Martin Järvengren

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Martin Järvengren is a partner in our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with a particular focus on financial institutions, and based in Stockholm. He is advising on a broad range of corporate transactions in the financial institutions sector, including cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

Martin is a member of the Firm's Financial Services Regulatory group and is advising clients on a range of regulatory matters in the financial sector, including for example governance matters, dealing with regulatory bodies, remuneration, complaints handling, anti-money laundering and data privacy.

Martin is also a member of the Firm's Funds and Investment Management practice. He has advised managers on the formation and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds and real estate funds. He also counsels managers on all governance and regulation aspects arising out of the creation and operation of funds. Martin further advises investment fund sponsors and institutional investors in the alternative investment fund space.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
LLM
University of Lund
School of Law
University of East Anglia
Languages
Swedish
English

Experience

Representation of Carnegie Investment Bank AB, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Citigroup Global Markets Limited, as joint global coordinators, and ABG Sundal Collier AB, Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, DNB Bank ASA, Sweden branch and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), as joint bookrunners, on the SEK 10.378 billion initial public offering and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Nordnet, a digital bank for savings and investments.

Representation of Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), a Swedish bank, on its landmark issuance of USD 1 billion AT1 Contingent Convertibles in two tranches of USD 500 million each at interest rates of 4.375% and 4.75% respectively. 

Representation of Klarna on its USD 650 million equity funding round, at a post-money valuation of USD 10.65 billion, which ranks Klarna as the highest-valued private fintech in Europe and the fourth highest globally. 

Representation of Tink, 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 Tink, one of Europe's leading open banking software-as-a-service providers, on its acquisition of Instantor, a leading European provider of credit decision solutions based on account aggregation technology. 

Representation of the Catella Group, a Sweden-based specialist in property investments and fund management with operations in 15 countries, on its agreement to sell 70 percent of the shares in Catella Fondförvaltning AB (Catella Fonder) to Athanase Industrial Partner. 

Representation of Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), a Swedish bank, on the update of its USD 20 billion US medium term note (MTN) program and subsequent takedown of USD 1,250,000,000 0.625% Senior Preferred Notes. 

Representation of Klarna, one of the world's leading smooth shopping and payment providers, on its acquisition of Moneymour Srl, an Italian payments company, from the founders and minority investors. 

Representation of Adelis Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on middle market investments in the Nordic region, on its acquisition of Säkra, a company offering insurance brokerage and financial advisory. 

Representation of Nordax Bank, a provider of financial services and products, and principal owner Vision Capital, an international investment group, in connection with the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Nordax Bank. 

Representation of Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor, on its EUR 2.1 billion acquisition of the European debt collection company Lindorff. 

Representation of Caterpillar Inc., a Fortune 100 manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, on the acquisition of Johan Walter Berg AB, a Sweden-based leading manufacturer of propulsion systems and marine controls for ships. 

Representation of Altor, a private equity firm focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies, on its sale of Åkers, the world's leading producer of cast and forged rolls for the steel and aluminium industries, to Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation in exchange for cash and shares in the listed buyer.