Advokat, Partner

Niclas Högström

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Niclas Högström is a partner in the M&A department at TM & Partners and his practice is mainly focused towards assisting private equity funds and industrial clients from various industries in connection with acquisitions or divestitures and investments in unlisted companies.

Niclas Högström has a broad corporate law background and has worked as a Corporate lawyer for more than 20 years at leading law firms in Stockholm, Hong Kong and Moscow. In addition to his transactional expertise, he has gained considerable experience from advising Swedish and foreign clients in connection with cross-border contractual negotiations, new market entries, joint ventures and other types of co-operations.

"Problem solver. Thinks on his feet. Understands complex context. Excellent to work with when negotiating large deals; understands role well."
Rankningsinstitutet IFLR1000

CV

Experience

  • Partner, Törngren Magnell & Partners Advokatfirma, 2008 –
  • Partner, Hamilton Advokatbyrå, Stockholm, 2003 – 2008
  • Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm, Hong Kong and Moscow, 1994 – 2003
  • Associate, Advokatfirman Morssing & Nycander, Stockholm, 1991 – 1994

Education

  • LL.M., London School of Economics & Political Science, 1990 – 1991
  • LL.M., Uppsala University, 1989

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 1997
  • International Bar Association

Rankning

Ranked in Chambers Europe 2022: Niclas Högström.
News | 2022-03-17
TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Europe 2022
Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in three categories. TM & Partners are ranked partly as a firm,...
Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can...
News | 2022-02-24
TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Global 2022
Chambers Global has published the 2022 rankings of the world’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in the business areas banking and finance and M&A. In addition to the...
Chambers Global has published the 2022 rankings of the world’s leading law firms, where we can proudly...
Mandates | 2022-02-09
TM & Partners legal advisor to Ehandel in connection with an investment in Easy Peasy Insurance
TM & Partners has advised LRF Media’s subsidiary EHANDELSE AB in connection with an investment in the insurance company Easy Peasy Insurance, which offers insurance services for e-commerce businesses through a solution called “Embedded E-commerce...
TM & Partners has advised LRF Media’s subsidiary EHANDELSE AB in connection with an investment in the...
Mandates | 2022-02-09
TM & Partners legal advisor to Alliance Marine SAS in connection with the acquisition of Jan Comstedt AB
TM & Partners has advised Alliance Marine SAS in connection with the acquisition of all shares in Jan Comstedt AB. Comstedt was founded in 1983 and is a distributor of marine and sport fishing equipment...
TM & Partners has advised Alliance Marine SAS in connection with the acquisition of all shares in...
Mandates | 2021-12-01
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB in connection with the sale of Brothers & Sisters AB, the acquisition of Coala-Life AB and the conversion of notes
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (“RNB”) in connection with the sale of Brothers & Sisters. They holds all shares in Brothers AB, to the Norwegian investment company Jotunfjell Partners AS....
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (“RNB”) in connection with the sale of...
Mandates | 2021-03-12
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (publ) in connection with the sale of Polarn O. Pyret AB
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (publ) in connection with the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Polarn O. Pyret AB to Procuritas Capital Investors Fund VI. The preliminary purchase price amounts...
TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (publ) in connection with the sale of...
Mandates | 2021-02-04
TM & Partners has assisted Departments & Stores Europe AB in connection with the transfer of its assets in the department stores of Nordiska Kompaniet in Stockholm and Gothenburg to NK Retail AB
TM & Partners has assisted Departments & Stores Europe AB (DSE) in connection with the transfer of its business in the department stores of Nordiska Kompaniet in Stockholm and Gothenburg to NK Retail AB. The...
TM & Partners has assisted Departments & Stores Europe AB (DSE) in connection with the transfer of...
Mandates | 2020-10-06
TM & Partners has assisted ReNewCell in the lease with SCA for establishing textile recycling in Ortviken
TM & Partners has assisted ReNewCell in the lease with the forest industry company SCA for ReNewCell’s lease at SCA’s industrial property in Ortviken (Sundsvall) for the establishment of textile recycling. Renewcell estimates that this...
TM & Partners has assisted ReNewCell in the lease with the forest industry company SCA for ReNewCell’s...
Mandates | 2020-09-10
TM & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of MittVaccin to Cambio
TM & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of MittVaccin Sverige AB to Cambio Healthcare Systems AB. Through the sale, MittVaccin becomes a subsidiary of Cambio Healthcare Systems and the parties...
TM & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of MittVaccin Sverige AB to...
Mandates | 2019-12-19
Törngren Magnell has advised LRF Media AB on the acquisition of a majority share in M Brath AB
Törngren Magnell has advised LRF Media AB on the acquisition of a majority share in M Brath AB from its owners. The award-winning specialist firm M Brath AB operates within digital marketing and has offices...
Törngren Magnell has advised LRF Media AB on the acquisition of a majority share in M Brath...
Mandates | 2019-10-29
Törngren Magnell assisted in the acquisition of Func Food Group Oyj
Törngren Magnell has assisted Celsius Holdings, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Func Food Group Oyj for a purchase price of approximately USD 24.6 million. Func Food Group Oyj is a Nordic wellness company...
Törngren Magnell has assisted Celsius Holdings, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Func Food Group Oyj...
Mandates | 2019-03-06
Törngren Magnell have acted as local counsel to Breakthrough Energy Ventures in connection with their investment in Baseload Capital Holding
Törngren Magnell have acted as local counsel to Breakthrough Energy Ventures LLC in connection with their USD 12.500.000 investment in Baseload Capital Holding AB. Baseload Capital is a specialized investment vehicle that invests in global...
Törngren Magnell have acted as local counsel to Breakthrough Energy Ventures LLC in connection with their USD...
Mandates | 2018-12-14
Törngren Magnell has advised Rototec in connection with its acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar
Törngren Magnell has assisted Rototec AB in connection with the acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar AB, a company with a long history and great experience within geo-energy. Rototec AB is the market leader within geo-energy on...
Törngren Magnell has assisted Rototec AB in connection with the acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar AB, a company...
Mandates | 2018-10-18
Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of TradeChannel AB
Törngren Magnell has advised Taycan Investments AB in connection with its divestment of TradeChannel AB. TradeChannel AB is a provider of regulatory transactions reporting, data and systems integration software solutions to the Nordic financial community,...
Törngren Magnell has advised Taycan Investments AB in connection with its divestment of TradeChannel AB. TradeChannel AB...
Mandates | 2018-08-29
Törngren Magnell har biträtt Brookfield Business Partners vid 4,6 miljarder USD förvärv av Westinghouse Electric Company
Törngren Magnell har agerat svenskt ombud åt Brookfield Business Partners LP, ett industriföretag noterat på New Yorks och Torontos börser som fokuserar på att äga och driva högkvalitativa bolag och tillhandahålla företagstjänster, i samband med...
Törngren Magnell har agerat svenskt ombud åt Brookfield Business Partners LP, ett industriföretag noterat på New Yorks...
Mandates | 2018-05-25
Törngren Magnell has advised JonDeTech Sensors AB (publ) in connection with a capital raise followed by an IPO on Nasdaq First North
Törngren Magnell has acted as project manager and legal advisor to JonDeTech Sensors AB (publ) in connection with a funding round followed by an IPO. The company’s shares have as of Friday 25 May 2018...
Törngren Magnell has acted as project manager and legal advisor to JonDeTech Sensors AB (publ) in connection...
Mandates | 2018-05-14
Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of Chargestorm AB
Törngren Magnell has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of ChargeStorm AB, developer and manufacturer of products and systems for charging of electric vehicles, to CTEK Sweden AB, global leader of maintenance of...
Törngren Magnell has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of ChargeStorm AB, developer and manufacturer...
Mandates | 2017-02-08
Everbridge Inc acquires Svensk Krisledning and its mobile collaboration and crisis management product – Crisis Commander
Everbridge, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has acquired Sweden-based Svensk Krisledning AB, the developer of the SaaS...
Everbridge, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to...
Mandates | 2017-01-25
Accent Equity 2012 acquires forestry machine manufacturer Eco Log Sweden AB
Törngren Magnell has assisted the shareholders in Eco Log Swede AB in connection with the sale of the company to Accent Equity 2012. Eco Log Sweden AB develops, manufactures and sells forestry machines for the...
Törngren Magnell has assisted the shareholders in Eco Log Swede AB in connection with the sale of...
Mandates | 2016-03-24
Törngren Magnell has assisted LRF Media AB in connection with the sale of nine magazine titles to Bonnier
Following a strategy overview and a decision earlier this spring to divest a number of LRF Media’s magazine titles, two parallel transactions have today been agreed with Bonnier Publications A/S and Bonnier Tidskrifter AB, respectively....
Following a strategy overview and a decision earlier this spring to divest a number of LRF Media’s...
Mandates | 2016-02-16
Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of Signal Processing Devices Sweden AB to e2v Technologies plc
Törngren Magnell assisted the owners of Signal Processing Devices Sweden AB, a leader in the design and development of high performance analogue-to-digital processing technology, in connection with its sale to e2v Technologies plc, a provider...
Törngren Magnell assisted the owners of Signal Processing Devices Sweden AB, a leader in the design and...
News | 2022-03-17

TM & Partners ranked by Chambers Europe 2022

Chambers and Partners Europe has published the 2022 ranking of Europe’s leading law firms, where we can proudly state that we are ranked in three categories.
TM & Partners are ranked partly as a firm, partly in the following business areas: M&A, banking and finance and employment law. In addition, seven of our partners are ranked: Anna Jerndorf, Cecilia Rudels, Tobhias Brandell, Safa Mahmoudi, Niclas Högström, Per Granström & Sten Hedbäck.

 

Mandates | 2022-02-09

TM & Partners legal advisor to Ehandel in connection with an investment in Easy Peasy Insurance

TM & Partners has advised LRF Media’s subsidiary EHANDELSE AB in connection with an investment in the insurance company Easy Peasy Insurance, which offers insurance services for e-commerce businesses through a solution called “Embedded E-commerce Insurance”. The investment involves a subscription of newly issued shares in Easy Peasy, giving Ehandel an ownership of approximately 17 per cent. For further information, please see press release.

TM & Partners’ team consisted of Niclas Högström (partner) and Tom Bovaller (associate).

Mandates | 2022-02-09

TM & Partners legal advisor to Alliance Marine SAS in connection with the acquisition of Jan Comstedt AB

TM & Partners has advised Alliance Marine SAS in connection with the acquisition of all shares in Jan Comstedt AB. Comstedt was founded in 1983 and is a distributor of marine and sport fishing equipment to dealers in Sweden. The company is currently in the process of expanding to the Norwegian and Finnish markets. The acquisition is a part of the Alliance Marine group’s ongoing expansion into the Scandinavian marine market.

TM & Partners’ team consisted of Niclas Högström (partner), Jens Haneklint (partner), Mikael Ahlberg (associate), Tom Bovaller (associate), Lisa Ericsson (counsel) and Alexandra Rosell (associate).

Mandates | 2021-12-01

TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB in connection with the sale of Brothers & Sisters AB, the acquisition of Coala-Life AB and the conversion of notes

TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (“RNB”) in connection with the sale of Brothers & Sisters. They holds all shares in Brothers AB, to the Norwegian investment company Jotunfjell Partners AS. The acquisition of Coala-Life AB (“Coala-Life”) through an issue in kind, and the conversion of RNB’s notes to unconditional capital contributions and shares in the company.

Jotunfjell Partners AS has a primary focus on Nordic retail, and owns, inter alia, the Swedish retail chain Pagelle.

Coala Life is a Swedish medtech company that focuses on heart diagnostics and digital health. The company has developed a portfolio of solutions based on the Coala, a patented and commercial service for remote monitoring and self-screening of heart sounds and ECG.

As a result of the transactions, RNB changed its business name to Coala-Life Group AB (publ) and its business activities to development, marketing and sale of medtech. In addition, a change of listing of RNB’s shares from Nasdaq Stockholm to Nasdaq First North Growth Market was carried out in connection with the closing of the transactions.

TM & Partners’ team comprised:

 

Mandates | 2021-03-12

TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (publ) in connection with the sale of Polarn O. Pyret AB

TM & Partners has advised RNB Retail and Brands AB (publ) in connection with the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Polarn O. Pyret AB to Procuritas Capital Investors Fund VI. The preliminary purchase price amounts to SEK 330 million on a cash and debt-free basis. Polarn O. Pyret is a true Swedish icon and an internationally recognised quality brand within the field of children’s clothing since 1976. Procuritas invests in and develops medium-sized Nordic companies and has for more than thirty years invested in over 45 different companies.

TM & Partners team comprised:

Mandates | 2021-02-04

TM & Partners has assisted Departments & Stores Europe AB in connection with the transfer of its assets in the department stores of Nordiska Kompaniet in Stockholm and Gothenburg to NK Retail AB

TM & Partners has assisted Departments & Stores Europe AB (DSE) in connection with the transfer of its business in the department stores of Nordiska Kompaniet in Stockholm and Gothenburg to NK Retail AB. The buyer is a subsidiary to AB Nordiska Kompaniet which is a subsidiary to Hufvudstaden. Through the sale approximately 40 departments will be transferred in NK Stockholm and Gothenburg. DSE generated revenues of SEK 773 million in the financial year of 2019/2020. All employees, about 400, will be offered employment at NK Retail AB.

TM & Partners team comprised Niclas Högström (Partner), Tobhias Brandell (Partner), Fredrik Gustafsson (Partner), Mikael Ahlberg (Associate), Sofia Lindh (Associate), Sara Jacobson (Associate), Karolina Kjellberg (Associate), John Park (Associate) and Robin Berqvist (Associate).

Mandates | 2020-10-06

TM & Partners has assisted ReNewCell in the lease with SCA for establishing textile recycling in Ortviken

TM & Partners has assisted ReNewCell in the lease with the forest industry company SCA for ReNewCell’s lease at SCA’s industrial property in Ortviken (Sundsvall) for the establishment of textile recycling. Renewcell estimates that this establishment will create around one hundred new full-time jobs and that the plant, at full production, will recycle 60,000 tons of textiles a year (which corresponds to about half of Sweden’s annual consumption of textiles).

Please find out more in the following link: https://renewcell.com/news/

TM & Partners team consisted of Niclas Högström (partner), Jens Haneklint (partner), Catharina Danielsson (associate) and Mikael Ahlberg (associate).

Mandates | 2020-09-10

TM & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of MittVaccin to Cambio

TM & Partners has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of MittVaccin Sverige AB to Cambio Healthcare Systems AB. Through the sale, MittVaccin becomes a subsidiary of Cambio Healthcare Systems and the parties ambition is to jointly accelerate the efforts to achieve MittVaccin’s vision “a patient-safe and efficient handling of vaccinations”.

TM & Partners teams comprised:

Mandates | 2019-12-19

Törngren Magnell has advised LRF Media AB on the acquisition of a majority share in M Brath AB

Törngren Magnell has advised LRF Media AB on the acquisition of a majority share in M Brath AB from its owners.

The award-winning specialist firm M Brath AB operates within digital marketing and has offices in both Örnsköldsvik and Stockholm. The company was founded in 2012 and has since specialised in digital marketing, both organic with SEO (search engine optimisation) and SEM (keyword advertising). Within a three-year period, the goal is to double the company’s turnover. For more information, please see press release.

Törngren Magnell’s team comprised Niclas Högström and Anna Bjurell.

Mandates | 2019-10-29

Törngren Magnell assisted in the acquisition of Func Food Group Oyj

Törngren Magnell has assisted Celsius Holdings, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Func Food Group Oyj for a purchase price of approximately USD 24.6 million.

Func Food Group Oyj is a Nordic wellness company with Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish subsidiaries. The company markets and distributes beverages, protein bars, supplements and superfoods under the brands Celsius, FAST Sports Nutrition, CocoVi and FitFarm.

Func Food Group Oyj was created in 2014 and 2015 through various acquisitions in Finland and Sweden.

Törngren Magnell’s team was led by Niclas Högström (Partner, M&A) and included Anna Bjurell (senior associate, M&A), Lisa Ericsson (counsel, employment), Bruce McGinn (counsel M&A), John Park (associate, M&A) and Carl Östlund (associate, M&A).

Mandates | 2019-03-06

Törngren Magnell have acted as local counsel to Breakthrough Energy Ventures in connection with their investment in Baseload Capital Holding

Törngren Magnell have acted as local counsel to Breakthrough Energy Ventures LLC in connection with their USD 12.500.000 investment in Baseload Capital Holding AB. Baseload Capital is a specialized investment vehicle that invests in global heat power projects, primarily geothermal energy.

Törngren Magnell’s team consisted of Niclas Högström and Anna Bjurell.

Mandates | 2018-12-14

Törngren Magnell has advised Rototec in connection with its acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar

Törngren Magnell has assisted Rototec AB in connection with the acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar AB, a company with a long history and great experience within geo-energy. Rototec AB is the market leader within geo-energy on the European market and continues its strong strategic growth on the Swedish market through the acquisition of Stures Brunnsborrningar AB.

Törngren Magnell’s team was led by Niclas Högström (Partner) and included Mikael Ahlberg(Associate), Sofia Lindh (Associate), Cecilia Bergman (Associate) and Catharina Danielsson(Associate).

Mandates | 2018-10-18

Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of TradeChannel AB

Törngren Magnell has advised Taycan Investments AB in connection with its divestment of TradeChannel AB. TradeChannel AB is a provider of regulatory transactions reporting, data and systems integration software solutions to the Nordic financial community, to Compliance Solutions Strategies.  It is backed by the US private equity fund CIP Capital .

Törngren Magnell’s team was led by:

Mandates | 2018-08-29

Törngren Magnell har biträtt Brookfield Business Partners vid 4,6 miljarder USD förvärv av Westinghouse Electric Company

Törngren Magnell har agerat svenskt ombud åt Brookfield Business Partners LP, ett industriföretag noterat på New Yorks och Torontos börser som fokuserar på att äga och driva högkvalitativa bolag och tillhandahålla företagstjänster, i samband med dess förvärv av Westinghouse Electric Company LLC från Toshiba Corporation för 4,6 miljarder USD. Westinghouse är en världsledande leverantör av produkter och tjänster till kärnkraftsindustrin. Transaktionen slutfördes 1 augusti 2018 efter erhållandet av myndighetsgodkännanden.

Törngren Magnells team bestod av Martin Rosell (ansvarig delägare), Niclas Högström, Vaiva Eriksson, Lisa Ericsson och Sofia Lindh.

Mandates | 2018-05-25

Törngren Magnell has advised JonDeTech Sensors AB (publ) in connection with a capital raise followed by an IPO on Nasdaq First North

Törngren Magnell has acted as project manager and legal advisor to JonDeTech Sensors AB (publ) in connection with a funding round followed by an IPO. The company’s shares have as of Friday 25 May 2018 been admitted to trading on Nasdaq First North.

Swedish JonDeTech has developed an infrared sensor (IR) for contactless measurement of temperatures and heat flows as well as presence detection. Thanks to innovative nanotechnology, the Company’s sensors can achieve performance similar to existing IR-sensors, but without the need for optics and encapsulation. As a result, the Company’s sensors are down to one tenth in size compared to conventional sensors and can be produced and integrated at a tenth of the price of a similar conventional sensor.

Törngren Magnell’s team consisted of Niclas Högström (Partner), Sandra Broneus (Partner), Viktor Olsson (Senior Associate) and Sebastian Hellesnes (Associate).

Mandates | 2018-05-14

Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of Chargestorm AB

Törngren Magnell has advised the sellers in connection with the sale of ChargeStorm AB, developer and manufacturer of products and systems for charging of electric vehicles, to CTEK Sweden AB, global leader of maintenance of vehicle batteries. The acquisition enables CTEK Sweden AB to step into the electric vehicles market and become a leading player on this fast expending market.

Törngren Magnell’s team was led by Niclas Högström (Partner) and was assisted by Anna Bjurell (Senior Associate), Mikael Ahlberg (Associate) and Sofia Lindh (Associate).

Mandates | 2017-02-08

Everbridge Inc acquires Svensk Krisledning and its mobile collaboration and crisis management product – Crisis Commander

Everbridge, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has acquired Sweden-based Svensk Krisledning AB, the developer of the SaaS mobile crisis management solution, Crisis Commander.

Törngren Magnell acted on behalf of the shareholders of Svensk Krisledning, with a team consisting of Niclas Högström (partner) and Amanda Winberg (associate).

Mandates | 2017-01-25

Accent Equity 2012 acquires forestry machine manufacturer Eco Log Sweden AB

Törngren Magnell has assisted the shareholders in Eco Log Swede AB in connection with the sale of the company to Accent Equity 2012.

Eco Log Sweden AB develops, manufactures and sells forestry machines for the cut-to-length method (CTL). The Company’s product portfolio today consists of nine different forwarders and harvesters and the Company has a strong position on several of the world’s largest markets for CTL-forestry. The export volume corresponds to approximately to 60% of net sales and the aggregate turnover of the Company in 2016 is equal to MSEK 400.

The Törngren Magnell team consisted of Niclas Högström (partner), Amanda Winberg (associate) and Philip Reznik (associate).

Mandates | 2016-03-24

Törngren Magnell has assisted LRF Media AB in connection with the sale of nine magazine titles to Bonnier

Following a strategy overview and a decision earlier this spring to divest a number of LRF Media’s magazine titles, two parallel transactions have today been agreed with Bonnier Publications A/S and Bonnier Tidskrifter AB, respectively. Under a share transfer, Bonnier Publications A/S will acquire all shares in LRF Media Historiska AB, which publishes the titles Allt om Historia, Populär Historia, Militär Historia och Släkthistoria, whereas pursuant to an asset transfer Bonnier Tidskrifter AB will also acquire the business comprising the publication of the magazine titles Lantliv, Lantliv Mat & Vin, Gods & Gårdar, Allt om Vin samt Hembakat. Both transactions will be closed simultanesouly on June 1, 2016.

Törngren Magnell’s team was lead by Niclas Högström (partner) and has included Lisa Ström (senior associate) and Cecilia Bergman (associate).

Mandates | 2016-02-16

Törngren Magnell assisted in the sale of Signal Processing Devices Sweden AB to e2v Technologies plc

Törngren Magnell assisted the owners of Signal Processing Devices Sweden AB, a leader in the design and development of high performance analogue-to-digital processing technology, in connection with its sale to e2v Technologies plc, a provider of innovative technology for high performance systems and equipment and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Acuity Advisors Limited were the sellers corporate finance advisors in the transaction.

Törngren Magnell’s team was led by Niclas Högström (partner) and included Lisa Ström (senior associate) and Cecilia Bergman (associate).