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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is well versed in acquisition financing work, refinancings and syndicated loans, and often acts on borrower-side mandates. Candra Torebring and Niclas Rockborn jointly lead the practice and are experts in financing transactions and regulatory matters respectively; Torebring assisted Oscar Properties and its subsidiaries with multiple financing transactions including advising on acquisition financing issues, construction facilities and bond financings. Other clients include Nordea Bank, Geely and Scandi Standard. Mikael Borg and Björn Svensson are also key practitioners.

Leading individuals

Candra Torebring - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Next generation lawyers

Björn Svensson - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is a 'well-established player' in the capital markets arena; the team is experienced in debt capital markets (DCM) and equity capital markets (ECM), provides 'efficient legal support' and is 'proactive' in its approach. Practice co-heads Mikael Borg and Fredrik Palm advised Catena Media on its listing of shares on Nasdaq Stockholm and related bond issuance; Borg also assisted Transcom on its issuance of €180m in senior secured fixed rate bonds. Carl Westerberg and Björn Svensson are other recognised practitioners. Dick Lundqvist moved to an in-house position at the Wallenberg Foundation.

Leading individuals

Mikael Borg - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

The department at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå fields an 'experienced team with highly skilled members, who all have defined areas of responsibility'. The group is experienced in the banking and finance, gambling and food retail sectors, and handles corporate and regulatory compliance matters. Mats Hugoson advised Nordea on its agreement with DNB to combine their operations in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to create an independent financial services provider in the Baltics. Hugoson jointly leads the team with Bob Johanson, Tobias Larsson and Carl Westerberg; Johan Josjö and Fredrik Palm are other key contacts. Dick Lundqvist moved in-house at Wallenberg Foundations.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

The team at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is instructed by blue chip corporations, financial institutions and government clients to handle the full range of commercial disputes. Practice head Björn Tude has significant experience in Swedish and international disputes and also regularly acts as an arbitrator. Marcus Johansson  and counsel Andreas Ek represented Swedbank in a dispute against several companies and housing cooperatives owned by a Swedish real estate developer in claims for the repayment of loan facilities. Charlotta Falkman is well versed in disputes arising from financings and transactional matters.

Leading individuals

Björn Tude - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Rolf Larsson leads the practice at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå and regularly advises on M&A-related competition and antitrust issues as well as state aid matters. Larsson's recent work includes assisting Nobina with its acquisition of Samtrans from TransportIT Group including general competition law advice and merger notification issues. Senior associate Elin Eliasson is also noted.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Andreas Holmqvist is the key name to note at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå; he regularly advises on restructurings and reorganisations, business transfers, downsizings and outsourcing mandates alongside expertise in contentious work and corporate compliance.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

The technology team at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå works closely with the firm's M&A and dispute resolution practices, and group head Mats Hugoson regularly assists with software licensing issues, and telecom and outsourcing agreements. Clients include Svea Ekonomi, Aller Media and Teracom Boxer Group. Senior associate Erik Sandgren is another key contact.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå handles a variety of bankruptcy and insolvency mandates including moratorium matters and refinancing negotiations, clawback issues, the enforcement of security and distressed sales. In a recent highlight, practice head Candra Torebring and Björn Svensson were instructed by Eniro on the recapitalisation of its capital structure; Mikael Borg also advised Nordic Trustee & Agency on the restructuring of the assets of Aligera Holding. Caroline Jägenstedt Wikman is also a key name to note and is experienced in capital markets work, real estate issues and dispute resolution.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

The team at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is instructed by life and property insurance companies, and insurance brokers to handle acquisitions, portfolio sales and disputes; the group also advises on occupational pensions and regulatory matters. Niclas Rockborn, Johan Josjö and Charlotta Falkman are key names to note.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 3

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

The IP team at Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå has significant experience in trade marks and assists its clients with matters including trade mark strategies and portfolio protection issues. Senior associate Erik Sandgren advised an entertainment company on the IP and marketing law aspects of its investment in a mobile game developer.

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Public procurement
Next generation lawyers

Erik Gadman - Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

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