Mandate Vinge advises Schwarz Group on the market entry of its environmental division PreZero in Sweden in connection with PreZero's acquisition of SUEZ’s waste management and recycling operations in Sweden.

October 02, 2020

SUEZ has more 50 recycling sites and around 1,000 employees in Sweden.

The transaction is subject to antitrust clearance and closing of the transaction is expected at the end of 2020.

Vinge's team consisted of Matthias Pannier, Ulrich Ziche, Linda Sengul and Jesper Lindvall together with Nina Gransäter (M&A), Mathilda Persson, Jolene Reimerson, Mika Jordan, Ellinor Wargenbrant, Christoffer Nordin, Lisa Hörnqvist, Marion Kronberg and Hayaat Ibrahim (IT & Commercial Agreements), Johan Cederblad and Olof Löfvenberg (Environmental & permits), Sara Strandberg and Veronika Garemark (Employment), Jack Bengtsson and Martin Svanberg (Financing), Sofia Bergenstråhle (IP), Kristoffer Larson (Real Estate), Maria Schultzberg (Tax), Nathalie Hughes and Carl Bruneheim (VDR assistants) as well as Jasmina Skandrani (Project assistant).

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020

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