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Johan Sahlin

Associate, Stockholm



Experience with mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and company 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:

  • ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) (ASSA ABLOY) on its disposal of the AdvanIDe group, a leading silicon distributor, focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards and RFID readers and terminals
  • Danske Bank A/S on a EUR 264m facilities agreement for the public to private acquisition of Transcom Worldwide AB (publ) and its subsidiaries by Altor AB, a Swedish based private equity firm
  • J.P. Morgan Limited, Nordea Bank AB (publ) , HSBC Bank plc, BNP Paribas Fortis S.A./N. and J.P. Morgan Europe Limited on the EUR 960m cov-lite TLB and a Senior Refinancing being provided to the Unilabs Group
  • Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Service Limited on the SEK 1bn 2.75% Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due 2021 issued by Recipharm AB (publ)
  • NKT Cables Holding AB on the EUR 836,295,212 acquisition from ABB Holdings B.V. of its high voltage cables and accessories business
  • Norske Skogindustrier ASA on the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations to holders of Senior Notes due 2016 and 2017 issued by Norske Skog Holding AS
  • we have acted for CBRE Global Investors’ European Shopping Centre Fund II S.C.A. SICAV-SIF, on their acquisition of the shopping centre Gallerian Nian located in Gävle (Sweden), from NRF Sweden Holding AB (a company part of the Barings group)

Professional Experience

2017 to date: Associate, Linklaters Advokatbyrå AB

2017: Junior Associate Programme, Linklaters Advokatbyrå AB

2016: Internship, Advokatfirman Defens, Stockholm

2015: Internship, Stockholm District Court



2016: University of Lund, Sweden, Master of Laws