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Global Sweden Corporate/M&A

The Global-wide Corporate/M&A  Chambers research covers the elements of law related to various types of corporate and M&A transactions, with particular interest in firms’ ability to advise clients in multi-jurisdictional mandates.  Firms who feature in this table excel in cross-border deals including company acquisitions, dispositions and related financing arrangements, capitalisations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements, securities and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. This section also recognises the expertise required to assist clients with large scale private equity buyouts. 

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Band 1
  1. Advokatfirman Vinge KB
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    Advokatfirman Vinge KB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Vinge offers a premium practice with experience handling large, complex public and private M&A transactions. The team is highly respected for its handling of international mandates, as well as its pan-Nordic and Swedish capabilities. Mergers, acquisitions, divestments and takeovers are regularly handled by the law firm, and its clientele ranges from corporates to shareholders and founders. Vinge also offers outstanding ECM capabilities ranging from IPOs and listing changes to share and rights issuances. Domestic and Nordic private equity houses and their portfolio companies also seek Vinge's assistance with large acquisitions and investments as well as venture capital transactions. Clients especially benefit from the firm's full-service expertise, leveraging its presence in tax, competition and employment law.
  2. Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB
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    Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå KB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    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.
  3. Linklaters Advokatbyrå
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    Linklaters Advokatbyrå
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Linklaters is renowned for providing large corporates and private equity funds with a full-service offering in public and private M&A. The team regularly advises on cross-border divestments and acquisitions as well as mergers across various industry sectors throughout Sweden. Furthermore, clients benefit from the team members' expertise in equity capital market transactions, covering IPOs, notes issuances and green bonds. The firm's strong offering is complemented by its excellent cross-border capabilities, collaborating with its international offices, most notably London and New York.
  4. Mannheimer Swartling
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    Mannheimer Swartling
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    The law firm Mannheimer Swartling boasts an unparalleled bench strength with which to offer full-service corporate advice. The team is regularly tasked with large and often cross-border M&A transactions, including spin-offs, acquisitions and mergers. Prestigious corporates from the telecommunications, technology and banking sectors count among the firm's clientele. Mannheimer Swartling enjoys a market-leading position in the private equity world, advising pan-Nordic, European and US funds alike on fund formation and restructuring as well as investments. The firm's impressive offering is complemented by its expertise in equity capital markets transactions, including share redemption schemes, rights issuances and listings.
  5. Roschier
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
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    Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    With its strong presence in the Swedish corporate world, the law firm Cederquist is well placed to assist with a variety of transactions. The team assists corporates across various sectors, including TMT and life sciences, with divestments and acquisitions on a national and international level. Public takeover offers and mergers are also regularly handled by the firm. Furthermore, Cederquist enjoys a strong standing in the private equity mid-market sphere, representing a broad range of Nordic and international private equity houses in corporate transactions. Additionally, the firm evidences strength in handling ECM transactions ranging from share and rights issuances to IPOs.
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    Hannes Snellman
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Hannes Snellman houses a full-service transactional team with a strong reputation for Nordic-wide M&A deals, with particular strength in Finland. Companies benefit from the law firm's handling of acquisitions, mergers and divestments across various industries as well as public takeovers, including mandatory offers. Furthermore, Hannes Snellman is sought after by private equity funds for its expertise in transactions in the media, technology and manufacturing sectors. The team also assists companies and management boards with sales to private equity houses. With its further strength in equity capital market transactions including IPOs and rights issuances, the firm complements its excellent offering.
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    White & Case Advokat AB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    The internationally present law firm White & Case offers a strong corporate department in the Swedish market. The team regularly advises on private and public M&A, with particular expertise in carve-outs, divestments and share acquisitions. Besides advising Swedish corporates, White & Case enjoys a strong reputation for private equity deals, acting for large funds on national and international deals. Furthermore, White & Case enters the equity capital markets rankings due to its growing presence in prominent ECM mandates including dual listings and IPOs, share issuances and placements. Its clientele ranges from domestic to international investment banks functioning as bookrunners and global coordinators. With its extensive international network, White & Case is well placed to advise on major global mandates with Swedish aspects as well as across the Nordic region.
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Band 3
  1. Setterwalls
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    Setterwalls
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    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.
  2. Baker McKenzie
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co AB
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    Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co AB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 19 Years Ranked
    Hammarskiöld & Co is sought after for its expertise in corporate transactions. The team regularly represents well-known Swedish and international clients in domestic and cross-border mandates, often acting for private and public sector TMT and automotive companies as well as private equity companies. Besides handling private and public M&A transactions, the law firm is well placed to assist with joint ventures as well as investment rounds for financing purposes. Furthermore, clients benefit from the firm's strength in equity capital markets transactions, advising on share issuances and IPOs.
  2. Delphi
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    Delphi
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 15 Years Ranked
    The law firm Delphi houses a well-reputed M&A and private equity team with capabilities across domestic and international mandates. The team is a popular choice by Swedish and multinational listed companies for mid-market M&A transactions including divestments, carve-outs and acquisitions. Private equity funds equally seek the firm's assistance with transactions in Sweden. Delphi is particularly well equipped to handle venture capital mandates, regularly advising on fund-raising rounds for startups on the Swedish market. The firm's prowess in handling mandates within the TMT sector is equally noteworthy.
  3. Wistrand Advokatbyrå
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    Wistrand Advokatbyrå
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 15 Years Ranked
    Wistrand is a Swedish law firm that houses a dedicated German desk capable of handling cross-border M&A transactions connected to Germany. The group assists with inbound and outbound transactions between Sweden and Germany, often advising German companies on share acquisitions and investments in Swedish corporates. Sascha Schaeferdick and a number of dual-qualified partners and associates are instrumental to the firm's strong German desk.
  4. Advokatfirman Schjødt
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  5. Cirio Advokatbyrå AB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  6. DLA Piper
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  7. TM & Partners
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
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Band 5
  1. Bird & Bird
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  2. KANTER Advokatbyrå
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  3. Wigge & Partners Advokat KB
    Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5