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Vinge has advised Main Capital and Pointsharp in connection with their strategic acquisition of SecMaker

July 08, 2021

Pointsharp enables organizations to secure IT environments with a high-level of control for IT departments combined with an intuitive mobile user experience.

Pointsharp has a broad solution offering in the identity and access management market related to multi-factor authentication, secure access, user provisioning and password management. SecMaker is a leading security provider in complex system environments with a strong footprint in the healthcare and government sectors. The combination of Pointsharp and SecMaker creates a leading security software provider in the Swedish market with strong potential for future North-Western European growth.

Vinge’s team consisted of counsel Filip Öhrner and associates Vilhelm Rondahl, Gustav Lindgren (M&A), Ebba Svenburg (Employment), Karl-Hugo Engdahl (GDPR/IT), Rebecka Weitzberg (IP), Lisa Hörnqvist (Agreements) and VDR assistant Carl Bruneheim (VDR).

Vinge presents the Swedish chapter for the 2022 version of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide

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