Lennart Pettersson

Partner

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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 credentials* and advisory services to:

    • The sellers of Livio in the acquisition by Generalife, a portfolio company of KKR, of the businessDiploma 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

    *Selected credentials 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 -
    Cirio
    2008-2019
    White & Case LLP, Partner
    2000-2007
    White & Case LLP, Associate
    1999-2000
    Nacka District Court, Law Clerk
    Languages:

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    1999
    Stockholm University, LL.M.
  • Membership
    2004
    Swedish Bar Association