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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Led by Candra Torebring, Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is particularly known for acting for borrowers on financing transactions, but it also handles lender-side matters. Its workload includes acquisition financing, refinancing and syndicated loan transactions. Niclas Rockborn advises clients on financial regulatory issues, and Björn Svensson recently acted for Scandi Standard on a SEK2.2bn refinancing.

Leading individuals

Candra Torebring - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Next generation lawyers

Björn Svensson - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s Carl Westerberg recently acted for Sdiptech and its main owners on Sdiptech’s SEK1.69bn IPO and listing on Nasdaq First North. Johan Josjö and Björn Svensson advised Swedbank on its $500m second issuance of contingent convertible capital instruments. Dick Lundqvist is the practice head and Mikael Borg is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Dick Lundqvist - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Mikael Borg - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s 40-strong team includes Manfred Löfvenhaft, Mats Hugoson, Bob Johanson and Johan Josjö. Practice head Dick Lundqvist has 30 years of corporate transactional experience. Carl Westerberg assisted Swedish real estate firm Castellum with its SEK13.4bn acquisition of Norrporten.

Leading individuals

Dick Lundqvist - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå excels in high-stakes commercial disputes. A group led by practice head Björn Tude and Marcus Johansson is assisting Naftogaz with two multibillion-dollar arbitrations against Gazprom. Johansson, senior associate Daniel Waerme and others are representing fund manager The Allra Group in litigation against the Swedish Pensions Agency. Charlotta Falkman is another notable individual.

Leading individuals

Björn Tude - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s practice head Rolf Larsson handles SCA and EC merger control, cartels and other anticompetitive issues. Larsson advised Volati on the competition aspects of its acquisition of Swedish book retailer Akademibokhandeln.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå serves clients such as GE Aviation, Nordstjernan and Nordea. Andreas Holmqvist’s employment expertise spans litigation and arbitration work, as well as advice on cross-border transactions and reorganisations.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå acts for IT and telecoms industry clients, and also those in the media and entertainment sector. Mats Hugoson has experience of negotiating media content distribution agreements, software licensing and outsourcing agreements. The firm also acts for clients in industries such as food, gaming and betting, and chemicals.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå handles complex restructurings as was demonstrated when practice head Candra Torebring, Björn Svensson and others recently acted for Eniro as the borrower in the recapitalisation of its capital structure. Mikael Borg was the lead advisor to Candyking Holding on the sale of all outstanding shares and bonds in Candyking Holding to Cloetta.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå undertakes a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters for clients such as Alecta, Collectum and PRI Pensionsgaranti. Niclas Rockborn, an expert in regulatory issues, co-heads the practice with Johan Josjö, who is knowledgeable about insurance law in relation to occupational pension schemes and insurance intermediaries.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Mats Hugoson’s team at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå acts for longstanding media and entertainment sector clients, such as Modern Times Group, Aftonbladet and the Schibsted Media Group. The group, which includes senior associate Erik Sandgren, also handles IP matters for clients in other industries, including IT and telecoms, retail and food.

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Public procurement
Next generation lawyers

Erik Gadman - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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Sweden

Offices in Stockholm

Legal Developments by:
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