Wigge & Partners > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

Wigge & Partners
BIRGER JARLSGATAN 25
STOCKHOLM 11145
Sweden

Sweden > Real estate Tier 2

Wigge & Partners fields a team specialised in real estate transactions, with additional experience in matters such as commercial leases and project developments. They have advised on high-value work, including a property acquisition by Nyfosa AB which was valued at SEK2.5bn. Practice co-head Patrick Forslund focuses on transactions, commercial leases, and financing, while fellow co-head Daniel Unger adds knowledge of commercial leases and construction mandates.

Practice head(s):

Patrick Forslund; Daniel Unger

Testimonials

‘Fast and good.’

‘Not complicated, easy to work with.’

Key clients

Willhem AB

Eurocommercial Properties

CapMan Real Estate

Carnegie A/S

Magnolia Bostad AB

AREIM AB

Blackstone

Alecta

CA Fastigheter AB

Vatne Real Estate AS

Nyfosa

Saltängen Property Invest AB

LKAB (Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB)

EQT Partners

Silvestica Green Forest

Work highlights

  • Advised Nyfosa on the acquisition of all of the properties and projects in Estea AB’s wholly owned subsidiary and investment fund Estea Sverigefastigheter 3 AB, at a value of approximately SEK2.5bn.
  • Advised Blackstone and Areim in connection with the divestment of the property Stockholm Lysbomben 5 to Axfast AB.
  • Advised Magnolia Bostad in connection with the formation of a JV with KF Fastigheter for the joint development of land in a new residential area by Lake Mälaren in Upplands-Bro municipality.

Sweden > Banking and finance Tier 3

Clients of Wigge & Partners‘ banking and finance group include international banks, funds, investment companies and corporate borrowers. The team fields dual-qualified English and Swedish co-head Lisa Antman, co-head and private equity expert Anders Morén and real estate finance leader Stefan de Hevesy. Recent matter highlights pertain to debt refinancing negotiations, loan agreements on behalf of the European Investment Bank, acquisition finance transactions and leveraged transactions.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘- Highly dedicated team with consistently high standards and attention to details – Always accessible and fast in execution.’

‘A true stand-out partner is Lisa Antman.’

‘Knowledgeable. Capable of putting forward our uniqueness vs other borrowers towards lenders’.

‘Fast and competent.’

Key clients

Altor

Areim

EQT Real Estate

Procuritas Capital Investors VI Holding AB

Credit Suisse International

European Central Bank

Bluestep Bank

Nyfosa AB

Brunswick Real Estate

European Investment Bank

Willhem AB

Kvalitena AB

Gränges AB

Rabbalshede Kraft AB

Citibank

Brofund Equity AB

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Wigge & Partners advises on a wide range of corporate mandates, including private and public M&A transactions, venture capital investments, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance work and compliance issues. The team is experienced at handling both small and mid-cap transactions and larger cross-border mandates. Michael Wigge specialises in M&A and corporate matters in the retail and technology sectors. Henrik Wenckert has extensive expertise in buy-and-build projects, complex carve-outs and privatisations, while Frida Sander specialises in joint venture formations and investments.

Testimonials

‘In depth knowledge of the PE-fund industry and the team provides clear and distinct advice.’

‘Frida Sander has the knowledge and confidence to focus on issues that matter and disregard issues of less importance. Such approach makes the negotiation process efficient which works in favour of all involved parties.’

‘Strong partner in Frida Sander and the team built by her. Strong collaboration between team members and partner.’

‘Frida Sander oversees and is engaged in the work.’

Key clients

Impilo

ECODC

Indequity AB

KLAR Partners

3E Entertainment AB/ Pophouse Entertainment Group

Indequity AB

R12

MVI

Procuritas Capital Investors

Altor

Third AP Fund

Folksam

AMF

Alecta

Skandia

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

Silvestica Green Forest

Bodil

Fåhreaus Startup & Growth

Saminvest

K4

Svenska Handelsfastigheter

Work highlights

  • Advised Alecta on its purchase of 50% in Stockholm Exergi Holding AB from Fortum Oyj, together with a consortium of four other investors with a deal value of €2.9bn.
  • Advised Skandia and Folksam on their investments in P Capital Partners Transition Partner Fund AB with a fund size of €1.75bn.

The firm: Wigge & Partners is a law firm specialising in transactions. The firm has expanded rapidly and established itself as a leading boutique law firm in the Swedish transactional market. The firm believes in the values of a boutique law firm, fully focusing on their core competences; banking and finance, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, fund and investments, private equity, capital markets and public M&A. The firm is committed to an experience-driven, small-team approach with high partner attention in each matter as the best way to create genuine added value for its clients. Wigge & Partners enjoys considerable experience in complex national and cross-border transactions in a variety of industries and sectors in both a private and public environment. The firm is working closely with leading specialist lawyers in their network and are able to provide their clients with the best advice on all corporate legal issues, from intellectual property and environmental law to taxation and anti-trust.

Areas of practice: Wigge & Partners strongly believes in the value of effective project management, handled by a senior lawyer truly dedicated to and involved with the client’s project. The firm has the resources and capability to co-ordinate projects from early strategic planning and structuring through to completion.

M&A: privately negotiated mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital raisings and related transactions, from strategic and structuring issues through due diligence to negotiating sale and purchase agreements as well as financing arrangements.

Banking and finance: an extensive range of banking and finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisitions, real estate, structured and project finance transactions, restructuring, securitisations, leasing and other special situations as well as regulatory matters. The firm acts on behalf of borrowers and lenders on senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt financing arrangements.

Corporate and commercial: all areas of general corporate law, acting for shareholders, boards of directors and senior management on shareholder and board meetings and issues such as compliance, minority shareholder protection, capital protection and directors’ liability and related corporate governance matters.

Capital markets and public M&A: a complete range of experience from advising domestic and international clients – financial advisors, banks, corporates, private and institutional investors – on all types of ECM and DCM transactions, Public M&A and restructurings as well as related company law, corporate governance, regulatory, risk and compliance issues. Our team has both a buy- and sell side background from corporate- and investment banking and legal practice which provides us with a solid platform to provide well-balanced and insightful advice to our clients.

Real estate: all stages of real estate transactions, from strategic and structuring issues through due diligence to negotiating sale and purchase agreements, financing agreements and security arrangements. Wigge & Partners also advises on a wide range of other real estate issues, such as leasing, project development, club investments and the establishment of real estate funds.

Funds and investments: We advise clients in the areas of alternative investments, private equity and other long term JV structures such as investment companies and real estate clubs. Our team has more than 20+ years of experience within this field. Regular assignments include acting for founder/management teams or investors in the formation, negotiation and restructuring of joint ventures, co-investments, real estate clubs, real estate funds and private equity structures as well as acting for institutional cornerstone or minority investors on the global market for alternative investment funds within such fields as real estate, infrastructure, credits, buyout and venture capital.

Employment and benefits: We advise public and private companies on the full range of employment and benefit issues in connection with mergers and acquisition and restructuring, including matters such as recruitment and hiring, agency and contractors arrangements, incentive plans and remuneration packages, transfer of employees, disciplinary actions and termination of employments. We represent clients in negotiations with trade unions and labour-related disputes such as litigation and arbitrations proceedings. As part of our practice, we also support management and HR-departments on a day-to-day basis on different employment issues that may arise.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance Stefan de Hevesystefan.hevesy@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 51
Banking and finance Lisa Antmanlisa.antman@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 58
Banking and finance Anders Morénanders.moren@wiggepartners.se+46 (0)720 626 056
M&A and Private Equity Bo Adrianzonbo.adrianzon@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 53
M&A and Private Equity Henrik Wenckerthenrik.wenckert@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 55
Real estate Patrick Forslundpatrick.forslund@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 54
Real estate Daniel Ungerdaniel.unger@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 63
Corporate and commercial Michael Wiggemichael.wigge@wiggepartners.se+46 (0) 720 62 60 52
Alternative Investments & Private Equity Frida Sanderfrida.sander@wiggepartners.se+46 (0)735 373 553
Capital Markets and Public M&A Peter Bäärnhielmpeter.baarnhielm@wiggepartners.se+46 (0)708 80 06 27
Capital Markets and Public M&A Henrik Fritzhenrik.fritz@wiggepartners.se+46 (0)722 40 87 95
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Bo Adrianzon photo Bo AdrianzonBo Adrianzon is specialised in Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity, Banking…
Lisa Antman photo Lisa AntmanLisa Antman is one of the partners at Wigge & Partners and…
Peter Bäärnhielm photo Peter BäärnhielmPeter Bäärnhielm is a Capital Markets specialist and has extensive experience from…
Patrick Forslund photo Patrick ForslundPatrick Forslund is one of the founding partners of Wigge & Partners. He…
Henrik Fritz photo Henrik FritzHenrik Fritz is a Capital Markets specialist and has extensive experience from…
Anders Morén photo Anders MorénAnders Morén specialises in Mergers and Acquisitions and Banking and Finance, with…
Frida Sander photo Frida SanderFrida Sander is specialized in the fields of alternative investments, private equity…
Daniel Unger photo Daniel UngerDaniel Unger one of the partners at Wigge & Partners. He is specialized…
Henrik Wenckert photo Henrik WenckertHenrik Wenckert is one of the founding partners of Wigge & Partners.…
Michael Wigge photo Michael WiggeMichael Wigge is one of the founding partners of Wigge & Partners.…
Stefan de Hevesy photo Stefan de HevesyStefan de Hevesy is one of the founding partners of Wigge &…
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