White & Case Advokat AB > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

White & Case Advokat AB
Biblioteksgatan 12
Box 5573
SE-114 85 Stockholm

Sweden > Banking and finance Tier 1

White & Case Advokat AB’s debt finance team in Stockholm handles a broad range of matters for major clients, with particular strength in asset-based and structured finance transactions. The team regularly advises asset owners, corporations, banks, private equity and hedge funds, and debt and equity syndicates, among others. Group co-head Carl Hugo Parment specialises in private equity financings, frequently assisting leading Nordic and international private equity sponsors. Fellow co-head Magnus Wennerhorn acts for banks, credit funds, and fintech companies, focusing on leveraged finance work and financial restructurings, while co-head Oscar Liljeson is a leveraged finance expert who also handles refinancings, private equity fund financings, and investment grade lending matters.

Practice head(s):

Carl Hugo Parment; Magnus Wennerhorn; Oscar Liljeson


‘White & Case consistently demonstrates unwavering commitment to excellence, unparalleled legal expertise, and remarkable responsiveness that always exceeds expectations and delivers exceptional results. They are indeed the epitome of professionalism and dedication in banking.’

‘Oscar Liljeson is really good both from a technical and “toolbox” perspective, and is also highly trustworthy.’

‘Oscar Liljeson, Magnus Wennerhorn and Carl Hugo Parment are outstanding lawyers with strong expertise in various financing transactions.’

‘Magnus Wennerhorn is a true standout in the legal world, especially regarding the banking sector’s intricacies. His personal dedication and unparalleled expertise in banking transactions are second to none. He is not just a lawyer but a strategic partner who consistently delivers outstanding results.’

‘Oscar Liljeson is highly experienced with superb knowledge and skill.’

‘A strong partner team on the financing side and a really great choice for matters involving several jurisdictions as they work really seamlessly with the other offices.’

‘They have high competence and skill and stay close to the market and always have an updated view on where the market is when it comes to terms and conditions in financing.’

‘They have their finger on the pulse when it comes to the market environment and recent trends.’

Key clients

Accent Equity Partners

Adelis Equity Partners

Altor Equity Partners

Ark Kapital

Bygghemma Group

Celero Capital


Danske Bank

DNB Bank


FSN Capital

Goldman Sachs


H&M Hennes & Mauritz

IK Investment Partners


Klarna Bank


Nordea Bank

Nordic Capital



Pareto Securities

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken


Summa Equity

Svenska Handelsbanken


Swedish Export Corporation

Trill Impact

Valedo Partners

Pagero Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Tenneco, a portfolio company of Apollo, as the US borrower in connection with the establishment of an asset-based credit facility consisting of aggregate commitments totaling $1.2bn.
  • Advising EQT on the debt finance aspects of its SEK16.4bn (approximately $1.6bn) public cash offer by Karo Intressenter to the shareholders of Karo Pharma to acquire the shares in Karo Pharma not already owned by Karo Intressenter and the continued capital needs of the group.
  • Advised Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and Nordea Bank as mandated lead arrangers on a €480m high yield bond and €180m revolving guarantee pension facility arranged for Assemblin.

Sweden > Capital markets

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Sweden > Dispute resolution Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB’s dispute resolution team in Stockholm has a particularly strong reputation regarding work in the construction, energy and insurance sectors. With experience at every level of the Swedish court system, insurance specialist Anders Reldén leads the team, which often works closely with the firm’s offices in other jurisdictions to offer leading international arbitration expertise. Associate Rasmus Lüning focuses on cross-border arbitration proceedings and disputes concerning energy clients, commercial contracts, and post-M&A issues as well as construction and infrastructure projects, while Filippa Exelin was promoted to partner in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:


‘A super-skilled team with good knowledge of business.’

‘Anders Reldén is a brilliant partner for general advice as well as a highly reliable choice for disputes. Rasmus Lüning stands out as very competent and easy to work with.’

‘They are precise and analyse issues throughout with great attention to detail. They are clear in outlining risks and cooperative in discussing how to tackle them.’

‘They give quality advice on an array of Swedish law matters.’

‘This team is easy to cooperate with, competent, and quick.’

Key clients



Implenia Sverige


NCC (and affiliates)

Peab (and affiliates)

Serneke Sverige

Skanska Sverige AB

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring

Work highlights

  • Representing the Ministry of Justice of Georgia in the challenge of several SCC arbitration awards.
  • Representing Swedish construction company NCC in litigation against employer Västfastigheter and subcontractor Bergendahls regarding claims under a contract for the construction of a new children’s hospital in Gothenburg.
  • Representing Västervik Miljö och Energi AB, a municipal water supply, sewage and district heating provider, in a dispute in the local land and environmental court.

Sweden > Insolvency Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB’s debt finance team assists domestic and international clients with a range of restructuring, workout and insolvency matters in Sweden, with particular strength in bond restructurings. Carl Hugo Parment, who has experience in formal and informal insolvency proceedings, the enforcement of security interests, and workouts of private equity-owned companies, leads the team alongside Magnus Wennerhorn, who specialises in bond restructurings. Debt capital markets expert Michael Bark-Jones handles liability management and debt restructuring mandates.

Practice head(s):

Carl Hugo Parment; Magnus Wennerhorn

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

GLAS Trustees Limited

Goldman Sachs

Nordic City Properties AB

Microsoft Ireland Operations

Quant AB

Isadora Group

Work highlights

  • Represented GLAS Trustees Limited, a global independent provider of debt administration services, in connection with multiple bankruptcy proceedings in Sweden, including review of court documents and contacts with the administrator.
  • Advised Nordic City Properties AB on its financial restructuring.
  • Represented J. Aron & Company LLC, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, on its entry into an oil inventory monetisation arrangement with Nynas.

Sweden > Construction Tier 3

Construction disputes form a key pillar of White & Case Advokat AB's practice. The team is highly regarded for representing prominent domestic and international clients in high-value litigation and arbitration proceedings. Anders Reldén, who leads the practice, brings over 30 years of experience in construction law, and has an excellent reputation in the Swedish construction market. Key names at associate level include Filippa Exelin, Rasmus Lüning, noted for his strength in cross-border matters, and Nellie Järlfors, who handles insurance-related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén


‘Great collaboration with the team. Very easy to get an appointment. Very fast response when we need help.’

‘Anders Reldén and Rasmus Luning are among the best legal advisors that I have met in my over 40 years in the construction business.’

‘Super skilled with good knowledge of our business.’

Key clients



Skanska Sverige AB

Tyréns Sverige AB

Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A (Panama Canal)

Serneke Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Representing construction company Peab against Enköpings kommun (the Municipality of Enköping) in an ongoing dispute.
  • Representing insurance provider Trygg-Hansa in litigation arising from claims following a landslide at a construction site on the Swedish west coast.
  • Representing Implenia in litigation relating to claims arising from a part of the Stockholm Getingmidjan construction project.

Sweden > Insurance Tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB’s disputes practice is regularly instructed by leading insurance companies to act in litigation before all levels of the Swedish court system, including the Swedish Supreme Court. The team also has considerable experience in insurance arbitration proceedings. Stockholm-based practice head Anders Reldén’s client base includes several top-tier insurers, while senior associate Jacob Frank has multijurisdictional insurance litigation experience.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:

Key clients



Länsförsäkringar AB

NCC Sverige AB (and affiliates)

Peab AB (and affiliates)

Skanska Sverige AB


Work highlights

  • Represented Trygg-Hansa in a dispute regarding claims following a landslide at a construction site on the Swedish west coast.
  • Representing Västervik Miljö och Energi AB in a dispute in the local land and environmental court.
  • Represented AFA Trygghetsförsäkringsaktiebolag in appeals court litigation against a private individual regarding claims under an insurance policy for personal injury.

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

With expertise in complex, cross-border transactions, Asianajotoimisto White & Case Oy has extensive experience in structuring and executing domestic and cross-border M&A, demergers, leveraged buy-outs, joint ventures and equity investments across the full range of sectors. Timo Airisto heads up the department and advises international and local clients on cross-border corporate transactions including public tender offers and M&A. The ‘extremely impressive’ Victor Åberg focuses on private equity acquisitions and has advised on a broad range of complex cross-border corporate transactions. The practice also gained the expertise on Sten Olsson in early 2024, who joined from Hannes Snellman (Finland), while Janko Lindros departed to Borenius in mid-2023.

Practice head(s):

Timo Airisto

Other key lawyers:


‘Victor Åberg is an outstanding lawyer. He has never wavered to help on anything that came up, diligently leading workstreams and coming up with new and differentiated ideas.’

‘Seamless integration across international and local teams. They have made a huge effort to understand and adapt to our needs as an institution and therefore have become indispensable partners. Highly collaborative approach and an excellent balance between risk management and commercial effectiveness.’

‘Victor Åberg is an extremely impressive lawyer, with deep subject matter expertise and a highly collaborative and client centric approach. He is highly proactive and has made the effort to build a deep reservoir of knowledge around our portfolio company and us as an institution, meaning he feels like part of our extended team and is extremely efficient and a pleasure to work with.’

‘Victor Åberg is an excellent lawyer with broad experience of international transactions, which really makes a difference. Very high service level and provides useful advice.’

Key clients



Bertin Technologies (backed by FCDE)


BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management

Bregal Milestone


Ensto Building Systems



Evolver Equity

F-Secure Corporation

Georg Fischer

Goldman Sachs

Hexatronic Group




M&G European Living Holding S.á r.l.




Nordic BIM Group




Stora Enso



UPM Kymmene



Work highlights

  • Advised Georg Fischer on its €2.1bn voluntary recommended public cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares in Uponor.
  • Advised DNV on its voluntary recommended cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares and stock options in Nixu.
  • Advised Bregal Milestone and other shareholders on the sale of Epassi Group Oy to a consortium consisting of TA Associates and Warburg Pincus.

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