David Riihonen | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

David Riihonen

Associate, Stockholm

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David is an associate within the Nordic Private Equity team in our Global M&A Practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2017. David mainly advises Nordic private equity houses and has experience from assisting clients with M&A, LBOs, complex carve-outs and corporate matters in various industries.

Prior to joining White & Case, David worked with private equity as an associate at another law firm.


  • LLM, Juris kandidat, Stockholm University, Sweden


  • Swedish
  • English


Representative transactions include advising/representing:

EQT (through its portfolio company Candidator DGC) in the acquisition of Solid Park Holding AB, a Swedish managed IT services provider.

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

Leading alternative investment firm EQT on the sale of Sweden-headquartered Piab Group AB, a global technology pioneer in industrial automation and robot components, to Patricia Industries for an enterprise value of SEK 6,950 million (around €661 million).

EQT on the merger of the data communication operations of DGC and IP-Only to form IP-Only Enterprise.

EQT in the acquisition of Candidator Holding AB, a Swedish managed IT services provider with capabilities for full IT outsourcing in Sweden and Norway.

Portfolio company Candidator DGC in the acquisition of Alliero Services AB.

EQT in the restructuring of portfolio companies Candidator and DGC to form the new group Candidator DGC – creating a substantially larger managed IT services provider.

Fazer on the acquisition of Froosh from Unilever Ventures.

EQT on the sale of a minority stake in Anticimex to a small group of blue chip investors.

DUAL Co. Ltd., the listed South Korea-based manufacturer of car interior materials and products, on its acquisition of Borgstena Group Sweden, the Sweden-based automotive textile supplier.

Accent on the acquisition of Oral Care from Procuritas.

Nasdaq-listed Coupa, a software company, on its acquisition of Trade Extensions, the sourcing optimisation software firm.

Anticimex on the acquisition of WiseCon.

Synthomer on the acquisiton of Perstorp Oxo Belgium from Perstorp.

Verlinvest and China Resources on their investment in Oatly.

Valedo on the establishment of Origo Group through the parallel acquisitions of CMA Research and Markör Marknad & Kommunikation.

Valedo on the divestment of Akademikliniken to Polaris.

Fazer on the acquisition of Frebaco Kvarn.

Adelis on the acquisition of Nordomatic.


  • Aktier som underlag för företagshypotek, Juridisk Tidskrift 2015/16 s. 400, (author)