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

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

Sweden > Banking and finance Tier 1

Combined knowledge of domestic and English law within one Stockholm desk makes White & Case Advokat AB‘s debt finance practice a key choice for multinational corporations, banks and other financial institutions. The practice head trio of Carl Hugo Parment, Magnus Wennerhorn and Oscar Liljeson advises on high-yield bond offerings, MTN programs, bond restructurings, real estate finance work and securitisations. Wennerhorn is also retained by leading fintech companies for advice on complex financial regulatory issues in a pan-European context. Counsel Peter Svantqvist focuses on cross-border acquisition financings.

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Testimonials

‘Very competent team, high availability and and very service minded approach.’

‘Carl Hugo Parment is a particularly strong individual. He delivers on all the qualities you’d expect. On top of that, he ha a very approachable and humble personality.’

‘Provides a window to global knowledge and legal advice essential for many local companies to be able to make better and smarter use of global knowledge and best practice to win locally.’

‘Magnus Wennerhorn is one of few lawyers in Europe who is extremely smart and deal-oriented combined with an unmatched commercial acumen that has turned out to be a key skill in shepherding workouts and complex financing deals across the finish line.’

‘Superb execution and service.’

‘Deep topic expertise across the team; the best lawyers I have worked with on financing / transaction financing.’

‘Oscar Liljeson and David Tayler were crucial in getting the deal across the finish line; never been in safer pairs of hands.’

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Nobia

Summa Equity

Altor Equity Partners

Accent Equity Partners

Adelis

Klarna Bank

EQT

Trill Impact

FSN Capital

Nordea Bank

Swedish Export Corporation

Swedbank

DNB Bank

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

Nordic Capital

Bygghemma Group

Danske Bank

IK Investment Partners

Oatly

SSAB

Trill Inpact

Valedo Partners

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB

Pareto Securities

Work highlights

  • Advised Klarna on its $650m equity funding round, at a post-money valuation of $10.6bn.
  • Advised EQT on the financing of the acquisition of shares in Beijer Ref AB, representing 29.6% of the shares from Carrier Global Corporation (Carrier), making EQT the largest shareholder of Beijer Ref.
  • Advised H&M on the issuance of €500m sustainability-linked notes due 2029, guaranteed by H&M.

Sweden > Capital markets

The equity capital markets group at White & Case Advokat AB receives a high volume of mandates from an extensive roster of private equity sponsors and investment banks, for which practice co-heads Rikard Stenberg and Johan Thiman advise on all equity listings and IPOs, including SPAC-driven listings. Leading on debt capital markets matters, Michael Bark-Jones and Carl Hugo Parment handle high-yield and investment-grade bond listings for arrangers, sponsors and issuers.

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Testimonials

‘Highly experienced and high level of partner involvement. Easy to access.’

‘Johan Thiman and Rikard Stenberg are very knowledgeable within the field and deliver a very solid product.’

‘They work very closely with you and are responsive to all questions.’

Key clients

Verlinvest S.A / Oatly

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group)

Carnegie Investment Bank AB

Nordea Bank Abp

ABG Sundal Collier

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

ABG Sundal Collier

Jefferies International Limited

Nordea Bank Abp

DNB Markets

J.P. Morgan

Ratos

Citigroup Global Markets AG

DNB ASA

Summa Equity

Danske Bank

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB

Pareto Securities

SSAB

Nordic Capital

Vizrt Group AS

FSN Capital

Swedbank

Work highlights

  • Advised Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and Nordea Bank on the directed share issuance of SEK3.3bn by Dometic Group AB.
  • Advised Carnegie Investment Bank, DNB Markets, Cowen and Company, J.P. Morgan and Kempen on the directed share issuance of SEK1.1bn by Oncopeptides, a pharmaceuticals company developing drugs for the treatment of cancer.
  • Advised Nordic Entertainment Group, the Nordic region’s leading streaming company, on the SEK4.3bn directed share issuance to Swedish and international institutional investors.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Under the leadership of Jan Jensen, White & Case Advokat AB’s team advises on fund formations, acquisitions, buyouts, bond offerings, and portfolio work and handles all stages of private equity investments. Shoan Panahi and Patrik Erblad focus on complex cross-border deals, including public takeovers and roll-up acquisitions. Martin Järvengren handles a variety of corporate transactions, including disposals, capital raisings, joint ventures, and restructurings, while Johan Steen advises financial sponsors and corporates on M&A mandates. Jonas Lagerroos has left the firm.

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Testimonials

‘Very educated and high quality execution power.’

‘Professional, personal and very high quality.’

Key clients

EQT

Altor

Nordic Capital

FSN Capital

Bridgepoint

Summa Equity

Adelis

Valedo Partners

Nalka

IK Investment Partners

Alder

IFS

Intrum

PayPal

Klarna

Hanover

APG Asset Management N.V.

Investor

Piab

Advent

Tink

Ratos

JPMorgan’s Infrastructure Investments Fund

Ancala Partners

Lime Technologies

BNP Paribas Cardif Nordic AB

Epicor Software Sweden AB

Hero Gaming Group AB

Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Vasa Vind

Verdane Capital

Accent Equity Partners

Work highlights

  • Advised APG Asset Management N.V., PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V., Alecta pensionsförsäkring, Keva and AXA Infrastructure Equity on the acquisition of 50% of the shares in Stockholm Exergi Holding AB from Fortum.
  • Advised the sellers of Tink, an open banking platform provider, on its sale to Visa for €1.7bn.

Sweden > Dispute resolution Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB fields an experienced dispute resolution practice with in-depth litigation expertise across a range of sector areas including the construction, energy and insurance industries. The firm is known for representing multinational corporates, insurance companies and state entities in significant arbitrations. Anders Reldén leads the dispute resolution practice and is a regular adviser to large construction companies. Niklas Helmer focuses on Swedish arbitration proceedings with recent highlights including representing Trygg-Hansa in an insurance dispute.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:

Niklas Helmer; Rasmus Lüning

Testimonials

‘They are very good in their field and the lawyers I have been in contact with have been very responsive to my wishes.’

‘I have mainly been in contact with the lawyers Anders Reldén and Rasmus Lüning. They are very good in construction law and dispute resolution. Furthermore, they are very responsive to my views and wishes in our common cases.’

Key clients

Folksam

Anticimex Försäkringar

Länsförsäkringar AB

NCC AB

Peab AB

Skanska Sverige AB

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Serneke Sverige AB

The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

Work highlights

  • Represented the Swedish Tax Agency, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Directors General of these authorities in a RICO suit lodged against them.
  • Represented Serneke Sverige AB in litigation proceedings initiated by municipal real estate and housing company Upplands-BroHus regarding claims under a construction agreement for the construction of several multi-story housing buildings.

Sweden > Insolvency Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB is adept at advising clients on all issues pertaining to insolvencies as well as corporate and financial restructurings. This includes advice regarding distressed transactions as well as representation in insolvency proceedings. Stockholm restructuring and insolvency team co-head Magnus Wennerhorn specialises in working on restructurings of leveraged financed companies and co-head Carl Hugo Parment has vast experience with financial restructurings. Oscar Liljeson is focused on leveraged finance work and is further well versed in restructurings and refinancings.

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Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Sweden > Construction Tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB’s team provides advice on the full range of construction projects, including power plants, highways, airports, gas refineries, hospitals, commercial developments, residential projects, sports arenas, and joint ventures. The team assists with the drafting and reviewing of construction agreements and focuses on arbitration and construction litigation proceedings. Practice head Anders Reldén has extensive expertise in international and domestic commercial arbitration and litigation in the construction sector.

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Testimonials

‘They are very good in the field of construction. They are very responsive to the client’s wishes.’

‘I have worked with the lawyers Anders Reldén and Rasmus Lüning. They are very nice and very skilled in the fields construction and dispute resolution.’

‘The A team.’ 

Key clients

NCC Sverige AB

Peab Sverige AB

Skanska Sverige AB

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Svevia AB

Work highlights

  • Represented NCC Sverige AB in a dispute with Ludvika kommun (the Municipality of Ludvika) over claims under a construction contract for the laying of a water supply line.
  • Represented Serneke Sverige AB in litigation proceedings against municipal real estate company Upplands-BroHus over claims under a construction agreement for the construction of several apartment buildings.

Sweden > Insurance Tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB acts for major players in the Swedish insurance market in disputes before all levels of the Swedish court system, including the Supreme Court. The group handles both domestic and international matters, and is well versed in insurance arbitration proceedings. Anders Reldén leads the practice and is recommended for D&O liability insurance and construction insurance disputes. Counsel Niklas Helmer is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Anders Reldén stands out as one of the best lawyers in tort law and insurance in Sweden’.

‘Niklas Helmer is an excellent lawyer’.

Key clients

Folksam

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Länsförsäkringar AB

If Försäkring

Anticimex Försäkringar

AFA Försäkring

Work highlights

  • Secured a victory in the Swedish Supreme Court for insurance provider Trygg-Hansa Försäkring Filial against electrical grid operator E.ON.
  • Represented Nordic NDT AB in a dispute with Finnish construction company Normek Oy over claims under a contract for inspection of Tele2 Arena.

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