Mandate Vinge has advised Lone Star Fund and Stark Group in connection with the sale of the Stark Group to CVC Capital Partners.

January 08, 2021

Headquartered in Denmark, STARK Group is a leading B2B distributor of heavy building materials for the construction industry in the Nordics and Germany, with a focus on serving professional craftsmen. The business partners with 10,000 suppliers to serve c. 235,000 customers from more than 400 locations in Denmark (incl. Greenland), Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Germany. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and approvals and is expected to close in Q2 2021.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Jonas Bergström, Desirée Sjöblom, Vilhelm Rondahl and Amanda Steen (M&A), Michaela Cronemyr and Isabell Nielsen (Agreements), Frida Ställborn and Kristoffer Larson (Real Estate), Sara Strandberg and Caroline Edwall (Employment), Sofia Bergenstråhle (IP), Ludvig Wettergren and Jolinn Uhlin (Financial Arrangements), Fredrika Hjelmberg (IT), Nicklas Thorgerzon (GDPR), Lina Österberg (Permits), Tove Lövgren Frisk (Compliance) and the VDR assistant Carl Bruneheim.


Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal

One of the largest container ships in the world is still blocking the Suez Canal, an event which can have significant global consequences. Even Swedish interested parties such as the Port of Gothenburg may also be affected by the situation. The running aground is a clear reminder of the vulnerability of global transport chains, and sheds light on a number of important insurance issues.
March 29, 2021

Vinge top-ranked by Chambers & Partners within ten practice areas

Vinge would like to thank all the clients who have contributed with their time through the interview processes for Chambers’ annual rankings. We have today received the result, and we are delighted with top rankings in 13 areas and a significant number of individual rankings.
March 19, 2021

Vinge’s Managing Partner Maria-Pia Hope is chosen as one of the most powerful women in Swedish business by Dagens Industri

Maria Pia Hope, Managing Partner at Vinge, stands out as one of the few lawyers on the list when Dagens Industri presents its list of the most powerful women in business.
March 08, 2021