Karolin Eklund

Karolin Eklund is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Karolin directly using the contact details listed above.

Karolin is a Swedish Attorney-at-Law (Sw. Advokat) and a partner based in Stockholm. With more than 10 years of experience representing Swedish and international companies in the areas of M&A and contract law with a special focus on cross-border transactions and related matters.  In addition, Karolin also advices Swedish and international clients in relation to employment law across a wide range of industries and since 2015 has been a lecturer and examiner in employment law for graduate students at the Stockholm Faculty of Law.

Firm Overview:

EKLUND LAW is a boutique law firm based in Stockholm, Sweden.

A Commercial law firm with a focus on Corporate and M&A, Commercial Agreements and Employment law.

Corporate and M&A

We advise on all aspects of deal-making, including acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, dispositions and exits, with experience from transactions in most sectors.

We manage cross-border transactions typically covering including multiple jurisdictions.

We work with you from the initial planning and negotiation stage through to the implementation of due diligence processes, to drafting and negotiating transaction-related agreements, as well as the subsequent integration of the acquired businesses.

We support you to set up and establish your company, carry out a new issue of shares or redeem shares. We also help you to draft and negotiate shareholders’ and joint venture agreements.

Commercial agreements

Our experience of Swedish as well as international contract arrangements means we can provide strategic advice for your entire business, including its day-to-day operations. Our advice includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of commercial agreements, including: general terms and conditions, purchase agreements, manufacturing agreements and supply agreements, joint venture agreements, license agreements, service agreements, outsourcing agreements, co-operation agreements, non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, transport agreements, sub-supplier agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements, and shareholders’ agreements.

Employment law

We can guide you through: reorganisations, dismissals and terminations, contract drafting, occupational safety and health, trade secret law issues, violation of non-compete and solicitation undertakings, discrimination issues, union consultations/negotiations, corporate acquisitions, and transfer of undertakings, including outsourcing.

Agne Lindberg

Agne Lindberg is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Agne directly using the contact details listed above.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Agne Lindberg and Delphi in Sweden (streetinsider.com)

Agne specialises in IT, telecom, data privacy and Intellectual Property. His experience includes IT-contracts, outsourcing deals (cross-border as well as national), e-commerce, electronic banking, data privacy, telecommunications and IT mergers and acquisitions, Intellectual property, in particular software piracy litigation. Clients spans from Vendors being all from start-ups to world leading IT and telecoms corporations to public and private organisations in their IT procurement. Agne Lindberg was a member of the Swedish IT Commission’s IT Law Observatory, set up by the Swedish government, a member of the board of the Swedish IT Law organisation, a member of the Legal Council of the Swedish IT Organisation, the main trade organisation in Sweden and co-chair of the Subcommittee of International transactions of the American Bar Association Committee on the Law of Cyberspace. He has also founded the network on outsourcing within the Swedish Informatics society. He is a frequent speaker topics related to IT-contracts, IT M&A, outsourcing, software piracy and data protection and has written numerous books and articles.

Firm Overview:

Delphi is a progressive law firm with specialists in most industries and legal areas within business law. We have a total workforce of 195 employees, of which more than 150 are lawyers. We have offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Linköping and Norrköping.

Podcast by Delphi

Carl Ljungdahl

Carl Ljungdahl is our exclusively recommended Tax Advisory Services expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carl directly using the contact details listed above.

Carl is a Swedish corporate income tax advisor who has advised on +500 Swedish and global transactions in relation to tax due diligence and tax structuring. Carl also has extensive experience in managing complex tax issues relating to, inter-alia, IP planning, TP/BMO projects and setup of financial structures. Carl is heading Grant Thornton Sweden’s Transaction Tax team. Carl is a certified tax advisor (FAR).

Firm Overview:

Grant Thornton Sweden has 1300 employees in 24 offices and provide services in auditing, outsourced accounting, tax and advisory. We support about 26,000 companies and organisations in Sweden with financial services. As a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, we can help companies in over 140 countries.

Grant Thornton’s brand promise is to help our customers unlock their potential for growth. Please contact us to see how we can help you and your company.

Introducing Carl Ljungdahl and Grant Thornton Sweden AB (streetinsider.com)

Antonia Severin

Antonia Severin is our exclusively recommended Capital Markets Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Antonia directly using the contact details listed above.

Antonia is an associate in our Capital Markets practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2020. Prior to joining White & Case, Antonia studied Law at Stockholm University and at Fundação Getulio Vargas and worked as an associate at a Big Four firm.

Representation of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj on the voluntary recommended public cash tender offer made by a Bain Capital lead consortium formed by (BC) Lux Holdco S.à r.l. (a vehicle owned and controlled by funds managed or advised by Bain Capital Private Equity (Europe), LLP, and/or its affiliates), Ahlstrom Invest B.V (an indirect subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy), Viknum AB and Belgrano Inversiones Oy, for all the issued and outstanding shares in Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj. The tender offer values Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s total equity at approximately EUR 2.1 billion. Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in innovative and sustainable fiber-based materials and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Nasdaq Stockholm.

Firm Overview:

Truly Global

White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

Mikael Wahlgren

Mikael Wahlgren is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mikael directly using the contact details listed above.

Mikael is former general counsel, business lawyer, corporate lawyer, board member and arbitrator specialised in international and Swedish commercial law, company law, acquisition, dispute resolution, board work, arbitration and has lectured on Department of Commercial Law at Lund University and a number of international legal conferences.

Mikael is the owner and founder of the law consultancy firm Linton and Wahlgren AB. He has more than 25 years extensive experience and knowledge of, amongst others, managing arbitrations, disputes and has during the past years acted as an arbitrator and mediator. During his 10 years as General Counsel for the Alfa Laval Group and 15 years as in-house counsel, supporting a number of multinational Swedish and foreign listed companies (i.e. Skanska, ABB, Rolls-Royce and NCC) and in his current role as independent legal counsel, he acts as an arbitrator and mediator with special knowledge of complicated commercial and industrial legal matters within the international manufacturing, infrastructure, energy, construction, Life Science and Med Tech industries.

Please contact us and we can tell you more about how we can help you to ensure that you have the legal support, strategy and risk awareness that you should have and that your board has the right focus on your legal issues.

Dan Engström MCIArb

Dan Engström is our exclusively recommended Commercial Dispute Resolution expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dan directly using the contact details listed above.

30+ years of in-depth experience in commercial dispute resolution both as a legal counsel, as an arbitrator and as a mediator. Arbitrator, mediator and/or counsel in numerous both national and international cases. Appointments as arbitrator and mediator regularly every year. Admitted to World Intellectual Property Organisations (WIPO) list of independent international neutrals within Arbitration and Mediation with the focus on intellectual property dispute settlement. Admitted to the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) list/panel of independent international neutrals within International Arbitration.

Firm Overview:

SALC is a commercial boutique law firm founded June 1st, 2006 with a practice primarily focusing on national and international commercial dispute resolution, but also on providing our clients with corporate legal services in general.

SALC is a small, efficient and highly qualified organisation with at least one senior partner always actively involved in the client matter at hand.

We have the knowledge necessary to assist our clients in any commercial dispute; national, international or cross-border, litigation, arbitration or mediation. We have the commitment our clients have been looking for. And we hang in there, because we have the devotion it takes.

Our Focus:

We work closely together with the client’s best interest as our primary focus. We believe in building long-lasting relationships with our clients through knowledge, commitment and devotion. A proof of that being a successful strategy is that many of our clients have been with us since the day the firm was founded. We always strive to continue developing the relationships over time to assure that what we deliver is customised for and brings the greatest value to the client.