People

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm

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.

Very customer-oriented, easy to talk to and responsive to our needs.

Corporate/M&A I Chambers Global, 2019


References

Parties

Magnesium Capital LLP, Rejlers Embriq AS, Rejlers Embriq AB, Rejlers AB (publ)

Transaction 

Magnesium Capital LLP in the acquisition of Rejlers Embriq AS and Rejlers Embriq AB from Rejlers AB (publ). The acquisition was made by funds advised by Magnesium Capital LLP

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to Magnesium Capital LLP

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
Ola.Ahman@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
David Smith

David Smith

Associate | Stockholm
david.smith@hannessnellman.com
Linn Alfredsson

Linn Alfredsson

Associate | Stockholm
linn.alfredsson@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Itai Coleman

Itai Coleman

Associate | Stockholm
itai.coleman@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Vitec Software Group AB (Publ) (Buyers), Appva AB (Management Sellers)

Transaction

Vitec Software Group AB (publ) in the acquisition of Appva AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role 

Counsel to Vitec Software Group AB (publ)

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Siemens AB, Vizendo

Transaction

Siemens has acquired Swedish service and software company Vizendo AB, a provider of virtual operator training for industrial companies.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Siemens AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ammar Khan

Ammar Khan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
ammar.khan@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Sara Heikfolk

Sara Heikfolk

Associate | Stockholm
sara.heikfolk@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vitec Software Group AB (publ), LJ System

Transaction 

Vitec Software Group AB (publ) in the acquisition of LJ System

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Vitec Software Group AB (publ)

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

CORDET, Creades, Instabox

Transaction

Counsel to CORDET in the secured financing transaction of Instabox.

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to CORDET

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Maria Orrgard

Maria Orrgard

Counsel | Stockholm
maria.orrgard@hannessnellman.com
David Smith

David Smith

Associate | Stockholm
david.smith@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Eltel AB, Eltel AB (Aviation & Security business), Luftfartsverket

Transaction

Eltel in the divestment of its Aviation & Security Business to Luftfarsverket

Deal Value

EUR 17 million

Role

Counsel to Eltel AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Joakim Lavér

Joakim Lavér

Partner | Stockholm
joakim.laver@hannessnellman.com
Martin Rifall

Martin Rifall

Partner | Stockholm
martin.rifall@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Frida Svensson

Frida Svensson

Associate | Stockholm
frida.svensson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Sitowise Holding AB, Karlsson & Segelström Construct AB

Transaction

Sitowise Holding AB in the acquisition of Karlsson & Segelström Construct AB.

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role

Counsel to Sitowise Holding AB

Antti Alanko

Antti Alanko

Partner | Helsinki
antti.alanko@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
David Smith

David Smith

Associate | Stockholm
david.smith@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Matias Moberg

Matias Moberg

Associate | Helsinki
matias.moberg@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Roosa Väre

Roosa Väre

Associate | Helsinki
roosa.vare@hannessnellman.com

Parties

SGS SA, Anticimex AB 

Transaction

Anticimex in the Acquisition of SGS’ Benelux Pest Control and Fumigation Activities

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Searchlight Capital Partners (co-bidder), Lothar Geilen (co-bidder), Opus Group AB (target)

Transaction

Public cash offer for all shares in Opus Group AB by Searchlight Capital Partners and Lothar Geilen

Deal Value

Approximately SEK 2.47 billion

Role

Counsel to Lothar Geilen

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Senior Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Recipharm (GLP Bioanalysis Business), Center for Translational Research AB 

Transaction

Recipharm in the Divestment of its GLP Bioanalysis Business to the Center for Translational Research AB (CTR) Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to the Recipharm

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

NEP Group (Bidder), HDR Sweden (Target)

Transaction

NEP Group in its acquisition of HDR Sweden, a company specialised in full-service production within the live sports, entertainment and broadcast markets in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to NEP Group

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
David Olander

David Olander

Senior Associate | Stockholm
david.olander@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to CEMEX in its sale of assets in the Baltics and Nordics to the German building materials group SCHWENK, 2019

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Sara Soini

Sara Soini

Associate | Helsinki
sara.soini@hannessnellman.com
Stefan Stellato

Stefan Stellato

Associate | Helsinki
stefan.stellato@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Calabrio Sweden AB (Buyer), HoldIT Communication AB (Seller), Teleopti (Target)

Transaction

Calabrio, a portfolio company of KKR, in its acquisition of Teleopti, a global provider of cloud-based workforce management (WFM) software

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Calabrio

 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com
Sara Heikfolk

Sara Heikfolk

Associate | Stockholm
sara.heikfolk@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Transdev, Utö Rederi AB

Transaction

Transdev, a Sweden-based private passenger transport company, has acquired Utö Rederi AB, a shipping company that operates passenger traffic in Stockholm's southern archipelago.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Transdev

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Byggnadstekniska Byrån Sverige AB (Target), Sitowise Holding AB (Buyer), Byggnadstekniska Byrån Mosebacke AB (Seller)

Transaction

Intera Partners backed Sitowise Oy in the Acquisition of Byggnadstekniska Byrån Sverige AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Intera Partners

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Antti Alanko

Antti Alanko

Partner | Helsinki
antti.alanko@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Matias Moberg

Matias Moberg

Associate | Helsinki
matias.moberg@hannessnellman.com
Mari Miettinen

Mari Miettinen

Associate | Helsinki
mari.miettinen@hannessnellman.com
David Smith

David Smith

Associate | Stockholm
david.smith@hannessnellman.com
Linn Alfredsson

Linn Alfredsson

Associate | Stockholm
linn.alfredsson@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Roosa Väre

Roosa Väre

Associate | Helsinki
roosa.vare@hannessnellman.com

Parties

KID ASA (Buyer), Hemtex Aktiebolag (Target), ICA Gruppen AB (Seller)

Transaction

Counsel to KID ASA in its Acquisition of 100% of the Shares in Hemtex AB from ICA Gruppen AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to KID ASA

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Ammar Khan

Ammar Khan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
ammar.khan@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Sara Soini

Sara Soini

Associate | Helsinki
sara.soini@hannessnellman.com
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Klaara Lähteenoja

Klaara Lähteenoja

Associate | Helsinki
klaara.lahteenoja@hannessnellman.com
Maisa Cederström

Maisa Cederström

Senior Associate | Helsinki
maisa.cederstrom@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Francisco Partners (Buyer), Axcel (Seller), EG Software (Target)

Transaction

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Francisco Partners in the acquisition of EG From Axcel

Deal Value

DKK 3.7 billion

Role

Counsel to Francisco Partners

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Summit Partners (Bidder), Syncron International AB (Target)

Transaction

Summit Partners in its USD 67 million investment in Syncron. Syncron™, a provider of cloud-based after-sales service solutions focused on empowering the world's leading manufacturers to maximize product uptime.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Summit Partners

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Ammar Khan

Ammar Khan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
ammar.khan@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Danica Pension A/S (Seller), Dancia Pension Försäkringsbolag AB (Target), Unigestion (Bidder), Acathia Capital GmbH (Bidder), Polaris Private

Transaction

A consortium consisting of Polaris, Acathia, Unigestion, and other co-investors has acquired Danica Pension Försäkringsaktiebolag (publ)

Deal Value

SEK 2.6 billion

Role

Counsel to Unigestion

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Rettig ICC Ltd (Buyer), Sigarth Aktiebolag (Seller)

Transaction

Rettig ICC Ltd in the Acquisition of Sigarth Aktiebolag

Deal Value

SEK 70 Million

Role

Counsel to Rettig ICC Ltd

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (Bidder), Stena Renewable AB (Target) Stena Adactum (Seller)

Transaction

Kommunal Landspensjonskasse in its acquisition of a 30% stake in Stena Renewable AB from Stena Adactum

Deal Value

EUR 63 million

Role

Counsel to Kommunal Landspensjonskasse

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vitec Software Group AB (Buyer), Wise Guys Konsult AB (Seller), Smart Visitor System AB (Target)

Transaction

Vitec Software Group AB (publ) has acquired Smart Visitor System AB.

Deal Value

SEK 32 million

Role

Counsel to Vitec Software Group AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ammar Khan

Ammar Khan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
ammar.khan@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Infranode 1 (No. 1) AB and Infranode Energi AB (Buyers), Skånska Energi AB (publ) (Target)

Transaction

Infranode Energi AB’s recommended public cash offer for all shares in Skånska Energi AB (publ)

Deal Value

SEK 621 million

Role

Counsel to Infranode 1 (No. 1) AB and Infranode Energi AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Accent Equity (Seller) Volati AB (publ) (Buyer) S:t Eriks Group AB (Target)

Transaction

Accent Equity in its divestment of S:t Eriks Group AB to the Swedish industrial group Volati AB (publ)

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Mekonomen Aktiebolag (publ) (Buyer), FTZ Autodele & Værktøj A/S, INTER-TEAM Sp. z. o.o. (Targets)

Transaction

Mekonomen's acquisition of FTZ Autodele & Værktøj A/S. the Danish market leader within automotive spare parts distribution and INTER-TEAM Sp. z. o.o., who has an established market position in the fast-growing and fragmented Polish automotive spare parts market.

Deal Value

EUR 395 million

Role

Counsel to Mekonomen Aktiebolag (publ)

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Collectia Sverige AB (Buyer), OpusCapita Kredithanterarna AB (Target), Svenska Fakturaköp AB (Target), Posti Messaging Oy (Seller)

Transaction

Collectia Sverige AB's acquisition of OpusCapita Kredithanterarna AB and Svenska Fakturaköp AB from Posti Messaging Oy

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Collectia Sverige AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ammar Khan

Ammar Khan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
ammar.khan@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Recipharm AB (publ) (Seller), SERB SA (Buyer)

Transaction

Recipharm’s divestment of the rights to its ThyroSafe product to SERB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Recipharm AB (publ)

 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Ragn-Sells (Seller), RSM&CO (Target) Ramboll (Buyer)

Transaction

Ragn-Sells' divestment of RSM&CO to Ramboll

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Ragn-Sells

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Bogfelts Holding AB (Buyer) Ljuspoolen i Kumla AB (Target) Ljuspoolen Holding AB (Seller)

Transaction

Bogfelts Holding AB acquisition of Ljuspoolen Holding AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to the Buyer

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vitruvian Partners LLP (buyer) Easy Park AS (target) Verdane Capital (seller)

Transaction

Vitruvian Partners LLP acquisition of Easy Park AS

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Vitruvian Partners LLP

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Karoliina Kyläkoski

Karoliina Kyläkoski

Associate | Helsinki
karoliina.kylakoski@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Ragn-Sells (Seller), RSM&CO (Target) Ramboll (Buyer)

Transaction

Ragn-Sells divestment of its Latvian operations

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Ragn-Sells

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

S: t Eriks (Buyer), Vinninga Cement (Target)

Transaction

S: t Eriks AB acquired Vinninga Cement

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to S: t Eriks

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT (Seller), Anticimex (Target), AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, The Sixth National AP-fund, Volito, Cubera (Buyers)

Transaction

The sale of 19% minority stake sale in Anticimex by EQT

Deal Value

EUR 311 million

Role

Counsel to EQT

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Heidi Haanpää

Heidi Haanpää

Partner | Helsinki
heidi.haanpaa@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Fingerprint Cards (Buyer) Delta ID (Target)

Transaction

Financing of Fingerprint Cards acquisition of Delta ID

Deal Value

USD 106 million

Role

Counsel to Fingerprint Cards

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Max Hansson (Seller), PayEx (Target), Swedbank (Buyer)

Transaction

Swedbank acquires PayEx from Max Hansson

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Max Hansson

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Accent Equity (Buyer), Procuritas Capital Investors IV and other minority owners (Sellers), Oral Care (Target)

Transaction

Accent Equity's acquisition of Oral Care from Procuritas Capital Investors IV and other minority owners

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex (Buyer), Viking Pest Control (Target)

Transaction

Anticimex' acquisition of Viking Pest Control

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Coupa Software (Buyer), Trade Extensions TradeExt AB (Target)

Transaction

Coupa Software's acquisition of Trade Extensions

Deal Value

USD 45 million

Role

Counsel to Coupa Software

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Accent Equity 2012 (Seller), Lavare AB (Target), De Forenede Dampvaskerier (Buyer)

Transaction

Accent Equity 2012's divestment of Lavare AB to De Forenede Dampvaskerier

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity 2012

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Fingerprint Cards (Buyer), Delta ID (Target)

Transaction

The acquisition of Delta ID by Fingerprint Cards

Deal Value

USD 106 million (approximately 938 MSEK)

Role

Counsel to Fingerprint Cards

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Intrum Justitia AB (Buyer) Lindorff (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to Intrum Justitia in Connection with the Combination with Lindorff

Deal Value

SEK 40 billion

Role

Counsel to Intrum Justitia AB

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Norvestor VII L.P. through RCN Intressenter II AB (Bidder), Nordic Camping & Resort AB (Target)

Transaction

Norvestor VII L.P., through RCN Intressenter II AB, has made a recommended cash offer to the shareholders of Nordic Camping & Resort AB to acquire all shares in Nordic Camping & Resort AB.

Deal Value

SEK 284 million

Role

Counsel to Norvestor VII L.P. through RCN Intressenter II AB

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex AB (Buyer); Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd (Target)

Transaction

Financing the acquisition of Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd by Anticimex AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Bogfelts Holding AB (Buyer) Ljuspoolen i Kumla AB (Target) Ljuspoolen Holding AB (Seller)

Transaction

Accent Equity's acquisition of Bogfelts

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity 2012

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Pelican Rouge Coffee Solution Group (Seller), Pelican Rouge Coffee Solution AB (Target), Simonssongruppen (Buyer)

Transaction

The sale of Pelican Rouge Coffee Solution AB to Simonssongruppen

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Pelican Rouge Coffee Solution Group

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Oak & Oak AB, managers and directors (Sellers), Ekelöw InfoSecurity AB (Target), PwC Sweden (Buyer)

Transaction

The sale of Ekelöw InfoSecurity AB to PwC Sweden

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Oak & Oak AB, managers and directors

Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Etib Holding (Buyer), Nordic Service Partners Holding AB (Target)

Transaction

Etib Holding has announced a recommended public offer to the shareholders and holders of convertible notes in Nordic Service Partners Holding AB (NSP) to all outstanding A- and B-shares in NSP, as well as convertible notes issued by the company.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Etib Holding

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex AB (Buyer); Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd (Target)

Transaction

Anticimex' acquisition of Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Royal Vopak (Seller), Vopak Chemicals Logistics Finland Oy (Target), Oiltanking Sonmarin Oy (Buyer)

Transaction

Royal Vopak sold the Finnish entity Vopak Chemicals Logistics Finland Oy to Oiltanking Sonmarin Oy a wholly owned subsidiary of Oiltanking GmbH, based in Hamburg, Germany The divested entity consists of two terminals: Vopak Terminal Mussalo and Vopak Terminal Hamina

Deal Value

EUR 43 million

Role

Counsel to Royal Vopak

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Johan Aalto

Johan Aalto

Partner | Helsinki
johan.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen

Partner | Helsinki
markus.manninen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Recipharm (Buyer), OnTarget Chemistry (Target)

Transaction

Recipharm acquires Ontarget Chemistry and extends its offering into preclinical development services

Deal Value

SEK 15.1 million

Role

Counsel to Recipharm

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Royal Vopak's divestment of Vopak Sweden AB to Inter Pipeline Ltd

Transaction

Royal Vopak sold the Swedish entity Vopak Sweden AB to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a transportation and storage company based in Canada. The divested entity consists of four terminals: Vopak Terminal Gothenburg, Vopak Terminal Gävle, Vopak Terminal Malmö and Vopak Terminal Södertälje.

Deal Value

SEK 865 million

Role

Counsel to Royal Vopak

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

TeliaSonera, Spotify

Transaction

TeliaSonera is investing USD 115 million for a 1.4 percent stake in Spotify

Deal Value

USD 115 million

Role

Counsel to TeliaSonera

Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Tata Steel (Buyer), SSAB (Seller)

Transaction

Acquisition by Tata Steel of steel service centers in Naantali (Finland) and Halmstad (Sweden) from SSAB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Tata Steel in Finland and Sweden

Riikka Rannikko

Riikka Rannikko

Managing Partner | Helsinki
riikka.rannikko@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex (Buyer), Enviropest Group (Target)

Transaction

Anticimex' acquisition of the Enviropest Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Risenta (Target), Paulig Group (Buyer)

Transaction

The acquisition of Risenta by Paulig Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Paulig Group

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Novax (Buyer), Academic Work (Target), Latour (Seller)

Transaction

Novax' acquisition of Latour’s entire shareholding in Academic Work

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Novax

Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Accent Equity 2012, St. Eriks group

Transaction

The acquisition of the St. Eriks group by Accent Equity 2012

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity 2012

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • Ranked as Leading individual ’ Clients report that he is “a great guy with a strong sense of driving projects forward” as well as “action oriented, fast and informal!”’,Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Legal 500, 2020

  • 'Clients say "He is very commercial, easy to get hold of, fast in responding and service-minded."', Corporate/ M&A, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2020
  • Ranked as Notable practitioner in M&A in the 2020 editions of IFLR1000
  • "Claes Kjellberg advised Max Hansson, the founder of PayEx, on its sale to Swedbank; other clients include EQT and Fazer Group", Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Legal 500, 2019
  • Recommended in Corporate and M&A, Legal 500, 2019
  • 'Clients report that he is "very customer-oriented, easy to talk to and responsive to our needs.", Corporate M&A, Chambers Global, 2019
  • Ranked as one of 2016’s most prolific individual Nordic legal advisers, Mergermarket, 2016
  • 'Claes Kjellberg has "excellent knowledge of private equity."', M&A, 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