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MAGNUSSON REPRESENTS SONY ERICSSON IN SONY'S ACQUISITION OF ERICSSON'S SHARE

2011-11-07

Magnusson is advising Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (“Sony Ericsson”) in the process of the sale to Sony Corporation of 50 percent stake in the joint venture by Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.

Magnusson is advising Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sony Ericsson) in the process of the sale to Sony Corporation of 50 percent stake in the joint venture by Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. As a result of the transaction, Sony Ericsson will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation for EUR 1.05 billion.
The team is led by Per Hendar, partner in the Gothenburg office of Magnusson. Per is a former general counsel and secretary to the Board of Sony Ericsson (2001-2005). Before that he headed up the legal operations of Ericsson in the United Kingdom.

Background: Magnusson is a full-service independent law firm with offices in Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Minsk, Moscow, Stockholm and Warsaw. The firm advises clients operating in the Baltic Sea Region, including local and international companies, as well as public authorities.
Magnusson has been named Law Firm of the Year: The Nordics at The Lawyer European Awards 2011. For the third consecutive year Magnusson has also been shortlisted for The British Legal Awards 2011 as European Law Firm of The Year.

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