Oscar Liljeson

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

Oscar Liljeson has a strong reputation representing borrowers in acquisition finance and refinancing transactions, often acting for private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Clients say Liljeson “combines great commercial understanding with excellent attention and deal experience.”
Banking & Finance Chambers Europe Band 4, 2019

Overview

Oscar Liljeson's practice is Bank Finance. His focus is on leveraged finance although he has experience in a wide range of finance transactions, including IPO financings, financial restructurings and investment grade lending.

Oscar has participated in numerous top tier cross border acquisition finance transactions, public to private financings and IPO financings, representing Swedish and international banks and private equity clients. His recent experience at White & Case includes finance transactions for EQT, Nalka Invest, FSN Capital, Bridgepoint, Valedo Partners, Adelis, Summa Equity, Accent Equity Partners, Altor Equity Partners and Nordic Capital. Oscar joined the firm in 2006.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
LLM
Juris kandidat
Stockholm University

Sweden

Studies in international banking and finance law
Queen Mary College, University of London
Languages
English
Swedish

Experience

Representative transactions include advising/representing:

Altor Equity Partners in connection with, inter alia, the financing of the acquisition of Trioplast, BTI Studios Holding AB, Ålö group, Navico, Transcom WorldWide AB (publ), a company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Summa Equity in its acquisition finance of Olink Proteomics Holding AB, a Swedish life science company. 

IKEAS's investment company NALKA in connection with the financing of the acquisition and subsequent divestment of the Synsam group and the financing of the acquisition of Office Management and OneMed. 

EQT on, inter alia, public cash offer to the shareholders of Karo Pharma and Epidemic Sound with working capital facilities.

ÅF on the recommended cash Tender Offer for all shares in Pöyry. ÅF and Pöyry have signed an agreement to combine the two companies to form a leading European engineering and consulting company.

European Entertainment Intressenter BidCo AB (EE Intressenter) on the public cash offer to the shareholders in Cherry AB to acquire all Cherry shares at a price of SEK 87 per share.

FSN Capital on an unsecured refinancing related to the listing of Bygghemma Group First AB on Nasdaq Stockholm and in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Kjell & Co, Holmbergs, Mørenot group (a world leading supplier of equipment and services to the world's fishery- and aquaculture industries) and of the IT-companies Office IT-Partner, Zetup and Dicom.

Nordic Capital in connection with, inter alia, the financing of the acquisition of SafeRoad, CPS Color, Aditro, Menigo, AniCura, Vizrt, Greenfood, in connection with the refinancing of the Ellos Group and in connection with the IPO financing for Tokmanni, Handicare and SafeRoad.

Accent Equity Partners in connection with, inter alia, the financing of the acquisition of Belid Lightning and Götessons, S.t Eriks, Inteno Broadband, Nordic Traction Group, Bogfelts and Mont Blanc, the establishment of working capital facilities for Cervera, the refinancing of the Aviator Group, Blomsterboda in connection with the financing of the acquisition of S-Blommor and the establishment of acquisition facilities for OralCare and Tempcon Group.

Adelis Equity Partners Fund II AB with the financing of the acquisition of Didriksons from Herkules Capital.

Valedo with the financing of the acquisition of the restaurant chain Pinchos.