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Europe 2022
Sweden Corporate/M&A
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Band 3

7 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB

Our highly regarded team advises public and private companies, including private equity funds, on all types of mergers and acquisitions, including domestic and cross-border transactions, public and private transactions, and management buyouts.

We advise on a wide range of capital markets matters, including takeovers, listings, public offerings, private placements, redemption and buy-back programmes, and stock exchange and securities regulations. We also have extensive experience in accelerated book buildings (ABBs), SPACs, and preference share issues.

We regularly handle shareholder and joint venture agreements and act as adviser in the restructuring of companies and business groups. The firm frequently advises clients on issues concerning board responsibility, changes in capital structure, incentive programmes for employees, annual general meetings of shareholders and other corporate governance issues.


Chambers Review

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Private Equity - Sweden
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Swedish law firm Gernandt & Danielsson houses a high-quality corporate law team with particular experience in large-cap transactions. The firm regularly acts for prestigious national and international corporates on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions including acquisitions and mandatory public offers. Furthermore, the firm has grown in presence in the capital markets world, assisting with equity transactions such as IPOs, listings and private placements as well as rights issuances. With its strength in representing Nordic private equity funds and their portfolio companies in investments, acquisitions and divestments as well as fund formation, the firm complements its excellent offering.

Strengths

Highly impressed, one client elaborates: "The firm provides us with the highest standard of service, truly understands our needs, always acts in a proactive manner and provides clear-cut advice."

Appreciating the firm's availability, one client explains: "If the main contact person can't answer there are always other lawyers in the team who can give a good answer, and the team is also very proactive in its work and always a step ahead."

Work highlights

Represented Sinch in the acquisitions of Wavy Global, SAP Digital Interconnect and ACL Mobile as part of its global expansion.

Notable practitioners

Clients describe Carl Westerberg as "very calm, collected and articulate as well as diligent - he gets his points across very well without causing a stir." He enjoys a strong standing in the corporate and private equity world, advising corporates, portfolio companies and private equity houses on investments and acquisitions. Westerberg also shows strength in capital market transactions including IPOs, listings and private placements.

Fredrik Palm is an experienced capital markets expert who advises on ECM mandates including listings, IPOs and rights issuances. Banks as global coordinators and corporates alike seek his advice. "Fredrik truly understands our needs and challenges, and always presents valuable and pragmatic insights," notes a client.

Mats Hugoson advises clients from the TMT and finance sectors on a variety of corporate transactions throughout Sweden.

As managing partner, Manfred Löfvenhaft is appreciated by clients for his expertise in M&A as well as equity capital markets transactions.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Sweden

Capital Markets: Equity

Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Eminent Practitioners
Carl Westerberg
2
Carl Westerberg
2
Band 2
Fredrik Palm
3
Fredrik Palm
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A

Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Eminent Practitioners
Carl Westerberg
2
Carl Westerberg
2
Band 2
Mats Hugoson
5
Mats Hugoson
5
Band 5
Private Equity

Carl Westerberg
3
Carl Westerberg
3
Band 3

Members

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Caroline Jägenstedt Wikman

Corinne Ekman

Gustav Skogö Nyvang

Tobias Larsson