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Vinge has advised Scandic in connection with its rights issue and the agreement on new credit facilities

July 15, 2020

Vinge has advised Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) on a fully underwritten rights issue, which will provide Scandic with issue proceeds amounting up to approximately SEK 1,765 million before deduction of transaction costs, and on the agreement of new credit facilities amounting to SEK 1,400 million.

The new shares are expected to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm around 29 June 2020.

With 53,000 hotel rooms in operation at 268 hotels in about 130 locations, Scandic is the leading hotel company in the Nordic region. Most of Scandic’s hotels are operated under the fully-owned Scandic brand, which is the best-known hotel brand in the Nordics.

Scandic is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Mid cap.

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