Björn Torsteinsrud | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Bjorn Torsteinsrud
Bjorn Torsteinsrud

Björn Torsteinsrud

Associate, Stockholm

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Overview

Björn Torsteinsrud is an associate in our Capital Markets practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2018. He advises clients on a wide variety of Capital Markets transactions and public M&A, including IPOs, PIPEs, rights issues and takeovers. His practice also includes advising listed companies on corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining White & Case, Björn studied at Stockholm University and at Humboldt University of Berlin and worked as a trainee at the Embassy of Sweden in Mexico City.

Education

  • LLM, Juris kandidat, Stockholm University
  • Studies in Commercial Law, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German

Experience

Representative transactions include advising/representing:

 

ÅF AB in its €611 million recommended public cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding shares in Pöyry PLC. Together with the shares acquired by ÅF through market purchases, the shares tendered during the offer period, including the subsequent offer period, represent approximately 99.3 percent of all the issued and outstanding shares and voting rights in Pöyry. ÅF is an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure, based in Europe and operating globally with net sales in 2018 of SEK 13,975 million. Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company serving clients across power generation, transmission and distribution, forest industry, biorefining & chemicals, mining and metals, infrastructure and water and environment.

ÅF on the recommended cash Tender Offer for all shares in Pöyry. ÅF and Pöyry have signed an agreement to combine the two companies to form a leading European engineering and consulting company.

European Entertainment Intressenter BidCo AB (EE Intressenter) on the public cash offer to the shareholders in Cherry AB to acquire all Cherry shares at a price of SEK 87 per share.

RBC Capital Markets, Cowen and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken as placement agents in connection with the SEK680 million (equivalent to approximately US$75 million) placement of newly issued shares and existing shares in Hansa Medical, a company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Nordea Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken as underwriters in connection with the SEK 1,650 million (equivalent to approximately US$183 million) rights issue in Mekonomen, a company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Deutsche Bank and Nordea as the joint bookrunners and placement agents in connection with Hoist Finance's SEK 568 million equity capital raising.

ÅF AB in its €611 million recommended public cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding shares in Pöyry PLC.

EQT on the public cash offer to the shareholders of Karo Pharma.

Arion Banki, a leading universal relationship bank in Iceland, and Kaupthing in connection with the IPO and dual-listing in Stockholm and Reykjavik of Arion Bank.

Projektengagemang and its founders in connection with the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Projektengagemang.

DNB, Swedbank and Crédit Agricole as placement agents in connection with the private placement of shares in Recipharm.