What the team is known for
Leads multi-jurisdictional transactions from offices across Europe. Highly regarded Swedish team targets high-end transactions, including deals through which Stockholm-based private equity funds acquire target companies operating across the Nordic region. Brings together teams in London and Southern European or CEE jurisdictions to advise on acquisitions or sale processes, often on behalf of funds that target mid-cap investment opportunities. Specialised sponsor-side finance practice takes on standalone acquisition finance mandates.
Clients highlight the firm's user-friendly style, one saying that the lawyers "deliver incredibly fast and with the highest quality at all times. They are hard workers with great interpersonal skills," and adding: "It is great to interact with the team."
"They are absolute subject matter experts," one source says, adding: "They're incredibly experienced and treat all clients as the absolute number-one priority, and always make the time and go above and beyond."
Acted for BC Partners on its acquisition of an up to approximately 45% stake in SOFIMA.
London partner Ian Bagshaw co-heads the global practice, while Jan Jensen leads the Nordics private equity group from the firm's Stockholm office. Saam Golshani is based in Paris and is another key contact for EMEA private equity matters.