Lennart Pettersson | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Lennart Pettersson
Lennart Pettersson

Lennart Pettersson

Partner, Stockholm

T +46 8 506 32 345

T +46 8 506 32 300

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Overview

Lennart Pettersson focuses on advising private equity firms, financial institutions and corporations on domestic and cross-border M&A and joint ventures.

He has extensive and long-term experience advising private equity firms in complex international acquisitions and divestments, as well as advising their portfolio companies in respect of add-on acquisitions and preparations for exit.

He has been involved in significant transactions across a varied array of business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and financial services.

Bars and Courts

  • Swedish Bar

Education

  • LLM, Juris kandidat, Stockholm University
  • Courses in commercial common law, University of Manchester, UK

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Experience

ČGS Holding

Lennart represented the owners of ČGS Holding on the acquisition by Swedish industrial giant Trelleborg for a total cash consideration of approximately €1.16 billion.

Nordic Capital VII Limited, 2015

Lennart represented Nordic Capital VII Limited on its acquisition of Sunrise Medical.

InterTrust Group, 2015

Lennart represented InterTrust Group in its acquisition of CorpNordic, the leading corporate services provider in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.

Nordic Capital VIII Limited, 2014

Lennart represented Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its €2.1 billion acquisition of Lindorff.

Nordic Capital VIII Limited, 2014

Lennart represented Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its acquisition of a majority stake in Gina Tricot.

VTB Capital, 2013

He represented VTB Capital, a subsidiary of leading universal Russian bank VTB Bank, in connection with its US$2.4 billion acquisition of the Russian division of listed Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB (publ).

FSN Capital, 2013

Lennart represented FSN Capital in the acquisition of the Troax group of companies.

Consortium of private equity funds led by Nordic Capital, 2012

Lennart represented a consortium of private equity funds led by Nordic Capital, including DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (a Credit Suisse affiliate) and Avista Capital Partners, in connection with the divestment by Fougera Sweden Holding 2 AB of Fougera Pharmaceuticals to Sandoz, the generics division of Novartis.

Nordic Capital V Limited, 2011

He represented Nordic Capital V Limited in its US$1 billion divestment of the Point International group to VeriFone Inc.

Nordic Capital V Limited. 2011

Lennart represented Nordic Capital V Limited in the divestment of the Atos Medical Group to EQT Fund VI.