IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Founded in 1997 Hammarskiöld is a law firm based in Sweden. The firm has an office in Stockholm.


Focusses / specialisms

The banking team works on a wide mix of lending work and regularly advises within the fintech space. The firm often also works alongside public authorities such as the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Swedish Pensions Agency on mandates.

In the capital markets space, the firm is particularly active in the IPO area, where it often acts for underwriters.

The firm is often active in the M&A space on some of the market’s most valuable public and private deals, as well as smaller private acquisitions.


Key clients

Among its clients are Vacse, Hypoteket Bolån, Axa Real Estate Investment, Vestum, Pegujo, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Danske Bank, Devyser Diagnostics, Trill Impact, Scania CV, QNTM Group, Deka and Svensk Exportkredit, KfW, Carneo and Universal Group.


Research period review: 33rd edition (2023/2024)    

During the research period the firm was active in all areas of corporate law.

In banking and finance Hammarskiöld advised on notable green renewable energy projects. The firm also focused on real estate finance and green tech projects.

In capital markets it acted for clients on the debt and the equity side. In debt capital markets it assisted on bond issues, including a green MTN-programme. On the equity side it assisted all sides of the table on IPOs.

In M&A Hammarskiöld advised sellers and acquirers on acquisitions in various industries, including gaming, insurance, logistics and manufacturing.

In restructuring and insolvency, the firm advised creditors on debt restructuring.


Deal highlights: 33rd edition (2023/2024)

 LL Lucky Games $1.3 million directed issue of shares

Skarta Group € 210 million acquisition of NYAB Group


Client feedback: 33rd edition (2023/2024)

Capital markets

"Well on top of technical and business related matters. High availability and service minded."


Carl-Johan Pousette

"Extremely experienced, well connected and with superior knowledge. Highly available and service minded."