Mr Mattias Anjou > Hammarskiöld > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 2278

Work Department

Managing Partner


Mattias Anjou is Managing Partner and the head of Hammarskiöld´s Banking & Finance practice group. He joined the firm as partner in 2013. Mattias Anjou represents Swedish and international clients, particularly within the Banking and Finance sector. He represents lenders and borrowers in secured and syndicated loan transactions, acquisition finance transactions, securitisations and direct lending.

Mattias Anjou is known for his experience and knowledge in financial regulatory, with expertise within all relevant areas of financial regulation including, credit institutions, investment firms, fund managers and payment institutions.


Director, the Securities Markets Law Department of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority 2009-2013

In-house senior counsel, HQ Bank 2006-2009

Associate and Attorney, Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå 2005-2006

Employment with other law firms 1999-2005

Trainee, Bure Equity AB 1997-1998

Lecturer in Stock Market Law, University of Stockholm 2011-present



Swedish and English.


Member of the Swedish and International Bar Association

Expert in the Swedish Government’s Market Abuse Regulation Review Panel (2013-2014)

Member of the Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee ESMA (2011-2012)


University of Lund (juris kandidat, LL.M., 1998), University of London, King’s College (LL.M. 1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Banking and finance

Fielding esteemed banking and finance experts Per Gustav Ektbom, Rasmus Fahlén and practice head Mattias Anjou, Hammarskiöld‘s deep bench is a go-to outfit for credit institutions, financial institutions, debt funds and fintech companies. The group regularly receives instructions pertaining to direct lending, acquisition finance, real estate finance and financial restructuring mandates. Additionally, Anjou has a noteworthy financial regulatory practice advising on authorisations, market regulation, sanctions and other dealings with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Sweden > Capital markets

Large Swedish and multinational investment banks frequently engage Hammarskiöld‘s capital markets practice on bookrunning exercises on Nasdaq’s Growth and Main markets. Practice head Carl-Johan Pousette also acts for corporate issuers on IPOs and equity placements. Rasmus Fahlén recently joined from Advokatfirman Westermark Anjou AB to lead the debt capital markets offering with Mattias Anjou; key areas of debt expertise include advising on high-yield bonds and structured products.