Leo Lee

Partner, Stockholm

Private Equity, Private M&A, Public M&A

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Leo Lee is a Stockholm-based Partner specialized in M&A and private equity transactions. Leo has extensive experience from working with complex cross-border transactions for domestic and international private equity sponsors and corporate investors, advising on acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, public takeovers, IPOs and capital raisings.

Recognitions

Leo is recognized by The Legal 500 within Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Sweden.

This is what clients say about Leo:

“Leo is a great lawyer who comes up with innovative solutions.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Leo Lee at Roschier has on several occasions given us not only accurate and precise legal advice but also has a sense for the commercial aspects.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Work highlights

Leo Lee’s experience includes advising:

  • EQT and Recipharm in the carve-out of seven CDMO sites;
  • TA Associates in the fully underwritten SEK 4.3 billion rights issue in Elos Medtech;
  • Bain Capital in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Eleda;
  • Francisco Partners in the acquisition of Macrobond;
  • CVC with the acquisition of Visma’s consulting business focused on digital transformation, formerly a part of Visma Custom Solutions;
  • RCO Security Group in the acquisition of Swedlock;
  • Bonnier News in its SEK 455 million public offer for all shares in Readly;
  • Daniel Wellington in connection with the formation of a strategic partnership with Timex;
  • Vinted in the SEK 315 million public offer for all shares in Rebelle;
  • Partners Group on its acquisition of atNorth;
  • Synsam and CVC in the IPO and listing of Synsam’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Bonnier and Gota Media in their acquisition of Skånska Dagbladet;
  • CVC in its USD 1.45 billion sale of AR Packaging Group to Graphic Packaging;
  • EQT IX and Roar BidCo in their SEK 23.6 billion public offer for Recipharm;
  • Bonnier in its acquisition of Estate Media;
  • MittMedia and Amedia in their acquisition of Hall Media;
  • Walnut Bidco Plc, a newly established company indirectly wholly owned by members of the family af Jochnick, in its public offer to the shareholders of Oriflame Holding AG;
  • Bonnier News in its acquisition of MittMedia;
  • Patricia Industries in the acquisition of Piab Group;
  • Atlas Copco in the carve-out and sale of its concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna AB;
  • Sandvik in the SEK 4 billion divestment of Hyperion to KKR.
Career

Roschier (2017-), Partner (2021-)
Gernandt & Danielsson, Senior Associate (2007-2017)
Slaughter and May /London, Visiting Lawyer (2012-2013)

Memberships

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Education

Stockholm University, LL.M. (2007)

Languages

English, German, Korean, Swedish