News Vinge best within M&A

July 12, 2011

Vinge performed more M&A transactions than any other law firm in the Nordic countries according to Mergermarkets half year report of the European markets. Vinge also climbed from thirtieth to first place in the buyouts league table (investments from Private Equity firms).

In total, Vinge advised on 29 transactions during the first six months of 2011. As regards the value of the transactions in the Nordic countries, Vinge was ranked in first place among the Swedish firms with USD 6,051 million, which is equivalent to approximately SEK 36 billion. Vinge is also the firm in Europe that tops the league table for buyouts with USD 5,197 million. This table tracks transactions where Private Equity firms are buyers. The number of European transactions during this first six months was approximately in line with the same period last year.

"It is gratifying to note that Vinge has once again demonstrated it’s strength and confirms our position as the leading transaction firm in Sweden and the Nordic countries", says Michael Wigge, Vinge's Managing Partner. In addition, the fact that Vinge has a strong position on the buyout market shows our strength as a partner to the larger Private Equity firms in the Nordic countries. It also shows that the transaction market is more intense in the Nordic countries at the moment than in Europe in general.

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
June 30, 2020

DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

DAC 6 is a EU Directive which entails that advisers are subject to a duty to notify the relevant tax authorities concerning their client’s cross‑border arrangements. The purpose of the information disclosure obligation is to combat tax evasion, tax fraud and tax avoidance.
June 04, 2020

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
May 28, 2020