Claes Kjellberg

Title: 
Partner
Office: 
Stockholm
Telephone: 
+46 760 000 082
Language: 
English
Swedish

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Claes heads Hannes Snellman’s Private M&A and Private Equity practice in Stockholm and is a member of the firm's Partner Committee. He specialises in private equity and M&A transactions and advises international corporate as well as private equity clients. Claes has extensive experience primarily in M&A and is known for his competence and capability in large corporate deals, divisional carve-outs, as well as infrastructure and energy related deals. He is also experienced in both review and establishment of private equity and venture capital funds.

RECENT REFERENCES​

RANKINGS.

  • Claes Kjellberg advised Max Hansson, the founder of PayEx, on its sale to Swedbank; other clients include EQT and Fazer Group. Commercial, Corpoate and M&A, Legal 500, 2019
  • Recommended in the 2019 edition of Legal 500, Corporate and M&A
  • Clients report that he is "Very customer-oriented, easy to talk to and responsive to our needs." Corporate M&A, Chambers Global 2019
  • Ranked by Mergermarket as one of 2016’s most prolific individual Nordic legal advisers
  • 'Claes Kjellberg has "excellent knowledge of private equity."', Mergers and acquisitions, Legal 500, 2014

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2013
  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2010
  • Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2010
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2004-2010
  • Jur. kand. (LL.M.), Stockholm University, 2004
  • Airline Transport Pilot, Ljungbyhed, 2001

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the Sweden chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG): Private Equity 2016