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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld is regularly instructed by financial institutions as legal counsel on investments in start-ups in Sweden's fintech community; the group also counts several public authorities as clients. Practice head Mattias Anjou assisted mortage lender Hypoteket Bolån Sverige with the establishment and structuring of a securitisation vehicle for the purpose of acquiring residential mortgage loans the client originated. Erik Fahlgren is experienced in acquisition finance matters and specialist counsel Josefin Lindstrand handles regulatory work; Lindstrand joined the team from Clearstone in 2018.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld's practice is led by Carl-Johan Pousette, who is singled out as 'one of the most experienced legal advisors in the local market'. Acting for bidders, sellers and targets, the team specialises in IPOs and public bid work. Pousette advised Carnegie Investment Bank, ABG Sundal Collier, DNB Markets and Kempen as joint bookrunners on the directed share issuance of Wilson Therapeutics; he also assisted SEB with the IPO of Projektengagemang on Nasdaq Stockholm. Erik Löfwall and associate Marcus Tipner are also regularly instructed.

Leading individuals

Carl-Johan Pousette - Hammarskiöld

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

Hammarskiöld

The M&A team at Hammarskiöld has experience handling domestic and cross-border transactions and provides its clients with 'high-quality advice and excellent service levels'. Erik Löfwall and Jakob Falkman advised Altor Fund IV on its acquisition of BTI Studios from Carlyle; the department also handled multiple matters for Euroapotheca. Peder Hammarskiöld leads the practice, Magnus Bohman re-joined the group from an in-house position at PwC and Erik Fahlgren is praised for being 'very dedicated, hardworking, and an intelligent drafter'.

Leading individuals

Peder Hammarskiöld - Hammarskiöld

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Hammarskiöld

Clients praise Hammarskiöld for its combination of 'legal, tactical, and strategic knowledge'; the team is regularly instructed by corporations, financial institutions, governments and investors to handle contentious proceedings. Sandra Kaznova's area of expertise is professional liability litigation, and senior partner Peder Hammarskiöld and competition specialist Claes Langenius represented Scania in its appeal before the General Court relating to the European Commission’s decision on its participation in a cartel. Per Sundin leads the team, which also includes Lars Ulrichs.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld

The practice at Hammarskiöld 'gives clear recommendations based on the practical implications of its legal advice' and was recently strengthened by the arrival of life sciences expert Malin Albert from SetterwallsClaes Langenius is singled out as an 'experienced lawyer'; he recently acted for Altor on a multi-jurisdictional merger filing. Notable senior associates include Virginie Kurtz, who advises on compliance matters and internal investigations, and Sofia Falkner, who is praised for 'her good legal judgement and ability to provide clear answers'.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld assists clients with the employment aspects of M&A and corporate restructurings and also handles the drafting of employment and consultancy contracts. Thomas Lindqvist and Erik Löfwall are the key contacts.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld is increasingly involved in M&A-related work and also provides regulatory advice in the energy sector; the team assisted Folksam with its acquisition of Fortum’s electricity distribution business in Sweden. Practice head Jakob Falkman is well versed in the renewable energy and energy-tech sectors, and Lars Ulrichs is experienced in energy-related disputes.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 4

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld's broad practice advises clients from various industries including the life sciences, healthcare, telecoms and IT sectors. Key practitioners include Claes Langenius, who is experienced in compliance mandates; and Thomas Lindqvist, who handles transactional work, IP issues and employment matters.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Hammarskiöld

The department at Hammarskiöld has experience advising on insurance contracts and reinsurance treaties, and assisting with insurance group restructurings; it also acts in insurance and reinsurance litigation. The key contacts are Lars UlrichsMattias Anjou and Per Sundin.

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

Hammarskiöld

Hammarskiöld provides 'extremely helpful advice' on IP, media and entertainment matters. In a recent highlight, the 'meticulousThomas Lindqvist assisted Macro Intelligence with its negotiation of a marketing and sales cooperation agreement involving ownership issues and licensing rights. Other clients include Scania, McDonald's and Universal Music Publishing Group. Claes Langenius is experienced in the music, film and gaming sectors.

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Sweden

Offices in Stockholm

Legal Developments by:
Hammarskiöld

  • 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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