Mandate Vinge and Kirkland & Ellis advises Baxter in connection with the acquisition of Gambro

December 05, 2012

Vinge and Kirkland & Ellis advises the global medical technology company Baxter International Inc. (“Baxter”) in connection with the acquisition of Gambro AB for an enterprise value of SEK 26.5 billion. Closing of the transaction is subject to applicable competition law approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Vinge acted as local counsel for Baxter. The Vinge team included Johan Winnerblad (partner), Jonas Bergström and Jonas Johansson together with, among others, Nicolina Kindblom, Gustav Jönsson, Rime Dreber, Emma Lindelöf, Daniel Unger, Helena Höök and Evelina Tejle.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020