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Deloitte

The Deloitte Sweden tax and legal team provides a full range of advisory services including M&A, tax management, consulting, international tax, transfer pricing, business tax, indirect tax, private company, legal and global employer services. Frida Haglund is managing partner and head of tax at the firm. She has over 20 years of experience in international individual taxation, incentive programs, strategic affairs linked to mobile personnel and social security issues.

During the last year the firm’s clients have included the largest international private equity funds, Nordic private equity funds, and multinational corporations that the team support in M&A projects.

DLA Piper

The tax team at DLA Piper in Sweden is known for advising on litigious and transactional tax issues, including those related to M&A deals, international restructurings and tax audits.

The tax team is led by Erik Björkeson. He has more than 22 years of experience working with national and international tax law, and works extensively with international corporate taxation and issues regarding cross-border transactions.

EY

The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.

Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.

KPMG

Tina Zetterlund is partner and head of business tax in KPMG’s Swedish tax group. She has been working at KPMG for over 20 years, initially as an accountant and subsequently as tax advisor. Zetterlund specialises in Swedish and international corporate taxation.

The firm offers a full range of services to sectors like the manufacturing, finance, retail and digital industries. The team work with major domestic and international companies, including financial institutions and various funds.

Magnusson

Magnusson’s tax practice in Sweden specialises in transactional structures, structuring/restructuring, international taxation, tax planning, tax due diligence, financial services tax, tax compliance and tax disputes. Partner Per Wiker is head of the tax department. 

In the last year the firm advised Nordic Credit Partners on the set-up of its third innovative AIF fund investing in well-diversified leveraged portfolios of publicly traded Nordic high-yield bonds and listing of the fund’s profit participation loans.

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling advises on major international and domestic reorganisations, takeovers, public offerings, real property transactions, incentive plans, structured finance and transfer pricing. The firm also provides routine tax advice on ongoing matters.

Tax partner Anders Erasmie advised D Carnegie & Co in a high-value transaction over the last year. The team also advised Fidelio Capital in connection with the fund raising of additional SKr3 billion.

PwC

The global firm PwC has an active tax and transfer pricing department in Sweden. Mikael Carlén is head of the tax department. 

The firm supports large multinationals in disputes and audit defence, and global planning and restructuring work. The team provide clients with support in corporate tax, compliance, accounting, reporting, restructuring and project management.

Skeppsbron Skatt

Mac Berlin is managing partner and head of tax at Skeppsbron Skatt. He works with clients in several industries, with a particular focus on companies active in the real estate industry, banking and insurance industry. 

Currently the team is advising a major retail group on an international restructuring. The firm is also acting as lead advisor for Husqvarna, Scania, Black and Decker, Schneider Electric among many others on a large tax litigation.

Svalner

Viktor Sandberg is managing partner and head of tax at Svalner. The firm offers a full range of advice and support including direct and indirect tax matters, such as corporate and international tax, transactions and dispute resolution. 

In the last 12 months the firm has acted as counsel for LM Ericsson in a VAT case against the Swedish Tax Authority. The team has also acted as counsel for Altor Equity Partners in cases against Swedish Tax Agency relating to taxation of carried interest.

Client feedback

“Svalner is a professional firm which provides guidance around various recommendations.”