Patrik Erblad

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Patrik is a Partner in the firm’s EMEA Private Equity Group. Patrik advises financial sponsors, such as EQT, Triton, Bridgepoint, Valedo and Accent, on LBOs, including public takeovers, and portfolio management, including restructurings and rescue investments.

He has specific experience and knowledge from industries such as:

  • Telecom (IP-Only, DGC, Eltel, Availo, TE Connectivity carve-out, etc.)
  • IT/Software/Fintech (Epidemic Sound, IFS, Iver, Trade Extensions, ApoEx, Zmarta Group, etc.)
  • Healthcare/Pharma (Karo Pharma, Solhagagruppen, Akademikliniken, HemoCue, RaySafe, Oral Care, etc.)
  • Retail & Consumer (Joe & The Juice, Oatly, Nordic Cinema Group, Kronfågel, Intersport, etc.)

Patrik also has experience from a large number of cross-border deals, including complex carve-outs, where he has been advising global blue-chip companies such as S&P 100 company Danaher and FTSE250 company Synthomer.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
Master of Laws
LLM
Stockholm University
Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics
Stockholm University School of Business
Languages
Swedish
English

Experience

Representation of EQT (through its portfolio company Candidator DGC) in the acquisition of Solid Park Holding AB, a Swedish managed IT services provider.

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 EQT on the public cash offer to the shareholders of Karo Pharma.

Representation of EQT on the sale of Sweden-headquartered Piab Group AB to Patricia Industries.

Representation of EQT in the restructuring of portfolio companies Candidator and DGC to form the new group Candidator DGC – creating a substantially larger managed IT services provider.

Representation of EQT in the acquisition of Candidator Holding AB, a Swedish managed IT services provider with capabilities for full IT outsourcing in Sweden and Norway.

Representation of Candidator DGC on the acquisition of Alliero Services AB.

Representation of EQT portfolio company Piab on the acquisition of FEBA Automation.

Representation of EQT on the merger of the data communication operations of DGC and IP-Only to form IP-Only Enterprise.

Representation of EQT on the acquisition of Epidemic Sound.

Representation of EQT portfolio company Piab on the acquisition of SAS Automation.

Representation of EQT portfolio company IFS on the acquisition of WorkWave.