AG Advokat focuses on the full array of real estate matters, including property developments, transactions, financing, commercial leasings, construction disputes and public procurement matters. The practice demonstrates particular expertise in less traditional funding methods for real estate projects and has a portfolio of transactions that span agricultural infrastructure, residential and retail properties, and offices. Team head Johan Lindberg is an M&A expert, providing clients with strong knowledge of both real estate and environmental law. The ‘dedicated’ Johan Gadd fronts the practice’s most complex matters alongside Måns Derk, with work spanning leaseback transactions, forward funding purchase deals and joint ventures. Niklas Gyllentrost is experienced in litigation and has specialist expertise in areas concerning infrastructure and development projects including civil engineering matters and groundworks.
Real estate in Sweden
Johan Lindberg; Johan Gadd
Other key lawyers:
Måns Derk; Niklas Gyllentrost
‘The firm have high credibility in the market. They work in a very structured way.’
‘Johan Lindberg and Måns Derk are two key players for us. Their team is very structured and always have close contact through the complete process.’
‘The organisation is comprehensive and very knowledgeable.’
‘Very knowledgeable and professional.’
‘Johan Gadd is very dedicated and always available. We have been conducting business together for a couple of years now so he’s familiar with our business model and values. Johan is proactive and when an issue arises, he usually provides a solution at the same time.’
‘The team’s strengths are, among other things, the knowledge of both development projects and transactions which is an attractive combination to many real estate investors.’
‘Johan Gadd provides practical advice and is very experienced. He is also very easy-going in negotiations with counterparties. His availability is very good. I can highly recommend him.’
‘They have a strategic mindset.’
- Advised EQT Exeter on the project management, lease agreement, construction and subsequent sale of an education property in central Stockholm to Alecta Fastigheter.
- Advised Industricentralen on the sale of a large commercial property in central Stockholm as well as the acquisition of two new residential properties in the Stockholm Region.
- Advised Niam on the acquisition of Solåsen Handel. The retail park consists of three properties and approximately 36000sqm lettable area.
Mannheimer Swartling is active in high-level Swedish public and private real estate markets, working with domestic government bodies, energy companies and investors. The firm regularly acts on wind power developments, utilising its strong understanding of energy and environmental concerns when advising on transactions. The practice is headed up by Klas Wennström and Jesper Prytz; Wennström specialises in real estate developments and construction law, while Prytz focuses on commercial contracts, joint ventures and property formations. Tomas Johansson handles commercial leases including sale and leasebacks, and also has experience representing governments and municipalities in complex legal matters.
Jesper Prytz; Klas Wennström
Other key lawyers:
Vi Invest AB
CBRE Investment Management
Göteborg Energi AB
Eolus Vind AB
EB – Sustainable Investment Management and LHI Group
Northern Horizon Capital AB
Hemsö Fastighets AB
Starwood Capital Group
- Advised ICA Real Estate on the formation of a new, jointly owned property company (jointly owned with Bonnier Fastigheter), Trecore Fastigheter. The aim of the company is to acquire and own ICA stores at strategic locations, with ICA as the main tenant.
- Advised Northern Horizon on the acquisition of several retirement homes and a property under development from the real estate company SBB at a value of SEK1.4m.
- Advising Castellum on its agreement with the Port of Gothenburg to jointly develop the area Halvorsäng, situated in close proximity of the Port of Gothenburg, into a leading logistics hub.
Roschier advises domestic and international clients on corporate real estate transactions, restructurings and project developments, asset management arrangements and land lease negotiations. The group’s client roster includes institutional investors, real estate funds, developers and corporations. Close cooperation with the firm’s Finnish practice allows the team to handle complex cross-border mandates, with both the Stockholm and Helsinki office recently advising Blackstone on the €21bn recapitalisation of Mileway. Practice co-head Marcus Hedén focuses on real estate transactions, real estate finance work, and private M&A. Recently promoted partner and co-head Lisa Hybbinette handles infrastructure and energy related transactions, as well as joint ventures and prestige development projects. Malou Scherlin has expertise in cross-border transactions, while Chrissa Karambotis is active in large property acquisitions, and senior associate Carl Svensson works with Swedish and foreign funds, private equity houses and public and private companies.
Marcus Hedén; Lisa Hybbinette
Other key lawyers:
Malou Scherlin; Chrissa Karambotis; Carl Svensson
‘The Roschier team is skillful and very efficient in providing legal and commercial advice with respect to large real estate transactions.’
‘Partner Lisa Hybbinette and Senior Associate Carl Svensson have an extremely high knowledge of the sector, are easy to work with, and provide a great commercial understanding with respect to real estate transactions.’
‘Partner Marcus Hedén is one of the best partners within the real estate sector in Sweden. Great in-depth knowledge and at the same time a very commercial and pragmatic approach in negotiations.’
‘All members of the team are very dedicated and take full responsibility for all parts of the transactions. They co-ordinate with other consultants and make sure everything is covered in the agreements.’
‘Marcus Hedén has exceptional skills in negotiation and is also very skilled in areas like tax, accounting matters and real estate fund structures.’
‘Chrissa Karambotis is very dedicated and extremely knowledgeable.’
‘All members of the team are very dedicated and take full responsibility for all parts of the transaction. They co-ordinate with other consultants and make sure everything is covered in the agreements.’
‘Excellent team with high level of competence and knowledge of both the legal field and the real estate market. Always available for no-nonsense and hands-on advice.’
Alma Property Partners
Genesta Property Nordic
Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP)
Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB
Savills Investment Management
Steen & Ström Sverige
The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP
John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB
Patricia Industries (and its subsidiary Vectura AB)
Pictet Alternative Advisors
Stark Group A/S
Tritax EuroBox plc
- Represented Blackstone as local counsel in Sweden and Finland in the €21bn recapitalisation of Mileway.
- Advised Patrizia on a SEK3.6bn premium Stockholm residential portfolio investment.
- Advised Castellum on the public offer to acquire all shares in Kungsleden. The total value of the offer is approximately SEK26.9bn.
Advokatfirman Vinge handles complex real estate transactions involving retail, office and residential spaces, with a particular specialism in shopping centres. The firm acts on a range of issues including M&A, financings, property developments and commercial leases. The team also has experience in advising on cross-border deals. Following Assur Badur's departure, Niclas Winnberg now jointly leads the team and is highly active in joint ventures and property developments. Fellow co-heads Anders Forkman and Robert Deli focus on real estate transactions and commercial leasings, with the latter having a particular specialism in construction-related real estate matters. Anders Heintze has a strong track record in complex, high-value mandates.
Niclas Winnberg; Anders Forkman; Robert Deli
Other key lawyers:
‘Vinge is the perfect all round service firm with professional, competent people who know the market and understand international business. They understand the client’s business and help make deals in a pro-active way.’
‘Anders Forkman has a notable specialism in real estate. His interventions help us find unique insights to make the right decisions. Anders is highly skilled and very dedicated; we can always trust him to have in-depth expertise, knowledge of the matter, and advice regarding complex matters.’
‘Personal and professional attention. They have a fast and highly effective way of working.’
‘Easy to discuss with and have a broad competence to offer in different areas.’
Platzer Fastigheter AB
Coop Storbutiker & Marknader AB
Allianz Real Estate
- Advised Allianz Real Estate in connection with an investment of SEK7.9bn in Heimstaden Bostad’s Swedish portfolio, which was acquired from Akelius, through the formation of a joint venture.
- Advised the seller Botvid Holding AB on a forward funding transaction regarding the development and sale of 599 apartments in Slagsta Strand to Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP).
- Advised EIG Sverige on the sale of a real estate portfolio to Trappan.
A stand-out firm due to its expertise in real estate tax, Wistrand advises key players in the sector including Castellum, Allianz and DEKA. The full-service practice acts on commercial leasings, financings, property registrations and joint ventures. Team co-head Tommy Grönberg focuses on real estate financing work including covered bonds and loans, while co-head Lars Gahnström competently handles real estate management issues. Jan Alexanderson is active across a multitude of matters, including acting in court and arbitration proceedings. Fredrik Råsberg is skilled in real estate financing issues, while recently promoted partner Martina Blomberg Roald has impressed clients with her ‘efficiency, thoroughness and commercial approach'. Nils Sköld left the firm.
Tommy Grönberg; Lars Gahnström
Other key lawyers:
Jan Alexanderson; Fredrik Råsberg; Martina Blomberg Roald
‘Preeminent real estate practice that handles complex cross-border transactions with second to none experience in the real estate and hospitality industry.’
‘They have a hands-on approach in handling complex issues. They always remain calm, friendly and approachable, and are technically very strong with a view for the key commercial aspects.’
‘Lars Gahnström has been fantastic! Extremely competent, fast, efficient and helpful. He is always “a step ahead” and advises on things that are actually a little outside his remit. I feel extremely confident in business matters with Lars’ support and will definitely hire him again.’
‘Personable, engaged and professional. Tommy Grönberg is competent, skilled and pleasant.’
‘I have had the pleasure of working with Wistrand Advokatbyrå on several occasions and with Martina Blomberg Roald. Both my clients and I have always felt very satisfied with the service and recommendations they have given. What I think particularly sets them apart is their personal commitment, commercial approach and their quick response.’
‘I really want to take the opportunity to highlight Martina Blomberg Roald, with whom I have had the pleasure of working with in several real estate transactions. What distinguishes her the most is her efficiency and thoroughness, commercial approach, and her way of managing processes in a very skillful way.’
‘Fredrik Råsberg has an excellent business understanding. He is a very respected lawyer within the industry. I would highly recommend him.’
‘Wistrand understands their clients’ business and manage complex cases extremely easily.’
Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden (SBB)
Nordic Choice Hotels
Swedish Airport Infrastructure AB (SAIAB)
Sigillet Fastighets AB
Nordic Land plc
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
ALMA Property Partners
Thon Property/Olav Thon Gruppen
Pareto Project Finance
HanssonGruppen Invest AB
Founded in 2020, Brick Advokat AB has continued its impressive growth in the sector and works on a range of high-profile real estate matters, with an equally impressive client base. In addition to advising investment management organisations, insurance companies and real estate funds on buying and selling mandates, the group has been highly active in negotiating and establishing commercial lease agreements and representing clients in disputes before the courts and rent tribunals. The team also acts on unique cases in the sector, with recent work including handling LKAB’s mining and urban transformation project. ‘Very knowledgeable’ team head Louise Bjärgård focuses on transaction-linked issues including restructurings, property developments and joint ventures, and Niclas Lifsten has expertise in lease related matters and is experienced in contentious real estate proceedings. Sofia Kämmerling has also been active in the practice.
Louise Bjärgård; Niclas Lifsten
Other key lawyers:
‘They have great market knowledge and are very attentive to the specific need of the client.’
‘A team and individuals that are very knowledgeable, always available and fast in their responses.’
‘Louise Bjärgård is very solution oriented, and business minded as well as very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with.’
Estea Omsorgsfastigheter AB
AMF Pensionsförsäkring AB
Midstar Fastigheter AB
Corem Property Group AB
Genesta Property Nordic AB
Alecta Pensionsförsäkring, ömsesidigt
Bonnier Fastigheter AB
- Advised Nyfosa Holding AB on a sale of a property portfolio to Fastighetsbolaget Esmilshus AB.
- Advised AMF on an acquisition of an office property in Marievik from DWS Grundbesitz GMBH.
- Advised Midstar on an acquisition of a hotel property in Täby, Stockholm, from Sågtorp 3 Fastighets AB.
Advokatfirman Cederquist KB handles a broad range of real estate matters, including complex transactions that require forward funding or leaseback agreements, and a variety of regulatory issues. The firm has been active in residential, office, retail and industrial property acquisitions. The team also has experience handling real estate matters across multiple jurisdictions, with group head Erika Åslund assisting both Swedish and international investors with M&A transactions. Recent addition Christian Johard, who joined from EY Law, advises investors and developers on development projects and lease agreements. Ivar Näslund has also been active in the practice. Michela Westin left the firm in 2022 for an in-house role.
Other key lawyers:
Christian Johard; Ivar Näslund
‘Wide experience and skill set, excellent communication and problem solving.’
‘A very senior team. Well connected. A pleasure to deal with.’
‘Excellent interpersonal skills, deep industry knowledge, excellent and commercially sensible problem solving.’
‘Christian Johard is highly commercial, a fantastic negotiator, and a real pleasure to work with.’
‘Always available and happy to help. The team is very knowledgeable in any practice updates. The team are very client focused and will always find time to help out.’
‘Christian Johard is always available, and he uses a pragmatic approach in order to solve any issues that may arise during a transaction process. The Cederquist team has a great understanding of our business, which helps a lot in making more efficient transactions.’
KLP Kontorsfastigheter AB
Vectura Fastigheter AB
GoCo Development AB
Fastighets AB Stenvalvet
- Advised Vectura on a complex forward commitment project from Skanska.
- Advised Patrizia on a complex forward commitment project from Slättö.
Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB leverages its impressive international footprint to advise on a range of cross-border real estate matters; the practice has been involved in Nordic, European and US transactions involving large real estate investors and funds. The firm offers a fully integrated service to clients, encompassing M&A, financing, tax and project development advice. Group head Gustaf Ström continues to act on complex transactions for both global and domestic parties with a strong understanding of logistics buildings, residential estates and healthcare properties. Mats Eriksson specialises in commercial leases and tenancy agreements, while Emil Alexanderson advises on forward funding developments and joint venture transactions. Lovisa Wennerberg has also been influential in the practice.
Other key lawyers:
Mats Eriksson; Emil Alexanderson; Lovisa Wennerberg
‘The firm has the ability to listen and adapt to the customer’s needs.’
Sunrise Real Estate/Ares
Savills Investment Management
Round Hill Capital
HSB Bostad/HSB Stockholm
Steen & Ström
Märsta Förenade Åkeriföretag
- Advised Heimstaden Bostad, the leading Sweden-based European real estate company, on the acquisition of the Akelius portfolio in Sweden and Denmark.
- Advised Svenska Bostäder, the Sweden-based real estate developer, on its divestment of the shopping centre Vällingby Centrum to NREP.
- Advised Riksbyggen, the leading Sweden-based housing company, on its divestment of a 70% majority shareholding in Unobo to Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget I Norden (SBB).
International firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious real estate matters. The team has particular expertise in forward funding and purchasing issues, and has considerable experience handling large, complex transactions involving real estate funds and private equity houses. Fredrik Ahlqvist leads the ‘professional and knowledgeable’ team, and provides legal counsel on acquisitions, divestments and joint venture deals. Hanna Sundberg continues to be influential in matters, advising on property and corporate deals as well as contract negotiations. Anthony Bähr has been active in residential, office and industrial acquisitions, while Matti Scheffer focuses on litigation; Scheffer successfully represented the Swedish Municipality of Vallentuna in the Supreme Court over an issue regarding the ownership of a disputed property.
Other key lawyers:
Matti Scheffer; Hanna Sundberg; Anthony Bähr
‘Professional and knowledgeable.’
‘Matti Scheffer is experienced and pleasant to deal with.’
‘Solid, thorough and swift. They provide reliable consultations with good responsiveness.’
‘Great people with great mindsets.’
‘Very knowledgeable and excellent social competence, meaning they always can handle counterparts of all types (experience as well as attitude).’
Akka Egendom AB
Alma Property Partners
Arwidsro Fastighets AB
Brunswick Real Estate IM
Fastighets AB Regio
Pictet Alternative Investors
Bohild Fastigheter AB
Fastighets AB L E Lundbergs
Bäck & Forss Invest AB
Credit Suisse Asset Management Real Estate GmbH
Fastighets AB Hemmaplan
Niam Nordic VII
Rikshem Bostäder AB
Genova Property Group AB
SHH Bostad AB
Sveafastigheter Bostad AB
Sveafastigheter Samhällsfastigheter AB
Rexbo Gröna Industrihus AB
Tranviks udde Fastigheter AB
Vallentuna Kommun (Municipality of Vallentuna)
Baseload Capital Sweden AB
- Advised Fastighets AB Regio on its acquisition of a SEK2.4bn portfolio comprising of 12 office properties in central Gävle from Castellum AB.
- Advised Alma Property Partners II, through its Rexbo Industrier, on its divestment of Blackstone’s last mile platform Mileway, a portfolio of eight light industry and logistics properties in greater Stockholm consisting of approx. 27,000sqm.
- Advised Akka Egendom on its acquisition of a portfolio of 21 properties in Eslöv, Klippan and Örkelljunga comprising of 395 residential units from Heimstaden Bostad.
Advokatfirman Lindahl KB has a track record in advising on complex transactions, including acquisitions, sales and leases, which often demand in-depth regulatory knowledge as well as financial and construction knowledge. The firm handles restructuring issues, and regularly assists banks in the Nordic region regarding project management issues and developments. Johan Tollgerdt deals with the full range of real estate issues, from private and public M&A to commercial leasings. Jon Fägerquist advises on both contentious and non-contentious issues, with particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution. Frida Lovén is noted for her land parceling and project development experience.
Other key lawyers:
Jon Fägerquist; Frida Lovén
Stena Fastigheter AB
Brinova Fastigheter AB
MKB Fastighets AB
Skandia Fastigheter Storstockholm AB
Elof Hansson Fastigheter AB
Castellum Öresund AB
K2A Fastigheter AB
Swedish Logistic Property AB
Skurupshem Fastigheter AB
KKB Fastigheter AB
KlaraBo Sverige AB
Municipality of Borlänge
AF Bostäder Lund
Heba Fastighets AB
Lidén Group AB
Coeli Investment Holding AB
Randviken Fastigheter AB
JSR Fastigheter AB
Train Alliance Sweden AB
- Advised KlaraBo Sverige AB on the acquisition of a portfolio of 877 rental apartments in Östersund.
- Advised Swedish Logistic Property Förvaltning 2 AB during the acquisition of a logistics property with an ongoing extension.
- Advised Train Alliance Sweden AB on the sale of combi terminals in Sigtuna, Stockholm.
Linklaters acts on the market’s largest and most complex real estate transactions, acting for a high-profile client list including multinational investment companies and real estate funds. The firm’s expansive geographic footprint allows the real estate team in Sweden to leverage specialist expertise from offices across the globe to provide clients with an international service through a local point of contact. A leading lawyer in the industry, Magnus Lidman utilises his strong market knowledge to act on significant real estate acquisitions and divestments, including residential portfolios, large office properties and retail bases. Managing associate Anna Eriksson has been highly active in the practice, advising on both buy and sell mandates, as well as joint ventures and shareholder agreements.
Other key lawyers:
‘The team has good practitioners and are used to working with complex transactions with an international context. Great knowledge and capabilities.’
‘Anna Eriksson is an excellent lawyer who is easy to reach, great to work with and adds value to the client.’
‘High level of competence in all areas throughout the life cycle of an investment. Very professional transaction handling.’
- Advised Akelius on the landmark deal divesting its whole residential portfolio across Sweden, Denmark and Germany.
- Advised Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield on the divestment of the Solna Centrum Shopping Centre.
- Advised Barings on the acquisition of a large logistic portfolio.
Real Advokatbyrå Aktiebolag
Real Advokatbyrå Aktiebolag has notably expanded its blue-chip client base, advising high-profile domestic and international companies on large-scale real estate transactions. The team regularly acts as lead counsel on complex deals involving multiple parties, financial and tax advisers, and technical consultants. Consequently, the practice has considerable experience in due diligence work, negotiating contracts, construction and rental agreements, and also reviewing leases. Practice heads Daniel Jönsson and Mikael Laag focus on corporate and structural matters, and fellow co-head Patrik Lilieblad, who has been involved in transactions concerning both residential and industrial properties, has expertise in complex arrangements such as forward funding and sale and leaseback agreements.
Mikael Laag; Daniel Jönsson; Patrik Lilieblad
‘Good team that is pleasant to deal with.’
‘Mikael Laag is well experienced and also holds a strong commercial sense. I find that he adds real value to a transaction.’
‘Daniel Jönsson gives excellent advice and has a great knowledge of the market. The team is always efficient and great project leaders.’
ABG Fastena AB
Nordisk Renting Natwest
Brunswick Real Estate
Hemsö Fastighets AB
- Advised NREP on the acquisition of Vällingby centrum.
- Advised Infrahubs/Catella on selling a logistic facility in Norrköping to Allianz Real Estate.
- Advised NREP, Altura, on its acquisition of a portfolio including 13 properties located across Sweden, from Stenvalvet.
Setterwalls‘ full-service real estate practice garners praise for its ‘wide range of expertise and advisers’. Key areas of skill include handling an impressive portfolio of transactions, many of which are cross border, that concern property acquisitions, future land developments and usufructs. The group competently handles issues that involve commercial leases, financings, construction knowledge and contract negotiations. Patric Olofsson and Jessica Schönning head up the Stockholm office, with the former possessing a strong knowledge of investment structures and the latter having a particular focus on projects concerning hospitals, educational premises and commercial buildings. Malmö head Anders Frick has a strong understanding of joint venture and co-investment projects, while Gothenburg office head Jesper Kuschel has been active on forward-funding matters. The ‘highly skilled’ Magnus Steninger is experienced in cross-border real estate issues, and Sonny Ragnerstam stands out for his ‘client focus and understanding of the business agenda'.
Patric Olofsson; Jessica Schönning; Jesper Kuschel; Anders Frick
Other key lawyers:
Magnus Steninger; Sonny Ragnerstam
‘Setterwalls is, within our sector, a highly respected law firm. They have a wide range of expertise and advisers. No matter what situation, we can always reach out to Setterwalls for assistance and guidance.’
‘We have had the pleasure to work with Magnus Steninger at Setterwalls in different matters. He is an outstanding resource to have at your disposal – always reachable, always helpful and highly effective. I have recommended and will continue to recommend Mr Steninger to all my industry colleagues.’
‘I have worked mostly with Magnus Steninger on many different real estate company transactions. Magnus is highly skilled, and fast as well as excellent in communication and negotiation. Magnus always takes interest in the commercial aspects of the specific deal at hand.’
‘Strong delivery capability with top quality work. Understands our business very well and adapts their work to level of importance.’
‘Always proactive and stays on top of interdependent activities. Patric Olofsson and Magnus Steninger come with the highest of recommendations.’
‘Setterwalls provides first-class advice and safeguards clients’ interests in all situations. Setterwalls has helped us with legal advice in transactions and joint venture arrangements. They have excellent skills in the area.’
‘The team within Setterwalls are passionate and caring with clear willingness and ability to engage in our business. This creates a solid trust between our and their organisation.’
‘Knowledge, sector expertise and service is the basis of this practice. Patric Olofsson and Sonny Ragnerstam stand out for their availability, loyalty, client focus and understanding of the business agenda.’
Serneke Group AB
DEAS (formerly Aberdeen Standard)
NRE Sweden AB
Logistic Contractor AB
Arlandastad Group AB
Serafim Fastigheter AB
Nordea Liv Pension Fund
Lansa Fastigheter AB
K2A Knaust & Andersson Fastigheter AB
- Advised the Folksam Group, which is one of the largest insurance groups in Sweden. The group is a major investor in real estate.
- Assisting real estate developer NRE Sweden AB with the divestment of a forward funding project consisting of approximately 126 apartments and 50 garage parking spaces in Vallentuna, Stockholm.
- Acted as legal counsel to DEAS (previously Standard Investment/Abrdn) on the acquisition of real estate in Hyllie Malmö from SPP.
Wigge & Partners is highly active in high-end real estate transactions. The firm has an impressive roster of international property companies and property fund clients. Matter highlights include advising on residential, retail, commercial and office space acquisitions, as well as mandates involving the buying and selling of company shares. Group co-head Patrick Forslund continues to be a leading name in the sector, with expertise in transactions, commercial leasings and real estate financings. Fellow team head Daniel Unger specialises in construction-related real estate matters.
Patrick Forslund; Daniel Unger
CapMan Real Estate
John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB
Vatne Property AS
Magnolia Bostad AB
Holmström Fastigheter Holding AB
LKAB (Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB
Silvestica Green Forest
Established in 2021, Born Advokater has quickly established itself as a significant player in the Swedish real estate market. The firm has a strong track record in advising on high-value buyer and seller mandates, carrying out transaction related issues including due diligence and SPA negotiations, and assisting with the issuance of bonds. Erik Borgblad and Jan Litborn jointly lead the team and possess strong negotiation skills and expertise in the commercial aspects of real estate issues.
Jan Litborn; Erik Borgblad
‘I was very impressed with their capability, fast work and professionalism. They have also been very good at pinpointing potential risks, both financial and legal, as we hired them to look over and advise us on a real estate acquisition.’
‘It feels like they are always on hand, they are easy to get hold of, and they know when they need to speed up their work in order to make a deadline. It really feels like they are on my side and are looking out for my interests and they understand the real estate business.’
Stenhus Fastigheter i Norden AB
Svenska Samhällsfastigheter AB
Svensk Fastighetsfinansiering AB
Glommen & Lindberg
Studentbostäder i Sverige
- Advised Stenhus Fastigheter on the acquisition of Randviken Fastigheter, with a total property value of SEK6.4bn, through a public tender offer.
- Advised Fabege on the acquisition of real estate development company SHH Bostad AB for a total purchase price of SEK880m.
- Advised Revelop on the acquisition of a single tenant logistic and office space for a purchase price of SEK2.2bn.
Cirio Advokatbyrå AB‘s real estate practice draws on banking, finance and capital market expertise to advise clients on transactional work. The firm has notable experience in buying and selling mandates and lease agreements. Group head Magnus Björkander utilises his commercial experience and business acumen to support major clients on a range of projects and investments, while fellow team head Johan Hessius focuses on both public and private M&A. Joel Sandin Persson left the practice in 2022 to an in-house role.
Magnus Björkander; Johan Hessius
‘Cirio has excellent industry knowledge and vast commercial skills to provide appropriate and valuable legal advice.’
‘Magnus Björkander has valuable experience which helps him to view the whole picture and give good commercial advice.’
Savana Holding AB
Bantorget Hyresbostäder AB
Fastighetsaktiebolaget Folkets Hus
NCC Property Development
Torslanda Property Investment AB
- Advised the collective of owners (including founders) of residential developer SHH Bostad on the sale of all shares in the company to Fabege.
- Advised Obos Kärnhem on the sale of WTC Karlskrona to Trappan.
- Advised Torslanda Property Investment on the acquisition from Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund of a property in Solna.
Advokatfirman Delphi‘s real estate practice has been highly active in deals involving the sale of shares in real estate companies and their properties. The team also demonstrates expertise in drafting and negotiating lease agreements and advising on structuring issues. Anders Hulegårdh, who jointly leads the team with Stefan Lindh, competently handles both real estate transactions and property developments. Mercedes Lennartsson Anderås continues to have a growing influence in the practice, advising on a range of real estate issues.
Anders Hulegårdh; Stefan Lindh
Other key lawyers:
Mercedes Lennartsson Anderås
Hökerum Bygg AB
Kålltorps Projektutveckling AB
Fortinova Fastigheter BA
Erik Hemberg Fastighets AB
- Advised Hökerum Bygg AB in connection with the sale of a property at Selma Lagerlöfs square in the district Backa in Gothenburg.
- Advised Fortinova Fastigheter in connection with the company acquiring five commercial properties in western Sweden for a total of SEK299m.
- Assisted Erik Hemberg Fastighets AB in connection with the company becoming a shareholder in Real Fastigheter AB.
Eversheds Sutherland‘s impressive global footprint allows the Swedish real estate team to competently handle complex cross-border mandates and collaborate with specialists from other offices. Group head Tord Svensson also leads the banking and finance team, and both practices work closely together on a range of commercial transactions. The firm has acted on matters concerning building leases, real estate-related disputes, project financings and project restructurings, for a varied client roster that includes banks, investment funds and regional developers. Svensson demonstrates particular expertise in real estate transactions and financings, as well as construction matters.
3M Svenska AB
Cisco Systems Inc
Odeon Cinemas Group (AMC/Filmstaden)
Unilin Nordic AB
Paramount Pictures International Ltd
Swiss Post Ltd
BULK Industrial Real Estate AS
IATA (the International Air Transport Association)
- Advised German real estate investment giant DWS on the complicated hybrid financing obtained from a leading German mortgage bank.
- Advised Elite Partners Capital on the acquisition of a Swedish Logistics Portfolio to be purchased from Blackstone logistic entity Mileway.
- Advised NKT A/S on its real estate development project in relation to its new production facility in Karlskrona, Sweden, with a project value exceeding SEK1bn.
Foyen Advokatfirma's real estate team has a strong record in handling high-value and prominent transactions. The group competently advises on complex issues including land parceling issues, forward funding acquisitions, joint ventures and agreements concerning building and construction rights. The practice has expanded its commercial lease work following the arrival of specialist Rickard Zahmul, who has advised on deals relating to the retail industry, office developments, educational facilities and residential buildings. Henrik Ståhlberg largely focuses on transactional work and has experience dealing with municipalities and municipally-owned companies; he is ably supported by senior associate Madeleine Jönsson, who also possesses expertise in project developments.
Henrik Ståhlberg; Rickard Zamuhl
Other key lawyers:
John Mattson Fastigheter
PEAB Bostad AB
Svenska Staten / Fortifikationsverket
- Advised Swedish Fortifications Agency on a total of three property transactions with a total value of approximately SEK3bn.
- Advised Atrium Ljungberg AB on two projects, one in Stockholm and one in Uppsala. The total value of the projects amounts to approximately SEK1bn.
- Provided PEAB Bostad with strategic advice in connection with transactions related to its acquisition of building rights in Stockholm and the surrounding municipalities.
Advokatfirman Schjødt's real estate team advises on the full life cycle of property transactions, working closely with the tax, capital markets and corporate teams to provide clients with a full-service offering. The group regularly advises on issues regarding residential and office developments, green storage houses and logistics properties, and also competently handles cross-border mandates. The ‘very good’ Charles Andersson leads the group and has expertise in transactional work as well as lease and development matters.
‘The team has strong attention to detail and a very good underlying understanding of the client’s business. They are of great help when negotiating with counterparts. Always available with a short response time without any effect on quality.’
‘Charles Andersson has strong integrity and is a huge advantage in getting deals closed in a smooth manner.’
‘Strong team delivering a good value of service. They are available on short notice if needed.’
‘We use Charles Andersson, who is doing a very good job.’
Nuveen Real Estate
Norwegian Hospitality Group
Bulk Infrastructure AS
City Finansiering AS
- Advised Nuveen Real Estate on its entry into the European self-storage market by the acquisitions of Green Storage and 24Storage.
- Advised LogiDev on its establishment and two initial investments in the Swedish logistics property sector.
- Advised Scandinavian Property Group on the SEK535m sale of a residential project in Strömstad to Vatne Property.
TM & Partners is highly active in the commercial real estate market, advising high-profile domestic and regional investment funds and property developers on a range of buy and sell mandates. The group competently handles complex issues involving multiple jurisdictions, joint ventures and less traditional funding methods. ‘Sharp’ group co-head Natalie Brentz possesses expertise in both transactions and project development issues including land agreements and building rights issues, while fellow co-head and ‘key contact’ Safa Mahmoudi focuses on large development and infrastructure projects. Team co-head Jens Haneklint is ‘always available’ and is a specialist in commercial tenancy and residential tenancy law. Senior associates Amela Balijaj and Catharina Danielsson have been highly active in matters, contributing a strong understanding of real estate transactions and property-related issues.
Natalie Bretz; Safa Mahmoudi; Jens Haneklint
Other key lawyers:
Amela Balijaj; Catharina Danielsson
‘Natalie Bretz has a proven track record in executing real estate transactions. She is sharp in negotiations and communicates clearly and with detail.’
‘Safa Mahmoudi, who is our key contact at TM & Partners, is an absolute joy to work with and is great to have on one’s side during tough negotiations.’
‘Customer-friendly team that assists regardless of the issue. Good at reading needs and assignments and delivers brilliantly based on description. Very competent at dialogue with counterparty representatives and negotiating on behalf of the client.’
‘They have an extremely competent partner in Safa Mahmoudi who puts together a team based on the needs of the client. Extra plus to associate Amela Balijaj who is meticulous, flexible and very competent.’
‘TM and Partners is a relatively large firm but gives you the service and commitment as if you were their only client. They have a broad competence in real estate transactions and a special expertise in healthcare properties. They are flexible and can quickly adapt based on the conditions of the various cases depending on the type of care and property.’
‘They are very friendly and personal in their approach. They always call you back within hours and give support to you in every matter.’
‘Overall, a great team of hardworking and competent people. If any competence is missing, they make sure to immediately supplement it with relevant competence. They always package the final product in an accessible way!’
‘Jens Haneklint is a person who is always available. He makes everybody work in a structured way and, as far as I can judge, with great joy.’
Cibus Nordic Real Estate
Real Value Management
Samfastigheter i Norden
Swedish Pelican Self Storage
Vendus Sweden AB (formerly Venandi Livs)
- Advising Venandi Fastigheter on its investment in a portfolio of 37 grocery properties across Sweden worth approx. €200m.
- Advising a JV company owned by JM and OBOS Kärnhem Bostadsproduktion on the acquisition of a large property in Lund.
- Advising Cavandium in connection with Arlandastad Group’s divestment of a 125,000sq.m. business park project worth approx. €52m.
Advokatfirman Allié is a boutique firm focused exclusively on real estate and construction matters, with work primarily split between commercial leaseholds, M&A and development issues. The lawyers most active in the practice, Fredrik Jorstadius, Anton Melander and Johan Sundqvist, are all M&A experts, but also act oi real estate-related contentious issues including court disputes and arbitral proceedings.
Other key lawyers:
Anton Melander; Fredrik Jorstadius; Johan Sundqvist; Erik Ljungqvist
‘They are easy to access and excellent at adapting to the specific task.’
‘We are very happy with Allié’s knowledge within transactions, property law, company law and tenant law. They work fast but with a very high quality and competitive billing.’
‘We mainly work with Erik Ljungqvist and Fredrik Jorstadius. Compared to other firms we use they are no 1 in their fields regarding quality and deliverance.’
Grosvenor Europe/GERP Sverige AB/Grosvenor Fund Management Sweden AB
Grandab Management AB/Grandab Fastigheter I AB/Grandab Fastigheter II AB
Wood & Hill AB/Wood & Hill Fastigheter AB
Profura Fastigheter AB
Venturi Fastigheter AB
- Advised Grandab Fastigheter Södra Centrum Holding AB on its divestment of building rights in Gothenburg to Bonava, with a deal value of SEK312m.
- Advised Blå Stjärnan Djursjukhus AB on its lease of premises for its new veterinary hospital in Mölndal, which will be the largest veterinary hospital in Sweden.
- Advised Nordsten Development AB in connection with BlackRock Real Assets acquisition of real estate for development in Eskilstuna from Kilenkrysset.
Hannes Snellman works on a range of real estate matters, including transactions, property developments, leases and joint ventures. Team head Mikael Stabo has been highly active in the practice and is experienced in the full life cycle of real estate issues, and possesses a strong understanding of environmental, infrastructure and renewable energy matters. Associate Andreas Wingren has also contributed to a number of mandates.
Other key lawyers:
‘Highly skilled firm with a broad knowledge of the market and experience in the relevant aspects.’
‘Mikael Stabo has high technical skill and is very commercial in his approach.’
‘In my experience Hannes Snellman possesses a very efficient and experienced team with great sector knowledge. Their repeatedly great advice and guidance have made us very comfortable.’
‘I would like to give some extra credit to Mikael Stabo (Partner) and Andreas Wingren (Associate). They have done outstanding work on our latest transaction. They have an unprecedented knowledge of the sector which makes it possible to provide great advice and guidance in complex transactions and negotiations. On top of that they have made themselves available twenty-four hours a day and have always been very professional.’
‘Unprecedented stamina. High accessibility. Full senior partner involvement. Problem solving focus. Broad knowledge/competence.’
‘Mikael Stabo and Andreas Wingren are a real estate Batman and Robin duo.’
‘I have only worked with Mikael Stabo and he is very service minded, replies swiftly, is business oriented, competent and nice to work with.’
- Advised Slättö on a joint venture with Peab and subsequent JV acquisition of residential apartments under construction.
- Advised Bewi on the sale and leaseback of an industrial real estate portfolio to KMC Properties totaling NOK2bn.
- Advised Stockholm Live on the renegotiation of the lease agreement for the iconic Stockholm Globe Arena.
Magnusson Sweden advises on the full range of real estate issues. The practice has a strong track record in handling mid-market real estate transactions and is also regularly engaged in complicated project and property development matters, including representing clients before the Regional Rent and Tenancy Tribunal, advising on letting and usufruct rights, and drafting and negotiating extensive framework agreements. Team co-head Mårten Tagaeus uses his considerable understanding of environmental and construction law to advise on complex real estate matters, while fellow co-head Tobias Edenman, who recently joined the firm, focuses on commercial and transactional work.
Mårten Tagaeus; Tobias Edenman
‘Really impressive team excellent on all levels and would highly recommend them.’
‘The team have gone over and above at all times in supporting our work and their advice and support throughout has been exemplary.’
AB Gröna Lund Tivoli, Parks & Resorts Scandinavia
Kolmården Djurpark, Parks & Resorts Scandinavia
Naturvårdsverket, Environmental Protection Agency
City of Gothenburg, Traffic Department
Cernera Fastigheter AB
Galderma (Q-Med AB)
- Represented AB Gröna Lunds Tivoli before the Swedish courts in securing a new detailed development plan to enable expansion of the amusement park Gröna Lund.
- Advised Cernera on its divestment of three properties in Borås with an underlying value of SEK455m to the listed company Randviken Fastigheter AB.
- Advised Higab AB on the SEK1.9bn divestment of a real estate portfolio in Gothenburg.
MAQS Advokatbyrå advises Nordic and European property companies and developers on a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, leveraging its strong expertise in construction, tax, finance and capital markets issues to strengthen the real estate team’s advice. The group competently handles complex transactions involving forward funding issues, public procurement processes, and rental and construction agreements. Katrin Troedsson leads the Stockholm office and has specialist knowledge of property management issues. Gothenburg head Jessica Svantesson has been active in residential property transactions, while Malmö head Magnus Bengtsson has been involved in matters concerning structuring, tax and share purchase agreements.
Katrin Troedsson; Jessica Svantesson; Magnus Bengtsson
‘They worked quickly and efficiently through the entire process. They were responsive to what level it should be and have not spent more time than was required for a deal.’
‘Fast, competent and time efficient. They were attentive and put the agreement at the right level.’
‘Good team that are close to the domestic market and are very available to offer their services.’
‘Talented and knowledgeable people who have been at the firm for a long time and always reachable.’
‘MAQS law firm consists of highly competent lawyers who have many years of experience. We have used their services for many years and feel safe with it. The competence is available in several offices and with several of their employees.’
‘The lawyers we work with inspire a great deal of trust and a broad competence in several areas of activity. They are easy to work with and are very easy to communicate with. They use language and concepts that are easy to understand.’
Fastighets Aktiebolaget Trianon
Executive Property Europe AB
Coop Väst ekonomisk förening
Älvstranden Utveckling AB
Sydsvenska Hem AB
PFA Bostad KB
Balder Projektutveckling AB
Råberget Entreprenad AB
Cormac Förvaltnings AB
Melica Förvaltning AB
Länshem Skåne AB
Mälardalens Omsorgsfastigheter Holding AB
HUB Park AB
- Assisted Sydsvenska Hem AB with its divestment of a real estate company holding 215 residential apartments in the central part of Helsingborg.
- Advised Coop Väst Ekonomisk Förening on the acquisition of real estate for a Coop store in the central part of Gothenburg.
- Assisted Fastighets AB Trianon with its divestment of 50% of the shopping mall Rosengård Centrum.
Morris Law‘s full-service real estate practice competently handles both transactional work and the full array of property development issues. Recent work demonstrates the group’s ability to handle issues relating to residential, office and retail projects. Team head Andréa Dahrén focuses on property development issues, while the ‘excellent communicator’ Nicklas Hansen leads the majority of the practice’s transactional mandates. Both individuals are regularly supported by associate Malin Grüneberger, who is noted for her knowledge of commercial leases.
‘They are quick to find the right lawyer to work with. I have one person that I always contact. The level is high, they have extensive experience which means that they can give me support in matters such as tax and other parts that are not directly related to their mandate but which I will come across at a later time.’
‘The team at Morris Law that we work with are always available and very service minded, and always seem to be cost effective and easy to work with.’
‘We are happy with their service. They are highly competent and a joy to work with.’
‘Nicklas Hansen is an excellent communicator and is very efficient at problem solving. A great pleasure to work with.’
‘Morris has a great team in Christoffer Nystedt and Nicklas Hansen. They provide us with expertise and strong advice regarding our legal matters.’
‘Christoffer Nystedt is excellent in his work for us. His advice is precise and well formulated. His approach towards us as a client is very professional and highly appreciated.’
‘The client gets a personal treatment, and the team is highly competent and efficient at handling cases.’
‘Very knowledgeable and business oriented.’
Lansa Fastigheter AB
Lidl Sverige KB
Arkadia Bostäder Norr AB
Estea Omsorgsfastigheter PropCo AB
Estea Bostadsfastigheter PropCo AB
Estea Medicinaren 22 Holding AB
Estea Samfastigheter Förvaltning AB
VJA 1 AB
Estea Kassakvittot 3 och 4 AB
Estea Reliwe AB
Estea LSS II AB
Hans Andersson Holding AB
Södertälje Elektriska AB
ASC Holding AB
Bokförlaget Arena AB
Perthon Group AB
Sweden Pelagic Västervik AB
I Am Home 3PU AB
- Advised Lansa Fastigheter on the acquisition of several residential projects.
- Advised Estea on the acquisition of several nursing and residential properties.
- Advised Lidl on property transactions, property disputes and leasing issues.
NORMA Advokater HB
Founded in 2022 by partners from Glimstedt, NORMA Advokater HB has made a strong impression in the real estate market, advising on a range of buyer and seller mandates, as well as project development issues. The group's client roster features both private and public companies, government agencies and municipalities. Practice head Kristina Andersson focuses primarily on tenancy issues, but also has experience representing clients in real estate-related disputes, while Anders Wennergren is particularly effective in the early stages of transactions.
Other key lawyers:
‘Norma Advokater AB is a practice that is very broad. With their considerable experience they can provide legal support in a way that other firms are not capable of.’
‘The individuals that we have worked with have all been very supportive and competent in their legal areas. The team has given us very valuable advice.’
‘Professional and knowledgeable lawyers. Always easy to get in contact with. The billing is always correct. Good customer service.’
Fastighets AB Balder
Erik Selin Fastigheter AB
Municipality of Uddevalla
Husvärden L. Larsson & Co. AB
Municipality of Orust
Veidekke Industri AB, Veidekke Entreprenad AB, Veidekke Bostad AB
- Assisted Next Step Group AB with the purchase of a property for the establishment of a new hub for sustainable logistics in the greater Gothenburg area.
- Assisted Erik Selin Fastigheter AB with the acquisition of a corporate group in the real estate sector, Frenbo Fastigheter, including both an existing portfolio of rented properties and several plots/properties designated for development and construction.
- Advised the Municipality of Uddevalla on the purchase of a real estate property, essential for developing a new central part of the city of Uddevalla.