Pontus Bergsten

Pontus Bergsten

Partner, Stockholm Download CV Download vCard

Pontus specialises in M&A, private equity, joint ventures and commercial agreements. He has extensive experience managing large, cross-border transactions for international corporates investing in Sweden and has particular experience within the eSports, on-line gaming, TMT, media, retail and construction sectors. Pontus also continuously advises both Swedish and international companies on rolling stock related matters. Pontus is ranked as a leading lawyer with in Corporate M&A by Chambers and Partners and is recommended by Legal 500 for Corporate M&A as well as private Equity.

Practice areas

delivers consistently outstanding work" and "a highly skilled and very commercial operator Chambers and Partners

About Pontus

Experience

  • Partner in charge of a large number of cross-border M&A transactions.
  • Completed more than 40 on-line related M&A transactions since 2015.
  • Partner in charge of several recent venture capital transactions involving the TMT and healthcare sectors.

Rankings

  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Leading Individual - Chambers and Partners Global and Europe

  • 2020

    Highly regarded, Private Equity and Corporate | M&A, IFLR1000

  • 2019

    Leading lawyer, Corporate | M&A, Chambers Europe and Global

  • 2019

    Recommended lawyer, Corporate | M&A, Legal 500

  • 2019

    Ranked lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global and Europe

Education

  • 2000

    LL.M., Uppsala University

Interests

    I enjoy the outdoors and spend as much time as I can skiing, hiking and hunting. 

References

  • Partner in charge: acted for Kinnevik, Accel Partners, Baring Vostok Capital Partners, Northzone and the Founders on the USD 1.2 billion sale of shares in Avito, the leading online classifieds platform in Russia, to Naspers Ltd.
  • Partner in charge:acted for MTGx International connection with the acquisition of mobile gaming platform developer InnoGames from Eightroads.
  • Partner in charge:acted for MTG Broadcasting in connection with its divestment of its Baltic free-TV, pay-TV, digital and radio business in the Baltics to Bite, owned by Providence Capital Partners.
  • Partner in charge:acted for Accel Partners in connection with their acquisition of the Kry medical care app.
  • Partner in charge:acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of CCM Hockey from Adidas.