André Andersson chairs the firm’s Banking and Finance practice group and is the firm’s Global Relationship Partner. He specialises in banking and finance law and works in particular with the structuring of different types of financial transactions. His work also includes leasing and other asset-based financing. In recent years, he has frequently advised on matters regarding the restructuring of distressed debt in Sweden and the Baltic region. With over 20 years’ experience in financing matters, André Andersson has extensive knowledge and the ability to develop innovative solutions to complicated problems.

  • Received the Chambers European Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession in 2011. André Andersson is one of the most renowned practitioners in the Swedish legal market. With enthusiasm and creativity he has developed the practice of banking law in Sweden and has been the mentor for a whole generation of finance lawyers.
  • Ranked as “Star Individual” in Banking & Finance in Chambers Global/Europe 2014. Widely recognised as the number-one financial lawyer in the Nordics," André Andersson is "the type of guy whom you can ask anything and everything, and he always has a great answer," enthuse interviewees.
  • Ranked in ”Band 1” in Capital Markets in Chambers Global/Europe 2014.
    André Andersson is an outstanding debt capital markets practitioner, particularly noted for his impressive depth of knowledge and experience in the field. He has notable expertise in advising on high-yield bonds. 
  • Ranked as ”Star Individual” in Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers Global/Europe 2014. André Andersson is widely hailed as one of the leading banking and finance practitioners in Sweden and is equally well regarded for his restructuring prowess. He is described by commentators as “an all-round star; he really is one of the best."
  • Ranked as ”Leading Lawyer” in Asset finance, Banking and finance and Restructuring and insolvency in IFLR1000 2014.
  • Ranked as  “Leading individual” in Banking and finance in Legal 500 2014

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1994-
  • Visiting lawyer, Slaughter and May, London, 1991-1992
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1993
  • Associate, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1987-1990

Education

  • Italian studies (Università per Stranieri di Siena, 1998)
  • Diploma in Legal Studies (University of Oxford, 1987)
  • Degree in business and administration (Lund University, 1986)
  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1986)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Swedish Bar Association, 1993 
  • International Bar Association (Banking Law Committee, Securities Law Committee, and Aviation Law Committee)
  • Education committee at the Law Faculty, Stockholm University 
  • Member of the Council and the Special Committee at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law, Stockholm University
  • Editorial council for the journal, Advokaten 
  • Chairman of the Siamon foundation

André Andersson

Partner

André Andersson chairs the firm’s Banking and Finance practice group and is the firm’s Global Relationship Partner. He specialises in banking and finance law and works in particular with the structuring of different types of financial transactions. His work also includes leasing and other asset-based financing. In recent years, he has frequently advised on matters regarding the restructuring of distressed debt in Sweden and the Baltic region. With over 20 years’ experience in financing matters, André Andersson has extensive knowledge and the ability to develop innovative solutions to complicated problems.

Awards

  • Received the Chambers European Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession in 2011. André Andersson is one of the most renowned practitioners in the Swedish legal market. With enthusiasm and creativity he has developed the practice of banking law in Sweden and has been the mentor for a whole generation of finance lawyers.
  • Ranked as “Star Individual” in Banking & Finance in Chambers Global/Europe 2014. Widely recognised as the number-one financial lawyer in the Nordics," André Andersson is "the type of guy whom you can ask anything and everything, and he always has a great answer," enthuse interviewees.
  • Ranked in ”Band 1” in Capital Markets in Chambers Global/Europe 2014.
    André Andersson is an outstanding debt capital markets practitioner, particularly noted for his impressive depth of knowledge and experience in the field. He has notable expertise in advising on high-yield bonds. 
  • Ranked as ”Star Individual” in Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers Global/Europe 2014. André Andersson is widely hailed as one of the leading banking and finance practitioners in Sweden and is equally well regarded for his restructuring prowess. He is described by commentators as “an all-round star; he really is one of the best."
  • Ranked as ”Leading Lawyer” in Asset finance, Banking and finance and Restructuring and insolvency in IFLR1000 2014.
  • Ranked as  “Leading individual” in Banking and finance in Legal 500 2014

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1994-
  • Visiting lawyer, Slaughter and May, London, 1991-1992
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1993
  • Associate, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1987-1990

Education

  • Italian studies (Università per Stranieri di Siena, 1998)
  • Diploma in Legal Studies (University of Oxford, 1987)
  • Degree in business and administration (Lund University, 1986)
  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1986)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 1993 
  • International Bar Association (Banking Law Committee, Securities Law Committee, and Aviation Law Committee)
  • Education committee at the Law Faculty, Stockholm University 
  • Member of the Council and the Special Committee at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law, Stockholm University
  • Editorial council for the journal, Advokaten 
  • Chairman of the Siamon foundation