Industry sectorAutomotive

Mannheimer Swartling has been the leading advisor to the Swedish automotive industry for decades and enjoys a close relationship with the automotive industry to this day.

Mannheimer Swartling’s Automotive industry group has acted in essentially all major transactions in the Swedish automotive industry over the past several decades, including the sale of Swedish OEMs, several public offers concerning manufacturers and distributors, and outsourcing of component manufacturers from OEMs.

Many of the firm’s partners have a background as in-house counsel in the automotive industry and we regularly second associates to the legal departments of Swedish companies in the automotive sector. The firm has been engaged in Lindholmen Science Park and its Test Site Sweden since it was founded in 2001 as a national project and a neutral meeting place for common research projects in the automotive sector within safety, environment and ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) with, among others, a number of automotive companies as co-owners.