Henrik Wireklint

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

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.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
LLM
Lund University
Languages
English
Swedish

Experience

Representation of the Catella Group, a Sweden-based specialist in property investments and fund management, on its sale of 70 percent of the shares in Catella Fondförvaltning AB, a fund manager offering a wide range of investment funds to private and institutional investors, with a focus on the Nordic region, to Athanase Industrial Partner.

Representation of Ancala Partners, a leading UK-based independent infrastructure investment firm, on its acquisition of Hector Rail, the largest private freight train operator in Scandinavia and which also has operations in Germany.

Representation 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).

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of Nestlé group on its divestment of a coffee solutions business unit in Sweden and Norway, Kaffeknappen, to the Convini group.

Representation of ABB on its investment in Northvolt AB, a Swedish company which is building Europe’s largest and most advanced lithium-ion battery factory.

Representation of Cloetta, the leading Swedish confectionery company on the divestment of its Italian business to Katjes International.

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its €2.1 billion acquisition of Lindorff.

Representation of Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its acquisition of a majority stake in Gina Tricot AB.

Representation of Nordic Capital V Limited in its US$1 billion divestment of the Point International group to VeriFone Inc.