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Foyen in Getting the Deal Through Mining 2018

September 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Getting the Deal Through is a publication covering 75 business areas and containing information and analysis related to more than 150 jurisdictions. Many of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms have cooperated on Getting the Deal Through with the aim of compiling a unique information resource. The various sections in the publications have been authored by experts within the relevant subject area and jurisdiction.

We assist our clients with a number of mining related issues such as land access and permit handling. We also have extensive experience in joint ventures, project finance, acquisitions, contracting and procurement.

Foyen is the proud co-author of the global legal guide to mining, Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2018. The guide provides a quick overview of mining legislation in 28 countries.  The section on the Swedish mining industry has been written by partners Pia Pehrson and Peter Dyer.
Foyen also contributes to the section Getting the Deal Through Construction 2018 and Project Finance 2018 >>

Accreditation: Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2018 (Published: July 2018). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.

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Foyen assist NetNordic in acquisition of Efftel

April 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

13 April, 2018

Foyen has assisted NetNordic in its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Efftel AB, including its subsidiary Efftel Solutions AB. Efftel delivers cloud based telephony and communication services to Swedish businesses. Efftel has 12 employees and revenues of ca. SEK 20 million.

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Foyen has assisted Stena Renewable with procurement of 19 new wind turbines

March 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

15 March, 2018

Stena Renewable AB builds 16 wind turbines in the Kronoberget wind power farm and three wind turbines at Vindpark Saxberget. The new capacity adds on to Stena Renewable’s existing 17 wind turbines in operation at Saxberget.

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Foyen recruits corporate counsel with cutting-edge expertise in energy law

March 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

20 February, 2018

Foyen Advokatfirma has recruited corporate counsel Johan Bogren from E.ON. Johan joins the firm’s Construction; Energy, Land and Environment; and Commercial Law practice groups.

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Foyen recruits public sector specialist

February 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

14 February, 2018

Foyen Advokatfirma has recruited general counsel Ulrika Hedberg from Trelleborg Municipality. Ulrika is a member of the law firm’s Public Sector, Construction and Real Estate business areas, writes Foyen in a press release.

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Foyen authors updates on construction law and project financing

February 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Getting the Deal Through is an international publication covering 75 business areas linked to more than 150 jurisdictions and collaborating with many of the world's leading law firms. The different sections are written by experts in each area, and we at Foyen are proud to represent Sweden with our latest contributions regarding the construction law and project financing areas in Construction 2018 and Project Finance 2018.

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Foyen has assisted OX2 in another wind power transaction

January 2018. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

12 January, 2018

The renewable energy company OX2 has executed a sale and purchase agreement with Fontavis, a Swiss asset manager specialising in renewable energy and infrastructure investments.  The agreement is for 33 MW from the Orrberget wind power farm, with nine wind power turbines, which will be constructed in the Municipality of Ludvika.

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Foyen has assisted OX2 in multi billion sek windpower transaction

December 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

20 December, 2017

The renewable energy company OX2 has been awarded the contract to construct the 357 MW Valhalla wind power farm with 85 wind power plants in Sweden. It will be one of the largest land-based wind power farms in Europe. The customer for the project is Aquila Capital.

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Foyen has assisted Walerud Ventures and Almi Invest with investment in IoT company

December 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

7 November, 2017 

Walerud Ventures, together with Almi Invest, recently invested SEK 7.5 million in Ekkono Solutions.

Ekkono Solutions' business involves "machine learning" and linked objects, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), with a focus on the manufacturing industry. Ekkono's solutions allow IoT products to learn and adapt, which results in production optimisation and minimisation of manual monitoring/service. 

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Foyen in Getting the Deal Through Mining 2017

December 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

19 October, 2017

Foyen is the proud co-author of the global legal guide to mining, Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2017. The guide provides a quick overview of mining legislation in 28 countries.

Getting the Deal Through is a publication covering 75 business areas and containing information and analysis related to more than 150 jurisdictions. Many of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms have cooperated on Getting the Deal Through with the aim of compiling a unique information resource. The various sections in the publications have been authored by experts within the relevant subject area and jurisdiction.

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Foyen appoints three new partners

December 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

12 December, 2017

Foyen continues to grow and, on the path to our goal of becoming Sweden’s largest business law firm in project and technology-related law, Foyen has named three new partners. Christoffer Löfquist, Oscar Wackling and Richard Sahlberg who will become partners of the firm beginning on 1 January 2018.

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Foyen assists Pegital in the acquisition of IT-Hantverkarna

December 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

15 December, 2017

Foyen has assisted Pegital in the acquisition of the services company, IT-Hantverkarna. Through the acquisition, Pegital expands its business operations to cover IT services for small and midsize companies. Pegital owns the accounting firm Fortner, the home services company HomeMaid, and Veteranpoolen. All of the just over 80 employees of IT-Hantverkarna will join Pegital.

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Foyen has advised Mandalay Resources in 40 million USD credit agreement

October 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

4 October, 2017

Foyen has advised Canadian mining company Mandalay Resources Corporation in its negotiation of a 40 million USD revolving credit facility with HSBC Bank Canada. Mandalay, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, is the 100 % owner of the Bjorkdal gold mine in northern Sweden and the transaction has required a number of contracts regarding the Swedish business operation. Foyen’s team was led by partner Peter Dyer, assisted primarily by associate Elinor Pejryd.

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Foyen represents Huge Fastigheter in the sale of nine public-use properties

October 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

22 September, 2017

Huge Fastigheter is selling nine public-use properties with public operations in Huddinge comprising a total lettable area of 8,750 mÂČ and approximately SEK 16.8 million in rental income. The buyer is SamhĂ€llsbyggnadsbolaget (SBB), which shall take possession of the properties in the beginning of October 2017.

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Foyen recruits another specialist in public procurement

September 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

 Press release 29th of August 2017

Foyen Law Firm has recruited procurement manager Johanna Hellström from AlingsÄs Municipality. Johanna joins the law firm's Public and Construction business sectors, writes Foyen in a press release.

Johanna comes most recently from AlingsÄs Municipality where she worked as a procurement manager for two and a half years in charge of the municipality's procurement activities and with personnel responsibility for five employees. As procurement manager, Johanna has had a role as a coordinator and strategist that involved decision support for the municipal leadership with respect to various legal issues and responsibility for training in procurement, both internally within the municipality and externally directed towards the business community.

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Foyen recruits public procurement specialist

July 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Press release 29th of June 2017

Foyen Advokatfirma has recruited senior associate Ann Liljedal from the Administrative Court in Falun. Ann joins Foyen’s Public Procurement and Construction business sectors.

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Foyen has represented Åby TravsĂ€llskap in a trade fair centre and hotel joint venture project

July 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

30 June, 2017

Åby TravsĂ€llskap has entered into a joint venture with Klövern for the construction of a trade fair centre and hotel adjacent to the Åby Racetrack in Mölndal. The project value is approximately SEK 500 million and approximately 30,000 sq. m. of lettable space is involved.

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Foyen assists SlussgÄrden in the sale of a city property

June 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

16th of June, 2017 

SlussgÄrden sells the property Lammet 17 located at KorgmakargrÀnd 2-6, Bryggargatan 4 and Gamla Brogatan 13, a short distance from Drottninggatan and Kungsgatan. SlussgÄrden acquired the property during the summer of 2014 from Fabege.

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Foyen has assisted InnoEnergy with its investment in a large-scale battery production facility

June 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

9 June, 2017

InnoEnergy recently invested EUR 3.5 million in Northvolt AB in order to enable development of Europe’s first large-scale battery production facility.

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Foyen represents Autoadapt AB in the acquisition of Martech

March 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

17 March, 2017

The Foyen Law Firm represented Autoadapt AB and its subsidiary Unwin in the acquisition of the Danish company, Martech, Kliplev A/S.

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Foyen assisted OX2 on a wind power farm in Finland

March 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

17 March, 2017

The renewable energy company OX2 has been awarded a contract to build the 14.4 MW Ykspihlaja wind power farm with 4 wind power plants in Finland. The customer is Aquila Capital.

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Drone law in five minutes

February 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

13 February, 2017

The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court has recently ruled that drones equipped with cameras are subject to the Swedish Camera Surveillance Act. This means that photographing with drones in public areas requires a permit from the county administrative board. The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court’s decision has given rise to lively debate. Set out below is an attempt to clarify some of the current issues related to flying drones.

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Linnéa Djursén new CEO of Foyen

January 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

– the legal industry’s only law firm director who is not a member of the Swedish Bar Association 

17 January 2017

Linnéa Djursén took over as CEO of Foyen the 1st of January 2017. This makes Foyen the only major law firm in Sweden with a CEO who is not a member of the Swedish Bar Association. In addition, Linnéa Djursén is one of the few women executives in the industry. The goal is for Foyen to be the obvious choice for clients with technology-intensive businesses in need of legal expertise.

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Foyen assists Schneider Electric in the sale of a property to Nyköping Municipality

January 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

13 January, 2017

Nyköping Municipality recently completed a strategic acquisition of a property of approximately 100,000 square meters in Arnö. The Technical Division in Nyköping Municipality will now be relocated to the property, which in turn will enable the construction of 200-300 centrally located Residences. The size of the property also allows for future relocation of other municipal activities and, consequently, among other things, the creation of additional new housing opportunities in central Nyköping. The property was conveyed by Schneider Electric for a purchase price of SEK 56 million.

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Foyen assists with the sale of the Hemnet website for SEK 2 billion

January 2017. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

12 January, 2017

General Atlantic and a consortium comprising investors Pierre Siri, Henrik Persson and investors involved in Merro, an investment company, are becoming the new owners of Hemnet. The amount of the sale is SEK 2 billion. The current owners, MÀklarsamfundet and FastighetsmÀklarförbundet, will retain minority interests in Hemnet. The previous owners, FastighetsbyrÄn and Svensk Fastighetsförmedling, are selling all of their holdings in Hemnet.

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Foyen recruits four business lawyers from Nyman Rudenstam

December 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

 â€“ increasing focus on business law within the energy sector

5 December, 2016 

Foyen continues to enhance the firm’s offer of business law services through the recruitment of four lawyers from the Nyman Rudenstam Law Firm. With the recruitments, Foyen becomes an even stronger force in business law within the energy sector. At the end of the year, Tomas Rudenstam and Jonas Conradsson will join the firm as partners. At the same time, associates Yasmine Shoaie-nia and Elinor Pejryd from Nyman Rudenstam will also join the firm.

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Time to break ranks

December 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

2 December, 2016  

The ranking of tenders in framework agreements for architectural and engineering and consultants is destroying the industry. The purchaser is the big loser. Now when the Public Procurement Act is being reformed, there is a possibility to engage consultants in a better way. John Hane hopes that purchasers make use of the opportunity.

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Foyen assists OX2 regarding Högkölen wind farm

November 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

29 November, 2016

The renewable energy company OX2 has been awarded the construction contract for the Högkölen wind farm generating 65 MW (18 wind power turbines) in Ljusdal. The customer is Aquila Capital. Foyen Advokatfirma assisted OX2 in the negotiations regarding the turbine supply agreement and the service agreement. The partner in charge at Foyen was Jacob Hamilton.

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Foyen advises SlussgÄrden on acquisition of property from Skanska in Stockholm

November 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

22nd November 2016

The Foyen Law Firm represented SlussgĂ„rden in its acquisition of Skanska’s SnĂ€ckan 8 office property in downtown Stockholm, where KPMG previously had its headquarters. Through the purchase, SlussgĂ„rden increases its ownership by just over 23,500 square metres. The acquisition is conditional on a new zoning plan and building permits.

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Foyen in Getting the Deal Through - Mining 2016

November 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

31 October, 2016

Getting the Deal Through is a publication covering 75 business areas and containing information and analyses related to more than 150 jurisdictions. Many of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms have cooperated on Getting the Deal Through with the aim of compiling a unique information resource. The various sections in the publications have been authored by experts within the relevant subject area and jurisdiction.

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Foyen assists Kraftringen in the sale of NynÀshamn Energi to Ellevio

October 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Foyen Advokatfirma is assisting Kraftringen in conjunction with the sale of NynĂ€shamn Energi AB to Ellevio. NynĂ€shamn Energi’s business includes electricity grid and construction operations with 16,000 electricity grid customers and 14 employees. The sale is taking place in light of Kraftringen’s regional consolidation of the company’s business to the southern parts of Sweden. Part of this is the divestment of those parts of the business involving electricity distribution and construction of electrical power facilities in NynĂ€shamn, which is geographically far from Kraftringen’s area of operations.

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Foyen assists OX2 in the procurement of the Lehtirova wind farm.

October 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

The renewable energy company OX2 has been retained to construct the Lehtirova wind farm generating 148 MW (41 wind power turbines) in Norrbotten. The customer is Aquila Capital. Foyen Advokatfirma assisted OX2 in the negotiations regarding the turbine supply agreement and the service agreement with the turbine supplier, Vestas. The partner in charge at Foyen was Jacob Hamilton.

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Foyen has advised Mandalay Resources in 30 million USD share issue

August 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

30 August, 2016

Foyen has advised Canadian mining company Mandalay Resources Corporation in its treasury offering of shares on the Toronto stock exchange for aggregate gross proceeds of 39 million CAD (30 MUSD). Mandalay is the 100 % owner of the Bjorkdal gold mine in northern Sweden and the transaction has required legal opinions regarding all companies and permits in the Swedish business operation. Foyen’s team was led by partners Peter Dyer and Pia Pehrson, assisted primarily by associates Caterina Carreman and Ludvig Gustafson.

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Foyen advises SlussgÄrden on acquisition of property from Vasakronan

May 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

24 May, 2016   

Foyen Advokatfirma has advised SlussgÄrden on the acquisition of the office property Sandbacken Mindre 39 in Stockholm. Seller is Vasakronan and the property value is 234 million SEK. With the acquisition, SlussgÄrden expands their ownership of properties near Slussen by over 4000 sqm. SlussgÄrden will take over the property by 1st of June 2016.

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The domain name ”thepiratebay.se” could not be seized from The Internet Foundation in Sweden, II

May 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

17 May, 2016   

Sara Malmgren and Peter Dyer at Foyen Advokatfirma have successfully represented IIS in a landmark case before the Svea Court of Appeal, regarding whether a domain name can be seized from IIS by the government, if used for criminal activity.

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Foyen advises wind farm operator Samkraft on sale of 10 turbines

May 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

2 May, 2016   

Foyen Advokatfirma has assisted wind farm operator Samkraft AB in the sale of 10 wind turbines to Slitevind AB. The sale includes a total of 20 MW installed capacity and closing took place on 29 April.

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Foyen advises Kraftringen on acquisition of Elkraftsbyggarna Kraft

April 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

29 April, 2016   

Foyen Advokatfirma has advised regional power company Kraftringen Energi AB (publ) on the acquisition of Elkraftsbyggarna Kraft in Götaland AB (EKB). The acquisition strengthens Kraftringen’s market position in the construction sector. Kraftringen’s construction operations will as a result of the acquisition include electric power, public lighting, charging infrastructure and solar cell solutions. It will have some 165 employees and a turnover of approximately SEK 500 million.

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Foyen advises Hill & Smith Holdings on acquisition of FMK Trafikprodukter

April 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

20 April, 2016   

Foyen Advokatfirma has assisted UK based infrastructure group Hill & Smith Holdings Plc in the acquisition of the business and assets of traffic products company FMK Trafikprodukter AB. The acquisition extends Hill & Smith’s and its Swedish subsidiary ATA’s product portfolio within road and rail barriers. Foyen’s team was led by Peter Dyer, primarily assisted by Sara Malmgren and Jessica KrĂŒger.

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Foyen advises Fortum in acquisition of windfarm project

March 2016. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

1 March, 2016   

Foyen Advokatfirma has assisted Fortum in the acquisition of a 75-megawatt wind farm project from the windfarm developer Arise AB (publ). Project Solberg in VĂ€sternorrland County in northern Sweden is construction-ready, and Arise will also deliver construction management services to Fortum. Foyen’s team has been led by partners Jacob Hamilton, Andreas Lindström, Pia Pehrson and Peter Dyer.

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Foyen assists in natural gas project

June 2014. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Swedegas and Vopak are now preparing, in partnership with the Port of Gothenburg, construction of a terminal for liquefied natural gas, LNG. The City of Gothenburg has approved zoning and demolition work on the site has started in order to make way for the terminal.

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Foyen advises Elgin Mining Inc. in 425 million SEK transaction

June 2014. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Elgin Mining Inc. and Mandalay Resources Corporation., both listed on the Toronto stock exchange, have entered into an agreement whereby Mandalay acquires Elgin for consideration consisting of a combination of cash and shares. The total transaction value is approximately 425 million SEK.

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Foyen in major Gothenburg expansion

June 2009. Press Releases by Foyen Advokatfirma AB (view listing).

Foyen Advokatfirma has secured a major boost of its presence in Gothenburg, in order to provide its clients with even more competitive commercial law advice.

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