Sebastian Wallin

Associate, Stockholm

Biography

Overview

Sebastian is an associate in the Nordic Private Equity team in our Global M&A Practice in Stockholm. Sebastian works with leading Nordic and European private equity firms and their portfolio companies. He has experience in assisting clients on M&A transactions and corporate matters in various industries, including the technology, food and beverage, construction, manufacturing, security, healthcare, and retail sectors.

Prior to joining White & Case, Sebastian worked with private equity at another Swedish law firm. He has studied at Stockholm University in Sweden and at University of Cape Town in South Africa.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
Master of Laws
LLM
Stockholm University
Bachelor of Science
Business Administration and Economics, BSc
Stockholm University
Studies in International Commercial Transactions Law
University of Cape Town
Languages
Swedish
English

Experience

Representation of existing investors Verlinvest S.A., a family-owned investment holding company, and China Resources, a Chinese holding company, on the $200 million investment by a group of investors led by Blackstone Growth, an investment vehicle from Blackstone, one of the world’s largest financial services firms, in Oatly, a Sweden-based producer of plant-based, dairy-free food products. The group of investors includes Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, former Starbucks Corp. Chief Howard Schultz, Jay-Z-founded entertainment company Roc Nation, investment firm Orkila Capital and Rabo Corporate Investments, the investment arm of Rabobank.

Representation of Adelis, a private equity firm focused on middle market investments in the Nordic region, on: 

  • the acquisition of Axentia, a leading company in developing and supplying cutting edge display systems for public transport.
  • the sale of AddPro, a leading application and cloud integrator in Sweden, to Axcel.
  • the acquisition of Säkra, a company offering insurance brokerage and financial advisory.
  • the acquisition of Colligent Inkasso, a Swedish debt collection company, through its portfolio company Ropo Capital, a leading provider of invoice lifecycle management services in Finland.
  • the acquisition of several Nordic companies, through its portfolio company Søgemedier, a leading digital marketing agency.
  • the acquisition of AddPro, a leading application and cloud integrator in Sweden.
  • the acquisition of the Nordentic Group, a provider of dental prosthetics, and expansion through investments in several Nordic companies.
  • the acquisition of Nordomatic, a provider of energy-efficient and cloud-based building automation systems.
  • the acquisition of ITF Svensk IT Funktion, a IT services company, through its portfolio company AddPro, a leading application and cloud integrator and provider of IT services.

Representation of Valedo, a Swedish investment company, on: 

  • the acquisition of Miljövision, an underground infrastructure maintenance company, through its portfolio company Norva24, a group of companies delivering infrastructure maintenance services,
  • the acquisition of ExRohr, a German provider of pipe cleaning services, through its portfolio company Norva24, a group of companies delivering infrastructure maintenance services,
  • the acquisition of June Express, a moving and storage company, through its portfolio company, through its portfolio company Best Transport, a train and truck transportation company for small and medium-sized companies.
  • the acquisition of Pastell Data, a business software firm specialising in end-to-end business systems for small and single individual companies, through its portfolio company BRP Systems, a Swedish based ERP software solution firm.
  • the acquisition of the restaurant chain Pincho Nation AB with locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
  • its establishment of Prosero Security through investments in several Nordic companies
  • the acquisition of BRP Systems, a Swedish based ERP software solution firm.
  • its establishment of Origo Group, a Swedish research company, through investments in several Swedish companies.
  • the divestment of Akademikliniken, a provider of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, to Polaris.

Representation of IK Investment Partners, a Pan-European private equity firm, on:

  • the acquisition of Power Heat Sprinkler, through its portfolio company BST, both operates within sprinklers and fire protections. 
  • the acquisition of Mabtech, a Swedish biotech company.
     

Representation of Alder, a Nordic investment fund, on: 

  • the divestment of Gasmet, a leading FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy) gas analyzer and emissions monitoring system provider, to Nederman, a world leading supplier and developer of products and solutions within the environmental technology sector.
  • the acquisition of DMS, a distributor of specialised medical equipment, through its portfolio company, through its portfolio company Gasmet, a leading FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectoscopy) gas analyser and emissions monitoring system provider.
     

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 Fazer, one of the largest corporations in the Finnish food industry, in the acquisition of Froosh, a leading smoothie brand in the Nordics, from Unilever Ventures.

Representation of EQT, a global leading investment firm, on:

  • the sale of Sweden-headquartered Piab Group AB, a global technology pioneer in industrial automation and robot components, to Patricia Industries.
  • the acquisition of Vaculex, a world-leading manufacturer of lifting systems based on vacuum technology, through its portfolio company Piab, a leader in industrial vacuum-based automation and robot components.
  • the acquisition of Piab, a leader in industrial vacuum-based automation and robot components, from Altor, a family of private equity funds focused on investing in and developing medium sized companies.
  • Representation of Verlinvest, a private family-owned consumer-focused investment company, and China Resources, a Chinese state-owned conglomerate that owns a variety of business in Hong Kong and Mainland China in their joint investment in Oatly, Sweden’s leading dairy free lifestyle brand.
  • Representation of Accent, a Nordic mid-market investor, in the acquisition of Bogfelts, an electrical services provider.
  • Representation of Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, in the sale of Solhagagruppen, a leading Swedish private health company.