White & Case Advises On Nordnet IPO
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White & Case has advised Carnegie Investment Bank AB, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Citigroup Global Markets Limited, as joint global coordinators, and ABG Sundal Collier AB, Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, DNB Bank ASA, Sweden branch and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, as joint bookrunners, on the SEK 10.378 billion initial public offering and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Nordnet.
Founded in 1996, Nordnet is a leading pan-Nordic digital savings and investments platform.
It was one of Sweden’s first internet brokers and later expanded its operations to include banking and pension services. Nordnet is now primarily active in three business areas: savings and investments, pensions and loans.
The shares of Nordnet started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm on 25 November 2020.
The offering was substantially over-subscribed, attracting very strong interest from large Swedish and international institutional investors as well as the general public in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
The market capitalisation of Nordnet, based on the IPO price of SEK 96 per share, is approximately SEK 24 billion. As a result of the IPO, Nordnet will have more than 32000 shareholders.
The legal team which advised on the transaction was led by partners Johan Thiman and Mikko Hulkko and included partners Chad McCormick and Martin Järvengren, counsel Doron Loewinger and associates Christoffer Nilmén, Antonia Severin, Christian Meijling and Johanna Wagner, Thomas Killeen, Laura Kitchen and Michael Rodgers.