Shoan Panahi

Partner, Stockholm

Biography

One client says he is “hands-on, pragmatic, knowledgeable and available 24/7.”
Chambers

Overview

Shoan Panahi is part of the Nordic Private Equity team and the Global M&A practice. Shoan specializes in Private Equity investments and M&A transactions, corporate matters and also in restructuring and insolvency. Shoan has significant experience in assisting clients with M&A transactions, corporate issues, corporate finance and joint ventures. He has advised clients on deals in various industries, including the healthcare, cloud computing, manufacturing, retail, food and beverage, and technology sectors.

Prior to joining White & Case Shoan was a partner at another Swedish law firm.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
Jur. kand., LLM
University of Gothenburg

School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg

Law studies
Boston College Law School

Boston

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 Oatly on its SEK 1.925 billion sustainability-linked financing.

Representation of Adelis on the acquisition of Axentia.

Representation of Adelis on the sale of AddPro to Axcel.

Representation of IK Investment Partners portfolio company BST in the acquisition of Power Heat Sprinkler.

Representation of Valedo portfolio company Norva24 in the acquisition of Miljövision.

Representation of Alder in the divestment of Gasmet.

Representation of IK Investment Partners in the acquisition of Mabtech.

Representation of Adelis in the acquisition of Säkra.

Representation of Alder portfolio company Gasmet in acquisition of DMS.

Representation of Valedo portfolio company Best Transport in the acquisition of June Express.

Representation of Adelis portfolio company Ropo Capital in the acquisition of Colligent Inkasso.

Representation of Valedo portfolio company Norva24 in the acquisition of ExRohr.

Representation of Valedo portfolio company BRP Systems in the acquisition of Pastell Data.

Representation of Adelis portfolio company Søgemedier in the acquisition of several Nordic companies.

Representation of Adelis Equity on the acquisition of Didriksons from Herkules Capital.

Representation of Valedo on the divestment of Oscar Jacobson to Mellby Gård.

Representation of Valedo’s portfolio company Prosero Security in the addon-acquisition of Swedsecur.

Representation of Nordomatic on the acquisition of Kabona from Bemsiq/Latour Industries.

Representation of Adelis’s portfolio company AddPro in the acquisition of ITF Svensk IT Funktion.

Representation of Alder in its divestment of Jernforsen.

Representation of Valedo’s portfolio company Prosero Security in the acquisition of Låssmeden Sven Alexandersson.

Representation of Valedo’s portfolio company Prosero Security in the acquisition of Lövestad Larmcentral.

Representation of Valedo in the acquisition of the restaurant chain Pinchos.

Representation of Brammer Group in the divestment of Brammer Sweden and Brammer Trollhättan to Momentum Industrial.

Representation of Valedo in its establishment of Prosero Security through investments in several Nordic companies.

Representation of Adelis in the acquisition of AddPro.

Representation of Valedo on the acquisition of BRP Systems.

Representation of Adelis on its acquisition of the Nordentic Group and expansion through investments in several Nordic companies.

Representation of Verlinvest and China Resources in their joint investment in Oatly.

Representation of Valedo and other shareholders of Joe & the Juice in strategic investment by General Atlantic.

Representation of Alder in its divestment of Dinair.

Representation of Valedo in its establishment of Origo Group through investments in several Swedish companies.

Representation of Adelis in the acquisition of Nordomatic.

Representation of Bridgepoint in the divestment of Solhagagruppen.

Representation of EQT in the acquisition of Piab from Altor.

Representation of Bridgepoint on the acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group from Ratos and Bonnier.

Representation of Valedo on its divestment of Perten Instruments to PerkinElmer.

Representation of Accent on its disposal of Autotube to MGI Coutier.