Baker McKenzie continues to focus on growth in the transactional field by recruiting Mats Rooth as a new partner and head of the Stockholm office’s Banking & Finance practice.

Mats brings with him two very experienced associates, Karin Lang and Georg Jonsson.

They all join directly from Byström Rooth & Partners (BRP), where Mats Rooth was one of the founding partners.

I am delighted to welcome Mats Rooth and his team to Baker McKenzie.

"This will bolster our Banking & Finance practice, an area in which we see great potential for growth and a strong demand from our clients. This recruitment is in line with our strategy to grow in the transactional field," says Anders Fast, Managing Partner, Baker McKenzie Stockholm.

"Mats is widely recognised as an extremely competent transactional lawyer with solid know-how and experience in financing and restructuring. Together we will continue to develop our offering to clients, says Anders Fast.

Mats Rooth specialises in financing and restructurings, particularly acquisition finance in relation to private equity transactions where he acts for domestic and international borrowers and lenders. Prior to BRP, Mats Rooth was a partner and head of the finance practice at Ashurst in Stockholm and prior to that he worked at SEB Merchant Banking and Vinge. Mats is recognised as a leading lawyer in banking and finance and restructuring and insolvency by directories including Who’s Who, IFLR, Chambers and Legal 500.

"I am looking forward to heading up Baker McKenzie’s Banking & Finance group in the Nordics and to continuing building the practice in the Nordics and internationally," says Mats Rooth, newly appointed partner and head of Banking & Finance at Baker McKenzie in Stockholm.

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