Mandate Vinge has advised Lifco AB (publ)

February 28, 2017

Vinge has advised Lifco AB (publ) and its wholly owned subsidiary Sorb Industri AB in connection with its acquisition of Hultdin System AB, a leading manufacturer of tools and accessories for forestry and other heavy equipment industries. Lifco acquires and develops market-leading niche businesses with the potential to deliver sustainable profit growth and robust cash flows. The Group has three business areas: Dental, Demolition & Tools and Systems Solutions. The Lifco Group comprises 133 companies in 28 countries. In 2015 the Group reported EBITA of MSEK 1,186 on sales of around BSEK 7.9, with an EBITA margin of 15.0%.

The Vinge team consists of partner Erik Gabrielson together with associate Mattias Sköld and, inter alia, Mathias Lindquist and Freja Ljungdell Kristensen.

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
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