Advokatfirman Cederquist KB > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
HOVSLAGARGATAN 3
PO BOX 1670
111 96 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Sweden > Banking and finance Tier 1

Operating at an international level for major financial lenders, Advokatfirman Cederquist KB‘s banking and finance team carries out top-dollar leveraged, investment-grade and real estate financing transactions; this work is a field of strength for practice head Johan Lundberg. Key clients include leading Nordic and European banks, and Svante Hultqvist and Per Henriksson handle a high volume of work-outs and restructurings for clients across the lending and borrowing spectrum. Counsel Mirja Sikander is frequently involved in high-value acquisition financing and bridge financing deals for financial institutions across the Nordics.

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Key clients

Nordea Bank Abp, filial i Sverige

DNB Bank ASA, filial Sverige

Swedbank AB

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

BNP

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

Goldman Sachs International

Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Danske Bank A/S

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB covers all aspects of data privacy and data protection issues relating to GDPR, the e-privacy directive, and other data protection legislation; it also provides risk assessments to organisations regarding outsourcing arrangements and cloud services. The IT and telecoms team is headed up by Johanna Linder, who has expertise in data privacy and IT security matters, while Malin Allard leads the IP and media team. Henrik Lindstrand focuses on GDPR projects, data protection impact assessments and data policy documents. Daniel Eriksson is another key contact.

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Testimonials

‘A team and individuals that are genuinely very nice to work with and which provide pragmatic advice that my business can easily apply.’

‘High availability, attention to detail, takes responsibility for client.’

‘Very engaged and knowledgeable in the field.’

‘Cederquist has long and extensive experience in working with data privacy and data protection questions. They are on the forefront of legal developments and always have pragmatic legal advice to find solutions to data privacy and data protection questions.’

‘Johanna Linder is a stand out partner in this field and can provide clear and pragmatic advice in the area of data privacy and data protection. We sometimes work directly with Johanna and have been very happy with her legal advice in this area and ways to find solutions. Johanna Linder also builds strong legal teams with associates that provide excellent advice but she is always informed and available for them if there is something they need to verify with her.’

‘Cederquist has been very educational and has an understanding of the business and its maturity regarding IT security and GDPR. There is both a cutting-edge competence and a wide set of skills that is valuable to us.’

‘Johanna Linder has had a very good understanding of our industry and has the ability to explain in a way that becomes clear to all concerned. We have received quick feedback on our questions.’

‘They are quick to respond and deliver. Besides excellent knowledge in Data privacy and data protection, their advice is always pragmatic and easy to implement.’

Key clients

Swedbank AB

SJ AB

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

PostNord AB

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Lantmännen

TV4 Media

Elekta AB

Camfil

Bonava AB

Acast AB

SignUp Software AB

Budbee AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Swedbank on data privacy matters including risk assessments and the implementation of business processes within the department of IT and Digital Banking.
  • Advised BillerudKorsnäs on various matters related to data protection.
  • Advised Svensk Elitfotboll on matters related to digitalisation, big data and other data protection related issues.

Sweden > Employment Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB is recognised as a leading firm for employment and benefits contentious and advisory matters. The team provides a full-service offering and is frequently involved in high-profile reorganisations and M&A work in the Swedish market, acting for a roster of financial institutions, industrial companies and employer organisations such as the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. The team is led by Robert Stromberg, who has significant experience in pension and incentive matters. Jens Tillqvist is well versed in redundancy matters, while Fredrik Lundén handles share-related incentive plans. Senior associates Jonas Lindskog, Malin Dunér, Klara Wirén and Niclas Johansson provide comprehensive support.

Practice head(s):

Robert Stromberg

Testimonials

‘They work well together as a team, they are all very skilful.’

‘Robert Stromberg has many years of experience which is clearly shown in his advice and how he handles the process in court.’

‘Collaboration, service, trust.’

‘Very good collaboration, they create trust, are always available and are very competent.’

Key clients

Peab Sverige AB

Björn Borg AB

Adlibris AB

Cellmark AB

Bauer Media AB

Addici AB and Coor Service Management AB

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Mister Spex GmbH and Nordic Eyewear AB

O.B. Wiik AB

MatHem i Sverige AB

Sweden > EU and competition Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB continues to expand its practice in contentious competition law, acting for clients facing allegations of abuse of dominance, horizontal coordination, and other anti-competitive practices. The team is also adept at handling cases at the European level, including litigation related to state aid and consumer protection regulations, and also counsels clients on compliance with environmental directives. Beyond disputes, the team is frequently instructed on the competition aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. The team is co-headed by procurement specialist Annika Blomqvist and Fredrik Lindblom, who has experience across M&A transactions and investigations. Elsa Arbrandt is another key figure in the practice and specialises in litigation, having previously worked in-house at the Swedish competition authority.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Lindblom; Annika Blomqvist

Other key lawyers:

Elsa Arbrandt; Angelo Skog

Testimonials

‘Fredrik Lindblom is a through and through professional within the competition law field, exceptionally pragmatic with a focus on the business objectives rather than the legal hurdles.’

‘Innovative and extremely customer friendly approach. Great knowledge and easy to work with.’

‘Angelo Skog is very competent and has great cooperation skills. He thinks outside the box and always has a solution to any problem at hand.’

Key clients

Folksam

Orkla

Stockholm Skavsta Airport/ VINCI Airports

AirHelp Limited

Haypp Group/ Snusbolaget

Cloetta

United Camping/ First Camp

Samhall

BillerudKorsnäs

Footway

NCC AB

Work highlights

  • Defended Folksam in the Swedish Competition Authority’s abuse of dominance investigation where Folksam, following an intense 1.5 year investigation, was acquitted on all counts.
  • Advised Orkla Health, the largest provider of food supplements in the Nordic countries in traditional retail channels when it acquired NutraQ, the largest provider of food supplements in the D2C channel.
  • Acting as counsel for Stockholm Skavsta Airport in a state aid complaint to the European Commission concerning Sweden’s support to publicly owned airport operators.

Sweden > Capital markets Tier 2

The equity capital markets experts at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB recently closed numerous impressive transactions including large-cap IPOs, SPAC listings and multibillion-dollar share distributions among existing shareholders. The trio of Tone Myhre-Jensen , Fredrik Lundén and Wilhelm Lüning jointly lead the team. While predominantly acting for issuers, the group also advises investment banks on underwriting procedures.

Testimonials

‘A very low key, easy to work with gender diversified team which provides fast and spot on legal advice which easily can be applied in the business.’

‘One of the best available legal teams in the capital markets field. Great network and contacts with regulators and supervisory authorities. Highly knowledgeable and always best possible attention.’

‘Outstanding individuals in the field. Wilhelm Lüning and Fredrik Lundén stand out as two of the best practitioners in Sweden.’

‘Cederquist’s capital markets team is very knowledgeable and has great availability. They seem to have a tight relationship with Nasdaq Stockholm which is much appreciated.’

‘Fredrik Lundén is business-minded, solution oriented and very knowledgeable while still being down to earth.’

Key clients

Kinnevik AB

Tele2 AB

Modern Times Group MTG AB

Bonava AB

Kungsleden AB

Cloetta AB

Dustin Group AB

Addnode Group AB

Nelly Group AB

Collector Bank

MIPS AB

Autoliv AB

BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag

NCC AB

Nyfosa AB

Scandic Hotels AB

AFRY (former ÅF Pöyry AB)

Acast AB

ACQ Bure AB

Footway Group AB

Creaspac AB

Immunicum AB

Work highlights

  • Acted as legal adviser to ACQ Bure AB, a Swedish SPAC, in connection with its SEK3.5bn IPO and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.
  • Advised Kinnevik AB on the distribution of its shareholding in Zalando SE to Kinnevik’s shareholders. The deal represented a value of SEK45.8bn.
  • Advised Nordnet AB in connection with its IPO and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Martin Ulfson and Lars Bärnheim at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB are highly active in the private equity space and advise mid and large-cap sponsors on controlled auction processes. Carl-Johan Deuschl has extensive expertise in the industry, energy and infrastructure sectors and regularly handles cross-border transactions. The team is led by Maja Wettergren, who advises domestic and international companies, government agencies, and state-owned companies on acquisitions, disposals, mergers, joint ventures and outsourcing mandates.

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Key clients

Nordic Capital

Bridgepoint

Polaris Private Equity

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Bisnode AB

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

Sweden > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB has demonstrated capabilities in disputes relating to M&A, financing structures, construction projects, insurance issues and anti-trust cases. Many of the firm’s engagements have cross border elements with a mixture of litigation and alternative dispute resolution matters. Erik Wernberg heads up the team with primary expertise in M&A, construction finance, professional liability and regulatory matters. Fredrik Forssman is also an acclaimed counsel in commercial disputes, while Elsa Arbrandt specialises in international and competition law. Eric Johnson has represented clients at the European Court of Justice and the Market Court.

Practice head(s):

Erik Wernberg

Testimonials

‘Very happy with the EU court litigation team that helped us win a landmark victory in our industry at the European Court of Justice. They were open to flexible fee models and very friendly in their approach.’

‘Elsa Arbrandt was leading their small team. She did it effectively and pro-actively with a steady and calm hand. We always felt in confident hands. They were always available for discussions and giving us updates.’

‘Extremely attentive, responsible and knowledgeable. Great cooperation.’

‘Very knowledgeable and engaged.’

‘I admire the intellectual capacity of Erik Wernberg who combines ambition and interest in his area of law to make him stand out from the crowd.’

‘Our point of contact, Erik Wernberg, has proven time and again to be academically strong, systematic, accessible, committed, thorough and down to earth in all his counsel and assessments. He is trustworthy, professional and has been a great support throughout the process.’

‘Fredrik Forssman stands out with exceptional engagement and quality in dispute resolution practice.’

Key clients

Swedbank

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Apoteket AB

Atkins Sverige AB

Telenor Sverige AB

Airhelp Ltd

Stockholm Skavsta Flygplats AB

If Skadeförsäkring AB

Sweden > Insolvency Tier 2

The restructuring and insolvency team at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB is made up of practitioners with backgrounds in banking and finance, capital markets and securities as well as litigation and corporate and M&A. The practice is adept at advising on the unwinding of complex debt and security structures as well as restructurings of corporations. This encompasses advice regarding defaulting credits controlled by private-equity and other private investors as well as controlled enforcements assisting sponsors and banks with the restructuring of the debt. Johan Lundberg heads up the practice and is supported by Svante Hultqvist and Per Henriksson.

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Key clients

Nordea Bank Abp, filial i Sverige

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Swedbank AB

DNB Bank ASA, filial Sverige

Sweden > Insurance Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB has notable expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters, and areas where the practice has considerable experience include regulatory issues, transactions and disputes. The team acts for domestic and international insurer clients and draws on strength from its M&A, disputes and financial regulation practitioners. Erik Wernberg has considerable experience in high-value international and national arbitration and litigation proceedings; Pontus Röckert is a name to note for corporate insurance work; and Tobias Johansson is recommended for financial regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Johansson; Erik Wernberg; Pontus Röckert

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented the former board members of a company as respondents in court proceedings against Grant Thornton, concerning board member liability under the Swedish Companies Act.
  • Representing a client in complex court proceedings before the Stockholm District Court regarding serial loss claims involving several insurance companies, emanating from a number of ongoing class actions in North America.

Sweden > IT and telecoms Tier 2

The Advokatfirman Cederquist KB team provides ‘clear, practical and hands-on advice and is supportive of innovative solutions’. The practice has strong experience in the TMT, consumer and financial services sectors, and advises clients on large international IT outsourcing deals, cloud services, and new technologies such as IoT. Johanna Linder and Malin Allard head up the practice, with Linder recommended for cybersecurity issues and Allard handling IP, media and marketing law. Henrik Lindstrand was recently promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):

Johanna Linder; Malin Allard

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Testimonials

‘Cederquist has very broad and up to date knowledge in IT and telecoms.’

‘They are efficient and can single out the core issues from any smaller ones.’

‘Their team works in a very pragmatic, fast and modern way and are all a pleasure to collaborate with.’

‘We have always been happy with their services.’

‘Johanna Linder is excellent in all IT or data privacy-related matters.’

‘It is a pleasure to work with Johanna Linder and she provides fast and to the point legal advice.’

‘They have many excellent female partners as well as associates.’

‘Malin Allard provides hands-on advice rooted in personal experience from working in the industry.’

Key clients

Husqvarna AB

SJ AB

Swedbank AB

BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag

Lantmännen ek för

Camfil AB

PostNord AB

TV4 Media AB

Telenor Group

Acast AB

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

Svenska Retursystem AB

Sandvik AB

Itiviti Group AB

Bonava AB

Sopra Steria Sweden AB

Red Bee Media

Bisnode

Permobil

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv)

JM AB

UC AB

Ernst and Young AB

Kiselkarbid i Stockholm AB (KISAB)

4C Strategies AB

Haypp Group AB

Budbee AB

Work highlights

  • Assisted SJ AB with its procurement of a new inventory and ticket booking solution as SaaS, including project implementation.
  • Providing ongoing assistance to Telenor Connexion AB in relation to a variety of matters, including agreeing with customers on terms for delivery of cutting-edge connectivity solutions (an IoT platform provided as a service) and research collaboration projects and telecoms regulatory matters in various jurisdictions.
  • Drafted the master services agreement for Permobil for the sourcing and roll-out of a new global Product Lifecycle Management system.

Sweden > Real estate Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB advises a broad range of domestic and international investors on all aspects of buying, managing and selling real estate assets. The practice has been increasingly active on forward funding and forward commitment projects and joint venture investments. Practice head Erika Åslund is praised for her ‘very strong strategic and commercial skills‘. Senior associates Ivar Näslund and Michela Westin are also noted and have active real estate transactional practices.

Practice head(s):

Erika Åslund

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Testimonials

‘Excellent mix of experience, technical knowledge and client focus.’

‘Technical solutions combined with commercial awareness and ability to project manage the process, which as an overseas investor is invaluable.’

‘Cederquist has a conscientious team with very deep professional expertise. The team is very pleasant to work with and has a good reputation in the market. They are able to think from both a strategic and commercial angle in negotiations.’

‘Erika Åslund has very strong strategic and commercial skills, and is excellent in negotiations. She is very pleasant and agreeable, but she manages to change her approach if the situation requires her to.’

‘The team are very knowledgeable and always available and fast in their responses.’

Key clients

KLP Kontorsfastigheter AB

Patrizia AG

Grosvenor

Vectura Fastigheter AB

Pembroke

Work highlights

  • Advised Patrizia on a complex forward funding project from Bonava.
  • Advised Patrizia on a complex forward commitment project from Slättö.
  • Assisted Grosvenor on its divestment of the shopping mall Haninge.

Sweden > Construction Tier 3

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB represents local and foreign construction companies in both contentious and non-contentious matters related to construction. The team has its focus on real estate M&A and dispute resolution alongside vast experience in handling a large variety of non-contentious construction matters, such as advising on drafting construction contracts, and supporting and monitoring progress throughout projects. The team is led by Fredrik Forssman, who handles litigation and arbitration proceedings for domestic and international construction companies.

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Testimonials

‘The team at Cederquist is one of the best and most experienced on construction disputes. They have the capability to handle several large and complex disputes.’

‘Partner Fredrik Forssman is in my opinion the number one construction dispute lawyer in Sweden. Years of experience and deep knowledge of construction projects at all levels and of all kinds.’

‘Erik Wernberg is well-known for his excellent legal analysis and for never leaving any stones unturned. Very ambitious and dedicated.’

Key clients

Atkins Sverige AB

Sweden > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

Recent instructions for the healthcare and life sciences group at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB include share issuances in the pharmaceuticals sector, acquisitions in the retail health space and general regulatory guidance. The team benefits from co-head Annika Blomqvist‘s public procurement expertise, which is regularly applied to contentious and transactional matters. Fellow co-head Malin Allard provides marketing and IP law expertise. The medical devices industry is a highly active field for the group.

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Testimonials

‘Flexibility, timely, knowledgeable, pragmatic, empathic. See to the full picture when presenting a solution/contract/set-up. Future-looking collaboration, seek solutions for new situation.’

‘Extremely good contact and engagement in the cause. Swift and accurate feedback on the topic, fast to understand the environment and the product landscape applicable.’ 

Key clients

Alcon Nordic A/S

Apoteket AB

If Skadeförsäkring AB

Immunicum AB

Olink Proteomics AB

Camfil Svenska AB

Work highlights

  • Assisting one of Sweden’s largest insurance companies, If Skadeförsäkring, in complex court proceedings before the Stockholm District Court regarding serial loss claims involving several insurance companies, emanating from a number of ongoing class actions in North America relating to medical devices.
  • Representing state-owned pharmacy company Apoteket AB and Apoteket Farmaci AB in claims for damages due to alleged unlawful marketing of pharmaceuticals.
  • Advised Immunicum AB on a directed share issuance to Swedish and international institutional investors.

Sweden > Intellectual property and media Tier 3

Under the leadership of Malin Allard and Johanna Linder, Advokatfirman Cederquist KB fields a team with expertise across the media and intellectual property sectors. The team provides comprehensive advice on IP, including advising on R&D agreements and licensing deals as well as representing clients in IP litigation. The practice provides assistance to clients on marketing law, assists with sponsorship agreements and advises on compliance with regulations. Allard is particularly focused on acting for clients in the media and telecoms sector, while Linder specialises in the technology sector.

Practice head(s):

Malin Allard; Johanna Linder

Testimonials

‘Besides skill and experience,  we valued their engagement.’

‘Provides a personal and proactive service. Strong personal dedication from the team.’

‘I have very good experience from working with Malin Allard. She has a strong business understanding and realistic views of what can and should be achieved. Rather than making theoretical arguments I receive sound business advice where the law is a tool to reach business objectives and not used to create complexity.’

‘Outstanding knowledge in the broadcast and media market. Never-ending constructive and valuable suggestions to reach best outcome for all parties.’

‘Malin Allard is the master of cooperation, world class perseverance to achieve the best outcome. With her deep knowledge of the broadcast & media market, understanding the complexity taking all topics, issues and consequences in consideration, a never ending commitment and dedication to ensure best outcome in a very down to earth and nice manner. Highly recommend Malin Allard for any broadcast, IP and media cases, you can’t get a better adviser and partner.’

‘Malin Allard is highly professional, solution-oriented and very pleasant to work with.’

Key clients

TV4 Media AB

Acast AB

Telenor Group

AB Svensk Filmindustri

Red Bee Media

MIPS AB

Footway

Kiselkarbid i Stockholm AB (KISAB)

Konstnärernas Riksorganisation (KRO)

PostNord AB

SJ AB

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

Billerud Korsnäs Aktiebolag

Camfil AB

Olink Proteomics AB

Kesko AB

Svenskt Näringsliv

Heart17 AB

Haypp Group AB

SunPine AB

Work highlights

  • Advising TV4, Sweden’s major television broadcaster, regarding inter alia digital advertising and distribution matters, which are of fundamental importance for conducting a successful advertising-financed media business.
  • Advising Acast on matters closely related to Acast’s core business, including the licensing of audio content and the distribution of that content through its tech platform as well as connecting advertisers and podcast listeners through the platform.
  • Providing ongoing assistance to Telenor Connexion AB in relation to a variety of matters, including agreements with customers on terms for delivery of cutting-edge connectivity solutions (an IoT platform provided as a service) and research collaboration projects.

Sweden > Public procurement Tier 3

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB‘s varied public procurement practice advises suppliers on preparing bids for public contracts, as well as representing them in challenges to procurement decisions. The practice also supports the firm’s M&A team in handling transactions involving companies engaged in public contracts. Practice head Annika Blomqvist is noted for her specialism in acting for life sciences companies, and also advises clients in the construction, IT and education sectors. Angelo Skog and Fanny Färnlöf are also names to note in the team.

Practice head(s):

Annika Blomqvist

Other key lawyers:

Angelo Skog; Fanny Fernlöf

Testimonials

‘Extremely good contact and engagement in the cause. Swift and accurate feedback on the topic, fast to understand the environment and the product landscape, knowing it is a complex area.’

‘Apart from their well proven skills within the field, they have a very high understanding of the business side of things. This understanding is key to their success.’

‘To me, the ability to collaborate and build teams is key. Cederquist seem to have an ability to recruit highly competent staff who also work well in diverse team settings. I value their staff as much as any other employee in my own organisation. Annika Blomkvist and Fanny Färnlöf both stand out for their legal skills as well as for their business acumen.’

‘The public procurement team is very competent and holds great innovation and knowledge. Annika Blomkvist and Fanny Färnlöf are a great team and collaboration is smooth and result oriented.’

‘Innovative and extremely customer friendly team.’

Key clients

YrkesAkademin AB

Atrium Ljungberg AB

AddSecure Smart Rescue Nordic AB

Papera Sol AB

Coor Service Management Group AB

Formpipe Software AB

KSMG Media Group AB

Ingenjörsgruppen Ståhlkloo AB

Invite Europe AB

Atkins Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Represented Papera Sol in a case regarding claims for damages from a municipality for direct awards in violation of public procurement laws.
  • Represented YrkesAkademin AB in court proceedings in the Jönköping Administrative Court of Appeal, relating to confusion of criteria for qualitative selection and award criteria.
  • Represented AddSecure Smart Rescue Nordic AB in several appeal procedures in court, including an application for review in the administrative court in relation to the possibility to rely on the capacity of another entity.

The firm: For more than half a century, Cederquist has grown together with its clients, never compromising the high standards of legal excellence, craftsmanship and business sense distinguishing its lawyers from the very beginning.

Founded in 1953 by the in-house lawyer of a major Swedish publishing house, Cederquist now engages approximately 100 of the top lawyers available on the Swedish market.

As the demands of the firm’s clients have changed and developed, so has Cederquist. Recently the firm has mainly focused on transactional and financing work and it is now regarded as among the best in the country within each of the firm’s practice areas.

Cederquist believes that the heart and soul of an outstanding law firm is legal excellence. All of the firm’s 100 lawyers combine being among the foremost experts within their respective area with an in-depth knowledge of the law in general. This means that not only can the firm provide advice of the highest available quality, but any of its lawyers will be able to identify all the relevant issues within each assignment and, if necessary, refer such issues to one of Cederquist’s experts within that particular area.

Since the firm has a lean organisation it always works closely with clients and can adapt its services based on their specific needs. Personal attention combined with keen business knowledge are key elements to understanding the needs of the client and ensures effective legal advice. It also makes working together more fun!

Areas of practice: To effectively accommodate the needs of its clients, all of the firm’s lawyers combine extensive legal knowledge with an in-depth expertise in specific areas. The firm’s specialists from different practice groups often work together. Many have practiced at law firms or companies outside Sweden. Cederquist can thus offer both its Swedish and international clients high quality, business-focused and cost-efficient advice. The firm’s areas of expertise consist of: M&A, PE, commercial real estate, finance, competition and public procurement, corporate recovery, dispute resolution, employment and benefits, financial market regulation, intellectual property, media and IT law, life sciences and corporate internal investigations.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Finance Svante Hultqvist
Finance Johan Lundberg
Equity capital markets Wilhelm Lüning
Equity capital markets Tone Myhre-Jensen,
Equity capital markets Fredrik Lundén
Competition and public procurement Fredrik Lindblom
IP, media and IT Johanna Linder
Employment and benefits Robert Stromberg
Life sciences Johanna Linder
M&A Martin Ulfson
M&A Carl-Johan Deuschl
Commercial real estate Erika Åslund
Dispute resolution Erik Wernberg
Private equity and venture capital Martin Ulfson
Private equity and venture capital Pontus Röckert,
Private equity and venture capital Lars Bärnheim
Commercial contracts Maja Wettergren
Corporate M&A Carl-Johan Deuschl
Corporate recovery Johan Lundberg
Corporate recovery Svante Hultqvist
Finance Per Henriksson
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Malin Allard photo Malin AllardPartner. IP, media and IT Partner Malin Allard is Head of Cederquist’s…
Elsa Arbrandt photo Elsa ArbrandtPartner. Dispute resolution, Competition and public procurement
Erika Åslund photo Erika ÅslundPartner. Commercial real estate
Lars Bärnheim photo Lars BärnheimPartner. M&A, Private equity and venture capital
Annika Blomqvist photo Annika BlomqvistHead of Public Procurement Annika Blomqvist is a member of Cederquist’s EU…
Carl-Johan Deuschl photo Carl-Johan DeuschlPartner. M&A
Fredrik Forssman photo Fredrik ForssmanPartner. Dispute resolution, Construction
Per Henriksson photo Per HenrikssonPartner. Finance
Tobias Johansson photo Tobias JohanssonPartner. Finance
Eric Johnson photo Eric JohnsonPartner. Dispute Resolution
Fredrik Lindblom photo Fredrik LindblomPartner. EU, Competition and Public Procurement
Johanna Linder photo Johanna LinderPartner. IT, IP & Media
Henrik Lindstrand photo Henrik LindstrandPartner. IP, media and IT
Johan Lundberg photo Johan LundbergPartner. Finance
Fredrik Lundén photo Fredrik LundénPartner. Equity capital markets
Wilhelm Lüning photo Wilhelm LüningSenior Counsel. Equity capital markets
Tone Myhre-Jensen photo Tone Myhre-JensenManaging Partner. Equity capital markets
Pontus Röckert photo Pontus RöckertPartner. M&A, Private equity and venture capital Pontus Röckert is a partner…
Mirja Sikander photo Mirja SikanderCounsel. Finance
Robert Stromberg photo Robert StrombergPartner. Employment and benefits
Jens Tillqvist photo Jens TillqvistPartner. Dispute Resolution, Employment and benefits
Martin Ulfson photo Martin UlfsonPartner. M&A, Private equity and venture capital
Erik Wernberg photo Erik WernbergPartner. Head of Dispute Resolution
Maja Wettergren photo Maja WettergrenPartner. M&A
Number of lawyers : 113
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Contact : Tone Myhre-Jensen (managing partner)

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Cederquist represents NDX Intressenter AB, a bidding vehicle jointly established by Nordic Capital Fund VIII and Sampo plc, in connection with its public cash offer for Nordax Group AB (publ.).


Bygghemma Group listed on Nasdaq Stockholm

The shares in Bygghemma Group First AB (publ) have today, on 27 March 2018, been admitted to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm.


Cederquist represents Axel Johnson in its acquisition of 70% of the shares in Skincity

Cederquist represents Axel Johnson AB in its acquisition of 70% of the shares in Skincity Sweden AB from the Skincity’s founders Annica Forsgren Kjellman and Mikael Kjellman and Rite Internet Ventures Holding AB.


Cederquist represents Qliro Group in its divestment of Lekmer to Babyshop

Cederquist has represented Qliro Group AB (publ) in its divestment of Lekmer AB and Scandinavian Kids Group AB.


Cederquist has assisted Mr Green in connection with the placement of new shares of SEK 195 million

Cederquist has assisted Mr Green & Co AB in connection with the placement of 5 million new shares, providing the company with SEK 195 million before transaction costs.


Cederquist has assisted Folksam in connection with its acquisition of Copper Building

Cederquist has assisted Folksam in connection with its acquisition of the property Duvan 6 in central Stockholm.


Cederquist has advised Pradera European Retail Parks SCSp

Cederquist has advised Pradera European Retail Parks SCSp, one of Europe's leading specialist retail property fund and asset managers, on its acquisition of the Swedish retail parks included in a portfolio of 25 prime retail parks located next to IKEA stores in eight European countries.


Cederquist represents NNB Intressenter AB in connection with its public cash offer for Nordnet AB

Cederquist represents NNB Intressenter AB, a bidding vehicle jointly established by Nordic Capital Fund VIII and the Ohman Group, in connection with its public cash offer for Nordnet AB (publ.). The Cederquist team is led by partners Martin Ulfson and Magnus Lindstedt (M&A/ECM), assisted primarily by senior associates Jimmy Gärd (M&A), Henrik Wållgren (ECM) and Sebastian Sundberg (Financial Regulatory). The Cederquist team further includes Svante Hultqvist and Mikael Magnusson (Financing) and Fredrik Lindblom and Kristoffer Molin (Antitrust). For further information please refer to the press release made public by NNB Intressenter AB, available at www.nnbintressenter.com.