Mandate Vinge advises the Swedish National Debt Office in connection with a state credit guarantee for SAAB

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Vinge has represented the Swedish government acting through the Swedish National Debt Office in connection with the state credit guarantee for SAAB Automobile’s loan of EUR 400 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The state guarantee agreement was entered into in conjunction with closing of Spiker Cars N.V.’s acquisition of all shares in SAAB. Saab and its new owners have provided pledges in various assets in Sweden as security for their obligations in accordance with the back-to-back agreement which Saab has entered into with the National Debt Office.

Vinge’s team included partners Maria-Pia Midenbäck Hope (responsible partner), Carl Gustav De Geer, Fabian Ekeblad and Per Eric Alvsing and associates Dan Hanqvist, Louise Brorsson Salomon, Nils Taro-Lock, Christina Olsson Rosén, Tina Hård and Sofia Berg as well as project assistant Bettina Gamba.

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