Philip Svensson Lindgren

Associate, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Philip Svensson Lindgren is an associate in our Debt Finance practice in Stockholm and joined White & Case in 2019. His experience includes advising private equity funds, large corporations, banks and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including leveraged acquisition financings and recapitalizations.

Prior to joining White & Case, Philip studied at Uppsala University in Sweden and at the University of Colorado Boulder in the US.

Education
LLM
Master of Laws
Uppsala University
University of Colorado Boulder
Languages
Swedish
English

Experience

Representation of EQT, a leading global investment firm, on the acquisition of shares in Beijer Ref AB, representing 29.6 percent of the shares and 26.4 percent of the votes, from Carrier Global Corporation (Carrier), making EQT the largest shareholder of Beijer Ref.

Representation of Nordea Bank AB (publ) and AB Svensk Exportkredit (publ) on the SEK 450 million project financing to Re:NewCell AB (publ) in connection with its listing, with the purpose to finance a new production facility. Re:NewCell AB (publ) is a multi-award-winning textile recycling company based in Sweden. The company's vision is to lead the way to a sustainable world by producing high quality products from recycled textiles.

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, which also has operations in Germany.

Representation of Adelis Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on middle market investments in the Nordic region, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Axentia, a Swedish leading provider of connected, low-power displays and related software for the public transportation sector.

Representation of Accent Equity 2017 LP, a fund of the private equity investor Accent Equity Partners, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Global Attractions SPI, a European market leader in equipment for indoor playgrounds and other leisure related activities, and offers turn-key services ranging from concept development and design to production and installation,  from founders and management, and the related acquisition financing. The group has local presence in fifteen countries and a wide distributor base in twelve countries, together covering five continents.

Representation of Accent Equity, a Nordic mid-market investor, on the acquisition of Lunawood, the global leader in thermally modified Nordic softwood, a sustainable and rapidly growing alternative to traditional building materials and a substitute for tropical hardwood in decorative surfaces, from funds managed by CapMan and other shareholders, and the related acquisition financing. Lunawood, headquartered in Lahti, Finland, has three production facilities in Finland, sales employees in Finland, Germany and France and representatives in Russia and China. The company's products are sold in 50 countries.

Representation of Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) and Pareto Securities AS, both financial services institutions, as joint bookrunners on the issuance by Cabonline Group Holding AB (publ), the leading taxi company in the Nordic region with 3,000 connected taxi firms and approximately 5,700 vehicles in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, of up to SEK 2,200,000,000 senior secured floating rate bonds due 2022. The bonds were issued for the purpose of refinancing existing debt. The Firm also assisted on the establishment of a super senior revolving credit facility and the related intercreditor arrangements.

Representation of Atlas Copco AB, a Swedish industrial tools and equipment company, in connection with the issuance by Atlas Copco Finance DAC of €300 million of 0.125 percent fixed rate notes due 2029 guaranteed by Atlas Copco AB under its US$3 billion Euro Medium Term Note Program. The notes are listed on Euronext Dublin. BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), all financial services institutions, acted as Managers in the offering.

Representation of Altor Equity Partners, a family of private equity funds focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies, in connection with their acquisition of Gummigrossen and RengasDuo, the market-leading tire and tire related wholesalers in Sweden and Finland respectively.

Representation of the sellers in the sale of the Dellner Couplers Group, a leading supplier of complete train connection systems, to the EQT VIII fund, a fund owned by the leading global investment firm EQT.

Representation of SSAB AB (publ), the Swedish steel company, in connection with the update of its €2,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme and subsequent offering of SEK 1,400,000,000 floating rate notes and SEK 600,000,000 2.750% fixed rate notes due June 2024 under the programme.

Representation of Summa Equity AB, a private equity firm specializing in investments in companies that help solve global challenges, on its acquisition of Olink Proteomics Holding AB, a Swedish life science company with substantial operations in the US that has developed a unique technology for human biomarker discovery, and the related acquisition financing.