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Vinge advises Tele2 in connection with the acquisition of TDC Sverige

June 21, 2016

Vinge has advised Tele2 Sverige AB in connection with the acquisition of TDC Sverige AB for an enterprise value of SEK 2.9 billion.

In connection with the acquisition, Tele2 intends to perform a rights issue of approximately SEK 3 billion.

The acquisition is conditional upon approval by the relevant competition authorities.

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of partners Johan Winnerblad, Eva Fredrikson and Carl Johan af Petersens together with counsel Matthias Pannier and associates Mathilda Persson, Albert Wållgren, Mika Jordan, Sara Strandberg, Christoffer Nordin and Ludvig Wettergren. Partner Charlotte Levin and associate Amanda Knutsson provided capital markets advice. Partner Johan Karlsson and associate Karl Samuelsson provided competition law advice.

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The EU Commission proposes a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries

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