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Calissendorff Swarting

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Chairman: Axel Calissendorff
Number of partners: 7 Number of lawyers: 12 (7 partners and 5 associates)
Languages: English and Swedish

Firm Overview:
Calissendorff Swarting is a qualified boutique law firm, focusing on high level legal and strategic advice within its areas of expertise. The law firm’s fundamental philosophy is to work closely with its clients with a high level of partner attention and a thorough understanding of its clients’ business and needs.

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Life Sciences:
5 team members
Calissendorff Swarting represents clients with expert advice in the field of life sciences, including healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotech industry. The firm’s assignments include commercial agreements, regulatory matters, clinical operations, intellectual property, transactions and licensing, healthcare compliance, data protection and disputes including matters before administrative courts. The members of the team have in-depth knowledge and genuine understanding and a long-lasting experience of the life sciences industry. The team has established a leading position as a life sciences firm in Sweden.
Contacts: Camilla Appelgren, Odd Swarting
Tels: +46 70 278 72 10, +46 70 644 12 13
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate Governance:
4 team members
Calissendorff Swarting represents Boards of Directors and Executive Management of publicly listed companies in matters that really matter such as crisis handling, forensic investigations, and organising and chairing AGMs or EGMs of publicly listed and serving on nomination committees.
Contacts: Axel Calissendorff/Odd Swarting
Tels: +46 76 840 91 03, +46 70 644 12 13
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Arbitration & Dispute Resolution:
5 team members
The firm represents clients and provides advice and solutions within a wide variety of disputes and has extensive experience of both national and international arbitration, as well as court proceedings of all levels. The team members have a wide range of substantial experience as arbitrators, such as M&A related disputes, disputes relating to shareholders´ agreements, license agreements and other contractual matters.
Contacts: Axel Calissendorff, Jan-Mikael Bexhed, Einar Wanhainen
Tels: +46 76 840 91 03, +46 70 612 57 25, +46 70 584 67 29
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

M&A & Private Equity:
6 team members
Calissendorff Swarting has an experienced team of specialists providing clients with highly qualified advice in M&A and general transactional services in the widest sense. The team has deep knowledge and wide experience in providing state of the art services for structuring, managing and executing private equity transactions as well as financial solutions. Clients praise the firm for being pragmatic, with its prime objective being to assist them in realiSing their business objectives and for being creative in finding solutions to complex issues.
Contacts: Ulf Johansson, Camilla Appelgren, Odd Swarting
Tels: +46 70 842 14 46, +46 70 278 72 10, +46 70 644 12 13
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Fund Formation:
2 team members
The firm has considerable experience of establishing new funds both on the Swedish and international private equity market. It regularly represents fund managers and investors in connection with fund establishment, structuring and marketing as well as ongoing operational issues, secondary transactions and restructuring mandates.
Contact: Ulf Johansson
Tel: +46 70 842 14 46
Email: [email protected]

Recent Work Includes:
Life Sciences: Assisting Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) and Recipharm AB (publ) for projects and day-to-day matters. Represented the buyer Recipharm in three acquisitions of Kemwell’s CDMO businesses in India, Sweden and the United States for the creation of a leading global CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization) in the industry
Corporate Governance: Chairing and to some extent organising the AGMs in Investor AB, Fingerprint Cards AB and Vattenfall AB and chairing the Nomination Committee in Recipharm AB
Arbitration & Dispute Resolution: The partners have been appointed arbitrators in several international and domestic arbitrations, the majority of which involves parties outside of Sweden and have acted as counsels before national courts including the Supreme Court in several high profile cases and before the Supreme Administrative Court
M&A & Private Equity: Represented CellMark Investment AB and its owners in connection with the acquisition by Ernström & C:o of approximate 22 percent of CellMark Investment AB.