People

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm

Paula focuses on financing and financial regulatory work, such as financial sector transaction, LBO’s, real estate financings, restructurings and insolvencies and other financing solutions.

Paula Röttorp is a very skilled and knowledgable lawyer and it is always a pleasure to work with her. She is up to speed with complex structural points and is also very flexible when it comes to finding creative solutions to complex issues.

Banking & Finance | Legal 500, 2020


References

Swedish local counsel to EQT on the financing for their bid for Dellners Couplers Group, 2019

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Local counsel regarding debt financing agreements for Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, 2019 

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Danica Pension A/S (Seller), Dancia Pension Försäkringsbolag AB (Target), Unigestion (Bidder), Acathia Capital GmbH (Bidder), Polaris Private

Transaction

A consortium consisting of Polaris, Acathia, Unigestion, and other co-investors has acquired Danica Pension Försäkringsaktiebolag (publ)

Deal Value

SEK 2.6 billion

Role

Counsel to Unigestion

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com

Advising Brunswick Real Estate as lender in connection with a green loan real estate financing provided to Fabege AB (publ), 2018

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to Dustin Group on the refinancing of existing financing arrangements, 2018

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Mekonomen AB (Issuer), Nordea Bank AB (Underwriter), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Underwriter)

Transaction

Mekonomen AB on its rights issue and debt financing

Deal Value

SEK 1.62 billion

Role

Counsel to Mekonomen

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to Gamut Capital Management, L.P. in the financing of the International Automotive Components (IAC), 2018 

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Mekonomen Aktiebolag (publ) (Buyer), FTZ Autodele & Værktøj A/S, INTER-TEAM Sp. z. o.o. (Targets)

Transaction

Mekonomen's acquisition of FTZ Autodele & Værktøj A/S. the Danish market leader within automotive spare parts distribution and INTER-TEAM Sp. z. o.o., who has an established market position in the fast-growing and fragmented Polish automotive spare parts market.

Deal Value

EUR 395 million

Role

Counsel to Mekonomen Aktiebolag (publ)

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Asiakastieto Group Plc (Buyer), UC AB (Target), Six Swedish banks (Sellers)

Transaction

Asiakastieto Group Plc’s pending acquisition of UC AB, a credit information company

Deal Value

Appr. EUR 340 million

Role

Counsel to Asiakastieto Group Plc

Klaus Ilmonen

Klaus Ilmonen

Partner, Doctor of Laws | Helsinki
klaus.ilmonen@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Antti Kuha

Antti Kuha

Managing Associate | Helsinki
antti.kuha@hannessnellman.com
Toni Malminen

Toni Malminen

Counsel | Helsinki
toni.malminen@hannessnellman.com
Erkko Korhonen

Erkko Korhonen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
erkko.korhonen@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Elina Toivakainen

Elina Toivakainen

Counsel | Helsinki
elina.toivakainen@hannessnellman.com
Maisa Cederström

Maisa Cederström

Senior Associate | Helsinki
maisa.cederstrom@hannessnellman.com
Sara Heikfolk

Sara Heikfolk

Associate | Stockholm
sara.heikfolk@hannessnellman.com
Lauri Marjamäki

Lauri Marjamäki

Associate | Helsinki
lauri.marjamaki@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Suvi-Tuuli Saarnio

Suvi-Tuuli Saarnio

Senior Associate | Helsinki
suvi-tuuli.saarnio@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Annemari Rosi

Annemari Rosi

Senior Associate | Helsinki
annemari.rosi@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Vitruvian Partners LLP (buyer) Easy Park AS (target) Verdane Capital (seller)

Transaction

Vitruvian Partners LLP acquisition of Easy Park AS

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Vitruvian Partners LLP

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Karoliina Kyläkoski

Karoliina Kyläkoski

Associate | Helsinki
karoliina.kylakoski@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT (Buyer) DGC One AB (publ) (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to EQT in the Acquisition of the Majority of the Shares in DGC One and the Mandatory Takeover Offer for the Remaining Shares

Deal Value

SEK 2.3 billion

Role

Counsel to EQT

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT VII (Buyer) IFS (Seller)

Transaction

Financing of EQT VII's acquisition of the shares in IFS from IFS's minority shareholders and the related security take-up due to the financial arrangements.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT VII

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
David Ackebo

David Ackebo

Partner | Stockholm
david.ackebo@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT (Seller), Anticimex (Target), AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, The Sixth National AP-fund, Volito, Cubera (Buyers)

Transaction

The sale of 19% minority stake sale in Anticimex by EQT

Deal Value

EUR 311 million

Role

Counsel to EQT

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Heidi Haanpää

Heidi Haanpää

Partner | Helsinki
heidi.haanpaa@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Fingerprint Cards (Buyer) Delta ID (Target)

Transaction

Financing of Fingerprint Cards acquisition of Delta ID

Deal Value

USD 106 million

Role

Counsel to Fingerprint Cards

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Moa Fritzon Torbjelt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
moa.fritzon-torbjelt@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Intrum Justitia AB (Buyer) Lindorff (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to Intrum Justitia in Connection with the Combination with Lindorff

Deal Value

SEK 40 billion

Role

Counsel to Intrum Justitia AB

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex AB (Buyer); Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd (Target)

Transaction

Financing the acquisition of Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd by Anticimex AB

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT VII Fund (Buyer), Piab Group Holding AB (Target), Altor Fund II and minority shareholders (Seller)

Transaction

The financing of EQT's acquisition of Piab from Altor.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex AB (Buyer); Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd (Target)

Transaction

Anticimex' acquisition of Sita Pest Control & Fumigation Services Pte Ltd

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT VII Fund (Buyer), Piab Group Holding AB (Target), Altor Fund II and minority shareholders (Seller)

Transaction

EQT's acquisition of Piab from Altor. Hannes Snellman is advising EQT in relation to the acquisition, including with respect to patents and IPR, acquisition financing, merger control filings and other legal aspects of the agreed transaction.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to EQT

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Panu Siitonen

Panu Siitonen

Partner | Helsinki
panu.siitonen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

EQT (Buyer), IFS (Target)

Transaction

EQT's acquisition of 68% of votes and 63% of capital in IFS

Deal Value

SEK 5.6 billion

Role

Counsel to EQT

Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Financing of Nordic Capital’s acquisition of Lindorff

Transaction

Financing of Nordic Capital’s acquisition of Lindorff

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to an international bank syndicate

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Sagax, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Transaction

Refinancing of Sagax

Deal Value

SEK 3.6 billion

Role

Counsel to Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Antti Alanko

Antti Alanko

Partner | Helsinki
antti.alanko@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex (Buyer), Enviropest Group (Target)

Transaction

The financing of Anticimex’ acquisition of the Enviropest Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Senior Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Dustin Group AB (publ), Swedbank, Nordea

Transaction

Refinancing of the Dustin Group in connection with the IPO

Deal Value

Refinancing value 1,100 MSEK (excluding an overdraft facility, a guarantee facility and a leasing recourse portfolio financing facility)

Role

Counsel to Dustin

Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Anticimex (Buyer), Enviropest Group (Target)

Transaction

Anticimex' acquisition of the Enviropest Group

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Anticimex

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Klara Kjellberg

Klara Kjellberg

Managing Associate | Stockholm
klara.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • Paula Röttorp is selected as IFLR1000 Women Leaders, 2020
  • "Paula Röttorp is a very skilled and knowledgable lawyer and it is always a pleasure to work with her. She is up to speed with complex structural points and is also very flexible when it comes to finding creative solutions to complex issues.", Banking & Finance, Legal 500, 2020
  • 'Clients describe her as "extremely smart and creative."', Banking & Finance, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2020
  • Recommended in Banking & Finance, Legal 500, 2019
  • 'Paula Röttorp is praised by one client for her negotiation skills, including her ability to "find the balance and identify what's really important.", Banking & Finance, Chambers Global, 2019
  • Ranked as Highly regarded lawyer, Banking, IFLR1000, 2019
  • "Paula Röttorp advised EQT on financing its SEK2.3bn acquisition of DGC One.", Legal 500, 2018
  • "Clients highlight Paula Röttorp for her technical skills and her pragmatic approach.", Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2018
  • Ranked as Highly regarded lawyer, Banking, IFLR1000, 2018
  • Recommended in Banking & Finance, Legal 500, 2017
  • '[...] Sources highlight Paula's "wealth of experience" and dedication.', Banking and Finance, Chambers Europe, 2017
  • Ranked as Leading lawyer, Banking, IFLR1000, 2017
  • 'Clients appreciate that Paula Röttorp "has a focus on the details but also a good level of general knowledge", describing her as "diligent and co-operative." She has experience across a wide range of areas, from regulatory compliance to real estate finance.', Banking and Finance, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2016
  • 'Paula Röttorp is regarded as an "extremely skilled" lawyer", "very technical and pragmatic."', Banking & Finance, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2015
  • 'Paula Röttorp comes highly recommended for her ability to handle extremely complex cross-border deals, with sources saying that "she takes a lot of hassle out of the banks' hands."', Banking & Finance, Chambers Global, 2014
  • "Clients value Paula Röttorp for her responsiveness.", Banking & Finance, Chambers Europe, 2013
  • 'Sources describe Paula Röttorp as "extremely intelligent and quick to understand."', Banking & Finance, Chambers Europe, 2012
  • "Paula Röttorp has strong expertise and broad knowledge in financing.", Banking & Finance, Chambers Europe, 2011

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Board member in Centrum för Rättvisa

Education and Professional Background

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2011
  • Specialist Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2010
  • Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm, 2001 - 2010
  • Master of European Studies, Legal Dominant, College of Europe, 2001
  • Master of Laws, Stockholm University, 2001
  • Studies in Law, Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, 1998 - 1999