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Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB

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+46 8 670 6600

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Provided by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB
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Managing Partner: Manfred Löfvenhaft

Number of partners worldwide: 19

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 63

Languages: Swedish, English, Finnish, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Italian, Montenegrin

Firm Overview:

Gernandt & Danielsson, one of the leading business law firms in Sweden, employs about 80 lawyers. Since its inception in 1992, the firm has grown organically. The firm specialises in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, banking and finance, competition law and arbitration and litigation proceedings. The firm has a strong international practice and close working relationships with leading law firms in all other Scandinavian jurisdictions, elsewhere in Europe and around the world. Being independent and not part of any alliance, Gernandt & Danielsson is free to consult with or recommend the foreign law firm or expert who can best respond to each particular client’s needs.

Main Areas of Practice:

■ Capital Markets

■ Arbitration & Litigation

■ M&A

■ Banking & Finance

■ Competition

■ Real Estate

Equity Capital Markets:

The firm advises 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.

Debt Capital Markets:

The firm regularly acts both for financial advisers and issuers as well as investors and agents in all stages of corporate bond transactions, including in relation to renegotiations of terms, reconstructions and distressed scenarios.

M&A:

The firm 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.

Corporate & Commercial:

The firm regularly handles shareholder and joint venture agreements and acts 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.

Arbitration & Litigation:

The firm continuously assists in both international and Swedish arbitral proceedings, including under the Stockholm rules of arbitration, and in litigation proceedings. Several of the firm’s lawyers are frequently appointed as arbitrators in international and Swedish arbitral matters.

Banking & Finance:

The firm assists Swedish and international banks and financial companies, as well as borrowers and issuers, on areas such as bilateral loans, syndicated loans, securitisation, swaps and derivatives. The firm is also recognised for its strong practice in financial regulatory matters.

Financial Regulation:

The firm advises all types of clients, from start-ups to the largest financial institutions, with regard to regulation of all areas of the financial sector and matters involving the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Real Estate:

The firm provides advice on general commercial real estate law and real estate transactions, including portfolio acquisitions, as well as real estate finance, securitisation and investments, property management, and landlord and tenant law.

Competition/Antitrust:

The firm provides advice on all aspects of competition law, including merger clearances and cartel cases. Employment: The firm handles all matters relating to Swedish employment law.

Intellectual Property:

The firm handles all matters relating to intellectual property law, including trademark and domain name registrations and disputes, and regularly advises clients in the electronic communications, media and IT businesses on a broad range of legal matters, such as infrastructure procurement, joint ventures, outsourcing and distribution arrangements.

Clients:

A considerable number of Gernandt & Danielsson’s clients are in the banking, financial and insurance sector, and include several leading Nordic financial institutions. The firm also services clients in the service, trade, telecoms, media, energy and industrial sectors.

International Work:

Gernandt & Danielsson has consolidated its position as a leader in high profile international transactional work, as well as in international disputes and arbitrations.

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Provided by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB

Sweden - Head office

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB

Global Practice Guide
Niclas Rockborn
Pär Johansson
Daniel Sveen
Arijan Kan
Erik Schwartz
Authored by
Niclas Rockborn, Pär Johansson, Daniel Sveen, Arijan Kan, Erik Schwartz
Article • Aug 2023
Global Practice Guide
Niclas Rockborn
Rikard Sundstedt
Robin Entenza
Authored by
Niclas Rockborn, Rikard Sundstedt, Robin Entenza
Article • May 2023

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB rankings

Global Guide 2024
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Sweden
Banking & Finance
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Banking & Finance
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Sofie Viktorsson
U
Sofie Viktorsson
U
Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Debt
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Capital Markets: Debt
1
Capital Markets: Debt
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Mikael Borg
1
Mikael Borg
1
Band 1
Mikael Bolling
U
Mikael Bolling
U
Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Eminent Practitioners
Carl Westerberg
2
Carl Westerberg
2
Band 2
Fredrik Palm
2
Fredrik Palm
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
2
Corporate/M&A
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Manfred Löfvenhaft
E
Eminent Practitioners
Carl Westerberg
2
Carl Westerberg
Head of Corporate/M&A
2
Band 2
Fredrik Palm
5
Fredrik Palm
Head of Corporate/M&A
5
Band 5
Corinne Ekman
U
Corinne Ekman
U
Up and Coming
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Dispute Resolution
2
Dispute Resolution
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Björn Tude
2
Björn Tude
Head of Dispute Resolution
2
Band 2
Daniel Waerme
4
Daniel Waerme
Head of Dispute Resolution
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Björn Tude
2
Björn Tude
2
Band 2
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
1 Department
Department
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
2
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
2
Band 2