Carl Hugo's practice focuses on aspects of banking and finance law, debt capital markets and financial restructuring/ insolvency. He frequently advises both lenders and borrowers in complex domestic and international transactions, especially within leveraged finance and real estate transactions. His range of experience also includes involvement in capital markets transactions, especially domestic and international bond offerings.
Carl Hugo has been involved in numerous significant transactions in the Nordic region and across Europe, advising on the planning and establishment of complex financing arrangements suited to the needs of each borrower or lender. His work often involves navigating the challenges of transactions which cover multiple jurisdictions. Carl Hugo's experience spans a number of industry sectors, including manufacturing, food production, the automotive industry and telecommunications.
He also has years of knowledge of Mergers & Acquisitions within the financial industry, especially regarding acquisitions of both public and private financial institutions and debt portfolios.
In addition, Carl Hugo has a significant track record in the area of insolvency law and distressed debt. Recent insolvency related mandates include significant transactions within a number of industry sectors such as automotive, mining and real estate. This experience covers formal and informal insolvency proceedings, enforcement of security interests and workouts relating to private equity owned companies. He is a member of INSOL International, the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals.
Before joining White & Case in 2011, Carl Hugo was Head of Legal at DNB (Sweden), which is one of the leading financial institutions in the Nordic region. Prior to this, he worked as a senior associate at a leading Swedish law firm. Carl Hugo also has several years of board experience within the financial services industry.