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White & Case Advokat AB

BIBLIOTEKSGATAN 12, BOX 5573, 114 85 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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Work +46 8 506 323 00
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Fax +46 8 611 21 22
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http://www.whitecase.com

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB ‘stands out for its experience in representing private equity sponsors’ in financing transactions. Magnus Wennerhorn, Oscar Liljeson and others advised Altor Equity Partners on the SEK2.3bn financing of its proposed acquisition of Transcom Worldwide. Carl Hugo Parment and recently promoted counsel Michael Bark-Jones are recommended.

Leading individuals

Magnus Wennerhorn - White & Case Advokat AB

Next generation lawyers

Oscar Liljeson - White & Case Advokat AB

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB’s team houses practitioners who are dual-qualified in English and Swedish law, including Rikard Stenberg, Darragh Byrne and recently promoted counsel Michael Bark-Jones. Carl Hugo Parment, Bark-Jones and Mikael Bolling acted for Atlas Copco as the issuer on the $3bn update of its EMTN programme and subsequent $500m bonds issuance, as well as the tender offer to repurchase up to $400m of its outstanding $800m notes due in 2017. Johan Thiman recently made partner.

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

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB handles some of the largest private equity deals in the market for clients such as Nordic Capital, HgCapital and Altor Equity Partners. Johan Steen advised Bridgepoint on its, and Bonnier’s, $930m divestment of Nordic Cinema Group to AMC Entertainment. In the private M&A sphere, Steen and Lennart Pettersson are assisting Ingenico Group with its €1.5bn acquisition of Bambora from Nordic Capital. Darragh Byrne leads the group, which includes Rikard Stenberg and senior associate Henrik Wireklint. Jan Jensen, Shoan Panahi and Patrik Erblad joined from Hannes Snellman.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB’s Niklas Forsmark Helmer, who mainly undertakes litigation and arbitration, ‘masters the strategic, commercial and legal issues that come into play’ in disputes. Practice head Anders Reldén is representing Peab in a dispute with Västfastigheter over the Sahlgrenska hospital in Gothenburg. The team also undertakes transactional and advisory work. Kristina Ljungström joined Norburg & Scherp.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB’s practice head Anders Reldén and associate Katarina Düring are representing Peab Sverige in litigation against Västfastigheter concerning the allegedly defective construction of the new Sahlgrenska hospital in Gothenburg. Recently promoted counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer is acting for NCC Sverige against the municipality of Ludvika over a water supply line connecting a brewery in Grängesberg with the water supply grid. Kristina Ljungström joined Norburg & Scherp.

Leading individuals

Anders Reldén - White & Case Advokat AB

Next generation lawyers

Niklas Forsmark Helmer - White & Case Advokat AB

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB is active in financial restructurings; Carl Hugo Parment and Michael Bark-Jones acted for Mobylife Holding in a SEK282m bond restructuring. The team also assists corporates with liquidations and refinancings of portfolio companies and handles contentious aspects of restructurings and insolvencies. Magnus Wennerhorn co-heads the practice with Parment.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB is on Trygg-Hansa’s panel for insurance litigation; Anders Reldén recently acted for the client in proceedings against Transdev concerning a tram crash in Norrköping. Counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer successfully represented the municipality of Hallstahammar at the Svea Court of Appeal in a dispute over subsidence beneath a residential property. Associate Katarina Düring is ‘very analytical and always efficient’.

Next generation lawyers

Niklas Forsmark Helmer - White & Case Advokat AB

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