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Vinge advises Semantix in connection with the acquisition of Tamarind

June 30, 2010

Vinge has advised Litorina’s portfolio company, Semantix in connection with the acquisition of Tamarind AB, one of Sweden’s leading translation companies providing specialist translation services.

As a result of the acquisition, Semantix has strengthened its position as the leading supplier of specialist language and communication services in the Nordic region. The group has a turnover of more than SEK 300 million and employs approximately 170 people and has more than 6 500 language consultants all over the world.

Semantix’s principal owner is Litorina, a private equity company which focuses on acquiring and developing small and medium sized companies in the Nordic region in co-operation with the management of these companies.

Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Johan Winnerblad and associates Joacim Rydergård and Philip Watson.

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
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The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

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Sanctions update 14 October

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October 14, 2022