Annika Andersson


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Annika Andersson

Annika Andersson is head of Cirio’s Equity Capital Markets and Public M&A department. Annika specializes in equity capital markets and corporate law, with the emphasis on capital market transactions and public M&A, including IPOs, capital raisings, public takeover offers and mergers, non-cash acquisitions, and corporate spin-offs. Annika also advises listed companies and investors in corporate law, corporate governance, listing rules, the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), public disclosure rules, share-based incentive programs, share buy-backs, board responsibility matters, and regulatory matters on the stock market, as well as operational and supervisory matters for securities institutions, mutual fund companies, and alternative investment fund managers.

Annika is one of the leading ECM lawyers in Sweden (Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, and IFLR1000). Annika "is calm and reliable.“ Chambers & Partners

  • Experience

    • Sagax on its directed share issue through an accelerated book building procedure raising SEK 2 billion.
    • ABB on the Swedish capital markets aspects of the spin-off of Accelleron
    • Västerport Holding on its public offer to the shareholders in Torslanda Property Investment
    • Boule Diagnostics on its fully secured rights issue of SEK 150 million
    • ICA Gruppen in connection with ICA-handlarnas Förbund and AMF’s public offer to the shareholders in ICA Gruppen
    • Karolinska Development on its MSEK 491 rights issue
    • Abliva on its directed issue of convertibles
    • Pareto Securities as Global Coordinator in connection with Acconeer’s rights issue
    • Torslanda Property Investment in connection with its voluntary redemption of shares of SEK 337 million
    • Netmore Group on its rights issue
    • Pareto Securities as Sole Manager and Bookrunner in connection with ADDvise Group’s private placement
    • Sagax with its redemption of preferential shares against redemption proceeds of MSEK 571
    • ABB on the Swedish aspects of ABB’s share buyback program that was launched following the completion of the divestment of ABB’s Power Grids business to Hitachi
    • The sellers of the Australian based Big Time Gaming Pty Ltd to Evolution Gaming for a total consideration of up to EUR 450 million, payable in cash and Evolution shares
    • Netmore Group in connection with Buildroid Invest’s mandatory public offer to the shareholders of Netmore Group
    • Sagax with its MSEK 513 directed issue of class D common shares through an accelerated bookbuilding procedure
    • Elekta with the Swedish capital markets aspects of the investment in a minority stake in ViewRay, Inc
    • Artificial Solutions International with its SEK 120 million rights issue
    • Karolinska Development with its SEK 466 million directed share issue to the company’s convertible holders
    • Artificial Solutions with its private placement directed towards Swedish and international investors
    • Sagax with its private placement of 5.9 million Class D common shares directed towards Swedish and international institutional investors.
    • TagMaster with its SEK 98 million rights issue and SEK 41 million directed issue for the financing of the acquisition of Sensys Networks Inc.
    • Acando in connection with CGI’s public offer to the shareholders in Acando
    • ABB in connection with its sale of Power Grids to Hitachi
    • Artificial Solutions with its reverse takeover of Indentive and its listing on First North
    • HNA with its sale of Radisson Group, its acquisition of Carlson Hotels and its public offer for Radisson Hospitality (formerly Rezidor)
    • Sagax with its rights issue of class D common shares of MSEK 656
    • Bringwell in connection with the public share offering from Midsona
    • AB Sagax in connection with its SEK 1,9 billion share redemption offer to its preferential shareholders for the exchange of class D common shares
    • Karolinska Development with its MSEK 451 set-off issue
    • NeuroVive Pharmaceuticals with its rights issues and private placements
    • CLX Communications with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, Mid Cap
    • Waystream with its listing on Nasdaq First North
    • IFC (part of the World Bank Group) with its MUSD 50 investment in Africa Oil
    • Helios with its MUSD 100 investment in Africa Oil
    • Meda with its MSEK 2,000 rights issue
    • Steenord with its MSEK 626 public cash offer for Agrokultura
    • Verisec with its listing on Nasdaq First North
    • Acando with its SEK 480 million public share offer for Connecta
    • TransAtlantic with Kistefos’ public offer for TransAtlantic
    • Medina Capital Fund with its public offer for Cryptzone
    • Isconova with Novavax public share offer for Isconova
    • Sagax with its issue of preferential shares of MSEK 370 and its MSEK 372 rights issue
    • The Swedish Government in relation to the Swedish State's participation in a revolving credit facility for SAS
    • Moberg Pharma with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, Small Cap
    • TransAtlantic with its MSEK 550 rights issue and acquisition of the British offshore company SBS Marine and the shipping company Österströms
    • TransAtlantic with its acquisition of shares in Trans Viking from Kistefos AS with payment in TransAtlantic shares
    • GHP AB with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, Small Cap
    • Aerocrine with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, Small Cap
    • Rezidor with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, Mid Cap
    • Biacore with GE Healthcare’s public offer for Biacore
    • Electrolux with its spin-off of Husqvarna and the IPO of Husqvarna on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap
    • Mediaintressenters public offer for VLT
    • Volvo with its disposal of its holding in Scania
    • Pharmacia with the merger between Pharmacia and Pfizer
  • Rankings and reviews

    "She is very competent in her field," highlights a client, who goes on to say: "She has the habit of doing things to a high standard." - Chambers Europe

    Annika is named as a leading lawyer in Equity Capital markets in Sweden in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Expert Guides.

    Chambers Europe: “Annika Andersson of Cirio Advokatbyrå AB is well regarded in the equity market, with clients highlighting her ability to think outside the box and find a solution."

  • CV
    Lindahl law firm
    Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå
    Stockholm District Court
    Rowe & Maw, London
    Advokatfirman Vinge, London

    Swedish, English and French

  • Education
    University College London, London University, LL.M.
    Lund University, LL.M.
    Aix-Marseille Université, International law and EU law
  • Membership
    Member of the Swedish Bar Association