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

White & Case Advokat AB
BIBLIOTEKSGATAN 12
BOX 5573
114 85 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Banking and finance Tier 1

White & Case Advokat AB's substantial list of private equity clients frequently instructs the firm's banking and finance experts on large-scale acquisition finance transactions across the Nordic region. Group co-heads Carl Hugo Parment, Magnus Wennerhorn and Oscar Liljeson are go-to names for large-scale international lenders including financial institutions and direct capital providers. The team is also highly regarded for handling leveraged finance work, high-yield bonds, bond restructuring projects and pre-IPO financing arrangements for corporate issuers.

Testimonials

A key benefit is their ability to swiftly tap into the broader market knowledge from the Frankfurt, New York or London offices giving us as a client a way to benchmark not only against the local market, but the global market.

The team is agile and very responsive.

Magnus Wennerhorn is our trusted advisor that we can turn to with all types of questions. He gives high-quality advice and is one of the absolute best banking lawyers in the region.

Oscar Liljeson is extremely commercial and competent which has made him a trusted advisor.

A hardworking team that always gives excellent attention and sound and solid advice no matter how complex the problem is.

Key clients

ABG Sundal Collier

Accent Equity

Altor Equity

Anchorage

Bridgepoint

Carnegie

Citibank

Cloetta

Credit Agricole

Danske Bank

Deutsche Bank

DNB

Epiroc

EQT

FSN Capital

Goldman Sachs

GSO

JP Morgan

Morgan Stanley

Nalka Invest

Nordea Bank

Nordic Capital

Nykredit

Pareto

Santander

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

SSAB

Summa Equity

Svenska Handelsbanken

Swedbank

Toyota

Triton

Capital markets Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB has a particularly strong equity capital markets group co-led by Rikard Stenberg, who advises his extensive private equity client base on IPOs and rights issuances on the regulated and secondary markets. Co-head Johan Thiman and Michael Bark-Jones are go-to names for debt listings including high-yield bond issuances for domestic and international issuers. The team provides routine advice to banking and financial institutions as the underwriters of capital markets transactions; Carl Hugo Parment is a leading name in this field. Bond restructuring and liability management work are also core fields of expertise for the practice.

Testimonials

High quality, international standard.

White & Case is at the forefront of market developments and a pleasure to work with.

Michael Bark-Jones is a very knowledgeable lawyer. Professional and on top of market trends.

We work a lot with Magnus Wennerhorn and Carl Hugo Parment, who are thorough but pragmatic negotiators.

Key clients

ABG Sundal Collier

Atlas Copco AB

Arion Bank

Carnegie Investment Bank

Citibank Global Markets

Cloetta AB

Danske Bank

DNB

Diaverum

EQT

Epiroc

FSN Capital and its portfolio companies

Gambling.com

Goldman Sachs

Jefferies

J.P. Morgan

Morgan Stanley

Nordea

Nordic Capital

OvZon

Pareto

Projektengagemang

Quant AB

Santander Norway

SEB

SSAB

Swedbank

Svenska Handelsbanken

Toyoya Industries Finance

Vizrt

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

The department at White & Case Advokat AB’s Stockholm office acts as lead counsel on high-value M&A transactions in the Nordic region. The group's client base, which encompasses significant domestic and international private equity, financial services and corporate names, benefits from a large team of highly regarded professionals including Shoan Panahi, Henrik Wireklint, Johan Steen and practice head Jan Jensen, who handle the full range of transactions; recent highlights include significant public cash offers, bolt-on acquisitions, complex hive downs and corporate takeovers in the consumer, technology and banking sectors. Recent senior associate recruitments include Jonas Lagerroos and Viktor Leisnert, who joined from Mannheimer Swartling.

Testimonials

White & Case offers a first-class service.

The firm provides a pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach.

The firm is a true international player which stands out in the Swedish market.

Johan Steen is an absolute superstar. He is an incredibly commercial guy who is strategic and knows what it takes to get a deal done in a competitive environment.

Henrik Wireklint is pragmatic and creative

Marcus Halling is highly responsive & supportive, ensuring the client has a good understanding of key issues.

Jonas Lagerroos is hands on and pragmatic.

Key clients

ABB

Accent Equity

Adelis Equity

Advent International

Altor

Bridgepoint

Danaher Corporation

EQT

FSN Capital

IFS

Naspers

Nalka Invest

Nestlé

Nomura

Nordax

Nordic Capital

Salcomp Holding

Stora Enso

Summa Equity

Swedish Space Corporation

Toyota Industries Corp.

Triton

Valedo

Insolvency Tier 2

White & Case Advokat AB’s insolvency practice handles financial restructurings for a client roster of Nordic banks and other creditors; joint practice heads Magnus Wennerhorn and Carl Hugo Parment lead on domestic mandates and act as local counsel on global restructuring exercises. Private equity funds also instruct the team to advise on distressed portfolio companies. The group also works closely with the banking and finance department to develop liquidation and restructuring strategies.

Testimonials

Always provides an excellent legal service. They make sure to understand the case and our business and are always available for questions.

Construction Tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB’s construction practice represents high-profile domestic construction companies in disputes against subcontractors, real estate companies and utilities companies. Practice head Anders Reldén was recently instructed on damages claims arising from infrastructure, sporting, hotel and residential developments. The team also advises its long-standing client base on turnkey construction projects and transactions.

Testimonials

Extraordinary competence, knowledge and communication skills.

Anders Reldén and Rasmus Lüning are very competent, strategic and communicative.

Key clients

NCC Sverige

Länsförsäkringar

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Dispute resolution Tier 3

White & Case Advokat AB has substantial international arbitration expertise under the leadership of practice head Anders Reldén, counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer and associate Katarina Düring. Recent highlights include representing government bodies in civil actions, acting for insurance companies in high-value coverage disputes and handling contractual disputes for domestic construction companies. The real estate and energy sectors are also areas of expertise for the team; the practice recently acted in multiple energy sector liability claims.

Testimonials

A very dedicated team with high integrity, good knowledge and a pragmatic, professional and business-oriented approach.

Anders Reldén and Niklas Helmer are excellent in all claims situations. They are good at negotiations and finding practical solutions without going to court where possible.

Anders Reldén is a leading construction litigator in Sweden.

Niklas Helmer is highly professional and knowledgeable.

Highly competent and very high quality.

Anders Reldén and Niklas Helmer quickly understand the essence of the dispute and do not waste energy or costs on facts that the dispute has no use for.

The team has a great network for international work, making it easy for us if we need to reach out across Europe or in US on behalf of the policyholders or our company.

Anders Reldén is a very solid litigator, great in cross-examinations and presents the case in an excellent way.

Key clients

NCC Sverige

Länsförsäkringar

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Insurance Tier 3

Swedish insurers instruct White & Case Advokat AB's insurance team to act in insurance-related litigation and arbitration proceedings. Recent highlights for key practitioners including group head Anders Reldén and counsel Niklas Forsmark Helmer include D&O liability insurance and coverage disputes in the construction sector. The team also acts in international disputes as co-counsel with the firm’s wider European offices.

Testimonials

They have an extremely high level of expertise and they work fast.

The team has a great understanding of the insurance business in Sweden and also provides access to its global network when we need them to. The team as a whole is friendly and pleasant to work with. Their work is always of high value, they staff matters efficiently plus they also have a great response rate. Any questions are always taken care of at once.

A good team which is very attentive and friendly.

I have worked with Niklas Helmer, Katarina Düring and Anders Reldén. Most of the work has been done by Niklas and I cannot say enough good things about him- both as a lawyer and his approach to us as a client. Anders and Katarina have proved to have in-depth knowledge of insurance law issues and very good analytical skills.

Key clients

Codan Forsikring

Folksam

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial

Länsförsäkringar AB

IF

Anticimex Försäkringar

Employment Tier 4

White & Case Advokat AB handles core employment issues for a roster of domestic and international clients, including cross-border M&A mandates, trade union consultations, reorganisations, redundancies and multi jurisdictional workforce contract negotiations. Fredrik Schultz and Henrik Wireklint, who co-head the practice, also represent clients in disputes concerning non-compete clauses and misconduct allegations.

White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

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Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Magnus Wennerhorn
Banking and finance Carl Hugo Parment
Banking and finance Oscar Lijeson
Capital markets Rikard Stenberg
Capital markets Carl Hugo Parment
Capital markets Johan Thiman
Capital markets Jan Jensen
Construction and infrastructure Anders Reldén
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Lennart Pettersson
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Darragh Byrne
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Johan Steen
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Jan Jensen
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Shoan Panahi
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Henrik Wireklint
EU and competition Pontus Lindfelt
Employment and benefits Fredrik Schultz
Financial restructuring and insolvency Magnus Wennerhorn
Financial restructuring and insolvency Carl Hugo Parment
Funds Johan Steen
Insurance Anders Reldén
Litigation and arbitration Anders Reldén
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White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

Industries
Learn about the breadth of our industry experience
www.whitecase.com/law#industries

Practices
Explore how we deliver results for our clients
www.whitecase.com/law#practices

Regions
Discover where we work with our clients globally
www.whitecase.com/law#regions

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