Peter Forsberg

Title: 
Partner
Office: 
Stockholm
Mobile: 
+46 760 000 080
Language: 
English
Swedish

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Peter is specialized in competition law and has solid experience of domestic and international merger control, competition law disputes and compliance work. He regularly represents clients in proceedings before national competition authorities as well as before the European Commission. In addition, Peter has substantial experience from advising companies and contracting entities in both advisory and contentious public procurement law matters. Peter has recently been involved in matters e.g. in the following sectors: energy, financial services, food and consumer products, forest products, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to EQT in minority investment in Anticimex, 2017
  • Counsel to EQT in the acquisition of the majority of the shares in DGC One and the mandatory takeover offer for the remaining shares, 2017

  • Counsel to Valedo and other shareholders of Joe & the Juice in strategic investment by General Atlantic, 2016

  • Counsel to Fazer on the acquisition of Frebaco, 2016

  • Counsel to Adelis Equity on the acquisition of Nordomatic, 2016

  • Counsel to EQT on the acquisition of Piab from Altor, 2015

  • Counsel to EQT on its takeover offer for IFS, 2015

  • Counsel to Proffice in connection with the takeover offer by Randstad, 2015

  • Counsel to Sensys Traffic on the acquisition of Gatso Beheer B.V., 2015

  • Counsel to Adelis Equity Partners on the investment in INTERSPORT Sweden, 2015

  • Counsel to Priveq Investment on its divestment of Mediplast AB to Addtech, 2015

  • Counsel to The Board of PartnerTech in connection with the public takeover offer from Scanfil Oyj, 2015

  • Counsel to Bridgepoint on the acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group from Ratos and Bonnier, 2015

  • Counsel to The Nordgren/Pihl family in connection with FAM's investment in Nefab, 2015

  • Counsel to Tata Steel on the acquisition of steel service centers in Naantali (Finland) and Halmstad (Sweden) from SSAB, 2015

  • Counsel to Paulig Group on the acquisition of Risenta, 2015

  • Counsel to Valedo on its divestment of Perten Instruments to PerkinElmer, 2014

  • Counsel to the Board of Sanitec in connection with the public takeover offer from Geberit, 2014

  • Counsel to Acando in connection with the recommended public offer to the shareholders of Connecta to tender all outstanding shares in Connecta, 2014

RANKINGS

  •  Recommended in Legal 500, 2017 (EU and competition)

  • ' Peter Forsberg has extensive experience across a broad range of competition matters, including merger control, cartels, abuse of dominance, compliance and regulatory matters. Sectors of particular expertise include life sciences, energy, financial services and telecommunications. ', Chambers Europe, 2016
  • Ranked as a notable practitioner in the 2015 edition of Chambers Europe (Sweden: Competition/European Law, Life Sciences)
  • Ranked as one of the world's leading competition lawyers by Who's Who Legal 2015 and Global Competition Review 2015
  • 'According to one client, Peter Forsberg is "one of the very best competition lawyers in Sweden."', Legal 500, 2014
  • Ranked among the best lawyers in the 2013-2017 editions (Sweden: Competition / Antitrust Law) of Best Lawyers®
  • 'Department head Peter Forsberg wins client praise for his clear, concise and prompt advice. Sources commend his in-depth knowledge of the competition authorities.’, Competition/European Law, Chambers Europe 2013
  • 'Peter Forsberg heads the competition practice. Sources say he provides "high-quality work and successful outcomes."', Competition/European Law, Chambers Europe 2012
  • Endorsed in Competition/Anti-trust, PLC Which Lawyer? 2011
  • Ranked in Competition/European Law, Chambers Europe 2011

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Member of ICC Public Procurement Task Force
  • Member of ICC Sweden reference group Competition

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2011
  • Specialist Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2010
  • Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm and Brussels, 2002 - 2010
  • Master of Laws, Stockholm University, 2002
  • Bachelor of Social Science, Stockholm University, 2002
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science, 1999 - 2000