Nordic M&A Forum 2020

The Nordic M&A Forum in London will be discussing the year ahead for Nordic cross-border M&A and financing, and brings together stakeholders from across the industry, from banks, asset managers, private equity and advisory firms, from both the City and the Nordics.

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Agenda to cover

The state of the Nordic markets
Jesper Hjälm
, Bloomberg LP

The future and scale of opportunity in the Nordics - and keeping up with the U.S.
Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen
, Axcel
Magnus Lindqvist, CORDET
Mark Milano, HSBC Global Banking and Markets
Jan Olsson, Deutsche Bank
Petri Oksanen, Francisco Partners
Karl Eidem, Silverfleet Capital
Moderated by Anders Fogel, Fogel & Partners

The impact of the foreign investment regime
Sibel Yilmaz
, Linklaters

Fireside: Financing and direct lending in the Nordics
Alexandre Hökfelt, EQT
Moderated by Gabriel Mellqvist, EFN News

Fireside: Impact investing in the Nordics
Jan Ståhlberg, Trill Impact AB
Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist, edge021
Moderated by Elisabet Lundgren, Linklaters

Nordic consensus model vs. fast paced M&A - a culture clash?
Göran Espelund
, Lannebo Fonder
Moderated by Gabriel Mellqvist, EFN News

More information will follow. 

Booking information

SCC member price: £45
Nordic Chamber member price: £45

YP member price: £45
Non-member price: £135

Terms & Conditions

Bookings are non-refundable, but at the discretion of the organiser, you can change the name of the person(s) attending. For this, please contact events@scc.org.uk.

Confirmed speakers so far

Karl Eidem

Karl Eidem

Director, Head of Nordic Region, Silverfleet Capital

Karl joined Silverfleet Capital in 2017 as co-head of the Nordic region based in Stockholm. Prior to joining the company he was for a short period an investment director with AP6, the sixth Swedish national pension fund, which he joined from Doughty Hanson where he was also responsible for investments in the Nordic region. He started his career at Accenture in Stockholm before moving to London and into investment banking initially with Goldman Sachs and then Lehman Brothers. Karl relocated back to Sweden in 2006 becoming a partner at corporate finance firm ABG Sundal Collier, spending five years with them before joining private equity. In addition to a MSc in psychology from the University of Stockholm, Karl also has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston near Chicago.

Göran Espelund

Göran Espelund

Chairman, Lannebo Fonder

Anders Fogel

Anders Fogel

Founding Partner, Fogel & Partners

Anders Fogel is the founder of Fogel & Partners and has more than two decades of experience in strategic financial communication. Anders advises clients on the development and implementation of their communication strategies and is also specialised in M&A communications as well as crisis management and corporate positioning. Over the past years, Anders has advised on some of the largest M&A situations in the Nordics, domestic and cross-border. He has vast experience from representing both bidders and target companies in various sectors ranging from industrials to healthcare and TMT. Prior to founding Fogel & Partners, Anders was a partner with Brunswick London and established its Stockholm office in 2006. He also has a background as management consultant, as well as from inhouse communication executive roles for listed companies. Anders holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Jesper Hjälm

Jesper Hjälm

Private Equity Analyst, Bloomberg LP

Jesper Hjälm joined Bloomberg’s Private Equity team in New York in 2017, he later moved to London where he has been a leading member of the EMEA Private Equity Global Data team and amongst other things, has worked with portfolio managers on the Private Equity Risk Factor model to quantify their risk by PE-specific factors. Mr. Hjälm received a double Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Business Management from Manhattanville College in New York, where he graduated magna cum laude with honours. 

Alexandre Hökfelt

Alexandre Hökfelt

Director EQT Credit, EQT

Alexandre Hökfelt joined EQT Partners in October 2011 and is a Director of EQT‘s Credit Team in London. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Alexandre was involved in structuring financings for leveraged buyouts and levered corporates in the J.P. Morgan Acquisition and Leveraged Finance team in London. Alexandre holds an M.A. (Hons) in Management from the University of St Andrews.

Magnus Lindquist

Magnus Lindquist

Co-Managing Partner, CORDET

Magnus is a graduated economist from The Stockholm School of Economics. Since graduation he has gained more than twenty years of experience in the global industrial industries, foremost as the Group Vice President in Autoliv and Prestorps corporate group. In addition, he has also served as the Senior Partner at Triton. Magnus recent role is as Chairman at Ryds Bilglas and Co-Managing Partner at CORDET Capital Partners.

Elisabet Lundgren

Elisabet Lundgren

Partner, Linklaters

Elisabet is a global partner at Linklaters law firm. Elisabet is based in the firm’s Stockholm office within the M&A Corporate practice advising private equity and industrial clients on cross-border private M&A, carve-outs and joint ventures. Elisabet’s extensive transactional experience spans across the technology, financial, healthcare, industrial, automotive, energy and infrastructure sectors. She has a particular expertise in the technology and business services sector and in IP intensive transactions. In addition to this, Elisabet also chairs the board of the Swedish fintech company Lendify AB.

Gabriel Mellqvist

Gabriel Mellqvist

Presenter and Reporter, EFN News

Gabriel Mellqvist is a Swedish journalist, reporting on economy and markets. He currently anchors the TV-show Börslunch on Stockholm based broadcaster EFN, ekonomi- och finansnyheterna. He has also worked for Reuters, and for 12 years at Dagens Industri - where he covered American business and politics as a New York correspondent between 2011 and 2016. Before that he was based in London as a UK Correspondent for the same paper. He has also co-authored the book United Stockholms of America.
Mark Milano

Mark Milano

Managing Director, Industrials & Business Services M&A, HSBC Global Banking and Markets

Petri Oksanen

Petri Oksanen

Partner, Francisco Partners

Petri Oksanen is a Partner with Francisco Partners and focuses primarily on enterprise application software investments. He has a particular interest in the industrial, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2005, Petri worked at Morgan Stanley in their Technology Investment Banking group in Menlo Park, California. Earlier in his career, Petri held a variety of business development, program management, and software development roles at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.

Jan Olsson.

Jan Olsson.

Chairman, Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Jan joined Deutsche Bank in 1988 and has held several positions within M&A, Structured Finance and Corporate Finance. He holds a BA from Pomona College, an MBA from Wharton, an MA from University of Pennsylvania, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the London School of Economics.

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen

Managing Partner, Axcel

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen joined Axcel in 2015 and is now managing partner. Christian sits on the boards of Frontmatec, Delete Group and Axcel Management. Before joining Axcel, he served as CFO of Icopal and held positions at Chr. Hansen and Danske Bank Corporate Finance as well as Axcel itself from 1999 to 2005. Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen holds an MSc in Economics from Copenhagen Business School.

Jan Ståhlberg

Jan Ståhlberg

Founder & Managing Partner, Trill Impact AB

Jan Ståhlberg is the Founder and Managing Partner of impact private equity firm Trill Impact and has spent 25 years in the PE industry. Jan is a former partner of EQT, which he joined in 1995 as part of the initial team. During his time at EQT, Jan held positions such as Vice Chairman, Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Mid-Market globally across Europe, US and Asia. Jan graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics with majors in Economic Analysis and Accounting & Finance. He also attended the MBA program at the New York University Stern School of Business. Jan has been lecturing on Private Equity at leading universities in Sweden and the US.

Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist

Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist

General Partner and Co-founder, edge021

Sibel Yilmaz

Sibel Yilmaz

Competition Counsel, Linklaters

Qualified in Sweden, Sibel is competition counsel in our global competition practice, based in Brussels. Sibel represents clients in competition investigations before the European Commission, the Swedish Competition Authority as well as regulatory authorities worldwide. She advises on the full range of competition matters with an emphasis on global merger control (including public buy-outs) and abuse of dominance. She regularly counsels clients on pricing, marketing and foreclosure issues.

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