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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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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

White & Case Advokat AB

Clients praise the 'exceptional, proactive and competent team' at White & Case Advokat AB, which, thanks to its international network, is 'able to supply its clients with valuable insights across European markets' and is regularly engaged by domestic and foreign private equity firms, banks and corporates. Oscar Liljeson, who 'combines great commercial understanding with excellent attention and deal experience', assisted Altor with the acquisition financing of BTI, and Carl Hugo Parment and counsel Michael Bark-Jones acted for Quant as issuer on the initial issuance of €62.5m senior secured floating rate bonds and €28m junior fixed rate bonds. Other work highlights for the group included advising Nordea, Citibank and SEB on a term facility agreement made available to Tele2 to finance part of its merger with Com Hem Holding. Magnus Wennerhorn is 'an outstanding lawyer, whose sound advice and business acumen has made him a trusted adviser'.

Leading individuals

Magnus Wennerhorn - White & Case Advokat AB

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 experienced team includes Rikard Stenberg, Carl Hugo Parment, Darragh Byrne, and Johan Thiman; the group handles IPOs, liability management and restructuring transactions, and assists clients with a range of financial products. Recent work highlights include acting for Morgan Stanley as sole bookrunner on Industrivärden’s SEK3.1bn block sale of A and B shares in SSAB, and assisting Handicare with its IPO and subsequent Nasdaq Stockholm listing. Counsel Michael Bark-Jones is another noteworthy practitioner.

Leading individuals

Rikard Stenberg - White & Case Advokat AB

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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's M&A group focuses on the private equity market and was bolstered by the arrival of private equity specialists Jan Jensen and Shoan Panahi from Hannes Snellman. Recent highlights include Johan Steen and Darragh Byrne advising Nomura International and Barclay Capital Securities on their acquisition of Cevian's stake in the Volvo Group and the subsequent sale of the shares to Geely; and Jensen assisting EQT with its acquisition of a majority stake in Candidator from investment firm Sobro. Carl Hugo Parment is an expert in finance-related issues and Henrik Wireklint was promoted to partner in 2018.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB regularly acts for large construction companies including Peab, NCC and Skanska. Practice head Anders Reldén is well versed in arbitration and litigation, and counsel Niklas Helmer is another key name for contentious issues.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB is praised for 'having a good understanding of the client's business and walking the extra mile to deliver the required services' and benefits from the firm's global network. The team is regularly involved in international arbitration cases and 'sharp and focused' counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer represented Peab Sverige in a dispute against Skalmejblåsaren relating to a construction contract for a hotel in the centre of Stockholm. Practice head Anders Reldén is an 'outstanding litigator and negotiator' and associate Katarina Düring is also a key name to note.

Leading individuals

Anders Reldén - White & Case Advokat AB

Next Generation Partners

Niklas Forsmark Helmer - White & Case Advokat AB

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB's practice fields Henrik Wireklint and counsel Fredrik Schultz; Wireklint recently assisted a public company with the drafting of template agreements and bonus policies for senior employees, and Schultz represented a food and beverage company in the termination of a senior manager.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB

Magnus Wennerhorn and Carl Hugo Parment jointly lead the department at White & Case Advokat AB, which is experienced in financial restructurings and insolvencies. The group's main client base encompasses banks and creditors; the team also handles liquidations and refinancing matters for corporations. Recent highlights include advising Mobylife on the restructuring of its €273m senior secured bonds.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB

The department at White & Case Advokat AB 'provides great advice with a strategic and tactical sense' and has notable experience in insurance-related litigation and arbitration. Practice head Anders Reldén represented insurer Trygg-Hansa in a dispute against Bioendev relating to policy claims following a fire at a manufacturing facility. Counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer is noted for being 'very dedicated and providing clear and honest advice'.

Next Generation Partners

Niklas Forsmark Helmer - White & Case Advokat AB

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