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Private Equity & Financial Sponsors

Hannes Snellman's Private Equity and Financial Sponsors practice covers the full range of transactional work and fund formation encompassing all aspects of this rapidly changing field. We have advised on some of the highest-profile and most complex buyouts and restructurings in the Nordic region. Our experience and understanding of this industry ensure that we are at the forefront in developing innovative structures to solve the complexities inherent in the field. We work closely with our finance team and tax specialists to provide the Firm’s clients with a comprehensive service.

Hannes Snellman’s fund formation and investments team assists our clients in all aspects of private equity fund related matters, such as fund formation, fund investments, restructurings, secondary transactions, co-investments and fund management services.

We provide a dedicated team of experts covering the spectrum of private equity fund related services as well as market-leading tax and financial regulation services. In our work we emphasise the importance of combining high quality legal expertise with a commercial approach.

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Parties:

Catena Media (seller), Moneta Communications (buyer)

Transaction:

Hannes Snellman counsel to Moneta Communications Ltd in its acquisition of UK and Australian online sports betting brands from Catena Media plc

Deal value: 

EUR 6.0 million

Role:

Counsel to Moneta Communications Ltd

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Senior Associate | Stockholm
nicolina.hultgrenfarsani@hannessnellman.com
Anna Ribenfors

Anna Ribenfors

Counsel | Stockholm
anna.ribenfors@hannessnellman.com
Sara Heikfolk

Sara Heikfolk

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sara.heikfolk@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Equip Capital (bidder), Remagruppen (target)

Transaction:

Equip Capital acquired Remagruppen

Deal value: 

Value not public 

Role:

Counsel to Equip Capital

Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

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

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Ulrika Wigart

Ulrika Wigart

Associate | Stockholm
ulrika.wigart@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Sjölin

Ebba Sjölin

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.sjolin@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Equip Capital, Lakers Group AB, Vestum AB

Transaction:

Equip Capital has acquired a portfolio of companies from Lakers Group by Vestum AB

Deal value: 

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Equip

Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Annika Schauman

Annika Schauman

Managing Associate | Helsinki
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Carl Tengblad

Carl Tengblad

Associate | Stockholm
carl.tengblad@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com
Abiram Soma

Abiram Soma

Associate | Stockholm
abiram.soma@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Philip Thorell

Philip Thorell

Managing Associate | Stockholm
philip.thorell@hannessnellman.com
Santeri Jääskeläinen

Santeri Jääskeläinen

Associate | Helsinki
santeri.jaaskelainen@hannessnellman.com
Ingrid Remmelgas

Ingrid Remmelgas

Counsel | Helsinki
ingrid.remmelgas@hannessnellman.com

Parties: 

IK Small Cap III Fund, Responda Group

Transaction:

IK Small Cap III Fund’s investment in Responda Group

Deal Value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to IK Partners

Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Anna Nordin Pettersson

Anna Nordin Pettersson

Associate | Stockholm
anna.nordin-pettersson@hannessnellman.com
Ulrika Wigart

Ulrika Wigart

Associate | Stockholm
ulrika.wigart@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Johan Erlandsson

Johan Erlandsson

Associate | Stockholm
johan.erlandsson@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vendre AB (Target), Main Capital Partners, Optimizers

Transaction

Optimizers (Main Capital Partners) acquires Vendre

Deal value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Vendre AB

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties

KLAR Partners, Nimlas Group, Konstel

Transaction

Nimlas Group, a leading Nordic technical installation services platform, has acquired Konstel, a leading electrical installation company in Norway

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to KLAR Partners / Nimlas Group

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

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

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Ulrika Wigart

Ulrika Wigart

Associate | Stockholm
ulrika.wigart@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Puzzel AS (Buyer), S2 Communications AB (Target), Marlin Equity Partners

Transaction:

Counsel to Marlin Equity Partners and its Portfolio Company Puzzel AS in the acquisition of S2 Communications AB

Deal Value:

Value not public 

Role:

Counsel to Marlin Equity Partners

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Emma Johari

Emma Johari

Associate | Stockholm
emma.johari@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com

Parties

MedCap (Seller), Vitamin D (Target), Pharmaprim AB (Buyer)

Transaction

MedCap, who has through its subsidiary Unimedic Pharma AB, divested its rights to the product Vitamin D to Pharmaprim AB

Deal Value

Value not public 

Role

Counsel to MedCap

 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Thomas H. Lee Partners, inriver AB

Transaction:

Counsel to Thomas H. Lee Partners in its investment in inriver AB

Deal Value:

Not public

Role:

Counsel to Thomas H. Lee Partners 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Maja Uppgren

Maja Uppgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
maja.uppgren@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Senior Associate | Stockholm
nicolina.hultgrenfarsani@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Maria Orrgard

Maria Orrgard

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
maria.orrgard@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Oscar Bengtsson

Oscar Bengtsson

Associate | Stockholm
oscar.bengtsson@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Gores Guggenheim, Inc., The Gores Group and Guggenheim Capital, LLC, and Polestar.

Transaction

Gores Guggenheim, Inc. in its closing of business combination with Polestar

Deal value

The transaction implies an equity value of approximately USD 20 billion for Polestar.

Role

Legal advisor to Gores Guggenheim, Inc. together with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

 

Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Anna Ribenfors

Anna Ribenfors

Counsel | Stockholm
anna.ribenfors@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

KLAR Partners, Oleter Group, Swoosh

Transaction:

Counsel to KLAR Partners backed Oleter Group in the merger between its underground infrastructure maintenance business (UIM) and Swoosh

Deal Value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to KLAR Partners 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Anna Nordin Pettersson

Anna Nordin Pettersson

Associate | Stockholm
anna.nordin-pettersson@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Accent Equity, Norcospectra

Transaction

Counsel to Accent Equity in its investment in Norcospectra

Deal Value

Not public

Role

Counsel to Accent Equity

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

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

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Maja Uppgren

Maja Uppgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
maja.uppgren@hannessnellman.com
Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Senior Associate | Stockholm
nicolina.hultgrenfarsani@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Kingdom of Sweden (Seller), Metria AB (Target), Sikri Holding AS (Buyer)

Transaction 

Counsel to the Kingdom of Sweden in the sale of Metria AB to Sikri Holding AS

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to the Kingdom of Sweden

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

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

Johanna Wärnberg

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

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Senior Associate | Stockholm
nicolina.hultgrenfarsani@hannessnellman.com
Anna Wahlbeck

Anna Wahlbeck

IT Training and Software Coordinator | Stockholm
anna.wahlbeck@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Oskar Helsing

Oskar Helsing

Associate | Stockholm
oskar.helsing@hannessnellman.com
Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@hannessnellman.com
Julia Nordgren

Julia Nordgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
julia.nordgren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

IK Partners (Buyer), Intera Fund II Ky, Intera Fund III Ky, management and other minority shareholders (Sellers), Renta Group Oy (Target)

Transaction 

Intera Partners’ sale of Renta Group Oy to IK Partners

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Intera Partners

Roosa Väre

Roosa Väre

Senior Associate | Helsinki
roosa.vare@hannessnellman.com
Niclas Ruotsalainen

Niclas Ruotsalainen

Associate | Helsinki
niclas.ruotsalainen@hannessnellman.com
Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Sami Niemi

Sami Niemi

Senior Associate | Helsinki
sami.niemi@hannessnellman.com
Pauliina Sutinen

Pauliina Sutinen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
pauliina.sutinen@hannessnellman.com
Risto Ojakoski

Risto Ojakoski

Associate | Helsinki
risto.ojakoski@hannessnellman.com
Jesper Nevalainen

Jesper Nevalainen

Partner | Helsinki
jesper.nevalainen@hannessnellman.com
Wilhelm Sanmark

Wilhelm Sanmark

Associate | Helsinki
wilhelm.sanmark@hannessnellman.com
Mikko Huimala

Mikko Huimala

Partner | Helsinki
mikko.huimala@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

KLAR Partners Limited, Oleter Group consisting of OCAB and Frøiland Bygg Skade

Transaction 

Counsel to KLAR Partners Limited in the Investment in Oleter Group

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to KLAR Partners Limited

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Maria Orrgard

Maria Orrgard

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
maria.orrgard@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Sarah Ek

Sarah Ek

Associate | Stockholm
sarah.ek@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

The founder and other owners of Hemfrid, Fidelio Capital and Hemfrid

Transaction 

Advised the founder and owners of Hemfrid, in the sale of Hemfrid to Fidelio Capital.

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Advisor to the founder and other owners of Hemfrid

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

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

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Koch Industries, Inc, Infor, Hexagon AB

Transaction 

Swedish counsel to Koch Industries, Inc and its subsidiary Infor on their divestment of Infor’s global EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) business to Hexagon AB for approximately USD 2.75 billion (SEK 23.65 billion) on a cash and debt-free basis, consisting of approximately USD 800 million in cash and USD 1.95 billion in the form of 132.6 million newly issued series B shares in Hexagon corresponding to 4.9 per cent of all shares in Hexagon after completion of the transaction.

Deal Value 

Approximately USD 2.75 billion (SEK 23.65 billion) on a cash and debt-free basis, consisting of approximately USD 800 million in cash and USD 1.95 billion

Role

Swedish counsel to Koch Industries, Inc and its subsidiary Infor

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

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

Claes Kjellberg

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

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

KLAR Partners, Sandbäckens, Segulah 

Transaction 

KLAR Partners funds make first acquisition in Sweden: Acquire Sandbäckens to build the Nordic region's leading technical installation and property services Group

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to KLAR Partners

 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Martin Rifall

Martin Rifall

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

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Supermetrics Oy, Highland Europe LLP, IVP, Open Ocean 

Transaction

Counsel to Supermetrics Oy, a Finland-based global leader in data integration, on its EUR 40 million Series B investment round.

Deal Value

EUR 40 million

Role

Counsel to Supermetrics Oy

Emmi Kantola

Emmi Kantola

Senior Associate | Helsinki
emmi.kantola@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (Buyer), Shareholders of Blueprint Oy (Sellers), Blueprint Genetics Oy (Target)

Transaction

The sale of Blueprint Genetics’ entire share capital to Quest Diagnostics

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role

Counsel to Blueprint Genetics and its owners

Roosa Väre

Roosa Väre

Senior Associate | Helsinki
roosa.vare@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Jenni Parviainen

Jenni Parviainen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
jenni.parviainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Smartly.io Solutions Oy and its owners, Providence Equity Partners

Transaction

Counsel to Smartly.io and its owners in the sale of a majority stake to Providence Equity Partners

Deal Value

EUR 200 million

Role

Counsel to Smartly.io Solutions Oy and its owners

Annika Schauman

Annika Schauman

Managing Associate | Helsinki
Emmi Kantola

Emmi Kantola

Senior Associate | Helsinki
emmi.kantola@hannessnellman.com
Jesper Nevalainen

Jesper Nevalainen

Partner | Helsinki
jesper.nevalainen@hannessnellman.com
Jenni Parviainen

Jenni Parviainen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
jenni.parviainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Sentica Partners (Seller), Adelis Equity Partners (Buyer), Ropo Capital (Target)

Transaction

Sale of Ropo Capital 

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Sentica Partners

Ida Viitamäki

Ida Viitamäki

Counsel | Helsinki
ida.viitamaki@hannessnellman.com
Matias Moberg

Matias Moberg

Managing Associate | Helsinki
matias.moberg@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Lustig

Mikael Lustig

Senior Associate | Helsinki
mikael.lustig@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
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

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

Jenny Lundberg

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
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

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
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@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
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@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
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@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
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@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
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vaaka Partners (Buyer), management and minority shareholders (Sellers), Smoothie Heaven Oy (Target)

Transaction

Vaaka Partners acquired majority of shares in Smoothie Heaven Oy, a juice and smoothie bar company known as Jungle Juice Bar, from management and minority shareholders

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Vaaka Partners

Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Lustig

Mikael Lustig

Senior Associate | Helsinki
mikael.lustig@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

Adelis Equity Partners (Buyer), AddPro (Target)

Transaction

Adelis Equity Partners' acquisition of AddPro

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Adelis Equity Partners

Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Valedo (Buyer), BRP Systems (Target)

Transaction

Valedo's investment in BRP Systems

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Valedo

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@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

Intera Fund III Ky (Buyer), Management and minority shareholders (Sellers), Wise Group Finland Oy (Target)s

Transaction

Intera’s acquisition of majority ownership in Wise Group Finland Oy from the management and minority shareholders

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Intera

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Hartwall Capital Oy Ab (Buyer), SUEZ Suomi Oy (Target)

Transaction

Hartwall Capital Oy Ab's acquisition of SUEZ Suomi Oy, comprising the Finnish operations of SUEZ Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Hartwall Capital Oy Ab

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Klaus Metsä-Simola

Klaus Metsä-Simola

Partner | Helsinki
klaus.metsa-simola@hannessnellman.com
Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

DevCo Partners Oy’s group of investors (Buyers); Vexve Oy (Target); Partnos Oy (Seller)

Transaction

DevCo Partners Oy’s acquisition of Vexve Oy from Partnos Oy

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to DevCo Partners Oy

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Valedo Partners (Existing lead investor), General Atlantic (Investor), Joe & the Juice (Target)

Transaction

General Atlantic has made a strategic growth investment in Joe & the Juice to become the second largest shareholder in Joe & the Juice alongside existing lead investor Valedo Partners

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Valedo and other shareholders of Joe & the Juice

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Valedo (Buyer), CMA Research AB and Markör Marknad & Kommunikation AB (Targets)

Transaction

Valedo's parallel acquisitions of CMA Research AB and Markör Marknad & Kommunikation AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Valedo

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@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

Parties

Valedo Partners Fund I (Seller), Akademikliniken (Target), Polaris Private Equity (Buyer)

Transaction

Valedo Partners Fund I has agreed to divest its majority holding in Akademikliniken to Polaris Private Equity

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Valedo

Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Cor Group Oy, Industry Investment, Norvestia Plc and acting management (Sellers), EQT MidMarket Limited Partnership (Buyer), Touhula Varhaiskasvatus Oy (Target)

Transaction

Cor Group Oy, Industry Investment, Norvestia Plc and acting management sold the leading Finnish private day care provider Touhula Varhaiskasvatus Oy to EQT MidMarket Limited Partnership.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@hannessnellman.com
Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Bridgepoint Development Capital (Seller), Solhagagruppen (Target), Ambea AB (Buyer)

Transaction

The Swedish care companies Solhagagruppen and Nytida are joining forces. The enlarged personal care group will be formed pursuant to an agreement whereby Bridgepoint Development Capital and the minority shareholders of Solhagagruppen have agreed to sell all shares in Solhagagruppen to Ambea AB, who operates within private care and assistance under the brand Nytida.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Bridgepoint

Parties

Adven Group (Target), EQT (Seller), AMP Capital, Infracapital (Buyers)

Transaction

EQT Infrastructure Limited’s sale of Adven Group to a consortium comprising of AMP Capital Investors and Infracapital Partners II

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT

Johan Aalto

Johan Aalto

Partner | Helsinki
Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT VII Fund (Buyer), Piab Group Holding AB (Target), Altor Fund II and minority shareholders (Seller)

Transaction

EQT's acquisition of Piab from Altor. Hannes Snellman is advising EQT in relation to the acquisition, including with respect to patents and IPR, acquisition financing, merger control filings and other legal aspects of the agreed transaction.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT

Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Panu Siitonen

Panu Siitonen

Partner | Helsinki
panu.siitonen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Summit Partners (Buyer), Retail Logistics Excellence - RELEX Oy and certain shareholders of RELEX (Seller), Retail Logistics Excellence - RELEX Oy (Target)

Transaction

Summit Partners' acquisition of a EUR 20 million minority stake in RELEX, a Finnish provider of supply chain software solutions for retailers

Deal Value

EUR 20 million

Role

Counsel to Summit Partners

Tuire Kuronen

Tuire Kuronen

Partner | Helsinki
tuire.kuronen@hannessnellman.com
Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Novax, part of the Axel Johnson Group (Buyer), ApoEx AB (Target)

Transaction

Novax has acquired 46% of ApoEx AB.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Novax

Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Adelis Equity Partners (Buyer), INTERSPORT Sweden (Target)

Transaction

Adelis Equity Partners has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in INTERSPORT Sweden.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Adelis Equity Partners

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Priveq Investment and RoosGruppen (Sellers), Mediplast AB (Target), Addtech (Buyer)

Transaction

Priveq Investment’s and RoosGruppen’s divestment of Mediplast AB to Addtech

Deal Value

SEK 480 million

Role

Counsel to Priveq Investment

Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Bridgepoint's acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group

Transaction

Bridgepoint's acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group from Ratos and Bonnier

Deal Value

SEK 4,700 million

Role

Counsel to Bridgepoint

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Alder Fund I AB (Buyer); Gasmet Technologies Oy (Seller); the business of Gasmet Technologies Oy (Target)

Transaction

Alder’s acquisition of the business of Gasmet Technologies Oy from Gasmet Technologies Oy

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Alder Fund I AB

Rabbe Sittnikow

Rabbe Sittnikow

Partner | Helsinki
rabbe.sittnikow@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Johanna Haltia-Tapio

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
johanna.haltia-tapio@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

Parties:

Equip Capital, Lakers Group AB, Vestum AB

Transaction:

Equip Capital has acquired a portfolio of companies from Lakers Group by Vestum AB

Deal value: 

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Equip

Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Annika Schauman

Annika Schauman

Managing Associate | Helsinki
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Carl Tengblad

Carl Tengblad

Associate | Stockholm
carl.tengblad@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com
Abiram Soma

Abiram Soma

Associate | Stockholm
abiram.soma@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Philip Thorell

Philip Thorell

Managing Associate | Stockholm
philip.thorell@hannessnellman.com
Santeri Jääskeläinen

Santeri Jääskeläinen

Associate | Helsinki
santeri.jaaskelainen@hannessnellman.com
Ingrid Remmelgas

Ingrid Remmelgas

Counsel | Helsinki
ingrid.remmelgas@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • "Hannes Snellman demonstrated excellent subject-matter knowledge, their advice was both poignant and practical, and they were highly responsive."
  • "Hannes Snellman have proven themselves to be extremely knowledgeable, responsive and able to focus on issues most material to the client."
  • "Outstanding subject matter knowledge and customer service; pragmatic problem solvers; listen carefully to the client and tailor legal advice accordingly; flawless deal execution."
  • 'Clients praise the department for "doing transactions very efficiently," adding that "they know what to do and when to do it."'
  • 'Respected practice assisting clients with transactional work, including M&A, investments, buyouts and exits. Has particular capabilities for Nordic mandates due to its private equity practice in Helsinki.’
  • '"The team is knowledgeable in a number of different areas, its response time is very fast and its flexibility to change its schedules to ours is high."'
  • '"Work was delivered on time and the advice was very satisfying."'

Main Contacts

Mikko Heinonen

Partner | Helsinki
mikko.heinonen
@hannessnellman.com

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg
@hannessnellman.com

Erik Stenman

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
erik.stenman
@hannessnellman.com

Ida Viitamäki

Counsel | Helsinki
ida.viitamaki
@hannessnellman.com

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
+46 760 000 082
claes.kjellberg
@hannessnellman.com

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang
@hannessnellman.com

Team

Noora Christiansen

Noora Christiansen

Associate | Helsinki
noora.christiansen@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Heidi Haanpää

Heidi Haanpää

Partner | Helsinki
heidi.haanpaa@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Riikka Kuha

Riikka Kuha

Senior Associate | Helsinki
riikka.kuha@hannessnellman.com
Tuire Kuronen

Tuire Kuronen

Partner | Helsinki
tuire.kuronen@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Rabbe Sittnikow

Rabbe Sittnikow

Partner | Helsinki
rabbe.sittnikow@hannessnellman.com
Ida Viitamäki

Ida Viitamäki

Counsel | Helsinki
ida.viitamaki@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com