Vinge is advising Danica Pension, Livsforsikringsaktieselskab, part of Danske Bank Group, in connection with the sale of all of shares in Danica Pension Försäkringsaktiebolag (publ).
Closing of the transaction is subject to applicable approvals by relevant authorities.
The Vinge team included mainly Jesper Ottergren, Anna Edström, Henrik Borna and Lena Lundahl. Fabian Ekeblad, Paulina Malmberg and Viveka Classon provided regulatory advice.
Vinge advised Ysios Capital, OrbiMed and others in connection with their investment in Galecto Biotech
New investors Ysios Capital, OrbiMed, HBM Healthcare Investments, OrbiMed Israel, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Maverick Ventures and Seventure Partners joined existing investors Novo Seeds, M Ventures, and Sunstone Capital in the financing round.
Vinge advised the new investors. The Vinge team included Jesper Ottergren, Erik Sjöman and Charlotte Akej.
Vinge advises Crypto International Group in the acquisition of Crypro AG’s international operations
Parallel to the acquisition, Crypto AG’s Swiss part of the operations of Crypto Schweiz AG was transferred through a management buyout.
Vinge’s team consisted of Jesper Ottergren and Henrik Borna together with, among others, Maria Schultzberg, Mattias Sköld and Lena Lundahl.
Vinge represents the sellers in connection with the sale of Exensor Security International AB
Exensor is a leading provider of unattended ground sensor networks for military and civil applications and has key international clients in the defence and security sector. The company is headquartered in Lund, Sweden and has subsidiaries in the UK and Germany. Exensor’s line of products and geographical presence is complementary to Bertin’s, contributing to a good strategic fit in the transaction.
Vinge's team consisted of partners Jesper Ottergren and Christoffer Thalin, assisted by, among others, associate Lena Lundahl.
Vinge represents GD Invest AB in connection with the sale of Gandalf Distribution AB
Gandalf Distribution is one of the Nordic countries' leading distributors of computerproducts and peripherals and had a turnover of SEK 674 million during the financial year 2016/2017. ELKO Grupa AS is active in the same field in Europe and Central Asia and had a turnover of USD 1.460 million during 2016. The acquisition means that ELKO Grupa AS enters the Nordic market.
Vinge's team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren and associate Kristoffer Franzkeit.
Vinge advises Generic Sweden AB (publ) on the sale of Generic Systems Sweden AB
Generic Sweden's divestment of the consultancy business focuses the group's operations towards telecom. The purchase price consists of a cash component and shares in MSC Group AB (publ), which is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Small Cap.
The Vinge team advising Generic Sweden includes partners Jesper Ottergren (M&A) and Erik Sjöman (Capital Markets).
Vinge advised Creades on its investment in Apotea
The investment by Creades amounts to a total of SEK 120.5 million.
Vinges team consisted of Erik Sjöman and Jesper Ottergren.
Vinge has assisted Enea AB (publ) in the acquisition of the French company Qosmos S.A., active in the development of software for Network Intelligence and a market leader within the field of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI).
Vinge's team consisted of Jesper Ottergren, assisted by Christian Lindhé and Karolina Tjärnberg. Henrik Ossborn and Fredrik Christiansson assisted in relation to the bank financing of the transaction.
Vinge has advised Wilson Therapeutics AB (publ) in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm. The price in the offering was set at SEK 49 per share, corresponding to a
market capitalization of approximately SEK 1,305 million for the total number of outstanding shares in the company (provided that the over-allotment option is utilized).
Vinge’s team primarily consisted of Jesper Ottergren, Erik Sjöman, Christian Lindhé, Ludvig Frithiof, Kristoffer Franzkeit and Astrid Karlsson.
Vinge advises Air Liquide Advanced Business S.A. and its wholly owned subsidiary FordonsGas Sverige AB in connection with the acquistion of Lidköping Biogas AB. Lidköping Biogas produces liquid biogas for inter alia trucks and has an annual capacity of 60 GWh.
FordonsGas operates and builds gas tank stations in Sweden, and currenly operates more than 40 gas tank stations, predominantly in the western part of Sweden. Through the acquisition of Lidköping Biogas, FordonsGas Sverige will get an even better control over the production chain and can further develop sustainable mobility.
The Vinge team advising Air Liquide Advanced Business S.A./FordonsGas Sverige AB consists of Jesper Ottergren together with Anna Edström and, inter alia, Christoffer Thalin, Mathias Lindquist, Emma Hakesjö and Cecilia Cronquist.
Vinge acted as Swedish counsel to Xamarin Inc in connection with the acquisition of RoboVM AB, a company that enables native iOS and Android development in Java.
The Vinge team advising Xamarin Inc included partner Jesper Ottergren and associate Kristoffer Franzkeit.
Vinge has advised Serstech AB (publ) in connection with its rights issue.
Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren and associate Christian Lindhé.
Vinge represented the sellers in the divestment of Fred Holmberg & Co AB to Brenntag Nordic AB. Fred Holmberg & Co AB is active within the field of distribution of chemicals, biofuels and products for NOx reduction and has an expected turnover of more than SEK 700 million for 2014. Brenntag is the world leader in chemicals distribution and the acquisition strengthens Brenntag’s presence on the Nordic market.
Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren together with associate Fredrik Christiansson. In addition, specialist Mathias Lindqvist has assisted with environmental law expertise and partner Pär Remnelid, together with associate Lisa Bourghardt, have assisted with competition law expertise.
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
Vinge has advised Advenica AB (publ) in connection with its listing on NASDAQ OMX First North Premier.
Vinge’s team primarily consisted of partners Jesper Ottergren and Erik Sjöman together with associates Christian Lindhé, Carl Fahleryd and Kristoffer Franzkeit.
Wilson Therapeutics AB has completed a private placement of USD 40,000,000 (SEK 260,000,000) directed to the venture capital firms Abingworth LLP and MVM Life Science Partners LLP and the existing investor HealthCap.
Wilson Therapeutics AB is a life science company focused on the development of drugs for the treatment of Wilson’s Disease, a rare genetic disease that affects approximately 1 in 15,000 people worldwide. The private placement is conducted to finance further product development, clinical trials and commercialisation of the company’s products.
Vinge represented HealthCap and Wilson Therapeutics AB in the private placement and Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jesper Ottergren together with, among others, Kristian Ford and Karin Engström.
Vinge advises MultiQ International AB, listed on Nasdaq OMX Small Cap, in connection with the acquisition of Public Systems Nordic AB and the SEK 15m new issue of shares with preferential rights conducted in connection with the acquisition. Through the acquisition, Sweden’s largest company within monitor solutions for public spaces, so called Digital Signage, is created. The purchase price for the acquisition of Publiq is paid through the issuance of new shares in MultiQ.
The Vinge team advising MultiQ International AB includes partner Jesper Ottergren and, among others, associates Marcus Bergdahl and Christian Lindhé. Further, partner Erik Sjöman provides advice on capital markets regulations and Ingela Malmborg provides employment law advice.
Vinge has advised Danir AB in connection with the acquisition by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danir of Sony Mobile’s development unit for mobile hardware and connectivity in Lund. The new company will be named Sigma Connectivity AB and will have approximately 200 employees. Sigma AB will own 80 per of Sigma Connectivity AB and Sony Mobile’s former CEO and chairman, Bert Nordberg, will own 20 per cent.
Vinge’s team consisted of partners Peter Oscarsson, Ingela Malmborg and Jesper Ottergren as well as associates Markus Larsson and Anders Hilmansson.
Vinge is advising Air Liquide Santé International in connection with its acquisition of NordicInfu Care AB. Air Liquide Santé International is Europe’s leading and the world’s third largest company within home healthcare and provides treatment for patients with chronic diseases, such as Parkinson, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and diabetes. Air Liquide Santé International posted revenues of EUR 2.5 billion in 2012 and has 10,000 employees. Air Liquide Santé International is a division within the publicly listed French group Air Liquide.
NordicInfu Care AB is a leading company in the Nordic countries within home infusion therapy for patients with chronic diseases such as Parkinson, PAH (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension) and diabetes and had a turnover in 2012 of approximately EUR 22 million. Through the acquisition, Air Liquide Santé International expands its home healthcare activities to the Nordic market, where presence up until now has been limited.
The Vinge team advising Air Liquide Santé International includes partner Jesper Ottergren and associate Ida Christiansson. Furthermore, among others, associates Lynn Andersson Wall and Charlotta Cronér (employment law), Rickard Vernet (competition law), Johan Cederblad (regulatory matters) and counsel Maria Schultzberg (tax) have assisted in the transaction.