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Mannheimer Swartling

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Large group lauded for its full-service offering and substantial depth of resources. Experience across the full corporate M&A spectrum with a strong reputation for complex, big-ticket transactions, including complicated carve-outs and mergers. Impressive ECM offering, acting on rights issues, directed share issues and share redemption procedures. Market-leading expertise in private equity mandates, including transactions and fund formation matters. Offers a wide breadth of legal expertise, regularly representing pan-Nordic, European and US funds.

Strengths

A client enthuses that the team is "excellent in terms of client service, really top notch."

Clients often highlight the firm's bench strength, with one reporting that it is "the leading firm in Sweden, with a very deep line-up."

Another client notes the team's "great competence and outstanding experience."

Work highlights

Advised Amgen on its SEK1.6 billion public takeover offer to the shareholders of pharmaceutical company Nuevolution.

Notable practitioners

A member of the New York Bar Association, Adam Green advises clients on fundraising rounds and M&A transactions. Interviewees particularly highlight his ability to "leverage his US skills."

Christopher Arkbrant is specialised in handling fund formation, structuring and raising on behalf of private equity companies. An interviewee describes him as "super detailed and very good to deal with."

Emil Boström is active in ECM mandates, advising Swedish companies on share issuances, as well as assisting multinational clients with share transactions. A client describes him as "client-centred."

Eva Hägg is particularly highlighted for her work on capital markets mandates and public M&A transactions. She has notable experience in IPOs and stock exchange listings, as well as advising on capital markets regulations and corporate governance mandates.

Fredrik Andretzky assists domestic and international clients with the sale and acquisition of Swedish assets. Praising his client management, one source states: "He is attentive to our needs and is good at tailoring staff to our requirements."

Praised by one client for being "very technically skilled," Isabella Ramsay advises private equity investors on the acquisition of Swedish companies. She also has experience in assisting with carve-outs and corporate restructuring transactions.

Drawing strong praise from market sources, Jan Holmius is highly regarded for advising listed companies and private equity houses on transactions. One client particularly highlights his "outstanding negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills," while another enthuses: "He is very good at understanding people and situations and seeing what the client needs and wants, so it's always a great pleasure to work with him."

Described by one client as "super innovative," Johan Frost Bergman advises private equity firms on the establishment of investment funds and co-investment vehicles, as well as assisting with fundraising rounds.

Nina Svensson advises clients on equity capital markets mandates, including assisting with share redemption schemes.

Patrik Marcelius is praised by one client for being "very knowledgeable and to the point." Marcelius advises on high-value public takeover offers and rights issuances, often for clients in the biotechnology and engineering sectors.

Peter Alhanko provides valuable expertise to pension funds in co-investment agreements with private equity houses. An interviewee describes him as "a strong lawyer in venture fund formation."

According to one client, Tom Wehtje is "very nice to work with and has a commercial understanding of things." Wehtje advises private equity clients and investors on acquisitions and the divestment of portfolio companies, as well as assisting international corporate clients with the acquisition of Swedish assets.

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Overview

Clients from all areas of the private and public sectors turn to the firm for counsel of exceptional quality. Clients include distinguished companies and organisations in Sweden and around the world. The firm’s approximately 400 lawyers are specialised in different areas of business law and industries. Meaning that they understand their clients’ commercial challenges, while having the legal expertise to find the optimal solutions. 
The firm’s fundamental objective is to always surpass the expectations of its clients. Thus its aim is to recruit, keep and develop the most passionate legal talent. This business model is founded on the team spirit which is deeply rooted in the firm’s corporate culture.

Corporate/M&A

Mannheimer Swartling

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Location

Norrlandsgatan 21

Box 1711

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

111 87

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Sweden

Capital Markets: Equity


Emil Boström
Band 3
Eva Hägg
Band 1
Nina Svensson
Band 4
Patrik Marcelius
Band 2

Corporate/M&A


Adam Green
Band 2
Eva Hägg
Band 5

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