Henrik Wireklint advises on general corporate, mergers & acquisitions and employment law. His experience includes advising private equity firms and industrial clients on domestic and cross-border M&A.
Experienced advisor on mergers & acquisitions with a focus on cross-border transactions. Extensive experience representing multinational corporations on domestic and international M&A (including acting as deal counsel on transactions not governed by Swedish law), as well as advising private equity firms on stand-alone investments and bolt-on acquisitions. Demonstrated and valued ability to provide executive employment law advice in addition to general corporate advice. Involvement in significant transactions across a broad array of business sectors, including FinTech, renewable energy, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and a number of hi-tech industries.
Altor, Strawberry Equities (Petter Stordalen) and TDR
Henrik represented a consortium consisting of Altor, Strawberry Equities (Petter Stordalen) and TDR on the acquisition of the business of Thomas Cook Northern Europe (Vinggruppen; to be re-branded to Nordic Leisure Travel Group).
Henrik represented Intrum AB as transaction counsel on all English law aspects of the €28 billion securitisation of non-performing loans (NPL) and the US$366 million acquisition and hive-down of the Recovery Banking Unit (RBU) of Greece's largest bank, Piraeus Bank. The RBU was hived-down into a separate legal entity, which will be fully consolidated by Intrum and manages the securitised NPL portfolio.
LSE Space GmbH
Henrik represented LSE Space GmbH, a subsidiary of the Swedish Space Corporation, on its acquisition of Jade Aerospace GmbH, a provider of key engineering and consultancy services to European space organizations.
Henrik represented Intrum AB, the Swedish debt purchase and collection company, in the €328 million acquisition of an 80 percent stake in a joint venture with Piraeus Bank S.A. that will service a €28 billion portfolio of Piraeus' non-performing loans held in a securitisation vehicle.
Henrik advised the Nestlé group on its divestment of a coffee solutions business unit in Sweden and Norway, Kaffeknappen, to the Convini group.
Henrik represented ABB on its investment in Northvolt AB, a Swedish company which is building Europe’s largest and most advanced lithium-ion battery factory.
Henrik represented the leading Swedish confectionery company Cloetta AB (publ) on the divestment of its Italian business to Katjes International.
Henrik represented Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, on the €1.5 billion acquisition of Bambora, a fast-growing global player in the payments industry, from private equity firm Nordic Capital. The transaction was the largest M&A deal in Sweden in 2017, according to Mergermarket.
Swedish Space Corporation
Henrik advised Swedish Space Corporation in connection with the divestment of its wholly owned subsidiary ECAPS AB to the AIAC group, the divestment of its Airborne Systems business, and the divestment of its Space Systems Division to OHB AG.
Nordic Capital VIII Limited
Henrik represented Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its €2.1 billion acquisition of Lindorff.
Nordic Capital VIII Limited
Henrik represented Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its acquisition of a majority stake in Gina Tricot AB.
Nordic Capital V Limited
Henrik represented Nordic Capital V Limited in its US$1 billion divestment of the Point International group to VeriFone Inc.