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Europe 2022
Sweden Corporate/M&A
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Band 3

5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Setterwalls

Setterwalls has a nationwide Corporate/M&A practice with each office playing a key function in the corporate offering. International experience and ability to weave different skills together makes us one of the leading law firms in Sweden in M&A in private and public transactions.

Understanding the needs of your business
Setterwalls transactions specialists are present from initial planning and negotiation stages through implementation of due diligence investigations to drafting and negotiation of transaction-related agreements. Our M&A-team work side-by-side with experts in matters such as: the stock market, acquisition financing and employment, tax and environmental law. 

Specialists in the corporate team
Setterwalls corporate law specialists assist in planning and implementing establishment of corporate entities, carrying out new issue of shares and other securities, redeem securities, merge or split-up companies domestically or cross-border. We draft and negotiate shareholders' and joint venture agreements.

Our corporate team often act as chairpersons or secretaries at annual general meetings in both large and small, private, public, listed and unlisted companies.

Setterwalls Corporate/M&A practice has gained the confidence of the business community all over the country, ranging from family-owned industrial companies, entrepreneurs and growth companies to multinational groups, global investment banks and various types of private equity operators, both Swedish and foreign.



Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Corporate/M&A - Sweden
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Setterwalls is a law firm with a well-known M&A department, regularly handling domestic and cross-border transactions particularly within the technology and pharmaceutical sectors. The team is experienced in public and private M&A, including public takeovers and large mergers in the insurance sector. Furthermore, Setterwalls rises in the rankings due to its strong private equity offering, assisting well-known funds with acquisitions and divestments in the Swedish market. Similarly, the firm enters the capital markets rankings following its increased visibility on ECM mandates, assisting with private placements, rights issues and share listings. While a Swedish firm, Setterwalls cooperates closely with international law firms to allow the effective handling of cross-border mandates.

Work Highlights

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  • Represented Enea in its acquisition of Aptilo, valued at SEK150 million.

Notable Practitioners

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Jörgen S Axelsson
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Jörgen S Axelsson
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Band 3

Experienced practitioner Jörgen Axelsson is active on a range of ECM mandates in the Swedish market including private placements, share listings and public takeovers.

Mattias Detterfelt
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Mattias Detterfelt
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Band 3

Mattias Detterfelt remains a trusted adviser for private equity funds as well as Swedish companies seeking assistance with acquisitions and divestments especially in the technology and healthcare sectors. Clients describe him as a "business-oriented lawyer who keeps track of all details," further calling him "very well received by the other side, which is a great strength when trying to make a deal."

Marcus Nivinger
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Marcus Nivinger
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Band 4

Marcus Nivinger enters the rankings following market endorsement. His expertise lies in equity capital markets transactions ranging from private placements and share listings to public takeovers. One source describes Marcus Nivinger as "in control, responsive and pragmatic, and he creates solutions."

Anders Söderlind
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Anders Söderlind
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Band 4

Anders Söderlind is appreciated for his expertise in advising Swedish companies as well as capital funds and banks on acquisitions and divestments in the technology and finance sectors. "He does the utmost for his clients," reports a source, who goes on to call Anders Söderlind "very experienced, knowledgeable and easy to work with, as well as flexible with a clear client focus."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Capital Markets: Equity

Jörgen S Axelsson
3
Jörgen S Axelsson
3
Band 3
Marcus Nivinger
4
Marcus Nivinger
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A

Anders Söderlind
4
Anders Söderlind
4
Band 4
Mattias Detterfelt
5
Mattias Detterfelt
5
Band 5
Private Equity

Mattias Detterfelt
3
Mattias Detterfelt
3
Band 3

Members

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Anders Holmgren

Magnus Örtorp

Marcus Winqvist

Ola Grahn

Patrik Olivecrona