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

February 24, 2010

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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On 1 March 2022, the European Commission published draft revised guidelines on co-operation between competitors, together with draft revised block exemption regulations for specialisation agreements and R&D agreements. Unlike the current guidelines, which expire on 31 December 2022, the new guidelines include a chapter on the assessment of so-called sustainability agreements.
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Vinge wins M&A legal advisor of the year award

Mergermarket has awarded Vinge the Swedish Legal M&A Advisor of 2021.
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