Eva Hägg

Sweden

Mannheimer Swartling
Norrlandsgatan 21
Box 1711
111 87 Stockholm

Tel: +46 8 595 064 60
Fax: +46 8 595 060 01

Email: eva@msa.se
Web: www.mannheimerswartling.se

Eva Hägg is the chairman of the Public M&A and Equity Capital Markets practice group. She specialises in securities and company law, and works specifically with public company transactions. Such transactions include IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital market transactions such as stock exchange listings, the raising of capital and recapitalisation. Her work also includes company law issues, information issues and regulatory issues concerning the stock market.

Ranking/Awards

-For many years, Eva Hägg has been ranked as a leader in her respective areas in numerous publications including Chambers Global, PLC Which Lawyer, IFLR1000, Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides and Who’s Who Legal.

Experience

-Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1994-
-Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1994
-Associate, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1986-1990
-District Court Service, 1983-1985

Education
-LL.M. (Stockholm University, 1983)

Languages
-Swedish
-English

Member

-Swedish Bar Association, 1989
-International Bar Association
-Corporate Governance Forum
-Hilda Network – a network to support women in their professional development in the legal system
-Swedish Securities Council

With a breadth and depth of experience in capital markets, their transactions and regulatory framework, we can provide added value for our clients on strategic and structural issues.

We take an active interest in the development of the Swedish capital markets and continuously monitor the markets, generally accepted practices and legislative issues. The group’s lawyers also participate actively in Sweden and internationally in relation to the development and monitoring of generally accepted practices, corporate governance and rules governing company and capital markets law. The group has a Professional Development Lawyer, who has the main responsibility for the group’s competence development and business intelligence.

The Public M&A and Equity Capital Markets group is one of the firm’s transaction groups. Our work covers all types of capital market transactions and company law issues including:

-Public offerings and mergers
-Private Placements
-Restructuring
-Acquisitions in kind
-New share issues and other raising of capital
-Stockmarket listings
-Information issues
-Insider issues
-Company law
-Corporate governance
-Incentive plans

Business and supervisory issues for securities institutions and mutual fund companies
For each transaction, we put together a group of specialists who are needed within areas such as tax, banking and finance, environmental law and real estate. We have a particularly close co-operation with selected law firms in Europe. Together, the firms have established common principles concerning several jurisdictions in order to achieve efficient co-operation and to be able to accept joint instructions.

Mannheimer Swartling is the leading business law firm in the Nordic region. The firm works with many of Sweden’s, and the world’s, leading major and mid-sized companies and organisations. A common feature for the firm’s clients is that law plays a vital role in their business success.

Mannheimer Swartling is a full service firm with an extensive international practice. The firm has its base in Sweden, with four offices located there. Mannheimer Swartling also has seven offices in other countries around the world.

The firm has approximately 600 employees, of which approximately 400 are lawyers. The firm’s lawyers can contribute and create added value to the clients’ transactions with both cutting edge expertise and solid industry experience.

The fact that Mannheimer Swartling has reached, and is able to maintain, its position as the leading Nordic law firm is mainly due to the firm’s successful recruitment of the best employees, ongoing skills development and a strong corporate culture which encourages quality, business focus and team spirit.

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The equity capital markets team is headed by Eva Hägg, who is widely respected for both her skill and experience in the area.
Chambers Europe, 2014