Mandate Vinge has advised Svea Ekonomi AB in FinTech deal

May 14, 2018

Svea Ekonomi AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 90% of the shares of Maksuturva Group Oy and Maksuturva ICT Services Oy (“Maksuturva”) from its current owners.

Maksuturva is one of Finland’s leading payment service providers within e-commerce. The remaining 10% of the shares will continue to be held by Maksuturva’s management. The acquisition is pending approval by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Vinges team consisted of Alex Miler and Carl Sander. 
 

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