Carl Gustaf De Geer

Senior Counsel

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Carl Gustaf De Geer

Carl Gustaf is a highly regarded and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Sweden and the Nordic region. He has long experience acting as legal advisor to several listed companies, banks and private equity companies and furthermore he has represented foreign companies in some of the largest transactions in the Nordic region. He also has considerable experience in advising clients in compliance and corporate investigations.

Carl Gustaf is head of the Asia Practice Group, and has extensive experience from advising Chinese, Japanese and other Asian companies in legal matters in the Nordic countries. He has also been working as senior advisors in the most reputable law firms in Japan and Indian, representing Nordic companies in transactions, compliance, and other legal and strategic matters in Asia.

  • Rankings and reviews

    Carl is ranked as “Senior Statesman” for Corporate/M&A in Sweden, Chambers Global and Europe 2019

    “Carl Gustaf De Geer is a veteran practitioner in this space, described by one source as ‘a very senior lawyer of huge experience, particularly of government work, with a rock-solid reputation.’ He valuably combines extensive experience of corporate and M&A work with in-depth knowledge of anti-corruption, compliance and CSR issues.” Chambers Global and Europe 2019

    Interviewees label him a "top lawyer", and a "very prominent figure in the market" who is "very good at building relationships with clients", Chambers Global and Europe 2017

    Carl Gustaf has been named as a leading lawyer both in Chambers Global and Europe for several years.

  • CV
    2021 -
    May 2019
    Nishimura & Asahi, Tokyo, Legal advisor
    May 2019
    Trilegal, Delhi/Mumbai, Legal advisor
    2005 - 2019
    Vinge, Stockholm, Partner
    1990 - 2005
    Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm
    1983 - 1990
    Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, Stockholm
    1981 - 1982
    Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvine, New York

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    University of Stockholm, LL.M.
    University of Pennsylvania, LL.M.
  • Membership
    Member of the Swedish Bar Association