Johan Göthberg

Consultant Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English, French

Johan Göthberg has worked with M&A for industrial as well as financial players for a long period of time. He is specialised in transactions in the fields of energy and infrastructure and other issues related to these areas and is renowned in several international publications.

Mentions

Johan Göthberg is a longstanding figure in the market with a solid track record of advising on cross-border transactions. He possesses particular expertise in financing matters relating to wind farm projects. Chambers & Partners 2021

Johan Göthberg is a well-regarded industry figure with an impressive knowledge of the energy market. Experienced in working on a domestic and cross-border level, he assists with the acquisition and disposal of wind farms. - Chambers & Partners 2020

Johan Göthberg is ranked as Highly regarded at IFLR 1000 2019

Johan Göthberg wins the admiration of clients, one of whom says: “He is a fantastic negotiator and he creates a good atmosphere in negotiations.” - Chambers & Partners 2018

Johan Göthberg heads the Stockholm practice. He has extensive transactional experience in both the renewable and more traditional energy sectors and has worked with some of Sweden's largest energy and utility companies. Praised for his "strategic vision," clients describe him as someone who "knows what the key issues are and identifies them very quickly." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Clients describe Johan Göthberg as a "very experienced lawyer who is very good at finding solutions." He is noted for his experience advising energy and utility companies, with particular capabilities in transactions and infrastructure deals. - Chambers & Partners 2016 

Highly experienced in both renewable energy and traditional power Johan Göthberg assists energy and utility companies with transactional and project work. Sources admire his "solid expertise and long track record in energy" as well as his skill in negotiation. - Chambers & Partners  2015

M&A and energy specialist Johan Göthberg is best known for his long-standing relationship with Fortum. Interviewees single him out as "a very experienced transaction lawyer." - Chambers & Partners 2014

 

Practice Areas

Business Sectors

Education

  • Uppsala University, LL M, 1980

Experience

  • Vinge Paris, 1983-1987
  • Service at Swedish Courts, 1981

Awards

Mandates

Mandate November 21, 2019

Vinge represented sellers when Polhem acquired shares in Solör

Vinge represented the sellers Meritor, Inc. Retirement Plan, Sunrise BE I, LLC and YRC Worldwide, In…

Mandate December 14, 2018

Vinge has advised CGNEE Sweden Holding AB in connection with the acquisition of North Pole Vindkraft Holding AB

Vinge has advised CGNEE Sweden Holding AB in connection with the acquisition of North Pole Vindkraft…

Mandate November 26, 2018

Blackrock has acquired the wind farm Enviksberget

Vinge has assisted Blackrock in its acquisition of the wind farm Enviksberget in Dalarna from Arise…

Mandate September 14, 2018

Vinge advises VINCI Airports in conjunction with the acquisition of Skavsta Flygplats

Vinge has advised the French airport operator VINCI Airports in connection with its acquisition of A…

Mandate December 04, 2017

Vinge assists Adven in connection with its acquisition of a district heating company from E.ON

Vinge advises Adven Sweden AB in connection with its acquisition of E.ON Värme Lokala Energilösninga…

Mandate November 02, 2017

Vinge advises BlackRock in conjunction with acquisition of a wind farm

Vinge has advised BlackRock in conjunction with the acquisition of approximately 67% of the shares i…

Mandate September 06, 2017

Vinge advises Arthur J. Gallagher in acquisition of Nordic Försäkring & Riskhantering AB

Vinge advises Arthur J. Gallagher in connection with its acquisition of Nordic Försäkring & Risk…

Mandate June 30, 2017

Vinge advises a fund administered by BlackRock

Vinge has advised a fund administered by BlackRock in conjunction with the acquisition of a wind far…

Mandate June 22, 2017

Vinge advises Power Systems Technologies, Ltd. and Flex, Ltd.

Vinge has advised Power Systems Technologies, Ltd. and Flex, Ltd. in connection with the acquisition…

Mandate July 22, 2016

Vinge advises Manor Group on joint venture between Rabbalshede Kraft and Ardian Infrastructure regarding the wind farm Lyrestad

Vinge advices Manor Group in connection with Rabbalshede Kraft AB’s (publ) joint venture with Ardian…

Mandate May 04, 2016

Vinge advises Vardia Holding AB and management in connection with sale

Vinge is advising Vardia Holding AB and its management in connection with the sale of Vardia Försäkr…

News

Vinge tops IFLR’s rankings
News November 08, 2018

Vinge tops IFLR’s rankings

Vinge has distinguished itself this year once again in the IFLR’s “Guide to the World’s Leading Fina…

VINGE ADVISES FORTUM ON RECORD-BREAKING DEAL
News March 18, 2015

VINGE ADVISES FORTUM ON RECORD-BREAKING DEAL

Vinge has advised Fortum on the largest Nordic M&A transaction for approximately 10 years with a…