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Hannes Snellman

KUNGSTRADGARDSGATAN 20, P.O. BOX 7801, SE-103 96 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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Work +46 760 000 000
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Fax +46 8 679 85 11
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Web:
www.hannessnellman.com
Helsinki, Stockholm

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman’s Paula Röttorp, Carolina Wahlby and Sören Lindström advised EQT on financing its SEK2.3bn acquisition of DGC One. Other areas of activity include infrastructure, real estate and asset finance transactions. Fredrik Olsson leads the team.

Leading individuals

Fredrik Olsson - Hannes Snellman

Next generation lawyers

Carolina Wahlby - Hannes Snellman

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Hannes Snellman

At Hannes Snellman, a team including Christoffer Saidac and Anna Green Jensen advised Eltel on a circa €150m preferential rights issue. Paula Röttorp and Carolina Wahlby acted as Swedish counsel to Netherlands-incorporated company Schoeller Allibert Group on its €210m bonds issuance. Sören Lindström is a member of the Swedish Securities Council. Björn Kristiansson joined Kanter AdvokatbyrĂ„ KB in December 2017.

Leading individuals

Sören Lindström - Hannes Snellman

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Hannes Snellman

At Hannes Snellman, Richard Åkerman is the key name. Sören Lindström, and Anna Green Jensen assisted EQT with its SEK2.3bn acquisition of DGC One. Claes Kjellberg and Kristiansson advised Fingerprint Cards on its $106m acquisition of Delta ID. Jan Jensen, Shoan Panahi and Patrik Erblad joined White & Case Advokat AB. Björn Kristiansson joined Kanter AdvokatbyrĂ„ KB in December 2017. Mattias Friberg was a new arrival from Roschier in 2018.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman’s David Ackebo represented Subway Russia in multiple arbitrations against Subway Russia’s former largest franchisee enterprise. Elsewhere, the firm assists Swedish and overseas clients with litigation involving M&A, insurance, energy and transport, among other areas. Joakim LavĂ©r and Anna-Maria Tamminen, who was recently promoted to the partnership, are also recommended. Martin Wallin departed the firm to establish AdvokatbyrĂ„n Wallin & Partners AB. Managing associate Andreas Johard was a new arrival from MAQS AdvokatbyrĂ„ in 2018.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman’s practice head Peter Forsberg represented EQT in proceedings initiated by the SCA over the client’s SEK2.3bn acquisition of data communication services provider DGC One. Forsberg is also acting for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in several proceedings against the Medical Products Agency over its decision to grant parallel importers marketing authorisation of supposed GSK products despite their lack of common origin with products sold directly by GSK.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 4

Hannes Snellman

Led by Elisabeth Vestin, Hannes Snellman handles IT issues for clients such as Dustin Group, the Ramirent Group and Hi3G Access. Vestin and others are advising the Fortum Group on a major digitalisation project.

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 2

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman is strong in procurement litigation and is also recommended for strategic advice on public procurement procedures. It is particularly active in regulated sectors, such as public transportation, telecoms and pharmaceuticals. Practice head Joakim LavĂ©r, Caroline Snellman and Anton Johansson are acting for Stockholm’s public transport authority AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik in the utilities procurements for the E31 and E32 traffic areas. Peter Forsberg acted for GlaxoSmithKline in the procurement by the Public Health Agency of Sweden of an agreement for the supply of an influenza vaccine. Julia Tavaststjerna joined AdvokatbyrĂ„n Wallin & Partners in January 2018. Erik Gadman joined Gernandt & Danielsson AdvokatbyrĂ„ as a counsel in February 2019.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman’s team worked with the Helsinki office to advise Barings Real Estate Advisers Europe on the disposal of its shares in the joint venture company owning Kamppi Shopping Centre in Finland. In the domestic market, the team acted for Citycon and Red in the SEK235m sale of retail property LĂ€nken 1 to Regio. In addition to retail, the group is also active in the hotels and infrastructure sectors. Safa Mahmoudi joined Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell in January 2018.

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