Jonas Bergström

Partner Head of M&A
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Jonas Bergström is a partner and head of Vinge's Mergers & Acquisitions practice group in Stockholm. Jonas is specialized in mergers and acquisitions and private equity and has extensive experience from working with leading private equity clients as well as corporates on cross-border and domestic transactions within a large range of industries. He also regularly assists clients with complicated structural and corporate matters. Jonas is ranked as a leading Swedish M&A lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal.

Mentions

Acting for private equity houses, portfolio companies and publicly-listed companies across multiple industries, Jonas Bergström is praised for his "good business sense and solution-oriented approach." Bergström advises clients on cross-border acquisitions, public-to-private transactions and leveraged buyouts. - Chambers & Partners 2021

Jonas Bergström continues to receive plaudits for his client-oriented approach, with one interviewee describing him as "very hard-working, hands-on and keen to understand all of the details." Chambers & Partners 2020

‘Jonas Bergström is very knowledgeable within M&A and has a strong track record of participating in leading deals. He is very hardworking and gives exceptional service.‘ - Legal 500 2020

Jonas Bergström is ranked as Highly regarded in IFLR 1000 and is described as "Extremely dedicated and highly capable lawyer. Always puts the customer first and provides valuable insights and recommendations."

"Has extensive experience and expertise. He is extremely responsive and hard working. Also displays a good grasp of the overarching process as well as deep detailed knowledge of the specific case."

"Legally knowledgeable, commercially strong and highly efficient." - IFLR 1000 2020

Interviewees praise him as "super hard-working, with very good availability, service level and specialist knowledge in the fields of private equity and M&A." (Private Equity) Chambers & Partners 2019

According to one source, Jonas Bergström  is "totally dedicated to the client, very hands-on and able to work under extreme pressure while remaining calm." (Corporate/M&A) Chambers & Partners 2019

Jonas Bergström is ranked as Highly regarded at IFLR 1000 and is described by clients as “Extremely high work ethics and is client oriented. Always fun to work with while providing a sense of stability and control to the transaction process. Very hands-on despite his level of seniority. Skilled negotiator knowing what to push on and where to be pragmatic.” IFLR 1000 2019

Jonas Bergström is described as "excellent" and "very hard-working," adding: "His availability and can-do attitude are great. He is very responsive and always solves issues very quickly."(Private Equity) - Chambers & Partners 2018

Jonas Bergström is "energetic and enthusiastic" and "creates a positive working atmosphere." He advises on a range of M&A and corporate issues, and has a strong base of clients in the private equity sector. (Corporate/M&A) - Chambers & Partners 2018

The "excellent" Jonas Bergström is praised by commentators for his commitment to service and "consistently delivering a top product with a quick response time." He regularly advises private equity houses on M&A mandates and other corporate matters.  (Corporate / M&A) - Chambers & Partners 2017

Practice Areas

Education

  • Stockholm University, LL.M., 2006
  • University of London, Queen Mary, 2005

Experience

  • Foreign Lawyer Trainee, Holland & Knight New York, 2006
  • Pareto Securities (E. Öhman J:or Fondkommission), 1999-2006

Awards

Mandates

Mandate September 07, 2021

Vinge advises Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with the acquisition of Kakeldax

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB in connection with the acquisition of the Kakeldax group. T…

Mandate September 07, 2021

Vinge advises Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with the acquisition of Centro Kakel & Klinker

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB in connection with the acquisition of Centro Kakel & Klinke…

Mandate August 27, 2021

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital in connection with its investment in Hemfrid

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital AB in its majority investment in Hemfrid i Sverige AB, the leading…

Mandate May 21, 2021

Vinge advises the founders and the current owners in connection with Altor’s investment in global fashion house Totême

Vinge advises the founders and other existing shareholders in connection with Altor Fund V’s investm…

Mandate May 19, 2021

Vinge advised Nabo in the acquisition of Rendall and Rittner

Vinge has advised Nabo, a leading software and service company that serves the residential real esta…

Mandate May 04, 2021

Vinge advises iBinder in connection with the acquisition of Byggnet

Vinge advises iBinder in connection with the acquisition of Byggnet. Through the acquisition of Bygg…

Mandate January 29, 2021

Vinge advises Aqua Dental and its current owners in connection with Novax investment

Vinge advises Aqua Dental and its current owners in connection with Novax, an investment company of…

Mandate January 08, 2021

Vinge has advised Lone Star Fund and Stark Group in connection with the sale of the Stark Group to CVC Capital Partners.

Headquartered in Denmark, STARK Group is a leading B2B distributor of heavy building materials for t…

Mandate December 21, 2020

Vinge advises in the divestment of Apprope to publicly listed MAG Interactive

Vinge advises the founders of Apprope, a Swedish mobile game developer, in connection with the dives…

Mandate October 22, 2020

Vinge advises in the divestment of Creuna to Knowit

Vinge advises the seller in the divestment of Creuna to Knowit AB (publ). Creuna is a Nordic digital…

Mandate October 22, 2020

Vinge advises Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

Vinge has advised Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) (“Nordic Paper” or the “Company”) in connection wit…

Mandate October 08, 2020

Vinge advised Nextmune in connection with its acquisition of I.C.F. S.r.l and D.R.N. S.r.l.

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital and its portfolio company Nextmune, a leading science driven, glob…

Mandate October 07, 2020

Vinge advises Nabo in the acquisition of BoNea and Akevo

Vinge has advised Nabo, a comprehensive supplier of administration and management services to housin…

Mandate September 07, 2020

Vinge has advised Nabo in connection with acquisition of Örehus Fastighetsförvaltning

Vinge has advised Nabo, a group that offers administration and management services to housing associ…

Mandate May 22, 2020

Vinge advises Fidelio Capital in connection with the acquisition of Veterinary Orthopedic Implants, Inc.

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital on the acquisition of Veterinary Orthopedic Implants, Inc (“VOI”).…

Mandate April 03, 2020

Vinge advises the founders in connection with the divestment of the Draftit Group to Visma Sverige Holding AB ("Visma")

Vinge advises the founders of Draftit, a leading provider of web-based compliance services and suppo…

Mandate March 18, 2020

Vinge advises Fidelio Capital in connection with acquisition of BioMedtrix

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital on the acquisition of BioMedtrix, LLC. BioMedtrix is a leading com…

Mandate December 13, 2019

Vinge advised NAVEX Global in connection with its acquisition of WhistleB Whistleblowing Centre AB

Vinge has advised the risk and compliance software company NAVEX Global in connection with its acqui…

Mandate November 28, 2019

Vinge has advised Nextmune and Spectrum Veterinary in connection with acquisition of operations from ALK

Vinge has advised Nextmune and its U.S. subsidiary Spectrum Veterinary, LLC, in connection with the…

Mandate August 28, 2019

Vinge advises the founders of the leading online education search provider company Educations Media Group in connection with a transaction.

Vinge has advised three of the co-founders of Educations Media Group (“EMG”), a Nordic market leadin…

Mandate July 28, 2019

Vinge advised Questel SAS in connection with its acquisition of O3C Konsult AB

Vinge has advised Questel SAS in connection with Questel's acquisition of O3C Konsult AB, a company…

Mandate June 25, 2019

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire Karl Ekesiöö Bygghandel

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB (“Beijer Byggmaterial”) in connection with Beijer Byggmater…

Mandate June 25, 2019

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire PoG Woody Bygghandel

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB (“Beijer Byggmaterial”) in connection with Beijer Byggmater…

Mandate March 29, 2019

Allfunds Bank to acquire Nordic Fund Market

Vinge has advised Allfunds Bank (“Allfunds”) in connection with entering into an agreement to acquir…

Mandate February 20, 2019

Vinge advises Fidelio Capital on its acquisition of VetFamily

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital on its acquisition of VetFamily, an alliance for independent veter…

Mandate February 01, 2019

Vinge has advised Realsolv in connection with four acquisitions

Vinge has advised Reasolv, a Group that offers administration and management services to housing coo…

Mandate October 10, 2018

Beijer Byggmaterial to acquire Bygg-Ole

Vinge has advised Beijer Byggmaterial AB (“Beijer Byggmaterial”) in connection with Beijer Byggmater…

Mandate June 13, 2018

Mars Petcare acquires AniCura

Vinge advises Fidelio Capital in connection with entering into an agreement with Mars Petcare regard…

Mandate June 04, 2018

IK Investment Partners to acquire A-Katsastus Group’s operations in Sweden, Poland and the Baltics

Vinge has advised IK Small Cap II Fund in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire Cars…

Mandate April 20, 2018

IK Small Cap I Fund divests Touristry Group to TGH

Vinge has advised IK Small Cap I Fund in connection with the divestment of Touristry Group Holding A…

Mandate April 11, 2018

Nextmune acquires Dr Baddaky Europe

Vinge and BA-HR have advised Nextmune AB in connection with the acquisition of Dr Baddaky Europe.

Mandate December 12, 2017

Vinge advises Lyko Group in connection with its listing on Nasdaq First North Premier

Vinge has advised Lyko Group AB (publ) (“Lyko”) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq First North…

Mandate November 29, 2017

IK VII Fund divests Ramudden Group

Vinge has advised IK VII Fund and other owners in connection with the sale of the Ramudden group to…

Mandate August 03, 2017

PAI Partners divests ADB Safegate

Vinge together with Willkie Farr & Gallagher have advised the French private equity fund PAI Par…

Mandate August 02, 2017

Anhui Shanying Paper acquires Nordic Paper

Vinge has advised Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., LTD (“Anhui Shanying Paper”) in conjunction wit…

Mandate June 28, 2017

Vinge advises TeleComputing in conjunction with the sale of Kentor

Vinge, together with the Norwegian law firm Wiersholm, has advised TeleComputing, a portfolio compan…

Mandate June 27, 2017

Vinge advises Stadsnätsbolaget Sverige AB in an innovative infrastructure transaction

Vinge has advised Stadsnätsbolaget Sverige AB (”Stadsnätsbolaget”) in conjunction with its sale of f…

Mandate April 11, 2017

Vinge advises Actic Group AB (publ) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

Vinge has advised Actic Group AB (publ) (”Actic”) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm…

Mandate October 13, 2016

Vinge advises Verisure Securitas Direct

Vinge is advising Verisure Securitas Direct in connection with the entry into of a co-operation with…

Mandate September 01, 2016

Vinge advises Fidelio Capital in connection with its investment in Indiska

Vinge has advised Fidelio Capital in connection with its investment in INDISKA.

Mandate June 14, 2016

IK Small Cap I Fund acquires OS Group AB

Vinge advised IK Small Cap I Fund in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire a majorit…

Mandate June 01, 2016

Vinge advises TeleComputing in connection with acquisition of Advance

Vinge and the Norwegian law firm Wiersholm have advised TeleComputing, a portfolio company of the IK…

Mandate April 04, 2016

Vinge advises IK Investment Partners in connection with the acquisition of Touristry

Vinge has advised IK Small Cap I Fund in connection with the acquisition of Touristry.

News

Vinge first within M&A
Press Release July 03, 2020

Vinge first within M&A

Vinge has handled both the most and the largest transactions in terms of value during the first half…

M&A in Sweden and the impact of Covid-19
News April 07, 2020

M&A in Sweden and the impact of Covid-19

We started to see signs of a decrease in M&A activity during Q4 2019 and following a relatively slug…

Vinge’s Private M&A Market Trends – Deal Terms Study 2019
News March 06, 2020

Vinge’s Private M&A Market Trends – Deal Terms Study 2019

Our latest deal terms study is now available which provides a detailed insight into the terms of Swe…

Vinge is M&A law firm of the year for the 6th consecutive year
Press Release December 05, 2019

Vinge is M&A law firm of the year for the 6th consecutive year

Mergermarket has awarded Vinge the title of 2019 M&A Legal Advisor of the Year amongst business law…

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 Welcomes new partners
News December 12, 2012

Vinge Welcomes new partners

Commencing 1 January 2013, Swedish Bar Association members Jesper Schönbeck, Mattias Rosengren, Char…