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Vinge has advised the Swedish state in connection with its sale of shares in SAS

October 13, 2016

Vinge has advised the Swedish state in connection with its sale of shares in SAS pursuant to a bookbuilding procedure performed on 12 October 2016.

In total, 23 million ordinary shares held by the Swedish and Norwegian governments were placed at a price of SEK 15.50 per share, equivalent to an aggregate value of approximately MSEK 357.  Following the transaction, the Swedish government holds 17.2 per cent of the ordinary shares and 17.1 per of the votes in SAS.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Charlotte Levin and Eric Sjöman together with associates Amanda Knutsson and David Andersson.

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