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Kent Hägglund runs a ‘practical and value-for-money’ practice at DLA Nordic. It is administering several bankruptcies, including those of Saab and Viking Airlines. The ‘talented’ Jonas Premfors is noted for his ‘client focus’. Erik Selander joined from Swedbank.
‘One of the best’, Hamilton Advokatbyrå acts as receiver and administrator in bankruptcies and restructurings, and advises on avoidance actions. Lars Erik Gustafsson was appointed receiver for SEK3bn-turnover Onoff Sverige, Per Månsson is advising Provinsor Fastigheter on a complex financial restructuring, and team head Michael Levin is administrator for One CC.
Setterwalls’ ‘top’ team is led by bankruptcy specialist Thomas Ehrner, who is official receiver for 22-company Kefren. Odd Swarting is acting as administrator for two bankrupt commercial property firms financed on the international market. Senior associate Mathias Winge is also recommended.
Christian Berqvist’s practice at Wistrand is ‘one of the top insolvency players’, with notable strength in litigation. The ‘excellent’ Anders Nilsson is handling the bankruptcy of a Swedish construction company. Lars-Olof Svensson wins praise for his ‘brilliant mind’. Restructuring and finance specialist Niklas Körling joined from Setterwalls.
Advokatfirman Cederquist received several mandates for complex financial restructurings, workouts and controlled enforcements. Svante Hultqvist is advising a lending syndicate on a multi-party credit facility restructure. Finance partner Mattias Larsson and corporate specialist Martin Ulfson are also recommended.
Håkan Wendesten heads Advokatfirman Delphi’s nine-lawyer practice. Hans Bergqvist and Wistrand’s Anne-Marie Pouteaux are joint administrators in the Saab Automobile bankruptcy. The firm’s corporate recovery group acts for lenders and creditors, as well as advising shareholders and executives on their obligations to creditors.
Jonas Reiner, Staffan Cassmer and Lars Nylund are key names at Advokatfirman Fylgia KB. The experienced team comprises 13 bankruptcy specialists and seven lawyers, and also handles restructurings.
At G Grönberg Advokatbyrå AB, ongoing matters for court-appointed administrators Lars Wiking and Roland Sundqvist include the Seanet Maritime Communications and AGIS Fire & Security bankruptcies, and several real estate insolvencies.
Peter Thörnwall’s practice at Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå is active in receivership, reconstruction and liquidation proceedings. It also provides insolvency avoidance advice.
Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s ‘well-above-average’ team is based in four cities. ‘Very experienced’ team head Lars-Henrik Andersson advised telecoms firm Ventelo Svenringe on restructuring, while Pierre Pettersson continues to represent Weavering Capital in a cross-border insolvency matter. Anders Sandberg is highly experienced.
Highlights for MAQS Law Firm included Bo Ransnäs’ appointment as receiver in the 102-employee Viking Timber bankruptcy. Gothenburg-based team head Fredrik Emanuel defended Quinn Investments against a bankruptcy petition from Allied Irish Bank.
Mannheimer Swartling handles large insolvencies, financial restructurings, distressed M&A and related disputes. André Andersson advised private equity house Triton on acquisitions from bankruptcy estates, and ‘understands the dynamics between difference stakeholders in an insolvency’.
The ‘commercial’ Fredrik Rydin at Roschier specialises in debt restructurings and workouts. The 30-lawyer team acts for numerous banks, and also advised multinational Arctic Paper on restructuring and refinancing matters; and Digital Vision on a capital injection.
Advokatfirman Vinge handles financial restructurings and insolvencies, particularly in the automotive, shipping, and banking and finance sectors. Per Settergren is representing Plastal Group in litigation, and a Polish subsidiary sale relating to its bankruptcy. Fabian Ekeblad is advising liquidated Swedish non-life insurance company EN Sak.
At Ashurst, Eric Halvarsson and Camilla Holmkvist specialise in financial and corporate restructuring for national and international clients.
At Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra, team head Anders Isgren advised several clients in connection with Saab’s high-profile bankruptcy, including Pioneer Europe concerning a $2.4m claim. Stefan Bessman acted for Swiss Re Europe following the liquidation of Aspis Life Insurance.
Leif Ljungholm, Bo Ahlenius and Eric Edström handle restructuring and bankruptcy matters at Advokatfirman Glimstedt. Ljunholm was appointed administrator of an ambulance service bankruptcy.
Finance head Fredrik Madani handles debt restructuring matters, distressed M&A and financial institution reorganisation at Hannes Snellman Advokatbyrå AB. Jon Cohen left for an in-house role.
At Hökerberg & Söderqvist Advokatbyrå KB, Klas Hökerberg’s specialist practice advises on credit assessment, risk evaluation, insolvency and receivership.
Carl Lindstrand and Teodor Leffler handle corporate and financial restructuring at Lindstrand Leffler Advokatbyrå.
Corporate restructuring and insolvency boutique Lofalk Advokatbyrå handles bankruptcies and liquidations, as well as litigation and informal proceedings. Guy Lofalk is a court-appointed administrator.
Advokatfirman Nordia’s Lennart Olsson and Henrik Wetzenstein assist clients with insolvencies and corporate reorganisation.
Carl Gustaf Trägårdh, Ulla Trägårdh and Ola Sellert handle insolvencies and restructuring at Malmö firm Trägårdh Advokatbyrå AB.
Claes-Göran Westerberg and Fredrik Järund launched Westerberg Jarund Advokatbyrå after leaving Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB in 2012.