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Taymaz Afsari

Associate, Stockholm



Experience with public and private M&A, capital markets, IPO transactions, company law and tax law. Clients include international and domestic financial institutions, private equity firms and corporate clients.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included:

  • EQT Real Estate II (through Chicago Holdings AB) on the public offer for Stendörren AB (publ)
  • Enagás and Fluxys on the agreement to jointly sell their total stake in Swedegas, which owns and runs the Swedish gas transmission grid
  • Starwood Capital (through Starlight Residential AB) on its public offer for Victoria Park AB
  •   Com Hem Holding AB on the combination with the Swedish leading mobile services, broadband and telephony services provider Tele2 AB (publ)
  • ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) on its disposal of the AdvanIDe group, a leading silicon distributor focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards and RFID readers and terminals
  • Triton Fund III and KKR on Ambea Group AB’s SEK 5bn IPO and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm
  • Folksam on the SEK 5,606,400,000 placement of 25.6 million shares in Swedbank AB (publ)
  • a global investment bank (as lead arranger) on the USD 25bn Global Medium-Term Note Programme for Nordea Bank AB (publ)
  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG and ZF International B.V. on the SEK 4.411bn competing takeover bid on Haldex Aktiebolag
  • Nordea and Swedbank as Joint Global Coordinators on the SEK 1.8bn rights issue of Diös Fastigheter AB

Professional experience

2016 to date Associate, Linklaters Advokatbyrå AB
2014 - 2016 Associate, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd
2014 Case Officer, Swedish Tax Agency
2014 Research Assistant, Department of Business Law, University of Lund
2011 - 2012 Accountant, Company within Life Science


2014 Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics, University of Lund
2013  Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Lund


Swedish, English, Farsi/Persian