Victor Åberg

Associate, Stockholm

Biography

“Recognised as a notable practitioner for Private Equity in the United Kingdom.”
IFLR1000, 2019

Overview

Victor is an Associate within the EMEA private equity team in our Global M&A Practice. He focuses on private equity acquisitions and has advised on a broad range of corporate transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, corporate reorganizations and public offerings. 

Prior to joining White & Case, Victor worked for top tier US firms for more than five years and spent six months on secondment at a leading investment bank. Victor has also worked as General Counsel of a company active in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
Solicitor, Ireland
Education
LLB
Queen Mary, University of London
Languages
English
Finnish
Swedish

Experience

Representation of a consortium consisting of Altor Fund V, the Strawberry Group and TDR Capital on the acquisition of (i) the business of Thomas Cook Northern Europe (Vinggruppen) and (ii) Airtours Resort Ownership Espana S.L.

Representation of the sellers on the sale of the Dellner Couplers Group to EQT fund VIII.

Representation of Novator Partners on the sale of CCP Games to Pearl Abyss.

Representation of an investment consortium led by CVC Capital Partners on the €3 billion acquisition of the Italian pharmaceutical group Recordati.

Representation of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division on numerous transactions, including (i) the acquisition by HRA Pharma (a GS portfolio company) of Compeed, (ii) the acquisition by GS, together with Altor Fund IV, of Navico Holding A.S., (iii) the acquisition by Navico (a GS portfolio company) of Naviop, (iv) the acquisition by Continental Bakeries (a GS portfolio company) of Delicpol, (v) the investment by GS in Diffblue, (vi) the acquisition by GS of Caldic B.V., (vii) the disposal by GS of shares in Dong Energy, (viii) the disposal by GS of its stake in Source, (ix) the disposal by GS of its stake in Rothesay Life, and (x) general corporate matters in relation to Continental Bakeries and Hamlet Protein (GS portfolio companies).*

Representation of Rhône on its acquisition of Fogo de Chão, Inc. for approximately US$560 million.*

Representation of Telia Company AB on its sale of shares in Spotify Technology S.A.*

Representation of eBay Inc. on (i) the spin-off of PayPal and (ii) its acquisition of the Ticketbis group.*

Representation of (i) AP1 and AP2 on their entry into a €4 billion real estate joint venture with TIAA-CREF, and (ii) AP1 and AP3 on the acquisition of Fortum’s Swedish electricity distribution business (Ellevio).*

Representation of (i) JSC Astana Finance on its US$2 billion debt restructuring and (ii) Bank of Cyprus on its €1 billion capital raise.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case