolio with a market value of SEK 73 billion as of 30 June 2020. SBB’s Class B and Class D common shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap.

Vinge’s team consisted of Jesper Schönbeck, Malte St Cyr Ohm, Julia Hirschberg and Amanda M Johansson (Capital Market and Public M&A), Maria Schultzberg (Tax) and Albert Wållgren (Banking and Finance).

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Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

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