Mandate Vinge has advised Axcel on its investment in AddPro

July 06, 2020

Axcel has signed an agreement to aquire a majority ownership stake in AddPro, a Swedish leading provider of IT and cloud services. AddPro’s current management team and founders will reinvest in the company alongside Axcel.

AddPro was founded 2000 in Malmö and has a total approximate revenue of SEK 800 million and close to 350 employees. AddPro is acquired from Adelis Equity Partners, founders, the management team and key employees. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. AddPro is the second investment in Axcel VI.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Christina Kokko (M&A) and Mikael Ståhl (Banking & Finance) and associates Johanna Wiberg, Stina Bengtsson and Carl Fredrik Wachtmeister (M&A), Linn Adewald, Pauline Lagerstrand, Elias Lundin and Jolinn Uhlin (Banking & Finance), Mathilda Persson, Martin Boström and Fredrika Hjelmberg (Commercial Agreements & IT), Ilze Lukins and Anna Li (IP), Lisa Hörnqvist (GDPR), Veronika Garemark (Employment), Kristoffer Larsson (Real Estate), Kristoffer Sällfors (Public Procurement), Johan Wahlbom (Antitrust) and Nathalie Hughes (VDR assistant).

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

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