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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB advises on the Swedish law aspects of cross-border financing transactions and also provides regulatory and compliance expertise. It is increasingly working with fintech clients. Mattias Anjou, Per Sundin, Peder Hammarskiöld and Erik Fahlgren are notable individuals.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Carl-Johan Pousette leads Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s team, which handles IPOs, secondary offerings and other capital raisings for Swedish and international clients. Erik Löfwall and Pousette advised Danske Bank and SEB as the underwriters on Eltel’s rights issue. Senior partner Peder Hammarskiöld is a well-known name.

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

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s Erik Fahlgren and Erik Löfwall assisted Snap-on with its circa $155m acquisition of the Car-O-Liner group from Polaris. Fahlgren also assisted Q-Park with the Swedish law aspects of KKR Infrastructure’s proposed €2.95bn takeover of the business. Jakob Falkman specialises in energy sector transactions, and Peder Hammarskiöld leads the team.

Leading individuals

Peder Hammarskiöld - Hammarskiöld & Co AB

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB counts Siemens, Folksam and Jubii NV (formerly Lycos Europe), among its clients. Managing partner Sandra Hein Kaznova and senior associate Sigrid Törnsten are representing AB Svenska Spel in Court of Appeal proceedings arising from a fraud scheme involving five poker players. Lars Ulrichs is ‘very street smart’ and Peder Hammarskiöld is another well-known name.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB was recently appointed to provide EU and competition law advice to Swedavia, and it also added Hannover Re to its client roster. Claes Langenius, Peder Hammarskiöld, senior associate Sigrid Törnsten and others are representing Länsförsäkringar Mäklarservice in an SCA investigation into the tendering of insurance contracts.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s clients count on the expertise of practice head Thomas Lindqvist, Erik Löfwall and senior associate Peter Ahlström. The group handles labour law disputes, restructurings and various other employment matters. The team assists Armstrong Worldwide Industries with transfer of undertaking issues, outsourcing and trade union negotiations, among other areas. The group is increasingly sought out to advise on cross-border transfers of employees’ data.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB handles energy-related matters for clients such as Statoil, Alstom and Neste. Its practice covers M&A and energy sector investments, regulatory advice, IPOs, energy trading and dispute resolution. Practice head Jakob Falkman and Erik Fahlgren are the lead advisers to Alpiq on the construction of the Tormoseröd wind power project. Lars Ulrichs is also recommended.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 4

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s Jakob Falkman and senior associate Peter Ahlström recently assisted VIX Technology (Scandinavia) with drafting and negotiating GDPR-compliant data processing agreements, sub-supplier agreements concerning software development and maintenance services, and IT support agreements. Other clients include Hannover Re, Reciva and Elias Software.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Led by Lars Ulrichs, Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s team handles mutualisations/demutualisations, portfolio transfers and regulatory matters, among other areas. It has a particular strength in advising international insurance companies on W&I insurance issues and it acts for some of Sweden’s largest insurance companies, including Folksam, Trygg-Hansa and Länsförsäkringar.

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

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s team is led by Thomas Lindqvist, who was appointed as chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Intellectual Property Committee in Sweden. Lindqvist and others assist McDonald’s with trade mark registrations, oppositions and renewals, and ‘freedom to operate’ searches. Claes Langenius is also recommended.

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Sweden

Offices in Stockholm

Legal Developments by:
Hammarskiöld & Co AB

  • Related party rules

    New Swedish closely related party rules for listed companies: On 31 January 2012, the Swedish Securities Council issued a new set of closely related party rules which may have a substantial impact on the business and ownership of listed companies in Sweden. Partners Peder Grandinson and Ulf Grubbström of Hammarskiöld & Co comment on the new rules and possible consequences thereof.
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