Marcus Hedén

Partner, Stockholm

Marcus Hedén is Head of Roschier’s Real Estate practice in Sweden. He is specialized in real estate transactions, real estate finance and private M&A.

Marcus has broad experience in serving international and domestic clients in cross-border transactions, prestige developments and complex environmental issues.

Marcus is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Europe and Hall of Fame by the Legal 500 within real estate. Additionally, he is recognized as one of the leading experts in Sweden in the area of real estate by international publications such as Who’s Who Legal.

According to Who’s Who Legal, Marcus “maintains a sterling reputation thanks to his vast experience in complex real estate M&A, financing and transactional matters” (Who’s Who Legal, 2023). Clients describe him as “one of the best partners within the real estate sector in Sweden” having “great in-depth knowledge and at the same time a very commercial and pragmatic approach in negotiations” (The Legal 500, 2023). Further, he is described as a “high-calibre lawyer” who is “creative and has an open-minded approach to finding solutions” (Chambers Europe, 2023), has “exceptional skills in negotiation and is also very skilled in areas like tax, accounting matters and real estate fund structures” (The Legal 500, 2023).

Further, Marcus is praised by clients saying that “his skills are the very best you can find in the market” (Chambers Europe, 2021) adding that he is “absolutely brilliant – down to earth, able to keep a good negotiation atmosphere and smart. His style limits the risk of hiccups and adds trust between parties” (Chambers Europe, 2019).

Marcus Hedén’s experience includes advising:

  • KKR and Mirastar in the acquisition of a last-mile logistics property in Stockholm;
  • Nordika in the acquisition of a commercial property in Kista;
  • Savills Investment Management in the acquisition of six residential assets from K2A Knaust & Andersson Fastigheter;
  • Niam in the acquisition of two large retail real estate properties;
  • Patriam in the acquisition of Fågelbärsträdet 12, a property in central Stockholm;
  • Niam in the acquisition of Kruthuset 17, a modern office- and logistics property in Gothenburg;
  • Patrizia in a SEK 3.6 billion residential investment in Sweden;
  • Carnegie in the establishment of an investment company and the acquisition of a SEK 2 billion asset portfolio;
  • Solör Bioenergi Holding in the acquisition of the district heating company Ale Fjärrvärme;
  • Patrizia in the acquisition of a residential property in Haninge;
  • Patrizia in the divestment of two properties in Uppsala;
  • Sveafastigheter Bostad Group AB in connection with the SEK 2.7 billion sale of Sveafastigheter Bostad to Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB (publ);
  • BillerudKorsnäs Skog & Industri Aktiebolag in the SEK 12.2 billion divestment of 89,9 % of the shares in Bergvik Skog Öst AB to AMF Pensionsförsäkringar AB;
  • Blackstone Group International Partners LLP in the SEK 4,2 billion acquisition of Meroc 10 AB from Corem AB, and indirectly 30 properties;
  • Blackstone Group International Partners LLP in the SEK 2 billion acquisition of Fastighets AB Yxkullen;
  • Niam Core-Plus II Luxembourg S.A.R.L. in the acquisition of Stora Bernstorp A AB and Stora Bernstorp B AB, and indirectly four properties in Burlöv;
  • Bonava in the divestment of two residential projects in Sigtuna and Lund to Mästerbo Fastighets AB, a company jointly owned by Estea and CBRE Global Investors, with a value of SEK 804 million;
  • A consortium of Danish institutions (pension funds) including NREP, LPK, PFA and DIP as well as JØP in the sale of a SEK 10,1 billion Nordic logistic portfolio with properties in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark;
  • Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ) in the SEK 1.9 billion acquisition of 111 properties from Coop and SEK 0.9 billion accelerated book building;
  • Midroc in the sale of Stockholm Landbyska Verket 8 and Stockholm Landbyska Verket 9 to Humlegården Fastigheter;
  • Sumitomo Corporation in the acquisition of Q-Park Operations B.V.;
  • AMF Fastigheter in the divestment of the site leasehold to the property Stockholm Gångaren 11, with an underlying property value of SEK 1.8 billion, to Allianz Real Estate, acting for Allianz Group;
  • Pareto Securities AB in the acquisition of a Finnish real estate portfolio consisting of 123 grocery store and daily-goods properties from funds managed by Oy Sirius Capital Partners Ab;
  • APG Asset Management in the EUR 300 million acquisition of the Åskälen onshore wind power project from HgCapital;
  • Sandvik in the carve-out and divestment of the Sandvik Process Systems division to FAM AB, owned by the three largest Wallenberg foundations;
  • Sveafastigheter in its sale of a EUR 450 million property portfolio in a secondary transaction to asset manager Partners Group and structuring of a continued management arrangement for the Sveafastigheter team regarding the portfolio.

Roschier, Partner (2007-)
Linklaters, Associate (2001-2007)
Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå, Associate (2000-2001)
Sollentuna District Court, Law clerk (1998-2000)

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Uppsala University, LL.M. (1998)

English, Swedish

One of the best partners within the real estate sector in Sweden. Great in-depth knowledge and at the same time a very commercial and pragmatic approach in negotiations.

The Legal 500