Pontus Enquist

Pontus Enquist

Partner, Head of Stockholm office, Stockholm

Corporate Advisory, Emerging Companies, Equity Capital Markets, Private Equity, Private Funds, Public M&A

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Pontus Enquist is Head of the Stockholm office.

Pontus also heads the firm’s Equity Capital Markets and Public M&A practices in Sweden. Apart from public and private equity capital markets, he specializes in public M&A and general corporate advisory. He also has extensive experience in private equity and real property fund formation, various co-investment structures and incentive schemes. He is regularly involved in complex Swedish and international transactions, as well as investment structuring.

In addition, Pontus is a member of the Swedish Securities Council.

Recognitions

Pontus is recognized as one of the leading experts in private equity as well as corporate/M&A and capital markets by international publications such as Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and the Legal 500.

“Pontus Enquist understands the commercial aspects of deals.”
– Chambers Global 2024, Corporate/M&A and Equity Capital Markets

“He is proactive, and his ability to get non-lawyers to listen to him is valuable.”
– Chambers Global 2024, Corporate/M&A and Equity Capital Markets

“Pontus Enquist is one of the best. He provides excellent operational guidance in difficult matters.”
– The Legal 500 2024, Capital Markets

“Pontus Enquist is a great lawyer and general advisor with a creative legal mind, he is pragmatic and has a high level of integrity.”
– Chambers Global 2023, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity and Private Equity: Fund formation

“Pontus is comfortable and calm in all situations. Solid.”
– The Legal 500 2023, Capital Markets

“Responsive. Solution oriented.”
– IFLR1000 2021/2022 (32st edition)

“Been around for a long time, vast knowledge. Good at solving problems.”
– IFLR1000 2021/2022 (32st edition)

“He is very creative and skilled in the details, a problem solver.”
– Chambers Global 2022, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity and Private Equity: Fund formation

“Pontus is a true market leader in his field. Great strategic overview and attention to details. He is a pleasure to work with.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition)

Work highlights

Pontus Enquist’s experience includes advising:

  • Carnegie, Nordea and Swedbank in Nyfosa’s SEK 1.7 billion directed share issue;
  • A bid consortium consisting of Greenoaks and Long Path in their recommended public offer for Karnov;
  • SEB in connection with HMS Networks’ placement of shares raising proceeds of SEK 1.4 billion;
  • SEB in connection with Karnell’s IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Avalara in its SEK 7.3 billion public offer for Pagero;
  • Slättö Core+ in the EUR 300 million acquisition of Estea Omsorgsfastigheter’s public use portfolio;
  • The Danish state in connection with the reorganization of SAS;
  • Alma Property Partners in connection with the formation of Alma Property Partners III;
  • Frazier Life Sciences in its investment in Egetis Therapeutics;
  • Nordea and Swedbank in K-Fastigheter’s directed share issues;
  • ABG Sundal Collier in a directed share issue and fully guaranteed rights issue in Pricer;
  • BNP Paribas in the SEK 2.5 billion rights issue in Alimak Group;
  • Castellum in its fully underwritten rights issue of approximately SEK 10 billion;
  • Nordika in the sale of two properties in Gothenburg and the acquisition of shares in Logistea;
  • Aareon AG in its acquisition and delisting of Momentum Software Group;
  • Cibus Nordic Real Estate in connection with a directed share issue through an accelerated book-building procedure;
  • Slättö Förvaltning in connection with the formation of Slättö Core+, a real property fund with a long-term investment horizon and Nordic investment focus;
  • Nordea Bank and Swedbank in connection with Randviken Fastigheter’s private placement of new shares through an accelerated book-building procedure;
  • M&P Management in connection with the formation of Resinova Bostads AB, an alternative investment fund established to make real property investments in residential properties;
  • Cibus Nordic Real Estate in its acquisition of a Finnish real estate portfolio and directed share issue to AB Sagax;
  • Braathens Regional Airlines in connection with AMF’s SEK 200 million investment;
  • ZL Management in connection with the formation of ZL Fund I, an alternative investment fund established to make investments primarily in late-stage technology companies in northern Europe;
  • General Atlantic and Sprints Capital in the private placement, worth approximately SEK 2.5 billion, in Hemnet;
  • Agnafit Bidco in the SEK 69.4 billion public offer to the shareholders of Sobi;
  • Castellum in the SEK 26.9 billion public offer for Kungsleden;
  • Niam in connection with the formation of NIAM Infra Fund AB, an alternative investment fund established with a view to making sustainable infrastructure investments within renewable energy, transportation and telecom in the Nordics and Northern Europe;
  • Brunswick Real Estate in connection with the formation, together with Bonnier Fastigheter, of Fastighets AB Hemmaplan, a company with a long-term strategy focused on sustainable ownership of urban commercial centers;
  • Pictet Alternative Advisors in connection with the formation of a joint venture partnership with I am Home focused on the development of residential units in growing cities across Sweden;
  • Nordea in Knowit’s SEK 500 million directed share issue;
  • Fastighets AB Hemmaplan in connection with the formation of a joint venture with Fastighets AB Trianon as part of the acquisition by Fastighets AB Hemmaplan of 50 per cent of Rosengård Centrum;
  • Nordea and Swedbank in connection with Nyfosa’s directed issue of new shares;
  • Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse in connection with Oatly Group’s USD 10 billion IPO of American Depositary Shares on Nasdaq Global Select Market;
  • Hemnet and General Atlantic in the IPO and listing of Hemnet’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Brunswick Real Estate in connection with the formation, together with Nyfosa, of a company with the aim of building up a Finnish property portfolio with a value of about SEK 7 billion;
  • Alta Fox Capital in connection with Entain’s public offer for Enlabs;
  • Sveafastigheter Bostad Group AB in connection with the SEK 2.7 billion sale of Sveafastigheter Bostad to Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB (publ);
  • Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ) in connection with its private placement of new shares through an accelerated book-building procedure;
  • Brunswick Real Estate in the formation of a joint venture partnership with Pictet Alternative Investors focused on investing in and developing sustainable data centres across the Nordic region;
  • Danske Bank, Handelsbanken and Nordea in the fully guaranteed SEK 1.7 billion rights issue in Gränges AB;
  • The Danish state in connection with the recapitalization of SAS;
  • Nordea in connection with Sivers IMA’s private placement of new shares through an accelerated book-building procedure;
  • Brunswick Real Estate in connection with the launch of Brunswick Real Estate Capital III with SEK 12 billion in secured commitments from investors;
  • Pareto Securities in Implantica AG’s IPO of Swedish Depository Receipts;
  • 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.;
  • Carnegie Investment Bank and Swedbank in connection with the SEK 748 million initial public offering of Genova Property Group’s ordinary shares and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Rite Ventures in the acquisition of 23.3 percent of the shares in Qliro Group AB (publ) from Kinnevik AB (publ);
  • The selling shareholders, Investment Aktiebolaget Spiltan, Lerit Förvaltning AB and Dalex i Stockholm Aktiebolag, in the placing of 4,950,000 shares in Paradox Interactive AB (publ);
  • Carnegie Investment Bank AB in connection with the list change of Genova Property Group AB’s preferential shares from Nasdaq First North Growth Market to Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • 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;
  • Carnegie and Danske Bank in the IPO of K-Fast Holding AB on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Swedol AB (publ) and the independent bid committee of the board of directors of Swedol in connection with the public offer from Momentum Group AB (publ) against cash or newly issued shares in Momentum Group;
  • Alma Property Partners in connection with the formation of Alma Property Partners II, a pan-Nordic opportunistic real estate fund with commitments exceeding EUR 250 million;
  • Sedana Medical AB (publ) and Pareto Securities on Sedana’s SEK 375 million private placement of new shares through an accelerated book-building process;
  • Investor AB (publ) as selling shareholder in the initial public offering and listing of shares in EQT AB (publ) on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Carnegie Investment Bank and RedEye as deal counsel in Alelion Energy Systems AB’s SEK 135 million rights issue;
  • 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;
  • Carnegie Investment Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken in the initial public offering of Lime Technologies AB (publ)’s shares and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm;
  • Aleris in its SEK 2.6 billion divestment of Aleris Omsorg to Ambea;
  • A Group of Retail Assets Sweden AB (publ) (Agora) and its board of directors in connection with the SEK 936 million public offer from Klövern AB (publ);
  • Atlas Copco on the formation and listing of the SEK 105 billion company Epiroc on Nasdaq Stockholm.
Career

Roschier, Partner (2011-); Head of Stockholm office since 2019
Advokatfirman Vinge, Partner (2009-2011)
Advokatfirman Vinge, Associate (2001-2008)

Memberships

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

 

Professional appointments

Member of the Swedish Securities Council (2024-)

Education

Uppsala University, LL.M. (2001)
Stockholm University, B.Sc. (Econ) (2001)

Languages

English, Swedish

A great lawyer and general advisor with a creative legal mind, he is pragmatic and has a high level of integrity.

Chambers Global