Mandate Vinge Advises Securia on Acquisition of SBM Fordonsmärkning

April 30, 2008

Litorina’s portfolio company Securia has acquired SBM Fordonsmärkning. During 2007 SBM’s turnover reached an approximate value of SEK 30 million. Securia is one of Sweden’s major providers of locking devices and services connected to personal and financial security. SMG is a major provider of security features for cars and related insurance products.

Vinge’s team included Johan Winnerblad, Sara Axelsson, Elin Hjort and Peter Larsson.

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