Mrs Sofie Viktorsson > Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå
HAMNGATAN 2
BOX 5747
114 87 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Work Department

Position

Partner

Career

Sofie has been a partner at Gernandt & Danielsson since 2019 and co-heads the firm’s banking & finance practice. Her practice includes all aspects of debt financing within syndicated and bilateral loans (leverage and investment grade), direct lending, off-balance sheet financings, high yield bonds, and other capital markets financings such as MTN and EMTN programmes and hybrid instruments. In addition, her practice covers financial restructurings and pre-insolvency workouts with a particular focus on complex company reorganisations and reconstructions in debt capital markets. Sofie has extensive experience in international and Nordic transactions in a number of different industries and represents both borrowers/issuers and lenders/arrangers, as well as private equity sponsors.

Languages

Swedish, English

Memberships

Solicitor (England & Wales) since 2010 and member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2017

Education

  • LPC Postgraduate Degree, the College of Law, 2006–2007
  • LLB Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2003–2006
  • Diploma in Law, Stockholm University, 2001–2003

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Sofie ViktorssonGernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå‘s equity capital markets group recently conducted numerous high-profile deals in the technology and financial services sectors, handled by practice co-heads Fredrik Palm and Carl Westerberg. Other regular instructions pertain to preference share issuances, public takeovers and headline IPOs, acting for a client portfolio comprised of leading banks, financial institutions and multinational corporations, and recent mandates encompass recapitalisations, hybrid note issuances and multibillion-SEK medium term note programmes, including market-first high-yield issuances. Debt capital markets experts include co-head Mikael Borg, Sofie Viktorsson and senior associate Mikael Bolling.

Sweden > Insolvency

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå is adept at handling complex cross-border restructuring and insolvency mandates and fields a dedicated debt capital markets restructuring team covering both the equity and debt sides of restructurings; Björn Svensson has extensive experience in borrowing and equity transactions while Mikael Borg has niche expertise in high-yield bond financings. Caroline Jägenstedt Wikman is experienced in dispute resolution matters relating to insolvency cases and Sofie Viktorsson, who is dual-qualified in England and Sweden, regularly acts on renegotiations with lenders regarding financings.

Sweden > Banking and finance

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå‘s banking and finance practice is stacked with partners with an impressively diverse skill set. Predominantly acting for borrowers, co-heads Björn Svensson and Sofie Viktorsson advise on acquisition financings, asset-backed borrowing matters and refinancing mandates, while co-head Niclas Rockborn spearheads the regulatory segment. The team works seamlessly with Mikael Borg‘s debt capital markets practice on debt offerings and syndicated bank loans, instructed by corporate sponsors and financial lenders. Candra Torebring departed to Nybron Advokater in early 2022.