Linklaters is the only leading global law firm with significant presence in the Nordics.
Leading Nordic and global companies and financial institutions choose Linklaters to advise on their most complex domestic and cross-border transactions and their most significant regulatory and contentious cases. Our clients are able to take advantage of the full breadth of Linklaters’ global service offering combined with a complete understanding of the local conditions and opportunities in the Nordics.
We are a fully integrated global law firm, meaning that specialists in corporate/M&A, banking, capital markets, restructuring & insolvency, competition, dispute resolution, employment, tax, real estate and TMT work in integrated teams to provide our clients with support that is second to none.
Our clients can trust us to be fully committed to delivering a consistently excellent level of service, using our legal knowledge and market experience to provide creative, commercial, simple and pragmatic solutions to the challenges they face. Our lawyers specialise in global industry sector groups in addition to legal practice areas, as understanding our clients' business environment and strategic aims is key to providing them with first class legal services.
We are devoted to building long-term relationships with our clients, through our complete focus on their interests, our commercial approach and our excellent service.
Recent significant transactions and cases include advising:
Alimak Group on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.
- Microsoft Corporation on the USD 2.5bn acquisition of game developer Mojang, the creator of the Minecraft video-game franchise.
- Enagas and Fluxus in their joint acquisition of Swedegas, the owner and operator of the gas transmission grid in Sweden.
- Dometic Group on the divestment of its medical business to Navis Capital Partners.
- The buyer consortium consisting of State Super, Sunsuper and SAFE on its acquisition of A-Train AB, the high-speed rail operator of Arlandabanan, from Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund.
- Investment banks on the dual track and sale of the Lindorff Group to Nordic Capital.
- Investor AB (publ) and EQT IV Limited on the US$4bn agreement to sell the Gambro Group to Baxter International
- TIAA Henderson Real Estate in the purchase of the shopping centre Nova Lund from Unibail Rodamco with an underlying value of approximately SEK 1.635bn (EUR 177m).
- The Carlyle Group on their divestment of the commercial properties Globen City in Stockholm and Startboxen Solna to Klövern AB with an underlying value of approximately SEK 3.75bn (EUR 405m).
- SPP Fastigheter AB (a part of the Storebrand Group) in its purchase of a company owning a landmark hotel property located at Stockholm Arlanda Airport with an underlying value of approximately SEK 1.1bn (EUR 119m).
- DNB in their divestment of a company owning a property on Kungsbron in the city centre of Stockholm to a company wholly-owned by AMF Fastigheter AB with an underlying value of approximately SEK 1.56bn (EUR 168m).
Linklaters operates in Sweden through a Swedish incorporated company, Linklaters Advokatbyrå AB.