Jens Bengtsson
Office: Stockholm
Primary practices
Private Equity, Private M&A
Swedish, English

Jens Bengtsson heads Roschier’s internationally recognized Private Equity practice. He is specialized in complex cross-border M&A transactions and has extensive experience in leading negotiations and projects for major international private equity sponsors and corporate investors.

Both Jens’s long experience as one of the most sought-after advisors in the market and his previous experience at McKinsey as a business consultant give him a deep understanding of deal economics and key value drivers.

Awards & rankings
Jens is ranked Band 1 within private equity by Chambers Europe and within corporate/M&A by Chambers Global. He is also recognized as one of the leading experts in Sweden in corporate/M&A by international publications such as Chambers Europe, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He has been described by clients as "one of the best lawyers in Stockholm. He combines excellent judgement with strong legal expertise" (Chambers Europe, 2013) and "commercial, skilled, quick and solution-oriented" (Chambers Europe, 2016).
Roschier, Partner (2006-), Head of Stockholm office (2011-2015)
Linklaters, Partner (2004-2006)
Linklaters, Managing Associate (2002-2004)
McKinsey & Co, Management Consultant (2000-2001)
Lagerlöf & Leman (predecessor of Linklaters in Sweden), Associate (1995-2000)
Malmö District Court, Law clerk (1993-1995)
Lund University, Faculty of Law, Lecturer in Company Law (1993-1999)
Lund University, Faculty of Law, Assistant (Sw. Amanuens) to a Professor in Civil Law (1993)
Memberships & professional appointments
Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Member of the Advisory Board of SNS - Studieförbundet Näringsliv och Samhälle (Centre for Business and Policy Studies) (2013-)
Member of the Business Executive Council of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)
Lund University, LL.M. (1993)