Peter Högström

Partner

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Peter Högström

Peter is a Corporate Partner at Cirio and is the Head of the Infrastructure practice. Peter specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and infrastructure projects and has long experience of advising clients and leading client teams in Swedish and cross-border transactions involving private and public companies.

He represent primarily large corporates funds and has been involved in many complex transactions. Peter is frequently referred to as one of the leading lawyers in Sweden in M&A and Capital Markets and has lead transactions with a value of more than 350 bnSEK. He is on the Board of IPFA, The International Project Finance Association, The British Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

  • Experience

    Selected credentials

    • advisory services to the Swedish Government in respect of the sale of Apoteksgruppen,
    • to the Swedish Government re the financial restructuring of PostNord,
    • to Trafikverket in respect of producing a report concerning alternative financing and contracts models for the Swedish High Speed Train,
    • involved in project analyzing the development of autonomous vehicles, road electrification and similar infrastructure projects
    • to Axcel on the acquisition of Isadora,
    • to the owners in respect of the sale of Xzakt to Transcom/Altor
    • to Intersport and owners in respect of the sale of Intersport Sweden to Adelis
    • Advised and advising retail chains/franchise operations on strategy, governance and transactions
    • to Incus in respect of the Swedish divestments
    • to JP Morgan Asset Management and Vestas on the Solberg wind power auction (75 MW) by Arise,
    • to J.P. Morgan Asset Management in their acquisition of Värmevärden and leveraged finance,
    • to Infranode in their investment arrangement with Vasa Värme and HG Capital,
    • to DDC in several of their acquisitions in the Swedish market,
    • to ComHem’s owners in respect of ComHem’s 2,5bnSEK Bond Issue,
    • to Smurfit Kappa Group in their Bond refinancings,
    • to XL Bygg and Woody in the creation of one largest building materials whole sales operations in the market,
    • to Hexicon in the development of off shore wind platforms, BayWa.re in their Swedish Wind activities,
    • to World Fuel Services in the acquisition of Avinode,
    • the Swedish Government concerning the financial restructuring of SAS
    • representing bidders in the sale of Ellevio, Swedegas and A-Train.
  • Rankings

    Peter Högström is ranked by Chambers Europe and IFLR 1000.

    The highly experienced Peter Högström enjoys strong recognition for his expertise in the transactional arena. He has particular knowledge in deals involving the infrastructure and energy sectors. - Chambers

  • CV
    2019-
    Cirio
    2010-2018
    Lindahl Law Firm, Partner
    2002-2009
    Linklaters Law Firm, Head of Corporate group and the Nordic office
    1989-2001
    Lagerlöf & Leman Law Firm
    1987-1989
    Huddinge Disctrict Court, Law Clerk
    Languages:

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    1987
    Lund University, LL.M.
    1985
    Masters Degree in European Integration from the Europa Instituut, Amsterdam
  • Membership
    1992
    Member of the Swedish Bar Association