Mandate 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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Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
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.
September 10, 2020