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 and restructuring of different types of financial transactions. His work also includes leasing and other asset-based financing. In recent years, André has actively participated in the development of the Nordic debt capital market. With almost 30 years' experience in financing matters, André Andersson has extensive knowledge and the ability to develop innovative solutions to complicated problems.

  • Was in 2017 awarded an honorary doctorate in law from Stockholm University. The award was motivated by André Andersson's many years of service to the development and work of the legal faculty through his support of research and teaching.
  • 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 2016. "Stockholm star" and department co-head André Andersson receives widespread acclaim "not just in leasing but across the whole area of banking and finance." He advises clients on the structuring of a range of financial transactions, including asset-backed financing and distressed debt.
  • Ranked in "Band 1" in Capital Markets in Chambers Global/Europe 2016. The "excellent" André Andersson gains praise from market sources for his expertise in debt capital markets. He co-heads the department and advises lenders on a range of matters, including distressed situations. His wider practice also encompasses restructuring and banking and finance, for which he is highly regarded.
  • Ranked as "Star Individual" in Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers Global/Europe 2016. André Andersson is described by sources as "outstanding in the Swedish bankruptcy market" and is highly respected for his long experience in restructuring.
  • Ranked as "Leading Lawyer" in Asset finance, Banking and finance and Restructuring and insolvency in IFLR1000 2016.
  • Ranked as "Leading individual" in Banking and finance in Legal 500 2016.

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), Council Member in the Legal Practice Division, former Co-chair of the Banking Law Committee
  • Education committee at the Law Faculty, Stockholm University
  • Member of the Board, the Council and the Special Committee at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law, Stockholm University
  • Swedish representative in the Brexit Task Force, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)
  • Vice Inspector (Proinspektor) for the Students' Law Society at Stockholm University
  • Chairman of the Siamon foundation
  • Board member, Stockholm City Mission (Stockholms Stadsmission)

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 and restructuring of different types of financial transactions. His work also includes leasing and other asset-based financing. In recent years, André has actively participated in the development of the Nordic debt capital market. With almost 30 years' experience in financing matters, André Andersson has extensive knowledge and the ability to develop innovative solutions to complicated problems.

Awards

  • Was in 2017 awarded an honorary doctorate in law from Stockholm University. The award was motivated by André Andersson's many years of service to the development and work of the legal faculty through his support of research and teaching.
  • 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 2016. "Stockholm star" and department co-head André Andersson receives widespread acclaim "not just in leasing but across the whole area of banking and finance." He advises clients on the structuring of a range of financial transactions, including asset-backed financing and distressed debt.
  • Ranked in "Band 1" in Capital Markets in Chambers Global/Europe 2016. The "excellent" André Andersson gains praise from market sources for his expertise in debt capital markets. He co-heads the department and advises lenders on a range of matters, including distressed situations. His wider practice also encompasses restructuring and banking and finance, for which he is highly regarded.
  • Ranked as "Star Individual" in Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers Global/Europe 2016. André Andersson is described by sources as "outstanding in the Swedish bankruptcy market" and is highly respected for his long experience in restructuring.
  • Ranked as "Leading Lawyer" in Asset finance, Banking and finance and Restructuring and insolvency in IFLR1000 2016.
  • Ranked as "Leading individual" in Banking and finance in Legal 500 2016.

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), Council Member in the Legal Practice Division, former Co-chair of the Banking Law Committee
  • Education committee at the Law Faculty, Stockholm University
  • Member of the Board, the Council and the Special Committee at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law, Stockholm University
  • Swedish representative in the Brexit Task Force, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)
  • Vice Inspector (Proinspektor) for the Students' Law Society at Stockholm University
  • Chairman of the Siamon foundation
  • Board member, Stockholm City Mission (Stockholms Stadsmission)