Oscar Liljeson

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

Clients say Liljeson “combines great commercial understanding with excellent attention and deal experience.” Another client say “Oscar Liljeson is extremely commercial and competent which has made him a trusted advisor.”
Chambers/The Legal 500

Overview

Co-head Oscar Liljeson is a partner in White & Case's Bank Finance department. Oscar's primary focus lies in leveraged finance, but his experience covers a wide range of other financial transactions as well, including IPO financings, restructurings, refinancings, private equity fund financings and investment grade lending.

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

Representation of Oatly in connection with its SEK 1.925 billion sustainability-linked financing provided by a club consisting of several banks and other credit providers.

Representation of Karo Pharma AB, a portfolio company of the private equity firm EQT that specializes in the sale and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter products, on its SEK 3.4 billion (US$360 million) acquisition of Trimb Holding from Avista Capital Partners and other shareholders, with the financing of the 90 MEUR acquisition of the intimate care and dermatology product portfolio from LEO Pharma and with the financing of the EUR 58 million acquisition of the remaining European rights to the Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Cilag GmbH International, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Representation of Altor, Strawberry Equities (Petter Stordalen) and TDR on the acquisition of the Spanish hotel operator Airtours Resort Ownership España S.L. (AROE) as an add-on to Nordic Leisure Travel Group (Vinggruppen; f.k.a. Thomas Cook Northern Europe).

Representation of 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.

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

Representation of 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.

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

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of Accent Equity Partners in connection with, inter alia, its acquisition of a majority stake in Global Attractions SPI from founders and management, and the related acquisition financing, the financing of the acquisition of Scandinavian Cosmetics, Lunawood, Belid Lightning, 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.

Representation of Adelis Equity Partners Fund II AB with the financing of the acquisition of Didriksons from Herkules Capital, the majority of shares in Säkra AB and their portfolio company Ropo Capital with the acquisition of Colligent Inkasso.

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