People

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm

Mikael is a part of Hannes Snellman's Private M&A and Private Equity practice in Stockholm and has considerable experience from M&A and private equity in the Nordic region. He regularly advises private equity sponsors and industrial clients on transactions with cross-border elements and is recognized by Chambers and Partners as a leading private equity lawyer in Sweden. 

Mikael Klang is very dedicated and knowledgeable about all aspects of M&A. He is very professional, client oriented and always available. He understands our business and provides valuable legal advice at a top level.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A | Legal 500, 2022


References

Counsel to Teser Group AB, a portfolio company of SEB Private Equity, in the acquisition of Godsmak Sweden AB.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Carl Tengblad

Carl Tengblad

Associate | Stockholm
carl.tengblad@hannessnellman.com
Adrian Bäck

Adrian Bäck

Associate | Stockholm
adrian.back@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Nellie Jönsson

Nellie Jönsson

Associate | Stockholm
nellie.jonsson@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to Aspia’s management team and partners in connection with the sale of Aspia from IK Partners’ IK VIII Fund to Vitruvian Partners, and the related management team and partner reinvestment alongside Vitruvian.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@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
Elin Boman

Elin Boman

Associate | Stockholm
elin.boman@hannessnellman.com

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Oddschecker, a prominent player in the sports betting industry, in the acquisition of Italian sports betting brand SuperScommesse from Catena Media.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Partner | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Maja Uppgren

Maja Uppgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
maja.uppgren@hannessnellman.com

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to the founders in their divestment of Vourity, a cloud-based platform for unattended payments (for example payments for electric vehicle charging) and other unattended sales and access control solutions, to ABB E-mobility, a global leader in electric vehicle charging solutions.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Elin Boman

Elin Boman

Associate | Stockholm
elin.boman@hannessnellman.com

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Oriola Oyj (“Oriola”) in the sale of Svensk dos AB to Apotekstjänst Sverige AB. The agreed sale price in cash is SEK 110 million, and Oriola will through the transaction exit the dose dispensing business in Sweden.

 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

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

Philip Thorell

Managing Associate | Stockholm
philip.thorell@hannessnellman.com
Sarah Ek

Sarah Ek

Associate | Stockholm
sarah.ek@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

SEB Private Equity, VaccinDirekt.

Transaction:

Counsel to SEB Private Equity in Its Divestment of VaccinDirekt

Deal value: 

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to SEB Private Equity.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Astrid Trolle Adams

Astrid Trolle Adams

Counsel | Stockholm
astrid.trolle.adams@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

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

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Emma Johari

Emma Johari

Associate | Stockholm
emma.johari@hannessnellman.com
Sara Heikfolk

Sara Heikfolk

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sara.heikfolk@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com
Angelica Berntsson

Angelica Berntsson

Associate | Stockholm
angelica.berntsson@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Jens Rönneholm

Jens Rönneholm

Associate | Stockholm
jens.ronneholm@hannessnellman.com
Oscar Bengtsson

Oscar Bengtsson

Associate | Stockholm
oscar.bengtsson@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Partner | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com

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

Partner | 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:

Intersections, LLC, OVPN Integritet AB

Transaction: 

Hannes Snellman acted, together with Buhler, Duggal & Henry LLP, as Swedish counsel to Intersections, LLC (part of the Pango Group) in the acquisition of OVPN Integritet AB from Foliehatt AB and Rehn Studios AB

Value:

Value not public

Role:

Swedish counsel to Intersections, LLC (part of the Pango Group)

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Astrid Trolle Adams

Astrid Trolle Adams

Counsel | Stockholm
astrid.trolle.adams@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Ulrika Wigart

Ulrika Wigart

Associate | Stockholm
ulrika.wigart@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Riverside Company, Monias Torkduk AB

Transaction:

Vita Verita acquired by Riverside Company

Deal value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Riverside Company

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@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
Anna Nordin Pettersson

Anna Nordin Pettersson

Associate | Stockholm
anna.nordin-pettersson@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com
Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com
Jens Rönneholm

Jens Rönneholm

Associate | Stockholm
jens.ronneholm@hannessnellman.com
Abiram Soma

Abiram Soma

Associate | Stockholm
abiram.soma@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Sjölin

Ebba Sjölin

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.sjolin@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

Partner | 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:

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

Bare Collective (buyer), Leander (Target)

Transaction 

Counsel to Bare Collective in its acquisition of Leander

Deal value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to Bare Collective 

 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Nadine Lågland

Nadine Lågland

Associate | Stockholm
nadine.lagland@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Norgesdekk AS (buyers), Valla Dackverkstad (target)

Transaction

Valla Dackverkstad 67% stake to be acquired by Norgesdekk

Deal Value

SEK 80 660 000

Role

Acted as Swedish counsel to Norgesdekk AS 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Anna Ribenfors

Anna Ribenfors

Counsel | Stockholm
anna.ribenfors@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

VASS Group (buyer), Zington AB (target)

Transaction

Counsel to VASS Group in the acquisition of Zington

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to VASS Group 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@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
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@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
Abiram Soma

Abiram Soma

Associate | Stockholm
abiram.soma@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

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

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Vida AB, V-Timber AB

Transaction 

Counsel to Vida AB, a global supplier of manufactured products from sustainable Swedish forests, in the acquisition of 100 % of the shares in V-Timber AB, a Swedish planing mill located in Vrigstad in Sävsjö municipality.

Deal Value 

USD 5 million

Role

Counsel to Vida AB

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Nicolina Hultgren Farsani

Senior Associate | Stockholm
nicolina.hultgrenfarsani@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Oriola Corporation, Euroapotheca, Kronans Apotek and Apoteksgruppen

Transaction 

Counsel to Oriola Corporation in the Formation of a Joint Venture with Euroapotheca combining the Swedish retail pharmacy chains Kronans Apotek and Apoteksgruppen.

Deal Value 

EUR 700 million

Role

Counsel to Oriola Corporation

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Tanja Schnitt

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

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

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

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

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Oscar Bengtsson

Oscar Bengtsson

Associate | Stockholm
oscar.bengtsson@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Bare Collective, Boob Design

Transaction 

Acted as counsel to Bare Collective in its acquisition of Boob Design

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Bare Collective

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

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

Tanja Schnitt

Associate | Stockholm
tanja.schnitt@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

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

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com

Parties

SEB Private Equity, IK Partners, Truesec

Transaction

Counsel to SEB Private Equity in the co-investment with IK Partners in their acquisition of Truesec

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to SEB Private Equity

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Abracon LLC (a portfolio company of The Riverside Company) as Buyer and the selling shareholders of ProAnt AB as sellers  

Transaction 

Advisng The Riverside Company and its portfolio company Abracon LLC on the acquisition of Proant AB and Proant Asia Limited

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Advisor to Private Equity Sponsor Riverside and its portfolio company Abracon LLC  

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

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

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@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
Anna Ribenfors

Anna Ribenfors

Counsel | Stockholm
anna.ribenfors@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Raketech Group, QM Media AB, including its subsidiary P&P Vegas Group Inc.

Transaction 

Raketech Group in the acquisition of all assets from QM Media AB, including its subsidiary P&P Vegas Group Inc.

Deal Value 

EUR 16 million

Role

Counsel to the Raketech Group

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Partner | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

SEB Private Equity

Transaction 

SEB Private Equity in its investment in and partnership with Eatery

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to SEB Private Equity

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Caroline Sundberg

Caroline Sundberg

Partner | Stockholm
caroline.sundberg@hannessnellman.com
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@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
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Bare Collective, JaBaDaBaDo

Transaction 

Bare Collective in its acquisition of JaBaDaBaDo

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role

Counsel to Bare Collective 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@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

Parties 

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, Conaxess Trade Sweden AB, Movement Group Nordic AB

Transaction

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA and its portfolio company Conaxess Trade Sweden AB in the acquisition of Movement Group Nordic AB 

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA and its portfolio company Conaxess Trade Sweden AB

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

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

Miklos Kovacs Scherlin

Partner | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Sarah Ek

Sarah Ek

Associate | Stockholm
sarah.ek@hannessnellman.com

Parties

REF IV Luxembourg S.à r.l., AcadeMedia

Transaction

Divestment of RE Skolor AB to AcadeMedia

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to REF IV Luxembourg S.à r.l.

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@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

Vida AB, Bergs Timber AB (publ)

Transaction

Vida AB in the Acquisition of Bergs Timber AB’s (publ) Swedish Sawmill Business

Deal Value 

SEK 400 million

Role 

Counsel to Vida AB

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

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

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@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
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Pivot Fund (Buyer), ImseVimse (Target), Esska (Target)

Transaction

In February, Pivot Fund announced its first investment through the acquisition of ImseVimse. In March, Pivot has taken a step towards building a leading group in children’s products and hygiene products through the acquisition of Esska,

Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Pivot Fund I AB 

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com

Parties
WhistleB (target), NAVEX Global (Buyer)

Transaction
Counsel to the Sellers of WhistleB in the acquisition by NAVEX Global

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to the Sellers

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Logent AB, Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP

Transaction

Logent Group issue of SEK 900 Million Senior Secured Notes and the Entry Into of a Super Senior RCF

Deal Value

SEK 900 million

Role

Counsel to Logent Group and SSCP

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

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

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

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

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Emma Greiff

Emma Greiff

Senior Associate | Stockholm
emma.greiff@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com

Parties

BVF Partners, Calliditas Therapeutics AB

Transaction

BVF Partners' Investment in Calliditas Therapeutics AB

Deal Value

SEK 300 million

Role

Counsel to BVF Partners

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP (Buyer), Logent Group (Target), Adelis Equity Partners (Sellers)

Transaction

Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP in the Acquisition of Logent Group from Adelis Equity Partners.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Stirling Square Capital Partners LLP

Mikael Klang

Mikael Klang

Partner | Stockholm
mikael.klang@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
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

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

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • "Mikael Klang is commercial and helpful.", Chambers Europe, 2024
  • 'Sources state that he is "I really enjoy working with Mikael Klang, he is very reliable and dependable.", Private Equity, Chambers Europe, 2023
  • Clients describes Mikael Klang as "Very knowledgeable, great availability and a strong commercial acumen", M&A, IFLR1000, 2022
  • Clients describes Mikael Klang as "Extremely proactive", Private Equity, Chambers Europe, 2021
  • Clients describe Mikael Klang as “one of the best M&A lawyers I have ever worked with”,  “very dedicated and knowledgeable about all aspects of M&A. He is very professional, client oriented and always available. He understands our business and provides valuable legal advice at a top level”, and “exceptional corporate M&A lawyer. Stand-out qualities include his collaborative approach to working with other advisors, his strong commercial sense and his dedication and work ethic.”, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Legal 500, 2020

  • 'Sources state that he is "Pragmatic, solution-oriented and highly creative.", Corporate/ M&A, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2020

  • 'Clients praise his availability and speed of response', Private Equity, Chambers Europe, 2020
  • Recommended in Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2019
  • 'One client describes Mikael Klang as "very experienced, good to work with and easy to understand," adding that he is "very knowledgeable in negotiating transactions."', Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe, 2019
  • "Mikael Klang assists with a range of investments, divestments and add-on acquisitions, including auction processes", Private Equity, Chambers Europe, 2019
  • 'Clients describes Mikael Klang as ”very experienced, good to work with and easy to understand”', Corporate/M&A Sweden, Chambers Global, 2019
  • 'One client describes him as ”a very good, commercial lawyer who has always understood the business element.” This sources goes on to say that ”he is very quick and focuses on the right issues"', Chambers Europe, 2018

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2006


Education and Professional Background

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2019 
  • Partner, Kanter, 2014-2019
  • Counsel, Ashurst, 2011-2014
  • Senior Associate, Roschier, 2007-2011
  • Secondment, Slaughter & May, London, 2004
  • Associate, Hammarskiöld & Co, 2001-2007
  • Jur. kand (LL.M.), Lund University, 2001
  • The University of British Columbia, Faculty of law (now Peter A. Allard School of Law), 2000-2001