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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 and alternative investments and private equity. 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 and acts 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.

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.

Alternative Investments & Private Equity: 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 & 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.

  • Partners: 10
  • Associates: 13
  • Languages
  • English
  • Swedish

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