Alexander Berlin-Jarhamn is an associate in the Firm's Debt Finance practice in Stockholm, having joined White & Case in 2017. He advises top-tier Nordic and international private equity funds, corporates, banks and financial institutions on a wide range of debt finance arrangements, including domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisition finance transactions, IPO financings, fund financings, recapitalizations and project finance transactions.
Representation of Oatly, a leading producer of plant-based and dairy-free food products, on a US$430 million financing arrangement, consisting of a private placement of US$300 million 9.25 percent convertible senior PIK notes due 2028, a new US$130 million term loan B credit facility and a SEK2.1 billion amended sustainability-linked revolving credit facility.
Representation of Arcus Infrastructure Partners, an investment fund manager focused on European infrastructure, on its acquisition of Opus Bilprovning, one of Sweden's largest vehicle inspection companies.
Representation of EQT, a leading global investment firm, on the acquisition of shares in Beijer Ref AB, representing 29.6 percent of the shares and 26.4 percent of the votes, from Carrier Global Corporation (Carrier), making EQT the largest shareholder of Beijer Ref.
Representation of J. Aron & Company LLC, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, in connection with its entry into an oil inventory monetisation arrangement with Nynas AB, a leading manufacturer of specialty naphthenic oils and bitumen products.
Representation of Trill Impact, a Sweden-based impact private equity investment adviser, on the establishment of an ESG-linked capital call facility. The financing was provided by Trill Impact's strategic partner Nordea, which also provides Trill Impact with services related to responsible investment and investor relations.
Representation of Oatly, Sweden’s leading dairy free lifestyle brand, in connection with its SEK 1.925 billion sustainability-linked financing provided by a club consisting of several banks and other credit providers.
Representation of a consortium consisting of Altor, a private equity firm focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies, Strawberry Equities (Petter Stordalen), a group of companies investing mainly in real estate, finance, hotel operations and art, and TDR, a private equity firm, on:
- the financing of the acquisition of the business of Thomas Cook Northern Europe (Vinggruppen, re-branded to the Nordic Leisure Travel Group); and
- the financing of the acquisition of Airtours Resort Ownership España S.L., a Spanish hotel operator, as an add-on to the Nordic Leisure Travel Group.
Representation of Altor, a private equity firm focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies, in connection with the financing of their acquisition of Gummigrossen and RengasDuo, the market-leading tire and tire related wholesalers in Sweden and Finland respectively.
Representation of Nalka Invest AB, a Swedish investment firm, on the financing of their acquisition of OneMed, the leading medical supplies distributor in Northern Europe, from 3i Group plc (3i), a leading international investor focused on mid-market Private Equity and Infrastructure.
Representation of Adelis Equity Partners Fund II AB, a fund in the family of Adelis-branded private equity funds focused on middle market investments in the Nordic region, on the financing of their acquisition of Didriksons, a leading Scandinavian brand in functional and sustainable waterproof fashion, sportswear and children’s clothing, from Herkules Capital, a Norwegian private equity firm.
Representation of Nordic Capital, a leading private equity firm in the Nordic region, in connection with the financing of their acquisition of Ryds Bilglas, one of the leading vehicle glass repair and replacement companies in Sweden.
Representation of Nomura, a global financial services firm, and Barclays, a multinational investment bank and financial services company, in connection with their acquisition of Cevian Capital’s entire stake in AB Volvo, the global leading truck manufacturer and the largest stock-listed entity in Sweden, and their subsequent on-sale of the entire stake to Geely, a leading automobile manufacturer.
Representation of the private equity fund Altor Fund IV, a fund in the family of Altor-branded private equity funds focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies, in connection with the financing of the acquisition of BTI Studios Holding AB, a leading global localization player.
Representation of the Saferoad Group, a leading supplier of road safety solutions, in relation to an unsecured refinancing related to the listing of Saferoad Holding ASA on the Oslo Stock Exchange.