People

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm

Sören specialises in corporate finance, public M&A as well as equity capital markets transactions. He has an extensive transaction experience from more than 20 years practice within mainly investment banking. Sören has participated in the work on Swedish takeover regulation and is a member of the Swedish Securities Council (Sw: Aktiemarknadsnämnden).

Sören Lindström has extensive transaction experience, a deep knowledge of Swedish takeover regulations and quickly responds to the customer's needs.

Capital Markets I Chambers Global, 2019


References

Parties

OBOS BBL (Buyer), SBC Sveriges Bostadsrättscentrum AB (Target)

Transaction

OBOS’ mandatory public cash offer for all shares in SBC Sveriges Bostadsrättscentrum AB.

Deal Value

SEK 1 billion

Role

Counsel to OBOS BBL

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Senior Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
David Olander

David Olander

Senior Associate | Stockholm
david.olander@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

OBOS BBL (Buyer), Riksförbundet Bostadsrätterna Sverige Ekonomisk förening (Seller)

Transaction

OBOS in connection with the acquisition of 36.6 percent of the shares and votes in SBC Sveriges Bostadsrättscentrum AB

Deal Value

SEK 377 million

Role

Counsel to OBOS BBL

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

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

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Senior Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
David Olander

David Olander

Senior Associate | Stockholm
david.olander@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

NP3 Fastigheter AB (Issuer), Sveavalvet AB (Target)

Transaction

NP3 Fastigheter AB’s issue of new preference shares with preferential rights for the shareholders

Deal Value

SEK 304 million

Role

Counsel to NP3 Fastigheter AB

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

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

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

NDX Intressenter (Buyer), Nordax Group AB (Target)

Transaction

NDX Intressenter’s mandatory bid for all shares in Nordax Group AB

Deal Value

Offer value SEK 6.657 million

Role

Counsel to NDX Intressenter

Johan Aalto

Johan Aalto

Partner | Helsinki
johan.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

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

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT (Buyer) DGC One AB (publ) (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to EQT in the Acquisition of the Majority of the Shares in DGC One and the Mandatory Takeover Offer for the Remaining Shares

Deal Value

SEK 2.3 billion

Role

Counsel to EQT

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

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

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Schörling & Partners AB (Buyer), Melker Schörling AB (Target), Shareholders of MSAB (Seller)

Transaction

Schörling & Partners' unconditional public cash offer to the shareholders of MSAB

Deal Value

SEK 67,767 million

Role

Counsel to Melker Schörling AB

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@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

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

EQT (Buyer), IFS (Target)

Transaction

EQT's acquisition of 68% of votes and 63% of capital in IFS

Deal Value

SEK 5.6 billion

Role

Counsel to EQT

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

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

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Proffice AB (Target), Randstad Holding (Bidder)

Transaction

The public offer to the shareholders of Proffice AB made by Randstad Holding

Deal Value

SEK 1,648 million

Role

Counsel to Proffice

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

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

Peter Forsberg

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

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Scanfil Oyj (Buyer), PartnerTech AB (Target)

Transaction

Scanfil Oyj has made a recommended public takeover offer to the shareholders of PartnerTech AB to acquire all shares in PartnerTech

Deal Value

SEK 443 million

Role

Counsel to PartnerTech

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

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

Peter Forsberg

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

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Nefab AB (Target), Wallenberg Foundations FAM (Bidder), Nordgren/Pihl family (Seller)

Transaction

FAM's investment in Nefab

Deal Value

SEK 1.1 billion targeted share issue

Role

Counsel to the Nordgren/Pihl family

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

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

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Axis AB (Target), Elliott Capital Advisors LP (Buyer)

Transaction

The acquisition of a 10 % stake in Axis AB by Elliott Capital Advisors LP in connection with public takeover offer from Canon Inc

Deal Value

Offer value SEK 23.6 billion

Role

Counsel to Elliott Capital Advisors LP

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • Sören is ranked as Senior Statespeople. 'One client describes Sören Lindström as "proactive" and "always available."', Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2020
  • Ranked as Highly regarded lawyer, Capital Markets: Equity and M&A, IFLR1000, 2020
  • Ranked as Leading individual, Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2019
  • 'Sören Lindström "has extensive transaction experience, a deep knowledge of Swedish takeover regulations and quickly responds to the customer's needs.", Capital Markets, Chambers Global, 2019
  • 'The highly experienced Sören Lindström is widely acknowledged for his long-standing involvement in takeovers, with one source describing him as "sought after for public M&A mandates.", Corporate/M&A, Chambers Global, 2019
  • Ranked as Highly regarded lawyer, Capital Markets: Equity M&A, IFLR1000, 2019
  • "Sören Lindström advised EQT on financing its SEK2.3bn acquisition of DGC One.", Legal 500, 2018
  • Ranked among the best lawyers in the 2010-2017 editions of Best Lawyers®, Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A (Sweden)
  • 'The "experienced" Sören Lindström offers considerable equity capital markets expertise, advising clients on a broad range of transactions.', Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2018
  • Ranked as Highly regarded lawyer, Capital Markets, Equity, M&A, IFLR1000, 2018
  • Ranked as Leading individual, Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2017
  • 'Sources label Sören Lindström "a very knowledgeable lawyer within public M&A." [...] He receives particular recommendation for his "very good work on stock exchange issues and takeovers.", Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe, 2017
  • 'Market commentators repeatedly compliment his transactional experience and call him "a go-to for public bids in Sweden.", Capital Markets, Chambers Europe, 2017
  • Ranked as Leading lawyer, Capital Markets, Equity, M&A, IFLR1000, 2017
  • Ranked as Leading individual, Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal 500, 2016 
  • "Sören Lindström is noted for his extensive experience on transactional mandates, in particular public M&A deals.", Corporate/M&A, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2016
  • "Sören Lindström is recognised for his abilities in equity capital markets, advising clients on a range of mandates. Expertise includes public offers and takeover bids, disposal of shares and IPOs. He is also noted for his experience in public M&A and corporate law.", Capital Markets, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2016
  • "Sören Lindström has an excellent reputation for public M&A as well as capital markets work. [...] Highlighted for his shrewd technical ability.", Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2015

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Member of the Working Group of the Swedish Industry and Commerce Stock Exchange Committee (Sw: Näringslivets Börskommitté)
  • Member of the Expert Panel of the Swedish Securities Council (Sw: Aktiemarknadsnämnden)

Education and Professional Background

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2008
  • Partner, Setterwalls, 2004 – 2008
  • Director, Alfred Berg ABN AMRO (Corporate finance), 1995 – 2004
  • Director, Handelsbanken Investment Banking (Corporate finance), 1984 – 1995
  • Associate, Mannheimer & Zetterlöf, 1980 – 1984
  • Trained on the Bench, District Court of Gothenburg, 1978 – 1980
  • Jur. kand. (LL.M.), Stockholm University, 1977