Mandate Vinge advises the Erik Thun Group in connection with a shipping transaction with A.P. Möller Maersk

October 25, 2012

Vinge is advising the Erik Thun Group in connection with the acquisition of 13 oil and chemicals tankers from the A.P. Möller Maersk Group. The tankers are included in the Small Tanker Northwest Europe (8000 dwt) operational category and twelve are included in Dutch shipping companies jointly owned by Maersk and Thun. In connection with the acquisition, the Erik Thun Group will also acquire the salient parts of Broström AB’s business in Gothenburg which handle tanker maintenance and the employees in question will be offered employment.

Closing in respect of the transaction is conditional upon the consent of the Norwegian Competition Authority.

Vinge’s team consists of responsible partner Anders Strid, associates Anna Palmérus (competition) and Patrik Gargolinski (M&A).

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Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

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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.
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