Christoffer Benninge

Partner, Stockholm

Christoffer Benninge is a Stockholm-based Partner specialized in public and private M&A, capital markets transactions, and corporate advisory. Christoffer has extensive experience working within several industries, including financial institutions, energy and life sciences. Christoffer has acted as advisor in several high-profile Swedish and international transactions and restructurings in the past years.

In 2013, Christoffer was on secondment at Vireo Energy as a Part time General Counsel and in 2015-2016 at Ropes & Gray in London as Visiting European Lawyer.

Christoffer Benninge’s experience includes advising:

  • JonDeTech Sensors in their private placement of new shares;
  • Novax on its investment in AquaDental;
  • Funds advised by the Blackstone Group in its SEK 18.1 billion acquisition of 214 industrial properties from Castellum;
  • EQT IX and Roar BidCo in their SEK 23.6 billion public offer for Recipharm;
  • Danske Bank, Handelsbanken and Nordea in the fully guaranteed SEK 1.7 billion rights issue in Gränges AB;
  • Searchlight Capital Partners in the acquisition of shares to obtain more than 90% ownership of Opus Group;
  • Advanced SolTech Sweden and JOOL in a SEK 131.5 million pre-IPO capital raise;
  • JonDeTech Sensors, listed on Nasdaq First North, in its heavily oversubscribed rights issue and directed share issue;
  • Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ) in the SEK 1.9 billion acquisition of 111 properties from Coop and SEK 0.9 billion accelerated book building;
  • Filtronic PLC (listed on AIM operated by the London Stock Exchange) in the sale of its telecoms antenna business to Microdata Telecom Innovation;
  • Midroc New Technology in the sale of its 11.3% stake in PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) to Robert Bosch GmbH;
  • Blackstone in the SEK 12.2 billion sale of its majority stake in Hembla AB (publ) to Vonovia SE;
  • Quimper AB (a private company in which CVC Funds have or will indirectly invest) on its cash tender offer for Ahlsell;
  • Ancala Partners in the SEK 496 million public offer for Skånska Energi AB (publ);
  • Sedana Medical AB (publ) and Pareto Securities on Sedana’s accelerated bookbuilt private placement of new shares;
  • Pareto Securities AB in the acquisition of a Finnish real estate portfolio consisting of 123 grocery store and daily-goods properties from funds managed by Oy Sirius Capital Partners Ab;
  • Blackstone/Vega Holdco in relation to the SEK 1 billion rights issue in D. Carnegie & Co;
  • ME Dental AB on its public offer for Orasolv AB (publ);
  • Pareto Securities on Loudspring’s private placement of new shares.

Roschier (2011-), Senior Associate (2012-2020), Partner since 2020
Ropes & Gray LLP London, Visiting European Lawyer (2015-2016)
Vireo Energy, Visting Lawyer (2013)
Advokatfirman Vinge, Associate (2008-2011)

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, Lecturer (2010)

Lund University, LL.M. (2008)
Lund University, B.Sc. (2008)

English, Swedish, German