Stefan Balazs is a member of the Firm's Capital Markets Group in Stockholm. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he worked in the field of capital market law as a legal counsellor at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen), focusing primarily on prospectus regulation. He has also conducted studied in Business Administration and Economics at the Stockholm University.
Mr. Balazs focuses his practice mainly on equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and public mergers & acquisitions. He has strong experience in IPOs, public capital raisings (preferential rights issues and directed issues), bond listings, MTN-programmes and representing clients in imposed Market Abuse Regulation-sanctions from the SFSA.
Representative Legal Matters
Acted (2019) for Ovzon AB (publ) in its fully guaranteed rights issue of SEK 750 million.
Acted (2018) for Jetpak Top Holding AB (publ) and Polaris Private Equity in Jetpak's SEK 235 million public offering and IPO on Nasdaq First North premier in Stockholm.
Acted (2018) for Storytel AB (publ) in its directed share issue of SEK 500 million and listing change to Nasdaq First North.
Acted (2018) for Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) in connection with the bank's MTN-programme.
Acted (2018) for Carnegie Investment Bank in connection with the SEK 1,264 million IPO of NCAB Group AB (publ).
Acted (2018) for Allgon AB (publ) in connection with its SEK 127 million rights issue and SEK 276 million senior secured bond issue, with listing of the bond on Nasdaq Stockholm, for the acquisition of Tele Radio AB.
Acted (2018) for Investment AB Latour (publ) in the establishing of SEK 4 billion MTN-programme.
Acted (2018) for Tobin Properties AB (publ) in connection with SEK 52 million rights offering, private placement of SEK 150 million and Klövern's mandatory bid offer to shareholders of Tobin Properties.
Acted (2017) for Arcam AB (publ) in connection with its rights issue of SEK 986 million.
Acted (2016) for LeoVegas AB (publ) in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq First North Premier and listing change (2018) to Nasdaq Stockholm.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Sweden (2021)
- University of Stockholm (Juris Kandidat (LL.M.)) (2011)
- University of Stockholm (Business Administration)