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Bird & Bird

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 5SwedenGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises on domestic and cross-border mid-market transactions, with a particular focus on the Nordic region, often acting alongside the firm's other offices in the region. Handles public and private M&A mandates, as well as advising on corporate restructuring. Team members have additional experience in ECM and private equity transactions.

Notable practitioners

Jan Byström is "to the point, easygoing, solution-oriented and really pragmatic," according to a client. He advises investment firms, listed companies and company founders on corporate transactions, with a particular focus on matters in the technology sector. Byström is dual-qualified in Sweden and New York.

Based in Sweden, Mårten Willamo is admitted to the Bar in both Sweden and Finland, and has a strong focus on pan-Nordic transactions, particularly assisting Finnish clients with the acquisition of Swedish target companies.

The "solution-driven and smart" Ola Lidström has a strong focus on ECM mandates, advising domestic clients on IPOs, directed share issuances, changes to stock exchange listings and rights issues.

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Sweden

Capital Markets: Equity


Ola Lidström
Band 4

Corporate/M&A


Jan Byström
Band 4, Foreign expert for USA
Mårten Willamo
Foreign expert for Finland