Vested®is a sourcing business model, methodology, mindset and movement for creating highly collaborative business relationships that enable true win-win relationships in which both parties are equally committed to each other’s success. A Vested approach fosters an environment that sparks innovation, resulting in improved service, reduced costs and value that did not exist before — for both parties. Vested is based on award-winning research conducted by the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration.

Cirio is a Centre of Excellence for Vested in the Nordics and has been involved in developing this highly successful business model for many years. We have assisted several large Nordic companies in areas such as facility management, IT-outsourcing, business process outsourcing and support and maintenance of infrastructure.

Vested combines a relational contract with an outcome-based economic model implemented through five fundamental rules:


If you want to know more about Vested, please download our brief white paper. You can also find more information about Vested® on You can also download the only Swedish book in Vested “What’s In It For We? – inköp, outsourcing och strategiska partnerskap med Vested“. For more information about Vested®, please visit

Cirio provides, as the only law firm in the Nordics, advice on the Vested model and related matters. Our services include:

  • Vested deal reviews
  • Strategic advice on optimal choices of Vested and alternative sourcing business models
  • Facilitation of Vested implementation
  • Drafting and facilitation of negotiations of Vested contracts
  • Standing neutral services for organizations in Vested partnerships

We believe in combining business with the personal and therefore bring in-depth expertise, strong dedication and engaged deal teams to our clients.

With our high quality of service and strong determination to deliver outstanding results, we build long-term relationships with our clients with the aim to be not just an exceptional legal advisor, but also their trusted business partner.



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