Carl Runesson

Associate, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Carl Runesson is an associate in our Debt Finance practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2020.

Prior to joining White & Case, Carl studied Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Education
LLM
University of Gothenburg
PG Certificate in International Finance Law
Queen Mary, University of London
BSc
Economics
University of Gothenburg
Languages
Swedish
English

Experience

Representation of FSN Capital and its portfolio company, ViaCon Group AB (publ), a leading player in construction solutions, on its issuance of EUR 100 million floating rate senior secured bonds due 2025.

Representation of Nordic Capital and its portfolio company, Greenfood AB (publ), a leading player in the Nordic food retail market, on its issuance of SEK 1,050,000,000 floating rate sustainability-linked senior secured bonds due 2025 to refinance existing bank funding. The team also acted on the related SEK 200,000,000 super senior revolving credit facility provided by Swedbank and associated intercreditor agreement.

Representation of Pareto Securities and Swedbank as joint bookrunners on the issuance by Hoist Group, a leading Swedish hospitality technology provider across EMEA owned by Accent Equity, of its SEK500 million senior secured bonds due 2024. The bonds were issued to refinance the company's existing bonds and general corporate purposes. White & Case also advised the joint bookrunners on the super senior RCF and related intercreditor agreement.

Representation of Alder Fund I AB, a Nordic investment fund investing in sustainable technology companies, in the acquisition of Systeminstallation i Varberg AB, together with its subsidiaries, a group that develops and delivers solutions within building automation for energy efficient buildings and various facilities.

Representation of Pareto Secuities AB, Pareto Securities AS, Frankfurt Branch and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB as joint bookrunners on the issuance by LR Global Holding GmbH, one of the leading direct selling companies in Europe, of €125 million senior secured floating rate bonds due 2025. The bonds were issued for the purpose of refinancing existing debt and repayment of certain shareholder loans.

Representation of Autocirc, a company owned by Nordic Private Equity firm Alder, on the establishment of a new term loan facilities agreement of SEK 99 million and the related subordination arrangement. The proceeds were used for the financing of the acquisitions of several Swedish companies as well as the refinancing of the group's existing debt.

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 Pareto Secuities AB and Pareto Securities AS as joint bookrunners and Dooba Finance AB (publ) as issuer on the issuance of its up to SEK 600 million senior unsecured guaranteed fixed rate bonds due 2024 governed by Swedish law and on the subsequent listing of the bonds on the Corporate Bonds list of Nasdaq Stockholm. Dooba Finance AB (publ) used the proceeds to refinance existing high yield bonds and for general corporate purposes.

Representation of Vizrt Group AS, as issuer, a world leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, owned by the private equity firm Nordic Capital, on the issuance of US$125 million senior secured callable bonds due 2026 governed by Norwegian law. Vizrt Group used the proceeds from the bonds to refinance its outstanding bonds and for general corporate purposes. The White & Case team also assisted on the amendment and restatement of a $40 million Multi-Currency Revolving Credit Facility provided by the bank Nordea, a financial services group.