Mandate Vinge advises the Swedish government’s venture capital company, Fouriertransform

October 29, 2009

Vinge is assisting the Swedish government’s venture capital company for the automotive industry, Fouriertransform, in relation to its first investment. Fouriertransform has been formed to assist the automotive industry and is expected to make fifty investments within the next 15 months.

SEK 60 million is to be invested in Powercell Sweden AB which develops, produces and sells fuel cells, fuel reformers and auxillary power units.

Fouriertransform’s investment is occurring through a directed issue of new shares. Through Volvo Technology Transfer, AB Volvo remains the largest shareholder in Powecell Sweden AB with more than 40 per cent of the shares.

The Vinge team consisted of Ulf Sallnäs and Helena Jonsson.

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