Mikael Klang

Title: 
Partner
Office: 
Stockholm
Telephone: 
+46 760 000 008
Language: 
English
Swedish

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Mikael is a part of Hannes Snellman's Private M&A and Private Equity practice in Stockholm and has considerable experience from M&A and private equity in the Nordic region. He regularly advises private equity sponsors and industrial clients on transactions with cross-border elements and is recognized by Chambers and Partners as a leading private equity lawyer in Sweden. 

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to BVF Partners on its Investment in Calliditas Therapeutics AB, 2019

  • Counsel to Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP in the Acquisition of Logent Group from Adelis Equity Partners and Minority Shareholders, 2019

  • Counsel to Segulah IV L.P. on the sale of CCS Healthcare to KiiltoClean Oy, 2019*

  •  Counsel to CCS Healthcare (a portfolio company of Segulah IV L.P.) on the sale of CCS Skincare Brands AB to Trimb Healthcare, 2019*

  •  Counsel to the owners of VIDA AB on the sale of 70% of the shares to Canfor Corporation, 2018*

  • Swedish counsel to Iconex LLC on the acquisition of Shades A/S from Hansol Paper Co., Ltd., 2018*

  • Counsel to CIP Capital and its portfolio company Compliance Solutions Strategies LLC on the acquisition of TradeChannel AB, 2018*

  • Counsel to Goodbye Kansas Holding AB (publ) on its SEK 108 million private placement, 2018*

  • Counsel to the management team of Envirotainer AB on its re-investment in connection with Cinven’s acquisition, 2018*

  • Counsel to Segulah V L.P. on its acquisition of Pelly Group AB from Fouriertransform, 2018*

  • Counsel to Alcadon Group AB (publ) on its acquisition of CableCom AS, 2018*

  • Counsel to DistIT AB (publ) and its subsidiary Septon Electronic AB on its acquisition of Lydrommet AS and Lydrommet Denmark A/S, 2018*

  • Counsel to Garmin on its acquisition of Trigentic AB, 2018*

  • Counsel to Segulah V L.P. in connection with its portfolio company Semantix AB’s acquisition of Amesto Translations, 2018*

  • Counsel to Zengun AB (a portfolio company of Segulah V L.P.) on its acquisition of RA, 2018*

  • Counsel to Segulah IV L.P. on its sale of DOCU Nordic to Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP, 2017*

  • Counsel to AB Max Sievert on its acquisition of AB Regin, 2017*

  • Counsel to Segulah IV L.P. on its sale of Oglaend Industrier AS to Hilti AG, 2017*  

  • Counsel to Segulah V L.P. in connection with its portfolio company Semantix AB’s acquisition of Textminded A/S, 2017*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

RANKINGS

  • Recommended in the 2019 edition of Legal 500, Capital Markets
  • One client describes Mikael Klang as "Very experienced, good to work with and easy to understand," adding that he is "very knowledgeable in negotiating transactions.", Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe 2019

  • Mikeal Klang assists with a range of investments, divestments and add-on acquisitions, including auction processes. Private Equity, Chambers Europe 2019

  • Clients describes Mikael Klang as ”Very experienced, good to work with and easy to understand”, Corporate/M&A Sweden, Chambers Global 2019

  • One client describes him as ”a very good, commercial lawyer who has always understood the business element.” This sources goes on to say that ”he is very quick and focuses on the right issues", Chambers Europe, 2018

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, 2019 
  • Partner, KANTER, 2014-2019
  • Counsel, Ashurst, 2011-2014
  •  Senior Associate, Roschier, 2007-2011
  • Slaughter & May, London, 2004 (secondment)
  • Associate, Hammarskiöld & Co, 2001-2007
  • Lunds universitet, jur kand (LL.M.) 2001
  • The University of British Columbia, Faculty of law, (now Peter A. Allard School of Law) 2000-2001