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Advokatfirman Vinge

SMÅLANDSGATAN 20, BOX 1703, 111 87 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 10 614 30 00
Fax:
Fax +46 10 614 31 90
Web:
www.vinge.com

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s six-partner team is led by the highly recommended Mikael Ståhl, who advised EQT in its SEK11.2bn acquisition of Hector Rail through the use of an asset-based LBO financing. Stefan De Hevesy moved to Wigge & Partners.

Leading individuals

Mikael Ståhl - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

One of the absolute best firms in this area’, Advokatfirman Vinge’s practice is led by Charlotte Levin and Jesper Schönbeck, who advised hotel group Pandox on its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. Levin also advised Morgan Stanley, Carnegie, Citigroup and ABG Sundal Collier on Nordax Bank’s listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Jesper Schönbeck - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Excellent in all aspects’, Advokatfirman Vinge’s corporate team is led by Malin Ohlin, Björn Mullaart and Olof Jisland, while Christina Kokko, Magnus Pauli and Erik Gabrielson head the M&A practice. Peter Bäärnhielm joined Danske Bank, while Bo Adrianzon, Henrik Wenckert and Michael Wigge moved to Wigge & Partners and Mårten Svensson joined Ernst & Young AB.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge fields a ‘very competent and experienced’ seven-partner team led by Daniel Ericsson, Anders Forkman and Niclas Winnberg. Patrick Forslund moved to Wigge & Partners

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s six-partner practice is led by James Hope, Thomas Wetterlundh and Krister Azelius, who are known for having ‘tremendous industry knowledge’. Hope is acting alongside an international law firm for Gazprom in a dispute between Gazprom and the Ukrainian Naftogaz.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

The seven-partner team at Advokatfirman Vinge is ‘always service-minded and quick on its feet’. It acts for an extensive client base including EQT and IK Investment Partners as standing merger control counsel. Stockholm practice head Johan Karlsson acted for consumer goods supplier Orkla on the acquisition of Swedish healthcare company Cederroth. Marcus Glader is highly regarded in the competition law field.

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Marcus Glader - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s ‘top market’ and sizeable practice has a full-service approach in employment law. The ‘very experienced’ Stockholm practice head Fredrik Dahl acted for Quintiles in a dispute before the Swedish Labour Court regarding termination of employment and alleged disability discrimination.

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Fredrik Dahl - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s ‘solid’ seven-partner practice is jointly headed by Daniel Ericsson, Christoffer Thalin and Johan Göthberg, who is valued for his ‘high standards and no-nonsense approach’. Göthberg acted for Fortum on its divestment of Fortum Distribution.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s seven-partner practice is known for its ‘high-quality and business-orientated’ advice. Mathias Lindquist, who has a ‘good understanding of environmental issues’, acted for the Skånemejerier Group on Kristianstad Dairy’s application for an environmental hazardous establishment permit. Thomas Sjöberg is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Thomas Sjöberg - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s seven-partner department is widely considered a leader in the field. Joel Zetterström assisted Qmatic, a customer flow management service provider, in updating and drafting agreements. Carl Johan af Petersens has extensive experience and Eva Fredrikson is another key figure. Björn Gustavsson left to establish his own private practice.

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Carl Johan af Petersens - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s seven-partner team provides ‘very good value for money, a pragmatic and common-sense approach, as well as attentive and quick responses’. The team is led by Morgan Hallén and Fabian Ekeblad. Hallen is handling the liquidation of Damen Shiprepair Götaverken, including its potential environmental liabilities.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s extensive practice, led by Fabian Ekeblad, Jonas Rosengren, Henrik Ossborn and Mattias Rosengren, focuses on insurance-related M&A and regulatory work. The team is advising global risk adviser and insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Group Holdings on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Max Matthiessen.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge is led by Håkan Borgenhäll, who is acting for Seamless Distribution in a pending patent infringement and patent invalidity case before the Stockholm District Court against Accumulate regarding a method for secure payments. Other clients include H&M and Aller Media. Senior counsel Ulf Dahlgren is very experienced in the field.

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Håkan Borgenhäll - Vinge, Advokatfirman

Ulf Dahlgren - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge’s 14-lawyer team is led by Johan Karlsson and Ulf Käll and is particularly experienced in public procurement advice in due diligence processes.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge combines ‘pragmatism with tons of experience’. The highly recommended Niclas Winnberg advised occupational pensions specialist Alecta pensionsförsäkring on its investment with Swedavia in a real estate portfolio consisting of 20 properties. Patrick Forslund and Stefan de Hevesy joined Wigge & Partners.

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Advokatfirman Vinge is ‘very good on content as well as soft skills’. The ‘knowledgeable and creative’ Jonas Rosengren leads the two-partner practice and is a board member on the Swedish Maritime Law Association. Per-Olov Sköld left the firm. Fredrik Vinge is also a leading professional in the field.

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Fredrik Vinge - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Vinge, Advokatfirman

Considered to be ‘among the top tax law firms in Sweden’, Advokatfirman Vinge’s four-partner practice is led by Mattias Schömer, with former co-head Lennart Larsson having moved to Advokatfirman Wåhlin. Schömer is acting for Fidelity Funds SICAV in tax litigation concerning the right to interest on Swedish withholding tax levied in breach of EU law. Mart Tamm set up his own niche practice.

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Mattias Schömer - Vinge, Advokatfirman

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