Commercial, corporate and M&A in Sweden

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Recent large-cap, cross-border deals for Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s M&A group saw co-heads Mats Hugoson and Bob Johanson handling joint sales and divestments in the banking sector, and co-head Carl Westerberg handling cash redemption offers in the oil and gas sector. Premier clients in the media and entertainment sector instruct Fredrik Palm on public offers and mergers, while global expansion projects, minority stake acquisitions and divestments are handled by Corinne Ekman across a diverse range of industries.

Practice head(s):

Mats Hugoson; Bob Johanson; Carl Westerberg

Other key lawyers:

Corinne Ekman; Tobias Larsson; Fredrik Palm

Testimonials

‘Very broad transaction experience, both sell-side and buy-side, domestic as well as cross-border transactions.’

Very pragmatic and to the point in their advice.

‘They are very focused on the deal at hand and endeavour to understand the business context of the transaction, beyond the pure legal realm.’

Pragmatic yet prudent in their advice.

‘Very diligent with good commercial understanding.’

Key clients

ICA Gruppen /ICA-handlarna

Nordea Bank

Nordstjernan

Nobina

Swedbank

Sinch

Procuritas

Priveq

Volati

Nordic Capital

Trustly

General Electric (Aviation)

Teracom Boxer Group

Aktiebolaget Trav och Galopp (ATG)

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iZettle

MTG Modern Times Group

Nordic Entertainment Group

Falck

EasyPark

Work highlights

  • Advised Nordea, which (with DNB) agreed to jointly sell 60% of the Baltic bank Luminor to a consortium led by private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Advising Nordic Entertainment Group on its agreement with Telenor Group to merge Viasat Consumer (satellite pay-TV and broadband-TV operations) with Canal Digital (satellite pay-TV).
  • Advising Nordea Finance on the Swedish aspects of its €575m agreement with Société Générale to acquire all shares in SG Finans AS.

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling provides an expansive, multi-office corporate and transactions practice under global M&A head Adam Green, who recently handled multijurisdictional spin-offs and capital raising exercises in the consumer goods and energy sectors. Public takeovers and equity offerings are handled by Patrik Marcelius, while Jan Holmius and Henrik Dock advise on private equity deals, including recent divestments in the healthcare sector. The full-service commercial offering is led by Martin Pekkari, whose recent projects include outsourcing operations in the public transport sector and joint ventures in the renewables sector. The firm’s MSA Innovation Lab platform provides bespoke lawtech tools and digital applications to retained clients.

Practice head(s):

Adam Green; Patrik Marcelius; Martin Pekkari

Other key lawyers:

Jan Holmius; Henrik Dock

Testimonials

‘Mannheimer Swartling has a full-service practice; what often stands out is their ability to leverage the whole firm across various areas of expertise.’

‘Exceptionally good availability and strong engagement by their partners (and their teams). Most recently worked with Henrik Dock, who impressed us with his ability to move discussions forward in a pragmatic way, balancing legal protection for us in various transaction documents whilst making sure that the deal actually got done.’

‘Henrik Dock has strong skills in multi-contractual work, good overview and business acumen.’

‘Top legal knowledge and skills combined with high accessibility and understanding of business needs create a truly unique service and client experience.’

‘Patrik Marcelius is the most knowledgeable and experienced attorney within the field that I have encountered in Sweden. Issues that require other firms to do research are answered immediately based on knowledge and experience from similar cases.

‘It’s a business-oriented, industry-savvy, hardworking legal team with expertise in M&A and corporate law. They deliver on time, and give me advice (instead or reciting the law).’

‘The team is able to deliver a holistic offering across different legal areas. It is expected to take a leadership role in deals and it does.’

Key clients

ABB

Ahlsell

Altor

Axel Johnson International Group

Bridgepoint

Electrolux

Ericsson

Essity

EQT

Klarna

Kry

Loomis Group

Nordic Capital

Northvolt

Ocado Group Plc

SAAB

Sandvik

SCA (Svenska Cellulosa AB)

SEB bank

Spotify

Stockholm County Council

Stora Enso

Summa Equity

Telia

The City of Stockholm

The Swedish State

Valedo Partners

Vattenfall

Volvo Cars

Work highlights

  • Advised Electrolux and Electrolux Professional on the separation of Electrolux Professional from the Electrolux Group, resulting in the listing of the shares in Electrolux Professional on Nasdaq Stockholm.
  • Advised Altor on its investment in alternative energy company OX2.
  • Advised Stora Enso AB on the acquisition of Bergvik Väst AB’s forest assets, a restructuring deal which increases Stora Enso’s ownership of Swedish forests to 1.4 million hectares (over 6% of Sweden’s total forests).

Roschier

Recent highlights for Roschier’s private M&A practice head Malin Leffler included significant acquisitions, investments and corporate expansions in the real estate, publishing, technology and heavy machinery sectors. Björn Winström and Markus Olsson enjoy a healthy stream of private M&A deals, while public M&A deals, including pre-IPO restructurings, high-value recapitalisations and complex combinations between premier media and telecoms companies, are spearheaded by Pontus Enquist. Jens Bengtsson retains an impressive roster of Nordic private equity clients, which engage him on landmark, global investments. Ola Sandersson leads the corporate advisory practice, advising blue-chip clients on corporate governance issues and boardroom and shareholder matters.

Practice head(s):

Malin Leffler; Pontus Enquist; Ola Sandersson; Jens Bengtsson

Other key lawyers:

Björn Winström; Markus Olsson; Jeppa Persson; Leo Lee

Testimonials

‘Very high-quality delivery regardless of project or transaction size. Always extremely attentive and a good long-term partner to us.’

‘Full devotion to clients’ needs, very responsive, outstanding legal advice with commercial mind, thinking ahead, great in setting up and managing multinational, multi-firm legal teams, exceptional at actually counselling and giving well-founded advice rather than leaving client with legal analysis alone.’

‘Malin Leffler is exceptional and outstanding in every respect, in particular thinking ahead and taking into account the commercial aspects.’

‘Jeppa Persson is very diligent, exceptional at transactions and team management.’

‘Very good commercial understanding, always there to answer any questions with crisp and fast advice.’

‘Malin Leffler and Leo Lee are great lawyers who come up with innovative solutions.’

‘Roschier shows commitment and great knowledge and involves the right persons for different legal matters.’

‘Leo Lee at Roschier has on several occasions given us not only accurate and precise legal advice but also has a sense for the commercial aspects.’

Key clients

Investor

Volkswagen

Sandvik

Bonnier

KKR

TDC

Kinnevik

Atlas Copco

Knorr-Bremse

IK Investment Partners

CVC Capital Partners

EQT (including the Buyout, Midmarket and Infrastructure Funds)

Patricia Industries

Altor Equity Partners

Triton

Work highlights

  • Advised Germany-listed group JOST Werke on the acquisition of agriculture machinery company Ålö from Altor Equity Partners.
  • Advised KKR in connection with its investment in the Avida Group and the renegotiation of the transaction post signing.
  • Advised Veoneer in connection with the dissolution of a joint venture for technology regarding self-driving cars with Volvo.

Advokatfirman Vinge

Advokatfirman Vinge’s M&A practice head Jonas Bergström is routinely instructed by blue-chip corporate clients to handle high-value deals across various sectors including the retail, financial services, FMCG and software industries. Leading domestic asset management platforms and pension funds recently engaged Jonas Johansson and Johan Winnerblad on direct investments, while international private equity clients instructed a team led by Christina Kokko on cross-border acquisitions and divestments in the retail, life sciences and media sectors. Jesper Schönbeck and Erik Sjöman are go-to names in the public M&A practice for multibillion-dollar public cash and share offers.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Bergström

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Johansson; Johan Winnerblad; Christina Kokko; Jesper Schönbeck; Erik Sjöman; Carl Sander; Karl Klackenberg; Milad Kamali; Daniel Rosvall; Matthias Pannier; Anna Thoms

Testimonials

‘We are particularly impressed by the team headed by Jonas Johansson and assisted mainly by Carl Sander. The team has exceptional skills within forestry, infrastructure and real assets both from an industry and sponsor perspective, creating a most dynamic practice.’

‘Jonas Johansson impressed with his exceptional understanding of forestry and real asset related matters, exceptional negotiating skills and to-the-point advice. Carl Sander supported the effort with contract negotiations and also managed the due diligence exercise. Both were very diligent, hard-working and available at all times.’

‘Karl Klackenberg and Milad Kamali (led by partner Daniel Rosvall who also demonstrated a great ability to steer the overall transaction in question) showed a great ability to extend their scope of work and take more responsibility and ownership than expected for their respective roles to deliver a great outcome. Always with an easy going and proactive approach, these individuals were always available and made sure all tasks (regardless of how big or small in the context of the transaction) were taken care of. ’

‘Super-responsive full service firm. Very client focused and friendly. Proactive in seeking realistic and robust commercial outcomes.’

‘Matthias Pannier and Anna Thoms did an excellent job on a recent pan-Nordic transaction.’

‘I have been working with the team for many years and enjoy their integrity, sense of urgency and deep industry knowledge. I believe our counter parties at Vinge have a great understanding of our industry and are able to also give commercial angles on their advice.’

‘To me it’s all about the people at Vinge. They are always available and knowledgeable with high social skills, fun to work with, but still very professional.’

Key clients

Litorina Capital Advisors

FAM (The Wallenberg Foundations)

Tele2 AB

Lifco AB

Lagercrantz AB

Investment AB Latour

EQT

Triton

IK Investment Partners

Bain Capital

Fidelio Capital

Verisure Securitas Direct Group

SEB

Sixth National Pension Fund

Orkla

Lantmännen ek för

AMF Pensionsförsäkring

Willis Towers Watson

NetEnt AB

Alfa Laval AB

Work highlights

  • Advising NetEnt in connection with the public offer from Evolution Gaming Group of SEK19.6bn to the client’s shareholders.
  • Acted as lead counsel to AMF, one of Sweden’s leading pension companies, in connection with the client entering into an agreement to acquire 89.9% of Bergvik Skog Öst from BillerudKorsnäs for SEK12.2bn.
  • Advised Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget in connection with its share and cash offer for Hemfosa for SEK23.5bn, creating the largest social infrastructure property owner in the Nordics.

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s corporate and M&A partners Martin Ulfson and Lars Bärnheim are highly active in the private equity space, and are instructed by mid and large-cap domestic and international sponsors for controlled auction processes. Carl-Johan Deuschl handles deals for energy, infrastructure, FMCG and public sector clients. Practice head Maja Wettergren retains an impressive list of clients in the heavy industries, while also leading on commercial contracting, outsourcing, joint venture and corporate restructuring instructions for the group's full client roster.

Practice head(s):

Maja Wettergren

Other key lawyers:

Martin Ulfson; Lars Bärnheim; Carl-Johan Deuschel

Testimonials

‘Very high quality, availability and client care.’

‘Great advice and no-nonsense, straight feedback provided to client.’

Key clients

Nordic Capital

Bridgepoint

Polaris Private Equity

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Bisnode AB (portfolio company of Ratos)

Resurs Holding AB

Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund

Creandum

Nobia AB

Cloetta AB

InfoVista S.A.S

Norvestor Equity AS

Tradeshift Inc

Thoma Bravo, LLC

Webhelp S.A.S

Avista Capital Partners

CVC Capital Partners

Qliro Group AB

Ellos Group

Itiviti Group

AB Svensk Filmindustri

Samsung Electronics Nordic AB

Tellacq Partners

Green Landscaping AB

Praktikertjänst

Work highlights

  • Acted for Ljo 5 AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nordic Capital Fund IX, on the acquisition of 100% of the ordinary shares in Max Matthiessen Holding AB from Willis Europe B.V.
  • Acted for egeplast International GmbH on the acquisition of 75% of the shares of Extena AB from Treac AB.
  • Advised the board of directors of Hemfosa Fastigheter AB on SBB’s public tender offer to the shareholders of the client.

Hannes Snellman

The private M&A team at Hannes Snellman, which features practice head Claes Kjellberg, specialist partner Johanna Wärnberg and managing associate Ammar Khan, acts for private equity houses from Sweden and abroad on a high volume of mid and large-cap transactions. Mattias Friberg leads the public M&A offering, acting for domestic and international corporates, financial institutions and fund clients. Significant team growth saw Ola Åhman joining from Roschier, and Mikael Stabo from Cirio Advokatbyrå AB, enhancing the real estate M&A knowledge in the team. The firm seamlessly works with its Finnish office to handle premier pan-Nordic deals.

Practice head(s):

Claes Kjellberg; Mattias Friberg

Other key lawyers:

Johanna Wärnberg; Ammar Khan; Ola Åhman; Mikael Stabo; Richard Åkerman

Testimonials

‘Richard Åkerman builds his advice and communication on trust. He is very solid in all aspects of M&A and it is always a pleasure to work with him.’

‘Ammar Khan is a young professional who is accountable and provides quality work.’

‘Availability, expertise and negotiation capabilities especially from Johanna Wärnberg.’

‘Driven and highly committed.’

‘They have the know how regarding our business. They take their time to understand our challenges, thereby guiding us to the right decisions.’

Key clients

Francisco Partners

P&C Insurance Ltd

Pöyry Plc

Adapteo Plc

OBOS BBL

KID ASA

Ramirent Plc

Stirling Square

Fazer Group

NEP Group

Calabrio / KKR

Anticimex AB / EQT

Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP

Francisco Partners

Infravia Capital

Pivot Invest

Lothar Geilen

NEP Group

Sitowise Holding AB

Celine Sieben GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised construction machinery supplier Cramo on the carve-out, spin-off and listing of Adapteo on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Fazer Group on its divestment of Fazer Food Services to Compass Group, subject to EU Commission competition approval.
  • Advised Eltel on the sale of its aviation and security business to the Swedish Aviation Authority.

Linklaters

Linklaters’ corporate M&A department specialises in handling top-flight deals for international private equity houses and corporate entities. Highlights for practice head Fredrik LindqvistElisabeth Lundgren and newly promoted partner Rasmus Kindlund include cross-border deals in the fintech, FMCG, construction, mining and gaming sectors. The group also applies its corporate advisory expertise to regulatory matters and corporate governance strategies for listed companies. Real estate M&A is a focus for Magnus Lidman. The firm is well regarded for devising bespoke lawtech solutions through its innovative Nakhoda platform.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Lindqvist

Other key lawyers:

Elisabeth Lundgren; Rasmus Kindlund; Magnus Lidman

Key clients

Nestlé S.A.

Hyundai Motor Company

Hello Fresh SE

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Alecta Pensionsförsäkring Ömsesidigt

Microsoft Corporation

PAI Partners

Triton

ASSA ABLOY

Nordic Capital

H.I.G Capital

I Squared Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised the private equity arm of an international investment bank on its role as financial lead investor for a consortium’s $1bn investment into Northvolt AB.
  • Advised Triton subsidiary Unident AB on its acquisition of GAMA Dental.
  • Advised Alecta Pensionsförsäkring Ömsesidigt on its strategic acquisition of 19.9% of the share capital of unlisted company Apotea, Sweden’s largest online pharmacy network.

Setterwalls

Setterwalls’ vast geographical footprint enables its corporate and M&A practice, which has expertise in a breadth of sectors. In Stockholm, co-head Anders Söderlind’s private equity and financial services clients engage him on high-value portfolio acquisitions, investments and divestments. Co-head Ola Grahn is active in Malmö’s venture capital and life sciences markets, while Gothenburg-based co-head Anders Holmgren advises on M&A deals in the automotive, manufacturing and electronics sectors. Commercial head Johan Hallén is the go-to name for international outsourcing and cooperation negotiations.

Practice head(s):

Anders Söderlind; Ola Grahn; Anders Holmgren; Johan Hallén

Other key lawyers:

Patrik Olivecrona

Testimonials

‘Dedicated, enduring staff with strong attention for details.’

‘With high availability, great commitment to the case and great expertise, Patrik Olivecrona and his team, in a safe manner, guide their client through complex M&A-processes or other legal issues.’

‘The team has a wide and deep knowledge of the automotive industry.’

‘Strong and clear profile with a very quick responsive attitude, helping us a lot in the physical meetings with customers as well as in the back office work. This gives us as a customer the advantage in negotiations.’

Key clients

Priveq

FSN Capital

Nalka Investment

SEB Private Equity

Ceder Capital

Monterro

PEQ Investment

AB Gustaf Kähr

Entercash Ltd.

Hydro Energi

Drug Free Sport

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles

FlixMobility GmbH

AddLife AB

Better Collective A/S

Meniga Ltd

Volvo

Galecto Biotech

Novax AB

Standout Capital AB

Enea AB

Elof Hansson Holding AB

Work highlights

  • Assisted Recipharm in connection with a public offer to acquire all shares in Consort Medical, equity valued at £505m.
  • Assisted Swedish street-level imagery platform Mapillary AB and its shareholders in connection with the sale of the company to Facebook.
  • Acted for SEB PE in connection with its divestment of Tawi Invest to PIAB.

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB has an active private equity practice, acting for Swedish, US and European investors with strategic domestic interests. Practice head Jan Jensen, Shoan Panahi and newly promoted partner Patrik Erblad handle an impressive volume of public takeovers, cash offers and divestments. Johan Steen, Henrik Wireklint and Martin Järvengren are key partners for cross-border M&A deals; Järvengren also handles regulatory matters in the financial services sector. Senior associate Jonas Lageroos provides support on private equity deals. Recent deal highlights included matters in the pharmaceuticals, hospitality, industrial and infrastructure sectors.

Practice head(s):

Jan Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Shoan Panahi; Patrik Erblad; Johan Steen; Henrik Wireklint; Martin Järvengren; Jonas Lageroos

Testimonials

‘Efficient, creative, engaging and problem solving.’

Key clients

EQT

Altor

Nordic Capital

FSN Capital

Bridgepoint

Dellner

Summa

Adelis

Valedo

Nalka

IK Investment Partners

Salcomp Holdings AB

Alder

IFS

Intrum

PayPal

Klarna

Triton

Hanover

Investor

Piab

Advent

Work highlights

  • Advised a consortium consisting of Altor Fund V, the Strawberry Group and TDR Capital on the cross-border acquisition of the business of Thomas Cook Northern Europe (Vinggruppen).
  • Advised Oatly and its shareholders Verlinvest and China Resources on the $200m equity investment in Oatly by a group of investors led by Blackstone Growth. The group included, amongst others, Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, former Starbucks Corp. Chief Howard Schultz, Jay-Z-founded entertainment company Roc Nation, investment firm Orkila Capital and Rabo Corporate Investments, the investment arm of Rabobank.
  • Advised Altor Fund V on the acquisition of Eleda Infra Services Group, the simultaneous divestment of One Nordic by Altor Fund III to Eleda and the simultaneous add-on acquisitions of JVAB, Sandins Entreprenad and carve-out of KEWAB from Eleda.

Wistrand

Wistrand has a strong presence in the mid-cap M&A market, acting for corporate clients across a multitude of sectors including the automotive (through co-head Per Dalemo’s Gothenburg practice), hospitality, healthcare, IT and transport industries. Co-heads Robert Kullgren and Lars Hasp witnessed an uptick in disposals, reorganisations and restructurings, and also handled company law issues pertaining to cross-border tax structuring and incentive schemes for listed companies. The firm’s German desk houses German-law experts who assist with deal structurings in Germany. Magnus Forssman adds strength to M&A deals via his expert knowledge of warranty and indemnity insurance.

Practice head(s):

Robert Kullgren; Lars Hasp; Per Dalemo

Other key lawyers:

Magnus Forssman; Sascha Schaeferdiek; Johan Elowsson; Per Englund; Elisabeth Salmgren von Schantz; Sara Fager Hultqvist

Testimonials

‘Very good M&A practice. Easy to work with and always available. Excellent in reducing complexity and providing straight-to-the-point advice on complex matters.’

‘Per Dalemo stands out as an excellent M&A lawyer. Intelligent and an extremely good negotiator in complex cross border deals. Very knowledgeable and likeable. Profound industry knowledge and always available for sound advice whenever needed.

‘Robert Kullgren is our senior advisor and main partner that has worked closely with our whole group of companies for many years. He knows us very well and can provide guidance on a broad spectrum of questions. He even knows what company internal approval and counselling we need in some matters.’

‘Sascha Schaeferdiek has huge experience in commercial and corporate law.’

‘In recent years worked with Johan Elowsson, Per Englund and Elisabeth Salmgren von Schantz. All hardworking, likeable people with great legal knowledge and focus on helping the client to reach their business goals. Stands out in pragmatism, proactivity, understanding of what matters for the client and focusing on making sure the client reaches their goals.’

‘Sara Fager Hultqvist shows strong business sense, a sense of urgency and availability.’

‘The team combines legal expertise and business understanding in a pretty unique way. Combining that with great interpersonal skills mean that you can feel comfortable that things get done in the optimal way for you as a client.’

‘Robert Kullgren is an outstanding person to work with. Always on top of things, always curious, always taking care of any matter. Robert both controls the process and sets the agenda in a way that makes processes fast and efficient.’

Key clients

Petter A. Stordalen (Nordic Choice Hotels)

Schibsted Media Group

Stena Group

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Nokas

Atea

Tacton Systems

Almi Invest

AIG

Mycronic

CapMan

Strawberry Living

Formica Capital

Pirelli

Proact

B3 Consulting Group

Consolis

Volution

Industrifonden

Einride

Greencarrier AB

Roche

ArcelorMittal

Coesia

Shurgard

Samgräv

Rasta Group AB

Telia Company

Work highlights

  • Assisted Thomas Cook Northern Europe AB, including Ving Sweden, with the bailout that resulted in the divestment of the Nordic operations from the Thomas Cook Group.
  • Advised Nordic publishing house Strawberry Publishing on the cross-border sale of its Swedish and Danish business to Bonnier.
  • Advised Däckia AB on its sale of Inter Wheel Sweden AB, a leading distributor of spare parts and accessories for cars. Klintberg & Way Parts AB acquired all of the shares in the target company.

Advokatfirman Schjødt

The M&A team at Advokatfirman Schjødt seamlessly works with its Oslo counterpart to handle multijurisdictional transactions for a client roster comprising noteworthy names in the retail, telecoms, media, financial services and fintech sectors, among others. Key names include Jon Ericson, Pontus Bergsten, Erica Hegerin and practice leader Fredrik Hag, who all have expertise in bilateral and controlled auction deals on the buy and sell side. The group also acts in disputes involving W&I insurance.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Hag

Other key lawyers:

Pontus Bergsten; Erica Hegerin; Fredrik Hag; Charles Andersson

Testimonials

‘Great availability and commitment to solving matters.’

‘Erica Hegerin is always available and always willing to dig deep to find solutions.’

‘Outstanding performance, great market knowledge. Very good attention to client needs.’

‘Pontus Bergsten is commercial with excellent market knowledge.’

‘Erica Hegerin is very good. I would recommend working with her.’

‘Charles Andersson is always a safe pair of hands, very broad knowledge in real estate, M&A and general corporate.’

Key clients

Blackstone

Karo Pharma

Are Oy

NREP

NRC Group

Euromaint

Fairford Holdings

Procuritas

Ramböll Sverige

Work highlights

  • Acted for Veidekke ASA on the divestment of its property development operations.
  • Acted for Blackstone on its majority stake acquisition in Luminor Bank from Nordea and DNB. The transaction represents the largest majority stake acquisition of a universal bank by private equity in the last decade globally.
  • Acted for Karo Pharma on its €90m acquisition of a focused intimate care and dermatology product portfolio from Danish pharmaceuticals company LEO Pharma.

Baker McKenzie

Spearheaded by Anders Fast and with a strong international focus, Baker McKenzie’s M&A group, which also includes Anna Orlander, acts for corporate entities and private equity clients alike on mid and large-cap transactions. Co-head Carl Svernlöv has acute knowledge of corporate governance and regulatory compliance issues, which is applied in tandem with co-head Mattias Hedwall's commercial expertise to cross-border agreements, joint ventures and investments. The Baker McKenzie Online portal is tailor made to sustain lawyer-client collaborations on complex, cross-border projects.

Practice head(s):

Anders Fast; Carl Svernlöv; Mattias Hedwall

Other key lawyers:

Anna Orlander; Tobias Edenman; Costin Mihailescu

Testimonials

‘Carl Svernlöv is an extremely good lawyer with deep knowledge within his field of law. He is also very commercial and easy to reach when needed. He is without doubt one of the best lawyers I have worked with.’

‘Really ahead of the curve, with a strong client focus, high responsiveness and uncompromising on quality.’

‘Rate partner Carl Svernlöv and rising star partner Anna Orlander for incredible responsiveness and their ability to get under the skin of the commercial issues. Anna Orlander is very fast, has a fantastic understanding of the commercial game and is just pragmatic and hands on. The entire M&A team is particularly strong and we have seen them in several large Nordic transactions recently.’

‘Anders Fast, Tobias Edenman and Costin Mihailescu are all outstanding advisors.’

Key clients

Evergrande Health Industry Group

Hitachi Ltd

Embracer Group AB

Eniro AB

Enad Global 7 AB

KPMG AB

Tencent Holdings Limited

Henry Schein, Inc.

The Livekindly Company, Inc.

Trill Impact

Work highlights

  • Advised Trill Impact on its acquisition of Nordomatic from Adelis Equity Partners.
  • Advised private equity client FSN Capital and its portfolio company Fellowmind in connection with the acquisition of Poland-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 specialist Bonair.
  • Advised Hitachi Ltd on its proposed majority acquisition of the power grid division of ABB. The transaction is structured as a carve out of ABB’s power grids division into a newly incorporated group with a Swiss parent company by a mixture of share and asset sales and the acquisition by Hitachi of 80.1% of the equity of said parent company.

Bird & Bird

The corporate practice group at Bird & Bird houses Stockholm head Hans Svensson and Mårten Willamo, who is head of Nordic operations. Investment platforms, private equity houses and corporates across the media, IT, telecoms, life sciences and retail sectors engage the team on the breadth of M&A activity. Co-head Mattias Lindberg’s commercial practice is highly sought after in cutting-edge sectors for strategic agreements, joint ventures and digital transformation projects. The twoBirds Client Solutions platform offers an array of AI tools for efficient project management and monitoring.

Practice head(s):

Hans Svensson; Mårten Willamo; Mattias Lindberg

Other key lawyers:

Caroline Grotenfelt

Testimonials

‘Commercial and practical approach, available when needed.’

‘The team coordinated well with in-house and outside stakeholders to make sure that all tasks were identified and completed in correct sequence. We were very impressed with the dedication of the B&B team.’

‘We were very impressed with Caroline Grotenfelt. Not only is she an outstanding attorney, she is also a great project manager. She coordinated preparation and timely execution of legal agreements by B&B offices and other law firms in multiple jurisdictions. Her communications were always clear and concise. Finally, she is a very gracious host.’

‘The team are very proactive and solutions focused.’

‘Mårten Willamo is fantastic to work with. He takes a thoughtful and commercial approach and delivers advice in a clear way.’

Key clients

CapMan Group

Vitruvian Partners

Capgemini

eEquity

Lhoist S.A.

TAG/Trust Anchor Group AB

Hjerta Norden AB

Citi Group

Eurobattery Minerals AB

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB

Liv ihop AB

Beta Film GmbH

Destia

Creades AB

RNB Retail and Brands AB

Chromogenics AB

Botnia Exploration Holding AB

Tempur Sealy International, Inc.

Rebtel Group

3G Infrastructure Services AB

Kontakta Sverige Service AB

AB Svensk Bilprovning

RCO Security AB

Atomia AB

Åke Sundvall Byggnads AB

Contiga AB

HeidelbergCement Sweden AB

The First Swedish Pension Fund (Första AP-fonden)

The Third Swedish Pension Fund (Tredje AP-fonden)

The Fourth Swedish P

Work highlights

  • Advised the Swedish investment company Creades on its acquisition of PRNT Printing Solutions, a fast growing e-retailer of digital print products with sales in over 40 geographical markets including the US, the UK and the Nordics.
  • Advised eEquity and a consortium of co-investors on their investment in PriceRunner AB in connection with investment company Nordstjernan’s sale of its 35% interest.
  • Advised private equity funds advised by CapMan on the divestment of INR to Danish bathroom group Dansani.

Cirio Advokatbyrå AB

Peter Lilja spearheads Cirio Advokatbyrå AB’s corporate M&A department, which is retained by global corporates for transactional mandates. Annika Andersson leads on public takeovers, while Lennart Pettersson’s lateral move from White & Case Advokat AB strengthened the group's private equity skill set. The team is highly active in the technology and industrial sectors. Co-head Erik Bergenstråhle’s strategic contracts practice is enhanced by the utilisation of the Vested sourcing business model, which enhances customer-supplier business relations.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lilja; Annika Andersson; Erik Bergenstråhle

Other key lawyers:

Lennart Pettersson; Josephine Gejard

Testimonials

‘The team is very cohesive and is quickly up to speed on all issues. One key strength is their ability to be both pragmatic while still working on finding the best solution for their client. I think they’re very in-line with market standards and stay relevant on most issues.’

‘Entire team – from junior to partner – is very hands-on and communicates well with the clients. Both Peter Lilja and Josephine Gejard are very pleasant to work with and always deliver balanced recommendations that enable each project to move forward in a pragmatic way.’

‘This practice provides excellence in legal skills but also great customer attention with a unique capacity to very quickly create a slim and efficient team to bring support on complex projects and issues. When reaching out as a client you get immediate, competent and flexible support.’

Key clients

Facebook

Nalka Invest/Inter IKEA

Telia Company

Astra Zeneca

Google

Enercon GmbH

ABB Ltd

ICA Gruppen

NetEnt

Axel Johnson International

Polhem Infra

Work highlights

  • Advised on Telia’s acquisition of the mobile phone operator Fello.
  • Advised Facebook on the acquisition of Mapillary AB, a global street-level imagery platform.
  • Advised Nalka Invest on its acquisition of Best Transport, a leading supplier of time-critical logistics services including distribution, IT logistics and last-mile home delivery to both consumers and the business-to-business market.

Advokatfirman Delphi

Advokatfirman Delphi’s M&A practice is suitably placed to handle mid-cap transactions including cross-border deals for international and domestic private equity funds. Co-heads Michael Juhlin and Christoffer Mangelus handle a high volume of portfolio acquisitions, divestments, public bids and take privates. The corporate client roster comprises names across the TMT, energy and healthcare sectors. Public M&A deals are tackled by Mats Dahlberg.

Practice head(s):

Michael Juhlin; Christoffer Mangelus

Other key lawyers:

Mats Dahlberg; Fredrik Mörner; David Aversten

Testimonials

‘Fredrik Mörner has strong legal skills combined with a pragmatic approach and know-how from dealing with entrepreneurs.’

‘David Aversten is a very competent M&A lawyer and I have very good experience from working with him in both large and small transactions, where he adjusted the team’s work and billing accordingly. He is attentive and quickminded, which is often needed in transactions.’

‘David Avertsen and his team present a capacity to provide first-level legal advice but also practical commercial and negotiation expertise to achieve desired objectives without getting bogged down in details or risks which are more theoretical than practical.’

Key clients

Carlyle European Technology Partners

Verdane Capital

EasyPark

Momentum Group

Adelis Equity Partners

Addlife

Veolia Nordic AB

Bergman & Beving

NIBE Industrier

Addtech

Veolia Nordic

Cherry

Bergman Clinics BV

Work highlights

  • Advised Bergman Clinics on the acquisition of the Memira eye clinic chain.
  • Advised EasyPark, a joint portfolio company of private equity houses Vitruvian Partners and Verdane Capital, on the acquisition of Inteleon, the company behind the digital parking solution SMS Park.
  • Advised Veolia on the divestment of its industrial maintenance business to Jernbro. The deal was structured as a straight asset transfer from Veolia to Jernbro.

DLA Piper

The diverse client portfolio of DLA Piper’s corporate and M&A practice comprises mid-market private equity and venture capital funds, corporate names in the IT, technology, medtech and infrastructure sectors, and high-profile domestic pension funds. Practice head Anders Malmström is currently engaged on a number of carve outs, takeover bids and investment fund deals. Mathias Berggren and senior associate Jesper Lindblom are stand-out names for private M&A deals, while Peter Ihrfelt recently handled substantial sales for energy and natural resources clients.

Practice head(s):

Anders Malmström

Other key lawyers:

Mathias Berggren; Jesper Lindblom; Peter Ihrfelt

Testimonials

‘Diligent and responsive in all aspects, gives us efficient M&A processes.’

‘Mathias Berggren has the experience and pretty much knows what we want to accomplish going into a transaction and we end up with the important aspects early on. No waste of time.’

‘Professional, dedicated, high attention and business acumen.’

‘Great attention from partner but exceptional attention from senior associate Jesper Lindbom.’

‘Fantastic commitment! Understands our business and our goals almost better than us.’

‘Peter Ihrfelt is exceptionally good at making deals happen. Keeps the process smooth and has full control of the legal as well psychological parts of negotiations.’

‘From this team you will receive advice that is relevant for your operations. They are alert to your needs and will also help you think ahead. They act professionally and do not waste time on questions that have no commercial value for their client.’

‘Jesper Lindbom gives his clients high attention and clear advice. He has great project management skills and acts very professionally.’

Key clients

Abry

Avanza Bank Holding

Avega Group

Athanase Industrial Partners

Bonnier

Bryan Garnier

CPA Global

Discovery Networks

Egmont

First Swedish National Pension Fund

GCA Altium

Höganäs

Josab International

Lars Weibull

Motorola Mobility

Noonday Asset Management

Ocean Outdoors

Oniva

Orasolv

Playtech

Readly International

Rutland Partners

Second Swedish Pension Fund

Sequent

SolTech Energy Sweden

Peas Industries

Symphony Technology Group Partners

Skarpa

SolarWinds

Stillfront Group

Svevik Industri

Vision Capital Partners

Canfor Corporation

EQT Partners

SEB Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

Creandum

Northzone

Fairpoint Capital

GP Bullhound

Bregal Investments

Founders of Säkra

Storskogen

H&M

OX2

Equip

Work highlights

  • Advised General Electric in connection with the sale of the biopharma business of GE Healthcare Life Sciences for a cash consideration of SEK213bn.
  • Advised HMI Capital on its $460m investment in Klarna, the Swedish bank providing online financial services worldwide.
  • Advised First, Third and Fourth Swedish National Pension Funds on setting up a SEK9bn joint venture for investments in unlisted Swedish companies focusing on infrastructure.

Hammarskiöld

Noteworthy names at Hammarskiöld’s M&A practice include co-heads Peder Hammarskiöld, Jakob Falkman and Erik Löfwall, who provide expertise on cross-border transactions, public takeovers and supply agreements for clients in the insurance, financial services, technology and industrial sectors. Co-head Erik Fahlgren applies his specialised knowledge of W&I insurance to the majority of deals, which is particularly beneficial for private equity and real estate clients. Magnus Bohman has an active practice in the venture capital space, acting for investors in emerging markets.

Practice head(s):

Peder Hammarskiöld; Jakob Falkman; Erik Fahlgren; Erik Löfwall

Other key lawyers:

Magnus Bohman

Key clients

Citibank

Mastercard Europe

The Swedish Pensions Agency

Länsförsäkringar AB

BNP Paribas

Hypoteket

Bolån

Sverige AB

Strukturinvest

Fondkommission AB

Round2 Capital Partners

Monetise Capital AB

Nordea Bank

Rockton Aviation Holding

Svenskt

Industriflyg

Siemens Financial Services

Beacon Rail

Tagehus Holding

Monetise Capital AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Altor and its portfolio company BTI Studios on a joint venture by way of a merger with Korean I-Yuno group, thereby forming a global leader for the dubbing, subtitling and localisation of media content.
  • Advised Avia Solution Group, a leading European aerospace business group, on the acquisition of Aviator Airport Alliance from Swedish private equity fund Accent.
  • Advised on Scania’s investment in Northvolt and the parties’ strategic partnership and long-term supply agreement for the joint development and commercialisation of battery cell technology for commercial vehicles.

Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell

Törngren Magnell & Partners Advokatfirma KB’s M&A department handles mid-cap majority acquisitions, controlled auctions, investments and cooperation agreements, including recent cross-border highlights in the manufacturing and pharmaceuticals sectors. Vaiva Eriksson and practice head Sten Hedbäck are key names, and new team addition Per Grandström (who joined from Morris Law) further strengthened the partnership’s private M&A focus. Niclas Högström adds to the team’s private equity expertise, and recently advised on portfolio acquisitions and disposals for Nordic-based funds.

Practice head(s):

Sten Hedbäck

Other key lawyers:

Vaiva Eriksson; Per Grandström; Niclas Högström

Testimonials

‘Always available and delivers expectations in time.’

‘Very pragmatic approach – focuses on the right things and not everything. Long and strong experience.’

‘Response time and service level make them unique. They have a humble approach, see you as a client from your perspective and you get access to correct expertise under the same partner contact.’

Key clients

Thomas Cook Northern Europe/Ving Group

Scandinavian Cosmetics Group

Norvestor Equity

Eldon Holding AB

Apoteket AB

Priveq Investment

Posti Group Oy

Andion Global

Scandsib Holdings Ltd

Perusa Partners

Celsius Holding Inc.

Obvious Ventures

Sobro AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Thomas Cook Northern Europe/Ving Group on the financial rescue and sale of business to Strawberry Equities AS (Petter Stordalen), Altor Fund V and TDR Capital.
  • Advised leading Norwegian mid-market private equity house Norvestor Equity in connection with the $200m sale of pest control company Nomor to ServiceMaster Holdings.
  • Advised Priveq Investment on its acquisition of a majority stake in the language and media technology company Plint.

AG Advokat

AG Advokat’s commercial agreements practice is a key player in the industrial, manufacturing and renewable energy industries. Ongoing instructions include manufacturing, supply and installation agreements, strategic partnerships, turnkey procurement projects and industrial digitisation projects. The group is also handling corporate expansions for commercial packaging clients. Johan Gadd  is the key contact following Christian Hybbinette 's departure to Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB in 2021.

Other key lawyers:

Johan Gadd

Testimonials

‘Very strong competence and hands-on experience in commercial contracts, with ability to transfer that into real practice.’

‘What stood out for me was their ability to communicate fast and in a good way that made me feel that we were on the same page. They were transparent and the speed of delivery was beyond expectation.’

‘Excellent speed of delivery as well as communication.’

‘Johan Gadd is excellent!’

‘They have an open and helpful attitude, with high competence in the area of our work and the ability to transform complicated technical matters into understandable material.’

Work highlights

  • Advised a client on the development of a ground-breaking ash treatment plant.
  • Advised on an open service exchange operator (OSEO) agreement for an open fibre solution covering internet, IPTV and wireless connectivity.
  • Advised on an agreement to outsource a clients production, marketing and sales of merchandise worldwide.

Eversheds Sutherland

Ulrika Sparrman leads on M&A mandates at Eversheds Sutherland for a client roster of private equity and international corporates, while Jens André has a high volume of education clients. Michael Hylander spearheads the full-service company commercial practice, advising on corporate restructurings, multijurisdictional commercial agreements, boardroom issues and corporate governance. Legal Director Linda Kempe is carving out a reputation in the burgeoning CBD sector, where she advises on unique commercial and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Ulrika Sparrman; Michael Hylander

Other key lawyers:

Jens André; Linda Kempe

Testimonials

Jens André puts together legal teams that excel in moving M&A discussions forward. Jens and his team stay calm and professional.’

Key clients

Digitalist Group Oyj

Brady Corporation

Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc

Veoneer Inc

3M Svenska AB

Preem

AcadeMedia

JCE Group

SpectrumLeaf

Glowing Pine BV

Axactor

Mutares SE & Co KGaA

Mantle Wellness AB

Work highlights

  • Advised SFT Bredbandsgruppen on the acquisition of Tech Troopers, to form the combined group Smartify.
  • Advised AcadeMedia Support on the acquisition of education company TÄNK OM.
  • Advised investment company JCE Group Aktiebolag on the acquisition of Jobro Sheet Metal Technology AB.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Recent highlights for Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s corporate finance department saw practice heads Svante Liljedahl and Thorbjörn Wennerholm (based in Malmö and Helsingborg respectively) advising on mergers in the consumer goods, IT and heavy industry sectors. The addition of Henrik Nobel (recruited to grow the Stockholm base) to the partnership expanded the firm's roster of private equity clients and knowledge in the insurance sector. Mattias Prage leads on transactions in the life sciences sector, including complex international controlled auction sales.

Practice head(s):

Thorbjörn Wennerholm; Svante Liljedahl

Other key lawyers:

Mattias Prage; Gabriel Svedberg; Henrik Nobel; Nils Lundgren

Testimonials

‘Strong and fast team that always delivers right amount of advice and always in time. outstanding service level. I highly appreciate the forward and accessible style.’

‘Svante Liljedahl is an easy-going, solid lawyer, always pragmatic and business oriented.’

‘Nils Lundgren is a very competent lawyer with broad knowledge of many things.’

‘M&A practice leader Svante Liljedahl has a very good business understanding and he is always able to move the deal forward in a very good way.’

‘Gabriel Svedberg excels in negotiation skills. Great team leader, coaching associates to deliver high-quality services.’

‘The team is strong in complex transactions involving multiple layers of legal risk. They have a good ability to break down the risk and they suggest how to deal with them. They don’t shy away from a fight to win an inch for the client.’

‘Gabriel Svedberg is outstanding.’

Key clients

British American Tobacco

Tieto Corporation

HANZA Holding AB

Coeli Private Equity AB

Quixel AB

Cibes Lift Group AB

Volati AB

Vitrolife AB

VBG GROUP AB

GDL Transport AB

Gyros Protein Technologies Holding AB

Norrköpings Tidningars Media

Olink Proteomics AB

European Energy A/S

Koenigsegg Automotive AB

Dacke Industri AB

Miss Group Limited

Owners of Trellegräv Aktiebolag

Colabitoil AB

HMA INVEST AB

Safe Monitoring Holding AB

EQT

Recover Nordic Group

Sequent Invest

Relita Industri & Skadeservice AB

Algorithmica Research AB

Stockholm Internet ExChange AB

Unwrap Finance AB

Brighter AB

Luftfartsverket

Swedencare AB

Addedo International AB

Drift och underhållsteknik I Mönsterås AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Tieto Corporation – a major Nordic IT company providing services and software products – on its merger with Evry.
  • Advised Koenigsegg Automotive AB and its parent companies on its high-value transactions with National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS).
  • Advised Olink Proteomics AB, a Swedish life sciences company developing unique technology for human biomarker discovery, on its sale to Summa Equity. The transaction was carried out as a controlled auction process.

Magnusson Advokatbyrå

Primary sectors of focus for Magnusson Advokatbyrå’s corporate M&A department include the financial services, insurance, energy and retail industries. Practice head Anders Bäckman handles cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, while Jonas Bergquist and Karolin Eklund regularly assist with commercial contract negotiations. The firm maintains a strong presence in the start-up and growth markets through its association with the Tech Nordic Advocates network.

Practice head(s):

Anders Bäckman

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Bergquist; Karolin Eklund

Testimonials

‘Unrivalled partner attention from responsible partner Anders Bäckman. Bäckman is highly proactive in all projects, has phenomenal technical skills in drafting complex agreements and an excellent grasp of all commercial aspects including risk management.’

Key clients

AIG

Best Western

BSN Medical

Experienced Capital Partners

Flight Centre Travel Group

ICA Gruppen

IAC Group

Parks & Resorts Scandinavia

Spotlight Stock Exchange

Söderberg & Partners

Pollux Capital

Unisys

Quanterix Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised Nasdaq-listed Quanterix Corporation on its acquisition of UmanDiagnostics.
  • Advised Endeavour Mining Corporation on its $1bn acquisition of SEMAFO Inc.
  • Advised Söderberg & Partners in connection with KKR’s acquisition of an ownership stake in the client.

MAQS Advokatbyrå

Owing to a sizeable footprint in southern Sweden, MAQS Advokatbyrå’s corporate M&A department is active in the automotive, construction and energy sectors, while also sourcing clients from the life sciences, medtech and e-commerce industries. Practice heads Mikael Kowal and Jonas Blomquist focus on mid-cap, sell-side mandates, and Dag Fredlund is driving growth in cross-border transactional mandates. New recruits Martin Folke and Olof Wetterling (who joined from Baker McKenzie and Linklaters respectively) were enlisted to develop the team’s Stockholm office.

Practice head(s):

Mikael Kowal; Jonas Blomquist

Other key lawyers:

Dag Fredlund; Martin Folke; Olof Wetterling

Key clients

Rabbalshede Kraft AB

Stampen

Provator

Zenuity

Dala Vind AB

SOVA AB

Capillar Advisory

Jayway

A1M Pharma

SKF Group

IRLAB Therapeutics AB

BNP Paribas/ Alfred Berg

Opera Tech Ventures (BNP Paribas’ corporate venture arm)

Abacus Alpha Gmb

Semcon AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Dala Vind AB on the sale of all shares in Riskebo Energi AB, a company owning the wind power project Riskebo, to Stena Renewable.
  • Advised seller Brickpack intressenter in connection with Hoosier Gasket’s acquisition of all the shares in the client.
  • Advised BNP Paribas Asset Management (asset management arm of BNP Paribas) and its Swedish subsidiaries on its sale of mutual funds and mandates to Carnegie Fonder.

Morris Law

Martin Prager’s lateral move to head up Morris Law’s corporate M&A practice from Advokatfirman Schjødt increased the firm’s client roster of investment funds, mid-tier venture capital clients and corporates in the technology sector. The growing bench includes Racine Ashjari and Olof Myhrman, who frequently handle share acquisitions, sales and investment rounds, while Caroline Ygge is a key name for commercial strategy, distribution and licensing agreements. The consumer, retail and logistics industries are also key sectors.

Practice head(s):

Martin Prager

Other key lawyers:

Racine Ashjari; Olof Myhrman: Caroline Ygge

Key clients

Christian Berner Tech Trade AB

Belron (Carglass)

OptiGroup AB

JOOL Capital AB

Data Respons ASA

New Wave Group AB

Wasa Kredit AB

Peltarion AB

Relate Invest AB

RCL Holding AB

Provobis Holding AB

JCE Invest

Work highlights

  • Advised OptiGroup Packaging AB, a company within the OptiGroup group, on the acquisition of all shares in Ekopack i Sydsverige AB.
  • Advised New Wave Group AB in connection with the acquisition of the business and assets of ON Interiör AB.
  • Advised Mondido Payments AB and the owners of Mondido Payment AB in connection with Nordea Bank’s SEK40m investment in the company.

Wigge & Partners

Michael Wigge and Henrik Wenckert jointly lead the M&A department at Wigge & Partners. The team advises corporate and private equity clients on mid-cap transactions including portfolio acquisitions, divestments and share purchase agreements. Frida Sander provides funds expertise to institutional investors including banks and insurance companies seeking advice on alternative investments and fund formations. The practice is active in the retail, technology and growth sectors.

Practice head(s):

Michael Wigge; Henrik Wenckert

Other key lawyers:

Frida Sander

Key clients

Klar Partners

Procuritas Capital Investors

Ovako AB

Altor Equity Partners

Impilo

MVI

Capillar Equity

Third AP Fund

Folksam

AMF

Alecta

Work highlights

  • Advised private equity fund Klar Partners in connection with the acquisition of Empower IM Oy, a subsidiary of the multinational Empower Group.
  • Advised Altor Fund IV in connection with its acquisition of a majority share in the fast-growing Swedish consumer brand Ideal of Sweden from the current owners.
  • Acted as local legal counsel to Nordic energy company Gasum in relation to its acquisition of AGA’s clean energy business and Nauticor’s marine bunkering business from Linde AG.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma’s commercial law practice group is led by Jonas NilssonJonas Conradsson and Andreas Lindström, and is mainly active in the construction, energy and IT sectors. The team regularly handles corporate financings, distribution agreements, licensing issues, disposals and other M&A instructions. The firm often receives instructions from international investors in the mining sector (also a key focus for the firm) relating to commercial operations in Sweden.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Nilsson; Jonas Conradsson; Andreas Lindström

Other key lawyers:

Sara Malmgren

Testimonials

‘We’ve always received swift, and very competent guidance on all our questions, across a broad variance of topics when contacting Foyen (Sara Malmgren in particular). What I also appreciate a lot is the proactive outreach from Foyen about things we should be aware of, such as legislative changes and new proxy court cases that impact our business.’

‘The individuals we work with have a very good understanding of our company and our industry, that is hard to find from other providers since we’re in quite a niche part of the IT industry.’

‘They are competent, swift in their replies and very approachable for deeper discussions when necessary. I only have good things to say about my collaboration with Foyen.’

Key clients

Mandalay Resources Corporation

Hill & Smith Holdings Plc

Assemblin

Kraftringen Energi AB

Merx Team AB

InnoEnergy

Work highlights

  • Assisting energy company Kraftringen with all matters affecting its operations, from energy production to distribution and sales. Also advising on energy trading, which is fully subject to competition law, and network operations subject to licensing issues.
  • Assisting Kalpataru Power Transmission with all legal areas relating to its Swedish business operations.
  • Assisted the Swedish Veterinarians Association with the sale of the residential property, Vattuormen 15, on Kungsholmen in Stockholm.

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB is active in the mid-cap M&A market for IT, software and industrial clients. The practice is headed up by Mattias Larsson, who provides expertise in share acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.

Practice head(s):

Mattias Larsson

Key clients

Visma

Hg

Beijer Byggmaterial

Bogfelts Holding

Sustainalytics

Waymo, LLC

Sourcing Network

Colosseum Smile

Babyshop

Bright Sunday

Cabonline

ETIX Everywhere Lapland

Mavenoid

Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG

ID06

Morimatsu International Holding Company Ltd.

W&H Dentalwerk Buermoos GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised Visma on the acquisitions of Inyett, Draftit and Specter.
  • Advised Sixten Capital on the acquisition of Bogfelts Holding.
  • Advised the owners of Sourcing Network on its sale to Polaris.

Hellström Law

Hellström Law’s M&A practice is led by Jonas Forsman, who fields expertise in cross-border takeovers, management buyouts, joint venture negotiations and investments. Bengt Olovsson heads up the corporate and commercial division with a focus on domestic and international restructurings, company mergers, boardroom matters and general corporate governance advice.

Practice head(s):

Bengt Olovsson; Jonas Forsman

Testimonials

‘Jonas Forsman is extremely good at listening to you and providing the right solution in the right time.’

Synch Advokat AB

Practice co-heads Jim Runsten and Andreas Börjesson at Synch Advokat AB handle corporate and commercial issues for growth companies, start-ups and venture capital funds. Ongoing instructions include outsourcing contracts, fundraising exercises, M&A deals and incentive programme structurings.