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Vinge has advised Biotage in connection with its acquisition of ATDBio

October 26, 2021

Vinge has advised Biotage AB (publ), listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, in connection with its acquisition of ATDBio Limited based in Oxford and Southampton, UK, for a total purchase price of approx. 45 MGBP on a debt free and cash free basis (corresponding to approx. 534.4 MSEK) financed through a combination of a share issue of new ordinary Biotage shares, cash at hand and a revolving credit facility. The transaction closed in connection with the entering into of the share purchase agreement.

Vinge’s team consisted of Dain Hård Nevonen, William Kåge and Sara Ottosson Bixo.

 

Sweden proposes a new law on investment screening which will have significant implications for transactions

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Wibeke Sorling appointed as new partner

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