February 11, 2009 - Assignment

The Swedish National Debt Office sells Carnegie and Max Matthiessen

Mannheimer Swartling has advised the Swedish National Debt Office in its sale of Carnegie Investment Bank AB and Max Matthiessen Holding AB to Altor and Bure Equity AB.

Carnegie is a leading independent investment bank in the Nordic region with a strong position in securities broking, investment banking, asset management and private banking. Max Matthiessen is a leading insurance mediator on the Swedish market. The transaction is i. a. subject to approval by the Financial Supervisory Authority.

The team was headed by Biörn Riese (Partner – M&A) and Tom Wehtje (Partner – M&A), assisted primarily by Martin Fagerlund, Karin Bergelin, Jonas Andersson and Catharina Belfrage. In addition, Johan Carle (Partner – EU and Competition) assisted by Elin Eriksson have been engaged in the matter.