Mandate

Vinge represented Verdane Capital in the divestment of Wireless Maingate

December 23, 2014

Vinge represented Verdane Capital VI in the divestment of Wireless Maingate AB (”Maingate”) to the NASDAQ-listed Canadian company Sierra Wireless, Inc. for a purchase price of USD 90 million.

Maingate is a pioner within the M2M field, i.e. mobile communication between devices, and has a market leading position in the Nordic market. Sierra Wireless is a world leader within the field of equipment and services for M2M communication.

Vinges team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren together with associates Anna Edström, Kristoffer Franzkeit and Cecilia Cronqvist

Private Funds – Vinge forms new practice group for fund formation in Sweden

Historically, private equity firms have often managed their funds from abroad. More recently, there has been a clear reversal of this trend in favour of repatriating the management of funds and establishing funds as Swedish limited companies. Vinge has formed a new Private Funds practice group in order to be in a better position to advise in conjunction with Swedish fund formations.
October 03, 2022

Proposal for a European Media Freedom Act

The European Commission has presented a proposal for new legislation which aims to protect journalists and media companies and combat disinformation.
September 26, 2022

The European Commission proposes a new Single Market Emergency Instrument

On 19 September 2022, the Commission adopted a proposal for a new regulation on an emergency instrument for the Single Market. Following the Covid-19 pandemic and other crises in the last years, the Union has seen internal entry restrictions, unpredictable rules and supply disruptions which, according to the Commission, have highlighted that there are structural shortcomings in the EU legal framework on the Single Market. The proposed emergency instrument aims to preserve the free movement of goods, services and persons and to ensure the availability of essential goods and services in the event of future emergencies.
September 22, 2022