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Vinge takes the lead in M&A statistics

January 16, 2013

Vinge has overtaken all global law firms and is ranked at the top in terms of the value of M&A transactions in Sweden 2012, according to Mergermarket’s statistics for the full year.

The report, which was published last week, shows that in 2012 Vinge advised on 52 transactions in Sweden valued at USD 8 222 million. Vinge also has a strong position in terms of the total transaction value and is the only Swedish law firm among the top ten in this category. Vinge is in second place in terms of number of transactions.


A big step forward
“We are proud of our position in the rankings. Despite a challenging market, we are at the top and we have also taken a big step forward in the value list”, says Maria-Pia Hope, Vinge's Managing Partner.

As regards private equity investments in Europe, Vinge participated in nine "European Buyouts" in 2012 and is the Nordic law firm that has been involved in most transactions.

Read Mergermarket’s report here (pages 20 and 26).

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