Elin Brännström

Associate, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Elin Brännström is an associate in our Mergers and Acquisitions practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2018.

Prior to joining White & Case, Elin studied at Lund University in Sweden. She was previously summer associate with the firm in 2017.

Education
LLM
Juristexamen
Lund University
Sweden
Studies in Business Administration
Lund University
School of Business and Economics, Sweden
Studies in Economics
Lund University
School of Business and Economics, Sweden
Languages
Swedish
English
French

Experience

Representation of Ratos, a Swedish private equity firm, and Bonnier, the holding company for a corporate group made up of the Nordic region's leading media companies, on their divestment of Bisnode, a company offering support in the form of digital business, marketing and credit information, to Bisnode's partner Dun & Bradstreet for an approximate enterprise value of SEK 7.2 billion.

Representation of Tink AB, a Swedish fintech company and one of Europe's leading open banking software-as-a-service providers, on its acquisition of Business Finance Technology Group Limited's (Openwrks) UK based open banking platform and business, including related customer contracts and IT infrastructure.

Representation of Klarna, one of the world's leading smooth shopping and payment providers, on its US$650 million equity funding round, at a post-money valuation of US$10.65 billion. The US$10.65 billion valuation ranks Klarna as the highest-valued private fintech in Europe and the fourth highest globally.

Representation of JPMorgan's Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF) on its acquisition of Adven, a leading provider of clean energy solutions across the Nordics and Baltics, from the investment firms AMP Capital and Infracapital.

Representation of Summa Equity AB, a private equity firm specializing in investments in companies that help solve global challenges, in its acquisition of Olink Proteomics Holding AB, a Swedish life science company with substantial operations in the US that has developed a unique technology for human biomarker discovery, and the related acquisition financing.

Representation of 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.

Representation of ÅF, an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure, on the recommended cash Tender Offer for all shares in Pöyry, an international consulting and engineering company. ÅF and Pöyry have signed an agreement to combine the two companies to form a leading European engineering and consulting company.