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Roschier

BRUNKEBERGSTORG 2, PO BOX 7358, 103 90 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 8 5 531 90 00
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Fax +46 8 5 531 90 01
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Web:
www.roschier.com
Helsinki, Stockholm, Vaasa

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Roschier

Roschier’s practice head Johan Häger and Niklas Eriksson advised Swedbank as the arranger on the provision of an equity bridge facility to a fund managed by Summa Equity. In 2016, Fredrik Rydin and Michaela Baltscheffsky assisted Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken with financing VBG Group’s acquisition of Mobile Climate Control Group from Ratos. Veronica Stiller joined from Macfarlanes LLP.

Leading individuals

Fredrik Rydin - Roschier

Johan Häger - Roschier

Next generation lawyers

Michaela Baltscheffsky - Roschier

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Roschier

Roschier handles debt and equity capital markets transactions for issuers, underwriters/arrangers and subscribers, among other parties. Pontus Enquist and Ola Sandersson led a team which advised principal shareholder Keravel on Ahlsell’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. Johan Häger acted for DNB on Betsson’s SEK1bn high-yield bond issuance. Veronica Stiller and Henrik Fritz joined from Macfarlanes LLP and Handelsbanken Corporate Finance respectively.

Leading individuals

Pontus Enquist - Roschier

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Roschier

Roschier handles mid- to large-sized deals for international private equity houses, listed companies, privately held companies, banks and other financial institutions. Malin Leffler, Björn Johansson Heigis, and Lars Johansson advised Atlas Copco on the sale of its road construction equipment division to Fayat Group, and Jens Bengtsson advised Guy Hands (the chairman of Terra Firma Capital Partners) on the acquisition of McDonald’s Nordic operations. Björn Winström, Pontus Enquist, Mattias Friberg and Ola Åhman are also recommended. Henrik Fritz joined from Handelsbanken Corporate Finance.

Leading individuals

Jens Bengtsson - Roschier

Malin Leffler - Roschier

Ola Ã…hman - Roschier

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Roschier

Roschier recently hired Rikard Wikström-Hermansen from White & Case Advokat AB. In addition to handling litigation, Wikström-Hermansen represents Swedish and international corporates in arbitration proceedings under a wide range of rules including SCC, SIAC and UNCITRAL, particularly in the energy and infrastructure spaces. Practice head Johan Sidklev, counsel Eva Storskrubb and senior associate Shirin Saif are acting for ConocoPhillips Skandinavia in an appeal concerning a dispute with Uniper. Erik Ficks, Gisela Knuts (who practises in Finland and Sweden) and Björn Johansson Heigis are also recommended.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Roschier

Roschier’s team head Kristian Hugmark and senior associate Andres Acevedo are representing Trygg-Hansa in an SCA investigation into alleged collusion among several insurance companies over tendering for contracts. Lars Johansson recently assisted Marginalen with obtaining SCA merger clearance of its SEK1.7bn acquisition of the Sergel Group from the Telia Company.

Leading individuals

Kristian Hugmark - Roschier

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Roschier

Roschier has ‘a commercial approach’ to contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Jenny Welander Wadström and others advised Sandvik on the employment law aspects of the carve-out and divestment of the Sandvik Process Systems division to FAM AB. Another highlight involved Wadström and Björn Johansson Heigis assisting Atlas Copco with pensions issues associated with the sale of its road construction equipment division to Fayat Group. Erik Ficks represents clients in litigation involving issues such as trade secrets and employee inventions. Björn Rustare joined from PostNord.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Roschier

Roschier’s multidisciplinary practice is led by Björn Winström, who is part of the team advising APG Asset Management as the sponsor on the construction of the 288MW Åaskälen onshore wind farm. Johan Sidklev, Carl Persson and others are representing First National Petroleum as the claimant in arbitration proceedings against Rosneft over exploration rights in a Siberian oil field. Rikard Wikström-Hermansen is another name to note.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Roschier

Roschier’s team is led by Björn Johansson Heigis and includes Lars Johansson and Erik Ficks. It recently assisted OneMed with several IT projects (including outsourcings and matters concerning automation) and advised Epic Systems on projects involving IT contracts, personal data protection and public procurement issues.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Roschier

Roschier’s highly rated team includes practice head Johan Häger, Fredrik Rydin, Harem Mahir, Ola Åhman and Carl Brodén. Häger and others are acting for Gunvor Group in the enforcement of a share pledge against a subsidiary of PA Resources. Häger also led the advice to the senior lenders on the financial restructuring of Swedish media group Stampen. Veronica Stiller joined from Macfarlanes LLP.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 5

Roschier

Led by Erik Ficks, Roschier covers all the contentious and non-contentious aspects of copyright, trade marks, trade secrets and design rights. The firm advises clients in the high-tech, media, life sciences and financial services sectors on transactions, licensing and other commercial agreements, as well as data protection. Ficks, Lars Johansson, Björn Johansson Heigis and Rebecca Huselius advise Bonnierförlagen on copyright, trade marks (including managing its global portfolios) and various media issues.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Roschier

Roschier’s group is led by Marcus Hedén. Lisa Granbom Koski assists clients with various matters, such as prestigious development projects, portfolio transactions, joint ventures and real estate finance. Recent highlights include acting for Bonava in the development and sale of a SEK986m property portfolio to Willhem, and advising Niam Fund V on the SEK2.2bn sale of Blekholmen 1 to M&G Real Estate.

Leading individuals

Marcus Hedén - Roschier

Next generation lawyers

Lisa Granbom Koski - Roschier

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