Mannheimer Swartling is the leading law firm in Sweden within Corporate and Transactions and possesses the skills to provide legal advice which covers all aspects within the field. We have more than 150 lawyers who specialise in transactions.
Mannheimer Swartling’s private equity practice has grown significantly over the last few years and currently consists of more than 40 lawyers specialising in private equity. A significant part of the firm’s practice in this area consists of advising Swedish and international private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with acquisitions, investments, disposals, restructurings, equity financing and refinancing.
We offer a full service to participants in the private equity field irrespective of the industry or operational focus. We have the experience, knowledge, and understanding of the terms and pre-requisities that apply within the private equity industry and we are thus able to provide these participants with high-quality advice throughout the entire spectrum of all conceivable types of engagement. As the market leader in transactions law, we possess considerable expertise within several of the areas in which private equity participants conduct operations and we shape market developments as regards the manner in which transactions are implemented.
Since the autumn of 2009, Mannheimer Swartling acts as a legal advisor to the Swedish Venture Capital Association (www.svca.se) and supports the organisation and its board with research and advice on legal issues affecting the Nordic venture capital industry. These issues include, among others, matters arising from directives in EU proposals and legislation.