Lennart Pettersson


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Lennart Pettersson

Lennart belongs to the M&A group and is an experienced M&A lawyer with a focus on advising private equity firms and their portfolio companies as well as financial institutions on cross-border and domestic transactions and joint ventures. He is also frequently engaged as an advisor to boards of directors in financially challenging situations.

He has experience of business transactions within many areas, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and financial services.

  • Experience

    Selected representations include*:

    • Accent Equity 2017 L.P. in its and other consortium members’ acquisition of Inteno Group AB
    • The founders of Hogmore, the global market leader in pre-season and friendly football matches for media rights and production, in the acquisition by Spring Media, the Sweden based sports media group, of the business
    • The sellers of Livio in the acquisition by Generalife, a portfolio company of KKR, of the business
    • Diploma plc in its acquisition of Kungshusen Medicinska
    • Beijer Tech in its acquisitions of a majority of the shares in the INU group of companies and the shares in the Novosystems group of companies
    • Top Online Partners Group in its acquisition of shares in Refunder Scandinavia
    • Summa Equity in its acquisition of Olink Proteomics
    • Nordic Capital in several platform acquisitions including Ryds Bilglas (Cary Group), Lindorff, Gina Tricot, Sunrise Medical, Capio, Acino, Handicare and Permobil, as well as in several divestments that include SafeRoad, Nefab, Point International, Wilson Logistics, Mölnlycke Healthcare, Atos Medical, Aditro, Menigo and Marioff
    • Ingenico in its acquisition of Bambora
    • FSN Capital Partners in its acquisition of Troax
    • The sellers of NeTel in the acquisition by Axcel of the business
    • NeTel management in the acquisition by IK Partners of the business
    • VTB Group in its acquisition of Tele2 Russia from Tele2
    • DNB NOR Finans (DNB) in its acquisitions of car financing operations from SEB, Skandiabanken and from SC Motors Sweden (a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation)
    • SAS Group in its divestment of a 25 percent shareholding in Rezidor SAS to Carlson Hotels

    * includes mandates prior to joining Cirio

  • Rankings and reviews

    Lennart is ranked in Private Equity by Chambers Europe.

    Lennart is ranked "Highly regarded" in Sweden by IFLR 1000 2020 and 2022

  • CV
    2020 -
    White & Case LLP, Partner
    White & Case LLP, Associate
    Nacka District Court, Law Clerk

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    Stockholm University, LL.M.
  • Membership
    Swedish Bar Association