Markus Olsson is a Stockholm-based Partner specializing in private M&A, private equity and energy & infrastructure.
Markus has extensive experience in private M&A and private equity transactions, having represented major international private equity sponsors and corporate investors on large-scale domestic and cross-border transactions, including buy-outs, exits, joint ventures, restructurings and equity financings. He has advised on several transactions and other matters relating to infrastructure, as well as the energy sector. Markus also has experience from real estate transactions and large development projects.
Markus’ work experience includes working with M&A and general corporate and commercial matters for the law firm Slaughter and May in its London office.
Clients are commenting Markus’ work in the international publications and describe him as “always structured and focused on the key topics, even under very high pressure” and “pleasant to work with and a good economic understanding- the perfect legal companion in complex transactions“ (The Legal 500, 2020).
Markus Olsson’s experience includes advising:
- Nordstjernan in its investment in insurtech company Insurello;
- Volkswagen in Northvolt’s USD 2.75 billion equity financing;
- Patricia Industries, and its subsidiary Vectura, in the SEK 3.9 billion sale of the Grand Group and the Grand Hôtel property to FAM;
- Nordstjernan in its investment in fintech company Roaring;
- Bonnier Books in the acquisition of 70% of the shares in Strawberry Publishing;
- Investcorp-backed ABAX in its acquisition of Automile;
- Volkswagen in Northvolt’s USD 600 million equity capital raise;
- Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in KRY’s €140 million capital raise;
- Volkswagen in Northvolt’s USD 1 billion capital raise;
- IK Small Cap II Fund, a fund advised by IK Investment Partners Ltd, in its acquisition of BST Brandskyddsteamet AB, a leading Swedish provider of active fire protection services, from Infrea AB (publ), the founders and managers;
- 3i, and funds managed by 3i, on its sale of OneMed to Nalka;
- Volkswagen Group in its 75.1% stake investment in Wireless Car;
- Funds managed by KKR and Triton in the sale of Mehiläinen Group;
- APG Asset Management in the EUR 300 million acquisition of the Åskälen onshore wind power project from HgCapital;
- Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners in the acquisition of Etraveli from ProSiebenSat.1. and the management of the target group;
- Macquarie and Icon (Capstone) Infrastructure in their sale of Värmevärden to JP Morgan Asset Management.
Roschier (2010-); Partner since 2018
Slaughter and May /London, Visiting Lawyer (2012)
Linklaters, Associate (2007-2010)
Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Swedish chapter in “Global Legal Insights – Energy” 7th edition 2019, with B. Gustafsson, Global Legal Group Ltd
Swedish chapter in the 2017 edition of The European Energy Handbook, with B. Winström
Swedish chapter in “Global Legal Insights – Energy” 4th edition 2015, with B. Winström, D. Hanquist, Global Legal Group Ltd.
Uppsala University, LL.M. (2007)
The perfect legal companion in complex transactions. The Legal 500