Mandate Vinge assists SJ with financing from NIB

April 22, 2009

Vinge has advised SJ AB in connection with a financing transaction in which SJ is borrowing approximately SEK 500,000,000 (MEUR 45) from the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) in order to partly finance 20 new high-speed trains. The new trains will constitute the base for SJ’s new traffic system and will be delivered during 2010.

”NIB imposes stringent demands for granting loan facilities and SJ had a significant advantage as a result of the positive environmental aspects which flow from development of, and investment in, train services in Sweden” says Fredrik Wilkens, partner at Vinge.

Vinge’s team consisted of responsible partner Fredrik Wilkens and associates Emma Stuart-Beck and Katarina Rykowska.

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

Update 13 November 2020. 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

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