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Stockholm Office and Private M&A is Expanding

1 February 2019

Mikael Klang, a leading practitioner within private M&A and private equity, joins Hannes Snellman as a partner in our Private M&A and Private Equity group in Stockholm.

Mikael is highly appreciated among the industry and advises corporate clients in divisional carve-outs, divestments, and acquisitions, as well as private equity clients throughout the lifecycle of their investments from initial acquisition growth, and add-ons up until exit. Mikael joins Hannes Snellman from KANTER.

Previously, Mikael worked at Roschier and has vast experience from international firms like Ashurst and Slaughter and May. Mikael brings with him a total of 18 years of experience in the M&A and Private Equity field.

"Hannes Snellman is a leading law firm with a highly regarded cross-border M&A team. The fully integrated Finnish-Swedish set-up provide for a valuable international advantage and reach. With a continued intensive transactional market, I very much look forward to joining the M&A and Private Equity team and the firm", says Mikael.

The further strengthening of our highly experienced M&A team with such a distinguished and recognised individual as Mikael is yet another step in fortifying Hannes Snellman’s sustainable leading position in Nordic M&A and Private Equity. With Mikael’s extensive experience in handling complex transactions, as well as his commercial business sense and leadership experience and skills, this lateral hire is extraordinary valuable to Hannes Snellman in our continuous development of our Nordic M&A platform, as well as in our first-class client experience delivery. We are delighted and proud to welcome Mikael to our firm”, says Claes Kjellberg, Head of M&A and Private Equity in Stockholm.