News Vinge is the Nordic Leader within Private Equity

April 19, 2012

For the second consecutive year, Vinge was awarded “Legal Adviser of the Year – Nordic” at the European Private Equity Awards 2012 organised by the financial journal Real Deals.

“We have been chosen as the leading Nordic law firm within private equity”, says Christina Kokko, who together with Vinge colleague Matthias Pannier, accepted the award in London on 18 April.

Among the best in Europe
“For 11 years the Private Equity Awards have been bestowed on private equity firms that have achieved the most outstanding results in the industry. This award confirms that Vinge is the Nordic region’s leading private equity adviser and that we are among the best in Europe which is of course both gratifying and something of which we are very proud” , says Christina Kokko.

The result were based on a number of interviews with private equity firms across Europe. The interviews were conducted by the financial magazine Real Deals in co-operation with Cass Business School. The winners in each category were selected by a judging panel of senior industry practitioners.

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