Anders Bäckman

Anders Bäckman

Advokat/ Partner , Sweden

My service areas

  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A

Summary

Anders Bäckman is a Swedish attorney-at-law (advokat) and a partner based in the Stockholm office. He practices in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and joint ventures with experience in a wide variety of domestic and international corporate transactions. Anders is experienced in the field of corporate governance which has led to him serving as board director and board secretary in various companies. According to a recent Chambers report: “Anders Bäckman impresses with his “availability and proactive approach. He has the ability to quickly grasp complex transactions and draft technically excellent agreements”.

Professional Experience

Magnusson
Partner in corporate practice group – 2005

Pinsents London office
Corporate finance department – 2003

Magnusson Wahlin Qvist Stanbrook
Member of corporate group – 1999

Uppsala District Court

He has provided legal counsel for:

  • the Swedish part of a $1 billion sale and world-wide reorganization of companies in the water industry;
  • a leading US company in the water purification industry in the acquisition of a Swedish company;
  • a world-leading UK-based listed mining company in a $107 million divestiture of a Swedish subsidiary;
  • a leading US company in acquisitions/joint ventures in the Swedish sports and entertainment industry;
  • transactions in other industries (e.g. pulp, hotel, pharmaceuticals, aviation, automotive, software, broadband, credit card, banking, and asset management);
  • lenders and borrowers in various loan transactions.

He has arranged seminars and authored articles on domestic and international corporate governance matters for the International Chamber of Commerce (UK).

Bar Admissions

Admitted in Sweden (Advokat)

Education

LL.M. (Uppsala University)

Positions of trust

Board director and board secretary in various companies

Languages

  • Swedish – native
  • English – fluent

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018
Recommended for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Sweden

Chambers Global 2018
Ranked for Corporate and M&A in Sweden

Chambers Europe 2018
Ranked for Corporate/M&A in Sweden

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017
Recommended for Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Sweden

Chambers Europe 2017
Ranked for Corporate/M&A in Sweden

Chambers Global 2017
Ranked for Corporate/M&A in Sweden

Chambers Europe 2016
Sweden: Corporate/M&A

Chambers Global 2016
Sweden: Corporate/M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016
Sweden: Corporate, Commercial and M&A

Chambers Europe 2015
Sweden: Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015
Sweden: Corporate and Commercial, M&A

Chambers Global 2015
Sweden: Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014
Sweden: Corporate and Commercial, M&A

Chambers Global 2014
Sweden: Corporate and M&A: Anders Bäckman impresses with his “availability and proactive approach. He has the ability to quickly grasp complex transactions and draft technically excellent agreements,” say sources.