Advokat, Partner

Cecilia Rudels

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Cecilia Rudels is specialized in the area of finance and debt capital markets and has extensive experience of advising Swedish and international lenders and borrowers on real estate financing, acquisition financing, corporate loans and structured finance. In recent years, her practice has also come to include fund structuring and advising institutional investors on investments in alternative assets. Cecilia joined TM & Partners in 2008 and has before that worked at other leading law firms both in Stockholm and in London, as well as in-house counsel at a global asset manager.

Cecilia is ranked as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance by the editorials of Chambers and IFLR 1000.

"High level of interaction. Availability and knowledge and willingness to explain. Understanding of our business and needs."
Rankningsinstitutet IFLR1000
"Available, solutions oriented and client centric. Obviously appreciated also by borrowers as many of them want us as a bank to have her as counsel."
Rankningsinstitutet IFLR1000

CV

Experience

  • Partner, Törngren Magnell & Partners Advokatfirma, 2008 –
  • Legal Counsel, Aberdeen Property Investors, Stockholm, 2007 – 2008
  • Associate, Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm, 2000 – 2007
  • Associate, Clifford Chance, London, 1999 – 2000

Education

  • LL.M., University of London, 1999
  • LL.M., Stockholm University, 1998

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2009

Rankning

Ranked in Chambers Europe 2022: Cecilia Rudels.
Mandates | 2023-01-12
TM & Partners has assisted OBOS in connection with OBOS and Veidekke jointly entering the Wendelstrand project in Mölnlycke and acquiring 19,500 gross area to build around 200 residential units
OBOS and Veidekke become partners in the residential area Wendelstrand, right by Landvettersjön in Härryda municipality, 15 minutes from central Gothenburg. The seller is Next Step Group where OBOS and Veidekke acquire 19,500 gross area...
OBOS and Veidekke become partners in the residential area Wendelstrand, right by Landvettersjön in Härryda municipality, 15...
Mandates | 2023-01-11
TM & Partners legal advisor to CombinedX AB (publ) in connection with the acquisition of Absfront AB
TM & Partners has advised CombinedX (publ) in connection with the acquisition of all shares in the consulting company Absfront AB, which is specialised in business applications with a focus on CRM. The acquisition was...
TM & Partners has advised CombinedX (publ) in connection with the acquisition of all shares in the...
Mandates | 2022-12-21
TM & Partners has Assisted Arwidsro in the Acquisition of Properties in the Municipality of Gislaved
TM & Partners has assisted Arwidsro Fastighets AB in the acquisition of three properties in Smålandia in Gislaved municipality from Boxhult AB. The acquisition includes 7,447 square meters of lettable area with a property value...
TM & Partners has assisted Arwidsro Fastighets AB in the acquisition of three properties in Smålandia in...
Mandates | 2022-12-21
TM & Partners has Advised Atlas Copco Gruppens Gemensamma Pensionsstiftelse
TM & Partners has advised Atlas Copco Gruppens Gemensamma Pensionsstiftelse in connection with the sale of its shareholding in Vacse AB (publ) to Volvo Personvagnars Pensionsstiftelse. Vacse is a real estate company founded by the...
TM & Partners has advised Atlas Copco Gruppens Gemensamma Pensionsstiftelse in connection with the sale of its...
Mandates | 2022-12-20
TM & Partners has Assisted Veranex in the Acquisition of Devicia and Clarvin
TM & Partners has served as Swedish legal counsel to Veranex Inc in connection with the acquisition of Devicia AB and Clarvin AB together with their affiliated companies Kickfile AB, Lea Group AB och Limulus...
TM & Partners has served as Swedish legal counsel to Veranex Inc in connection with the acquisition...
Mandates | 2022-12-08
TM & Partners has Advised Färna Invest in Connection with the Acquisition of Indiska
TM & Partners has advised Färna Invest AB, an investment company founded and owned by Gerald Engström, in connection with the acquisition of all assets and rights from Indiska Magasinet AB bankruptcy estate through the...
TM & Partners has advised Färna Invest AB, an investment company founded and owned by Gerald Engström,...
Mandates | 2022-12-02
TM & Partners has assisted Aquila Capital in the acquisition of a Swedish wind farm
TM & Partners has assisted Aquila Capital, a sustainable investment management and asset development company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, in the purchase of an operational wind farm on behalf of a Swiss investment foundation. The...
TM & Partners has assisted Aquila Capital, a sustainable investment management and asset development company headquartered in...
Mandates | 2022-11-11
TM & Partners has advised Skanska
TM & Partners has advised Skanska in connection with its EUR 500m sustainability linked Revolving Credit Facility. The interest rate margin is linked to Skanska’s sustainability strategy with KPIs related to Skanska’s ambitious climate targets....
TM & Partners has advised Skanska in connection with its EUR 500m sustainability linked Revolving Credit Facility....
News | 2022-10-10
Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume
Our strong real estate team has once again been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in a seventh place in terms of business volume in Fastighetvärlden’s list of...
Our strong real estate team has once again been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as...
News | 2022-03-17
TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Europe 2022
Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in three categories. TM & Partners are ranked partly as a firm,...
Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can...
News | 2022-02-24
TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Global 2022
Chambers Global has published the 2022 rankings of the world’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in the business areas banking and finance and M&A. In addition to the...
Chambers Global has published the 2022 rankings of the world’s leading law firms, where we can proudly...
Mandates | 2022-01-14
TM & Partners has assisted Serendipity’s property company, S. Property Group, in connection with a purchase of an urban development project and sale of parts thereof
TM & Partners has assisted Serendipity’s property company, S. Property Group, in connection with a purchase of an urban development project  in Brobyholm, in the municipality of Strängnäs, from Åkers Krutbruk Fastigheter, and sale of...
TM & Partners has assisted Serendipity’s property company, S. Property Group, in connection with a purchase of...
News | 2021-11-11
Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume
For the third consecutive year, our strong real estate team has been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in a fifth place in terms of business volume in...
For the third consecutive year, our strong real estate team has been acknowledged by the Swedish real...
News | 2020-09-24
Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume
In Fastighetssverige’s annual list of leading real estate law firms in terms of business volume, our team is in third place with a business volume of SEK 69 billion, of which SEK 31 billion relate...
In Fastighetssverige’s annual list of leading real estate law firms in terms of business volume, our team...
Mandates | 2020-09-09
TM & Partners has assisted Nordr (previously Veidekke Eiendom) in a sale of a project property to Aberdeen Standard Investments
Törngren Magnell & Partners has assisted Nordr, previously Veidekke Eiendom, in a sale of a residential project property in Sisjödal, Gothenburg, to Aberdeen Standard Investments. The project consists of 160 residential units in four separate...
Törngren Magnell & Partners has assisted Nordr, previously Veidekke Eiendom, in a sale of a residential project...
Mandates | 2020-05-15
TM & Partners has assisted Priveq Investment in its acquisition of a majority stake in the fast-growing language and media technology company Plint
TM & Partners has assisted Priveq Investment in its acquisition of a majority stake in the fast-growing language and media technology company Plint in Gothenburg. Plint, which works closely with streaming giant Netflix, has grown from...
TM & Partners has assisted Priveq Investment in its acquisition of a majority stake in the fast-growing language...
Mandates | 2019-10-23
Törngren Magnell has assisted Aquila Capital in the acquisition of a wind farm in Nylandsbergen
Törngren Magnell has assisted Aquila Capital in the purchase of eighteen wind turbines with a total capacity of 68,4 MW located in Nylandsbergen, Sundsvall, from Eolus Vind. The final purchase price amounted to EUR 78.5...
Törngren Magnell has assisted Aquila Capital in the purchase of eighteen wind turbines with a total capacity...
News | 2019-09-23
Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume
For the second time this year, our real estate team’s successful 2018/2019 has been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in second place in terms of business volume...
For the second time this year, our real estate team’s successful 2018/2019 has been acknowledged by the...
Mandates | 2017-10-24
Törngren Magnell has assisted Granen Fastighetsutveckling in the sale of a porftolio of properties
Törngren Magnell has assisted Granen Fastighetsutveckling in the sale of 72 grocery properties, located in 68 municipalities in southern Sweden and a with a lettable floor area of 78,987 square metres, to the newly established...
Törngren Magnell has assisted Granen Fastighetsutveckling in the sale of 72 grocery properties, located in 68 municipalities...
Mandates | 2023-01-12

TM & Partners has assisted OBOS in connection with OBOS and Veidekke jointly entering the Wendelstrand project in Mölnlycke and acquiring 19,500 gross area to build around 200 residential units

OBOS and Veidekke become partners in the residential area Wendelstrand, right by Landvettersjön in Härryda municipality, 15 minutes from central Gothenburg. The seller is Next Step Group where OBOS and Veidekke acquire 19,500 gross area to build around 200 residential units. Within the residential area, the intention is to build both residential units for families and residential units for single persons in an area in the Gothenburg region that is close to both nature, services and the city.

For more information, please visit:

Fastighetsvärlden

Fastighetssverige

Mynewsdesk

TM & Partners’ team consisted of :

Mandates | 2023-01-11

TM & Partners legal advisor to CombinedX AB (publ) in connection with the acquisition of Absfront AB

TM & Partners has advised CombinedX (publ) in connection with the acquisition of all shares in the consulting company Absfront AB, which is specialised in business applications with a focus on CRM. The acquisition was partly financed through a directed issue of new shares in CombinedX. For further information, please see their press release here.

CombinedX offer entire best of breed systems through eight fully owned specialist companies. Each
making use of market leading technology and have the business knowhow within their niche.

TM & Partners’ team consisted of :

Mandates | 2022-12-21

TM & Partners has Assisted Arwidsro in the Acquisition of Properties in the Municipality of Gislaved

TM & Partners has assisted Arwidsro Fastighets AB in the acquisition of three properties in Smålandia in Gislaved municipality from Boxhult AB. The acquisition includes 7,447 square meters of lettable area with a property value of SEK 120 million and a rental value of SEK 9.4 million.

For more information regarding the transaction, please see the following links:

https://www.fastighetsvarlden.se/notiser/arwidsro-forvarvar-i-smalandia-handelsomrade/

https://www.fastighetssverige.se/artikel/arwidsro-koper-for-120-miljoner-i-gislaved-45444

TM & Partners’ team consisted of :

Mandates | 2022-12-21

TM & Partners has Advised Atlas Copco Gruppens Gemensamma Pensionsstiftelse

TM & Partners has advised Atlas Copco Gruppens Gemensamma Pensionsstiftelse in connection with the sale of its shareholding in Vacse AB (publ) to Volvo Personvagnars Pensionsstiftelse. Vacse is a real estate company founded by the Swedish pension foundations associated to Ericsson, Skanska, Apoteket, Volvo, Stora Enso, Sandvik and Atlas Copco. The company owns, manages and develops community service properties that are leased to public tenants (mainly the police, courts administration and education).

TM & Partners team comprised of :

 

Mandates | 2022-12-20

TM & Partners has Assisted Veranex in the Acquisition of Devicia and Clarvin

TM & Partners has served as Swedish legal counsel to Veranex Inc in connection with the acquisition of Devicia AB and Clarvin AB together with their affiliated companies Kickfile AB, Lea Group AB och Limulus Bio AB. The acquired companies are a portfolio of full-service medical device consultancy companies, providing regulatory and clinical affairs, quality assurance, and biocompatibility services for medical devices and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) devices.

Veranex is a global tech-enabled service provider dedicated to the medical technology industry.

TM & Partners team was led by:

and also included:

Read more about Veranex here

Mandates | 2022-12-08

TM & Partners has Advised Färna Invest in Connection with the Acquisition of Indiska

TM & Partners has advised Färna Invest AB, an investment company founded and owned by Gerald Engström, in connection with the acquisition of all assets and rights from Indiska Magasinet AB bankruptcy estate through the newly formed company Indiska 1901 AB. Indiska offers home furnishings, clothing and accessories and operates in Sweden, Norway and Finland.

TM & Partners’ team consisted mainly of the Partners Jens Haneklint, Johan Wigh and Anna Jerndorf, the Senior Associate Amela Balijaj, and the Associates Jacob Elovsson Hultin, Carl Östlund, Matilda Andersson and Philip Bihl.

Mandates | 2022-12-02

TM & Partners has assisted Aquila Capital in the acquisition of a Swedish wind farm

TM & Partners has assisted Aquila Capital, a sustainable investment management and asset development company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, in the purchase of an operational wind farm on behalf of a Swiss investment foundation.

The asset has a total capacity of 24 MW and is located in the southwest of Sweden. Seller was a vehicle managed by Prime Capital AG. The wind farm generates sufficient electricity to power the equivalent of 22,500 European households per year.

For further information, please klick here.

TM & Partners’ team consisted of Niclas Högström (Partner, M&A), Martin Rosell (Senior Advisor, M&A), Mikael Ahlberg (Senior Associate, M&A), Sara Jacobson (Associate, M&A), Arvid Riemer (Associate, M&A), Tom Bovaller (Associate, M&A) and Johan Aronsson (Associate, Real Estate).

Mandates | 2022-11-11

TM & Partners has advised Skanska

TM & Partners has advised Skanska in connection with its EUR 500m sustainability linked Revolving Credit Facility.

The interest rate margin is linked to Skanska’s sustainability strategy with KPIs related to Skanska’s ambitious climate targets. Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Nordea and SEB acted as Joint Coordinators, Mandated Lead Arranges and Bookrunners. SEB also acts as the Sustainability Coordinator.

For Skanska’s announcement: see here.

TM & Partners’ team on the transaction was led by partner Cecilia Rudels and included senior associate Carolin von Oelreich and associate Anastasia Lindström.

 

News | 2022-10-10

Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume

Our strong real estate team has once again been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in a seventh place in terms of business volume in Fastighetvärlden’s list of real estate law firms, with a volume of SEK 69 billion. This almost equals last year’s business volume, which was a record year for our real estate practice.

“This kind of acknowledgement is a recognition that we combine a cutting edge financing and transaction expertise in a successful way, and that our clients view us as natural partner in their strategically most important transactions. We are grateful for the trust our clients place in us”, said Safa Mahmoudi, partner.

News | 2022-03-17

TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Europe 2022

Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in three categories.
TM & Partners are ranked partly as a firm, partly in the following business areas: M&A, banking and finance and employment law. In addition, seven of our partners are ranked: Anna Jerndorf, Cecilia Rudels, Tobhias Brandell, Safa Mahmoudi, Niclas Högström, Per Granström & Sten Hedbäck.

 

Mandates | 2022-01-14

TM & Partners has assisted Serendipity’s property company, S. Property Group, in connection with a purchase of an urban development project and sale of parts thereof

TM & Partners has assisted Serendipity’s property company, S. Property Group, in connection with a purchase of an urban development project  in Brobyholm, in the municipality of Strängnäs, from Åkers Krutbruk Fastigheter, and sale of parts of the project to Obos, Aros Bostad and Vernum. The urban development project  includes 100,000 sq. m. where 500 residential units, preschool premises, elderly homes and a visitor centre will be located.  For more information, please see here and here.

TM & Partners’ team consisted of:

News | 2021-11-11

Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume

For the third consecutive year, our strong real estate team has been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in a fifth place in terms of business volume in Fastighetsvärlden’s list of real estate law firms, with a volume of SEK 70 billion. This is an increase of underlying business volume with SEK 13 billion compared to the previous year.

“This kind of acknowledgement is a recognition of our successful strategy to combine a cutting edge financing and transaction expertise. Foremost, we are very proud over the trust our clients place in us when executing their strategically most important transactions. We have had the privilege to work with some of the largest real estate transactions during last couple of years, and have grown relative to the market in order to meet our clients’ high demands”
Safa Mahmoudi, partner.

See the whole list here.

News | 2020-09-24

Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume

In Fastighetssverige’s annual list of leading real estate law firms in terms of business volume, our team is in third place with a business volume of SEK 69 billion, of which SEK 31 billion relate to real estate financing. This is an increase of underlying business volume with SEK 17 billion compared to the previous year which was a very strong transaction year.

Humlegården’s large purchase of Landbyska Verket 8 och 9 in Stockholm CBD and KF Fastigheter’s JV with Balder in Kungens Kurva, South of Stockholm are mentioned as notable transactions where we participated.

“This year’s ranking is yet another acknowledgement of our fantastic transaction year during 2019 and the successful co-operation between the firm’s transaction and financing team. We want to thank our clients for the trust they place in us when executing their strategically most important transactions. Even though the transaction market has had its special challenges during 2020, we have noticed a considerable increase in transaction activity during and after the summer, and this trend seems to continue now when we are approaching the last quarter.”

Safa Mahmoudi, Partner.

Mandates | 2020-09-09

TM & Partners has assisted Nordr (previously Veidekke Eiendom) in a sale of a project property to Aberdeen Standard Investments

Törngren Magnell & Partners has assisted Nordr, previously Veidekke Eiendom, in a sale of a residential project property in Sisjödal, Gothenburg, to Aberdeen Standard Investments. The project consists of 160 residential units in four separate buildings comprising a total of approx. 8,440 sq. m. The sale is the company’s first in the Gothenburg area to an institutional investor and is a consequence of the expansion of the company’s business. For more information, please see press release.

Törngren Magnell & Partners’ team consisted of Safa Mahmoudi (partner), Cecilia Rudels(partner, finance), Amela Balijaj (project leader) and Andreas Sahlstedt (associate).

Mandates | 2020-05-15

TM & Partners has assisted Priveq Investment in its acquisition of a majority stake in the fast-growing language and media technology company Plint

TM & Partners has assisted Priveq Investment in its acquisition of a majority stake in the fast-growing language and media technology company Plint in Gothenburg. Plint, which works closely with streaming giant Netflix, has grown from SEK 11m to SEK 236m in five years. Apart from Netflix, customers also include Amazon, Viacom, Volvo, IKEA and H&M.

For more information about this transaction please see the press release here.

TM & Partners’s team consisted of:

Mandates | 2019-10-23

Törngren Magnell has assisted Aquila Capital in the acquisition of a wind farm in Nylandsbergen

Törngren Magnell has assisted Aquila Capital in the purchase of eighteen wind turbines with a total capacity of 68,4 MW located in Nylandsbergen, Sundsvall, from Eolus Vind. The final purchase price amounted to EUR 78.5 million.

Törngren Magnell’s team consisted of:

News | 2019-09-23

Our real estate team recognised as a leading practice in terms of business volume

For the second time this year, our real estate team’s successful 2018/2019 has been acknowledged by the Swedish real estate press as a leading practice. We are in second place in terms of business volume in Fastighetsvärlden’s list of real estate law firms, with a volume of SEK 55 billion. This is an increase of underlying business volume with almost SEK 30 billion compared to the previous year. Further, we are in third place in Fastighetssverige’s list of firms involved in the largest transactions per employee.

“These rankings are an acknowledgement of our successful strategy to combine a cutting edge financing and transaction expertise. We are immensely proud over the trust our clients place in us when executing their strategically most important transactions. We will continue to improve our offering on the Swedish real estate market in order to meet our clients’ high demands”, said Safa Mahmoudi, partner.

Mandates | 2017-10-24

Törngren Magnell has assisted Granen Fastighetsutveckling in the sale of a porftolio of properties

Törngren Magnell has assisted Granen Fastighetsutveckling in the sale of 72 grocery properties, located in 68 municipalities in southern Sweden and a with a lettable floor area of 78,987 square metres, to the newly established property company Tre Konor Investment AB.

The portfolio is well diversified with large tenants in central locations. The largest tenants are Systembolaget, ICA as well as the government and municipality.

Törngren Magnell’s team consisted of Jens Haneklint, Cecilia Rudels and Philip Reznik.