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Hannes Snellman

Corporate/M&A

6 ranked lawyersBand 4SwedenEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Full-service transactional team with a strong reputation for Nordic-wide M&A deals, with particular strength in Finland. Particularly active in public M&A and public takeovers, including mandatory offers. Also assists with carve-outs and business transfers. Represents private equity funds and portfolio companies in acquisitions, often advising on transactions in the construction, media and technology sectors. Team members are experienced in stock exchange listings and rights issues.

Strengths

A client praises the firm's "great understanding of commercial requirements."

Another client describes the team's advice as "hands-on and pragmatic."

Work highlights

Advised OBOS BBL on the acquisition of a stake in Sveriges Bostadsrätts Centrum and its subsequent mandatory takeover offer.

Notable practitioners

A client describes Claes Kjellberg as a "highly committed and energetic lawyer," and particularly appreciates that he is "pragmatic in his approach." Kjellberg advises domestic and regional clients on M&A transactions.

Mattias Friberg represents clients in high-value IPOs, public cash offers, directed share issues, share redemptions and stock exchange listings. One client describes him as a "thoughtful lawyer who provides comfort to his client."

The "extremely proactive" Mikael Klang advises private equity houses on acquisitions, investments, carve-outs and divestments. He also assists company founders with sales to private equity companies.

Ola Åhman advises on high-value acquisitions, divestments and financing rounds. He joined the firm in the summer of 2020.

Described as "knowledgeable, pragmatic and results-oriented," Richard Åkerman has experience advising companies in the transport, FMCG and rental sectors on divestments, acquisitions and business transfers.

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Overview

Hannes Snellman is consistently ranked as one of the top M&A advisers in the Nordic region. We provide advice and support on all types of transactions, including acquisitions; divestments; joint ventures; group restructurings and venture investments. In addition, we are preeminent in the area of private equity transactions and fund formation.
Many of the transactions we advise on are of strategic importance, often involving complex corporate and disclosure issues; our lawyers have considerable experience working as international lead counsel and handling complex cross-border transactions.

Corporate/M&A Department

Hannes Snellman

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Department location

Kungsträdgårdsgatan 20

P.O. Box 7801

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

111 47

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Sweden

Capital Markets: Equity


Mattias Friberg
Band 4
Ola Åhman
Band 4

Corporate/M&A


Claes Kjellberg
Band 5
Ola Åhman
Band 4
Richard Åkerman
Band 4

Private Equity


Mikael Klang
Band 3