Firm Profile > Advokatfirman Cederquist KB > Stockholm, Sweden

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

Banking and finance Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s banking and finance team is retained by top-tier international banks and financial institutions to carry out leveraged, investment grade and real estate financing transactions; the latter is a field of growth driven by practice head Johan Lundberg. Svante Hultqvist and Per Henriksson handle a high volume of work-outs and restructurings for a diverse roster of lenders, borrowers and equity investors. Counsel Mirja Sikander is frequently involved in high-value acquisition financing and bridge financing deals for financial institutions across the Nordics.

Practice head(s):

Johan Lundberg

Other key lawyers:

Svante Hultqvist; Per Henriksson; Mirja Sikander

Testimonials

‘A strong banking and finance team with many talented individuals.’

‘Svante Hultqvist is the go-to guy when it comes to complex matters.’

‘Johan Lundberg is a skilled and solution-oriented lawyer.’

Key clients

Swedbank AB

DNB Bank

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

Nordea Bank Abp, filial I Sverige

Danske Bank

Barclays

JP Morgan

Societe Generale

BNP Paribas

Silicon Valley Bank

AIG

Goldman Sachs

Citigroup

Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB provides the full scope of data protection and privacy advice through its IP, IT and media desk. Co-head Johanna Linder applies her extensive IT knowledge to information security, data processing, cybersecurity and data transfer mandates alongside senior specialist Kerstin Wardman’s training and internal regulatory compliance experience. Notable companies in the financial services, insurance, transport and manufacturing sectors are present on the client list. Co-head Malin Allard and senior associate Henrik Lindstrand are key names for GDPR compliance and interpretation work, particularly in the media and online gaming sectors.

Practice head(s):

Johanna Linder; Malin Allard

Other key lawyers:

Kerstin Wardman; Henrik Lindstrand

Testimonials

‘Cederquist has broad and in-depth knowledge of data privacy and data protection. The team works seamlessly together and can provide advice on all aspects of data privacy and data protection in a quick and pragmatic manner. We have found them incredibly helpful and knowledgeable to work with.’

‘Johanna Linder is extremely experienced and knowledgeable of the area and makes sure her team works seamlessly and efficiently together with her. Johanna’s background as an in-house lawyer is very helpful and she gives high-quality and pragmatic advice.’

‘The team has a wide knowledge within the area and a unique pragmatism when advising on data privacy-related issues. The team also has an extensive understanding of the considerations that a business has to make in relation to data privacy.’

‘Johanna Linder and Henrik Lindstrand both have expert knowledge within data privacy and a very nice and non-complicated way of communicating. They are both fast and do not get into too many details unless asked to.’

‘The advice is always very pragmatic and very much based on the business and circumstances at hand – this is very much appreciated and something that not all firms are very good at. I always feel confident that I can fully rely on the advice.’

‘Johanna Linder and Henrik Lindstrand are both excellent and always very dedicated to their work.’

Key clients

Swedbank AB

SJ AB

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

Elekta AB

PostNord AB

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Lantmännen

TV4 Media

Employment Tier 1

Spearheaded by Robert Stromberg and featuring Jens Tillqvist, senior associate Jonas Lindskog and associates Malin Dunér and Niclas Johansson, Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s employment and benefits practice is a go-to name for financial institutions, industrial companies and prominent employer organisations. In recent litigation highlights, the team represented a Big Four accounting firm in non-solicitation allegations against former employees, and premier Swedish construction companies in trade secrets disputes. The practice also defends clients in unfair dismissal claims, handles staff reorganisations and collective bargaining negotiations, and provides M&A support on high-value, cross-border deals.

Practice head(s):

Robert Stromberg

Other key lawyers:

Jens Tillqvist; Jonas Lindskog; Malid Dunér; Niclas Johansson

Testimonials

‘Clear, to the point with an empathetic touch.’

‘Jonas Lindskog is highly appreciated. Fast, reliable, to the point, clear on what applies and on recommendations – how to handle different situations yet with empathy for the individual.’

‘The team, Robert Stromberg and Niclas Johansson, are the best lawyers I have worked with so far. I feel we have been in the safest of hands with the court case they are handling for us. They have really been ahead of the game and work efficiently with great engagement.’

‘I especially appreciate Niclas Johansson being so down to earth and engaged in every detail of the court case.’

‘Jens Tillqvist is probably one of the best employment lawyers in Sweden.’

Key clients

Nasdaq AB, Nasdaq Technology AB and Nasdaq Inc.

Catella Bank AB, Catella Fondförvaltning AB and Catella Bank S.A

Pricewaterhousecoopers AB

Installatörsföretagen

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Standard Chartered Bank

William Hill Gametek AB

RLG Europe B.V (Richemont/Cartier)

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions

Praktikertjänst AB

Procter & Gamble Sverige AB

Cellmark AB

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Peab Sverige AB

Cramo AB, Cramo Adapteo AB and Cramo Oy

EU and competition Tier 1

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s competition practice recently increased its capacity for contentious work with the promotion of litigation expert Elsa Arbrandt to the partnership. Recent highlights for Arbrandt and practice head Fredrik Lindblom include abuse of dominance and cartel investigations in the industrial sector; the team also obtained landmark leniency judgements arising from vertical restraint matters. State aid matters are also a strong point for the group, which is currently handling complaints before the European Commission for airport clients. The department also has notable expertise in complex, multijurisdictional merger control filings, particularly in the healthcare, real estate and FMCG sectors.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Lindblom

Other key lawyers:

Elsa Arbrandt; Angelo Skog

Testimonials

‘The team is responsive and efficient.’

‘Fredrik Lindblom was easy to work with and dealt with things in an efficient manner.’

‘The EU and competition team have shown strong skills and experience in competition law and regulations.’

‘Angelo Skog has great skills and experience in competition law as well as being an excellent communicator. Fredrik Lindblom has also proven himself to have great expertise in competition law.’

‘They have the small firm, personal approach combined with the big firm resources. Very business minded and focused on problem solving.’

Key clients

Folksam

Coty

Stockholm Skavsta Airport

Haypp Group

Kesko

Telenor

BillerudKorsnäs

Cloetta

Mellby Gård

Vonovia

Polaris Equity

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

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

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Instructions for Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s dispute resolution team include high-value contentious insolvencies and M&A and joint venture-related litigation before the Supreme Court, with regular clients of practice head Erik Wernberg including significant state-owned bodies and financial institutions. Wernberg, with assistance from Eric Johnson, is also acting in multibillion-SEK board member liability proceedings. Fredrik Forssman has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings in the construction and infrastructure sectors, while competition expert Elsa Arbrandt is currently representing a consumer rights body before the ECJ regarding remuneration in the aviation sector.

Practice head(s):

Erik Wernberg

Other key lawyers:

Eric Johnson; Fredrik Forssman; Elsa Arbrandt; Oskar Gentele

Testimonials

‘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.’

‘Erik Johnson and Oskar Gentele made particularly good impressions as advisors, contributors and supporters.’

‘Eric Wernberg showed us an enormous capacity, both personal and theoretical. If I had something to discuss he always replied quickly. That made me sure that he was our man all the time. Calm and reflected in all discussions.’

‘Very skilled process lawyers. Respondent to the client.’

‘Erik Wernberg is one of a kind, with a unique ability to develop legal argumentation.’

Key clients

Swedbank

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Apoteket AB

Atkins Sverige AB

Telenor Sverige AB

Airhelp Ltd

Stockholm Skavsta Flygplats AB

Insolvency Tier 2

A stream of out-of-court restructuring exercises are handled by the insolvency experts at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB, which includes practice head Johan Lundberg and key practitioners Svante Hultqvist and Per Henriksson. The client roster includes impressive domestic and international creditors; distressed companies and subsidiaries also engage the team on debt restructuring exercises including complex debt-to-equity swap structures.

Practice head(s):

Johan Lundberg

Other key lawyers:

Svante Hultqvist; Per Henriksson

Testimonials

‘Dedicated, down-to-earth, problem-solving minded, good value for money.’

‘I’d particularly like to mention Per Henriksson, who had a very service-minded approach, working hard to find efficient solutions in a tough case.’

Key clients

European Investment Bank

Swedbank

Nordea

SEB

SHB

Danske

DNB

Future Gaming Group International AB

Polaris Private Equity

Insurance Tier 2

The cross-departmental insurance practice at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB has expertise across the breadth of contentious and non-contentious mandates. Erik Wernberg represents domestic and international insurers in professional liability claims and multibillion-SEK recourse actions brought under the Swedish Companies Act. Co-head Pontus Röckert leads on insurance M&A, while Sebastian Sundberg heads up the regulatory practice, which advises insurance companies, financial institutions and investors on governance issues, FSA dealings and the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive.

Practice head(s):

Pontus Röckert; Erik Wernberg; Sebastian Sundberg

Intellectual property and media Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s IP, IT and media practice is headed up by Malin Allard and Johanna Linder, and has a strong focus in the media, e-commerce, telecoms and consumer goods sectors. The team fields substantial media, advertising and broadcasting law knowledge, alongside digital rights, patent licensing and collaboration expertise. Commercial agreements for film companies are regularly handled the group, which also works in close collaboration with the firm's M&A partners to handle IP-forward corporate transactions.

Practice head(s):

Malin Allard; Johanna Linder

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Lindstrand

Testimonials

‘Deep knowledge and experience combined with excellence in arguing.’

‘My experience of the team is that they possess great insight into the needs of the client and how a corporate works that are sometimes missing when you engage consultants. This has ensured concrete and to-the-point advice which is what I seek rather than legal theory.’

‘Caring with insight into what is expected and prioritised by the client. Avoiding unwanted theoretical posing and focusing on value-creating advice.’

‘Malin Allard and Henrik Lindstrand have a unique network and ability to find collaboration opportunities across different companies.’

‘The team is highly professional, pragmatic, efficient and proactive with an outstanding knowledge in the industry. You are fully confident you always get the best legal advice and suggestions with a very pragmatic approach.’

‘Malin Allard has an outstanding knowledge and understanding of the industry. She rapidly grasps and sorts out the problem and efficiently delivers pragmatic solutions. As she fully understands the business challenges her advice is always based on facts and feasible solutions.’

‘We began using Cederquist services during the Covid-19 restrictions and that was flawless. Despite the digital contact only, we felt immediately confident that Cederquist is the partner we need. Besides professional excellence we’ve got personal connection to team members which we highly value.’

Key clients

TV4 Media AB

Acast AB

Telenor

Telenor Connexion AB

AB Svensk Filmindustri

Red Bee Media

Bisnode

MIPS AB

Footway Group

Kiselkarbid i Stockholm AB

IT and telecoms Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s IP, IT and media department acts for financial services institutions, listed companies and tech-solutions providers. Practice co-head Johanna Linder and senior associate Henrik Lindstrand are advising on the purchase of AI platforms and other digital video recording services, while fellow co-head Malin Allard handles CRM system procurements and is also a go-to name for Internet of Things engagements. Information security mandates are a notable strong point for the team, providing advice to a high volume of data processor clients.

Practice head(s):

Johanna Linder; Malin Allard

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Lindstrand

Testimonials

‘Cederquist has two excellent partners, Johanna Linder and Malin Allard, in their IT and telecoms practice as well as outstanding associates in this group. Both partners and the associates we have worked within this area have their own in-house experience which we have found helpful and they give pragmatic advice. The team works efficiently and seamlessly together.’

‘Johanna Linder has extensive experience within IT and telecoms, also as an in-house lawyer, and gives great advice. Malin Allard is highly experienced and pragmatic to work with. Malin’s own experience as an in-house lawyer within the IT and telecoms sector is very valuable.’

‘Extensive knowledge not only within the legal issues but the business of the IT supplier and the services provided by such supplier. Hence, the team has the capability to negotiate with such parties in their language and come up with practical solutions.’

‘Johanna Linder stands out with her great understanding of the IT sector and her ability to give practical advice to a reasonable cost.’

‘Easy to work with, also in complicated cases. Very dedicated and eager to move forward. Much experience and understanding of IT-related legal questions.’

‘They have great knowledge about the IT and telecoms industry as well as day-to-day hands-on experience from closing bid deals within the area. Given the nature of these deals and the length of the contracts, this is something that in-house peers do not do that often.’

‘The individuals at Cederquist are great to work with. Pragmatic and solution oriented. They always go the extra mile to support the customers and you can always trust that they deliver with great value. ’

Key clients

Husqvarna AB

Swedbank ABBillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag

Lantmännen ek för

Camfil AB

PostNord AB

TV4 Media AB

Telenor Connexion AB

Acast

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

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

Real estate Tier 2

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB advises on a number of commercial real estate issues, including forward funding projects, real estate developments, property management work, investment structuring issues and financing mandates. The firm frequently advises on matters involving property around Stockholm, and recently assisted KLP Kontorsfastigheter AB with its SEK2.6bn acquisition of the Stockholm Princeton 1. Practice head Erika Åslund is one of the most experienced names in the real estate M&A sector, and is highly regarded for acting for both domestic and international investors on complex transactions across Sweden. Louise Bjärgård departed in 2020 to Brick Advokat KB.

Practice head(s):

Erika Åslund

Other key lawyers:

Ivar Näslund

Key clients

KLP Kontorsfastigheter AB

Delarka Holding AB

Capital markets Tier 3

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB's team includes Wilhelm Lüning, Fredrik Lundén and managing partner Tone Myhre-Jensen, who have notable equity capital markets expertise, acting for main and secondary market-listed companies and private equity sponsors. As well as handling the breadth of issues pertaining to rights issuances, IPOs and public tender offers, the group's close association with various regulators and market stakeholders enhances the regulatory and governance knowledge in the team. Senior counsel Svante Hultqvist handles debt capital markets transactions.

Practice head(s):

Tone Myhre-Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Wilhelm Lüning; Fredrik Lundén; Svante Hultqvist

Testimonials

‘Broad and solid knowledge and experience in the Swedish capital markets sector. Very well connected with regulators and all key players in the capital markets sector.’

‘Strategic thinkers; very responsive and always available; understand and work well with U.S.-based clients.’

‘Wilhelm Lüning has great judgement, is highly competent, understands the needs and pressures of his clients.’

‘Wilhelm Lüning is one of the most well connected lawyers in this sector, with access to all key players such as regulators, institutional funds, banks, the stock market etc. He has solid experience, with an ability to always see the bigger picture and move from detail to purpose.’

Key clients

Kinnevik AB

Tele2 AB

Modern Times Group MTG AB

Bonava AB

Kungsleden AB

Cloetta AB

Dustin Group AB

Addnode Group AB

Qliro Group AB

Catella AB

MIPS AB

Autoliv AB

BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag

NCC AB

Nyfosa AB

Scandic Hotels AB

ÅF Pöyry AB

Footway Group AB

Construction Tier 3

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB focuses on the contentious side of construction work, and has a strong reputation in representing contractors in high-profile litigation and arbitration proceedings. The group also handles project management work, and assists with the drafting of construction contracts. Team leader Fredrik Forssman is highly regarded for complex litigation matters, and regularly acts as an arbitrator in international disputes, while Erik Wernberg operates a broad contentious practice.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Forssman

Other key lawyers:

Erik Wernberg; Eric Johnson; Erika Åslund

Testimonials

‘They are responsive and user-friendly. They really understand their specialism.’

‘I have worked with Eric Johnson and Fredrik Forssman. They really “got” what I needed from them and provided timely and technically excellent input.’

‘Fredrik Forssman is one of the best (top 5) lawyers in Sweden when it comes to construction Law.’

Key clients

Atkins Sverige AB

Public procurement Tier 3

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB has broad public procurement expertise, and is able to advise suppliers and contracting authorities on bidding process and act in disputes. The team stands out for the diverse experience of its members;  practice head Annika Blomqvist specialises in the life science sector and previously acted as interim legal counsel for an international pharmaceuticals company, while senior associate Angelo Skog, who has experience working for the Swedish Competition Authority, joined the team in 2019 and has particular expertise in the security and defence sectors.

Practice head(s):

Annika Blomqvist

Other key lawyers:

Angelo Skog

Testimonials

‘Their level of competence within Public Procurement is exceptionally high. Not only from the legal perspective, but also from a more business-oriented view. What sets them aside from competitors is their understanding of our company’s key values of the legal process. They always strive to understand the full picture before acting.’

‘To me, it is always important to be able to work closely with people to find the best solutions to a problem/task. By being very flexible in the way they conduct their work, the people at Cederquist really have the ability to form a well working team with our key individuals. Their level of competence and willingness to understand the full picture sets the individuals aside as well.’

‘In a difficult case regarding a lost procurement, the firm quickly delivered a young and unpretentious team that helped us.’

‘I think the team is strong as there are experts in each field who are knowledgeable and easy to reach. They are quick to give feedback and constantly maintain an ongoing dialogue during the process.’

‘The team I worked with has been easy to understand in their communication, quick feedback when something new appears. Easy to work with and long-term staff.’

Key clients

YrkesAkademin AB

Nordic Camping & Resort /First Camp

Formpipe Software AB

SJ AB

S Ahlén Medical Nordic AB

Lernia Utbildning AB

Green Landscaping

KSMG Media Group AB

Ingenjörsgruppen Ståhlkloo AB

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.

Department Name Email Telephone
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
Photo Name Position Profile
 Erika Åslund  photo Erika Åslund Partner. Commercial real estate
 Malin Allard photo Malin Allard Partner. IP, media and IT Partner Malin Allard is Head of Cederquist’s…
 Elsa Arbrandt photo Elsa Arbrandt Partner. Dispute resolution, Competition and public procurement
 Lars Bärnheim  photo Lars Bärnheim Partner. M&A, Private equity and venture capital
Ms Annika Blomqvist photo Ms Annika Blomqvist Head of Public Procurement Annika Blomqvist is a member of Cederquist’s EU…
Mr Carl-Johan Deuschl  photo Mr Carl-Johan Deuschl Partner. M&A
 Fredrik Forssman photo Fredrik Forssman Partner. Dispute resolution, Construction
 Per Henriksson photo Per Henriksson Partner. Finance
 Tobias Johansson  photo Tobias Johansson Partner. Finance
 Eric Johnson photo Eric Johnson Partner. Dispute Resolution
 Wilhelm Lüning  photo Wilhelm Lüning Senior Counsel. Equity capital markets
Mr Fredrik Lindblom photo Mr Fredrik Lindblom Partner. EU, Competition and Public Procurement
Mrs Johanna Linder  photo Mrs Johanna Linder Partner. IT, IP & Media
 Henrik Lindstrand photo Henrik Lindstrand Partner. IP, media and IT
 Fredrik Lundén  photo Fredrik Lundén Partner. Equity capital markets
Mr Johan Lundberg  photo Mr Johan Lundberg Partner. Finance
Mrs Tone Myhre-Jensen  photo Mrs Tone Myhre-Jensen Managing Partner. Equity capital markets
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 Mirja Sikander photo Mirja Sikander Counsel. Finance
Mr Robert Stromberg  photo Mr Robert Stromberg Partner. Employment and benefits
Mr Jens Tillqvist  photo Mr Jens Tillqvist Partner. Dispute Resolution, Employment and benefits
Mr Martin Ulfson  photo Mr Martin Ulfson Partner. M&A, Private equity and venture capital
Mr Erik Wernberg  photo Mr Erik Wernberg Partner. Head of Dispute Resolution
Mrs Maja Wettergren  photo Mrs Maja Wettergren Partner. M&A
Number of lawyers : 113
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Contact : Tone Myhre-Jensen (managing partner)

Cederquist advises on the IPO of the first SPAC in Sweden

Cederquist is legal advisor to ACQ Bure AB (publ), a Swedish acquisition company, so-called SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company), in connection with its initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm, raising approx. SEK 3.5 billion. ACQ Bure AB has been established on the initiative of the investment company Bure Equity AB and is the first SPAC in Sweden. The listing is conducted under the new rules of Nasdaq Stockholm for SPACs, which entered into force on 1 February. SPACs are a phenomenon which have become increasingly common in the US. The SPAC raises capital and is listed with an explicit purpose to within a certain period of time complete an acquisition of a private company, which by way of the acquisition becomes listed, following a listing review.

Cederquist Partners with StructureFlow, Becoming the First Nordic Firm to Invest in Visualisation..

Cederquist, a top-ranked independent business law firm becomes the first firm in the Nordics to partner with StructureFlow, a visualisation tool that helps professionals easily visualise legal structures and transactions. As one of the leading law firms in Sweden, the move to invest in visualisation technology presents a significant opportunity for Cederquist to provide technically advanced, more efficient, visualisation capabilities to its clients.


Cederquist Advices on the Acquisition of Veterinary Care Provider AniCura

Cederquist has represented Mars, Incorporated, in its acquisition of the AniCura group from Nordic Capital Fund VIII and other sellers.


Cederquist represents NDX Intressenter AB in connection with its public cash offer for Nordax Group

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.