Malin Leffler

Partner, Stockholm

Malin Leffler heads Roschier’s Private M&A practice in Sweden. She is specialized in complex cross-border M&A transactions and private equity. Malin has extensive experience in leading negotiations and projects for major domestic and international private equity sponsors and corporate investors.

In addition to the above, Malin is also specialized in fund structuring and representing sponsors and institutional investors in connection with fundraisings as well as investments in private equity funds.

Malin is ranked in Band 1 within private equity and corporate/M&A by Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. She is also recognized as one of the leading experts in Sweden in her field by other international publications such as IFLR1000, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

According to clients Malin is an “outstanding lawyer with a great commercial sense” (IFLR1000, 32nd edition); she is “exceptional and outstanding in every respect” (The Legal 500, 2021) and “clients have complete trust in her” Chambers Europe, 2021). She has “excellent legal and commercial knowledge” and she is “always finding solutions to issues arising during the project and excellent skills to handle these with the counterparty” (IFLR1000, 32nd edition).

Furthermore, clients recognize Malin as “extremely smart and meticulous; very experienced in transactions and extremely solution-oriented and diplomatic” (The Legal 500, 2023) praising that she is “an expert in her field, who clearly enjoys her work and has a problem-solving mind set” (IFLR1000, 32nd edition). She is also described as “knowledgeable, service-minded and quite hands-on” (Chambers Global, 2022). One client comments that Malin is “a great partner to work with, she has exceptional understanding of complex issues, is extremely attentive and always available to discuss” (The Legal 500, 2022).

In 2013 Malin Leffler was voted “Årets Affärsjurist” (Lawyer of the Year) by clients participating in Blendow Group’s annual Klientbarometern market survey in Sweden.

Malin Leffler’s experience includes advising:

  • Francisco Partners in the acquisition of Macrobond;
  • Philip Morris International in the  sale of SMD Logistics to R12;
  • GRO in the sale of Tacton to Rubicon Technology Partners;
  • GRO in its strategic investment in Curity;
  • GRO in its investment in Paligo;
  • Bonnier News in its SEK 455 million public offer for all shares in Readly;
  • GRO Capital in its acquisition of Netigate;
  • Scania Sverige in its acquisition of Arver Lastbilar;
  • CVC Funds and Teniralc in the public offer for all shares in Cary Group;
  • Philip Morris International in its SEK 161 billion public offer for all shares in Swedish Match;
  • The owners of Sylphar International NV in the sale of the company to Karo Pharma;
  • IK Partners in the acquisition of Truesec;
  • Scania Sverige in the acquisition of Bilmetro;
  • Bonnier and Gota Media in their acquisition of Skånska Dagbladet;
  • R12 Kapital in its sale of Aditro to SD Worx People Solutions;
  • Patricia Industries, and its subsidiary Vectura, in the SEK 3.9 billion sale of the Grand Group and the Grand Hôtel property to FAM;
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions in its acquisition of Itiviti;
  • Ingka Investment in its investment in Ikano Bank;
  • Latour Industries in the public offer for Allgon;
  • Investor in its divestment of shares in Three Scandinavia’s tower business and assets;
  • Bonnier in its acquisition of Estate Media;
  • Investor AB in Sarnova’s (a company of Patricia Industries (part of Investor AB)) acquisition and simultaneous combination of Digitech and the EMS business of R1 RCM Inc.;
  • NCAB Group AB (publ) in its directed share issue to Swedish and international institutional investors;
  • Vy Group in the acquisition of the Flygbussarna business from Transdev;
  • MittMedia and Amedia in their acquisition of Hall Media;
  • Patricia Industries in Apoteket AB’s investment in Doktor 24 AB;
  • JOST Werke in the acquisition of Ålö Holding from Altor Fund III;
  • Real Capital Analytics, Inc. in the acquisition of Datscha from Stronghold Investment;
  • Patricia Industries, part of Investor, in the divestment of Aleris’ eleven health centers and three rehabilitation centers in Stockholm and Uppsala, to Lideta;
  • Epiroc in the divestment of its operations within geotechnical drilling consumables to Mimir Invest AB;
  • Patricia Industries, part of Investor, in the SEK 2.8 billion sale of Aleris to Triton;
  • 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;
  • A holding company owned by RoundTable Healthcare Partners and Signet Healthcare Partners in the USD 155 million acquisition of Moberg Pharma’s OTC-business, and the contemplated subscription of newly issued series B shares and warrants in Moberg Pharma;
  • Bonnier News in its acquisition of MittMedia;
  • Aspia in the acquisition of Skeppsbron Skatt;
  • Aleris in its SEK 2.6 billion divestment of Aleris Omsorg to Ambea;
  • Bonnier in the SEK 9.2 billion sale of Bonnier Broadcasting to Telia Company;
  • Atlas Copco on the formation and listing of the SEK 105 billion company Epiroc on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Roschier, Partner (2011-)
Advokatfirman Vinge, Partner (2006-2011)
Advokatfirman Vinge, Associate (1998-2005)

Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association

Uppsala University, LL.M. (1998)

English, Swedish

Extremely smart and meticulous; very experienced in transactions and extremely solution-oriented and diplomatic.

The Legal 500