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Jan Byström

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Bird & Bird LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Jan is a partner in our International Corporate Group, based in Sweden.

He has more than 20 years' experience of advising domestic and international clients on private equity, M&A and corporate development transactions, both within the Nordic region and internationally.

Jan's practice focuses on advising private equity investors on Nordic buy-out and venture capital transactions. He also advises Nordic corporate clients on Nordic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, as well as international corporate clients (in particular US corporations) on in-bound Nordic cross-border transactions.

Career

Prior to joining us, Mr. Byström was a partner at Byström Rooth & Partners and until 2013 he worked at the Stockholm offices of Ashurst (2012-2013) and Vinge (2004-2012). Mr. Byström has several years of US experience as an associate with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York (2000-2004; 1996-1997) and with Hunton & Williams in New York (1998-2000).

Languages

Swedish, English

Member

Bar admissions: Sweden and State of New York

Education

Fordham University (L.L.M. 2000). Kings College London (L.L.M. 1992). University of Uppsala (L.L.M. 1990)


Sweden

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clients praise Bird & Bird for its 'knowledge and competence in various legal areas as well as its pragmatic approach'. The practice covers a broad range of M&A and commercial matters including joint ventures, private equity buy outs, M&A insurance work and capital markets projects, and is strong in the technology sector. Hans Svensson leads the corporate group in Sweden and acted for Avalanche Studios on its acquisition by Nordisk film, Jörgen Ekström heads up the commercial team, and managing partner Mårten Willamo leads the Nordic corporate group. Jan Byström joined the firm in 2018 from the now-defunct Byström Rooth & Partners Advokater KB.

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