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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB acts for domestic and international banks, alternative lenders and corporate borrowers. It is particularly active in real estate finance and leveraged finance transactions. Johan Lundberg, senior associate Berndt Pettersson and others advised Thoma Bravo on the $1bn financing of its acquisition of Qlik Technologies and its subsidiaries. Svante Hultqvist and senior associate Mirja Sikander are other key figures.

Leading individuals

Johan Lundberg - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Svante Hultqvist - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s Fredrik Lundén and Wilhelm Lüning are ‘an extremely good combination’. Tone Myhre-Jensen heads the equity capital markets practice, where a highlight involved assisting Mr Green & Co with the SEK195m placement of five million new shares. In the debt capital markets space, Svante Hultqvist, Lundén, and associates Henrik Wållgren and Sara Hag advised Kinnevik on establishing a SEK4bn MTN programme and also a SEK1bn bond issuance. Magnus Björkman joined from Folksam Sak.

Leading individuals

Wilhelm Lüning - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s Petter Wirell and associate Sebastian Rosvall assisted Mobilaris with the divestment of 34% of the shares in Mobilaris MCE AB to Atlas Copco Rock Drills. Practice head Martin Ulfson is advising Marlin Equity Partners on acquiring Medius AB from NoxAx, InnKap4 Partners and the minority owners. Maja Wettergren heads the firm’s commercial contracts division. Carl-Johan Deuschl and Jimmy Gärd are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Carl-Johan Deuschl - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Next generation lawyers

Jimmy Gärd - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB has an excellent track record in construction litigation and arbitration. Team head Fredrik Forssman is representing Sveab Anläggning as the claimant in litigation against the Swedish Transport Authority, which relates to a railroad construction project. Erik Wernberg, Erika Åslund and Eric Johnson are other experienced practitioners.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s work includes disputes involving commercial contracts, construction and infrastructure, and professional liability. Erik Wernberg and senior associates Eric Johnson and Oskar Gentele are representing the former board members of Kraft & Kultur Sverige at the Svea Court of Appeal in a recourse claim brought by Grant Thornton. Jens Tillqvist and Fredrik Forssman are other active partners.

Next generation lawyers

Eric Johnson - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s practice head Fredrik Lindblom and senior associate Kristoffer Molin advised Nordic Capital on obtaining European Commission (EC) merger clearance of its acquisition of Nordnet Bank. Senior associate Elsa Arbrandt is a key adviser on SCA and EU competition investigations, and also has merger control and antitrust litigation experience.

Next generation lawyers

Kristoffer Molin - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s team serves clients across numerous sectors, including banking, media and telecoms. Robert Stromberg and Jonas Lindskog recently represented Lagans Byggnads in litigation against its former managing director, which involved issues such as dismissal, breach of loyalty and unauthorised use of trade secrets. Jenny Jilmstad advised Swedish TV channel TV4 on the restructuring of Bonnier Broadcasting Group. Jens Tillqvist is a seasoned practitioner.

Leading individuals

Jens Tillqvist - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Robert Stromberg - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s strengths include IT and technology-related M&A, outsourcing projects and internet/social media matters. Johanna Linder was the lead adviser to multinational engineering and consulting company Åf on a global IT outsourcing project. Maja Wettergren, who heads the commercial contracts practice, focuses on technology-related matters. Malin Allard joined from Ericsson.

Leading individuals

Johanna Linder - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s Svante Hultqvist and Johan Lundberg are well placed to act for lenders in financial restructurings involving complex debt and security structures, thanks to their banking and finance expertise. The cross-practice team also leverages the firm’s strengths in other areas, such as corporate and M&A, capital markets and litigation.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s cross-practice team assists Swedish and international insurance companies with corporate matters and M&A, dispute resolution and regulatory/risk management issues. It was appointed to Länsfôrsäkringar’s panel to advise on tort and insurance law, and board and management liability. Practice head Erik Wernberg, and senior associates Eric Johnson and Oskar Gentele are representing the former board members of Kraft & Kultur Sverige at the Svea Court of Appeal in a professional liability dispute. Magnus Björkman joined from Folksam.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 2

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KBhas always been a very progressive and well-respected firm with ties to the media industry’. It also acts for clients in sectors such as transport and technology. Malin Allard joined the firm from Ericsson in 2017 to head the practice. Associate Isabelle Emanuelsson was a new hire from At Night. Henrik Lindstrand works with Allard to assist AB Svensk Filmindustri with matters such as rights clearances and licensing.

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 1

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s practice head Mikael Engström has expertise in bid support, investigations into procurement awards and litigation. The team acts for suppliers and government authorities, particularly state-owned companies and government authorities. Engström acted for Yrkesakademin in review proceedings connected with awards decisions in two vocational education procurements.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s team handles real estate transactions (including portfolio transactions and investments in development projects) for Swedish and international investors. Louise Bjärgård recently advised Folksam on its acquisition of Duvan 6 in central Stockholm. Practice head Erika Åslund assisted Fastighets AB Regio with its acquisition of the Sigma shopping centre in Västerås from Barings.

Leading individuals

Erika Åslund - Cederquist KB, Advokatfirman

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