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Wistrand

LILLA BOMMEN 1, PO BOX 11920, 404 39 G√ĖTEBORG, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 31 771 21 00
Fax:
Fax +46 31 771 21 50
Email:
Web:
www.wistrand.se
Gothenburg, Stockholm

Advocate Anne-Marie Pouteaux

Tel:
Work +46 31 771 21 13
Email:
Wistrand

Work Department

Financial markets, Banking & Finance, Insurance, Special assignments.

Position

Partner.

Career

Wistrand since 1981, Reporting Clerk, The Court of Appeal of Western Sweden 1978-1981.

Languages

Swedish, English, French.

Member

Swedish Bar Association (since 1984).

Education

Jur kand (LL.M.) Lund University 1975.


Sweden

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Wistrand has an established track record in export and real estate finance work, and regulatory advice, and also handles distressed asset financings and ship finance mandates. Tommy Grönberg and Anne-Marie Pouteaux lead the teams in Stockholm and Gothenburg respectively. Monica Petersson acted as Swedish counsel for PNC Bank, National Association on an international acquisition financing. Håkan Lindgren and counsel Ulf Forsman are also names to note.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency

Wistrand is recognised by clients as one of the 'top players in the insolvency field in Sweden'; the team is traditionally strong in bankruptcy work and has noteworthy expertise in the insurance, mining and real estate sectors. Anders Nilsson acted as trustee for Sulitelma Fastigheter and is singled out as 'an excellent lawyer', and highly regarded practice co-head Christian Bergqvist is well versed in company liquidations and restructurings. Anne-Marie Pouteaux, Niklas Körling and group co-head Jörgen Wistrand are also key practitioners in the team, which gives 'solid and spot-on advice'. Senior Associate Fredrik Thor recently acted as trustee for Gibson Innovations Sweden in its bankruptcy.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

Wistrand has a strong practice for contentious matters and professional liability cases; Magnus Forssman also specialises in warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance issues and advised AIG on its review of transactions relating to the underwriting of W&I insurance for Ironshore. Anne-Marie Pouteaux and Jörgen Eklund jointly lead the practice in Gothenburg and Stockholm respectively. Eklund is a dedicated insurance expert who regularly assists national and international clients; he advised Anticimex Insurance on its Nordic and Swedish insurance schemes. Johan Gregow is a key contact for disputes.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping

Based in Gothenburg, Wistrand regularly counts shipping companies, banks, charterers and insurers as clients. Practice head Anne-Marie Pouteaux is well versed in ship finance work and insurance matters, and Lars Thunberg is a key name for corporate-related issues. Kristofer Selvin and senior associate Ida Dahlborg are also noted.

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