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Maja Nilsson

Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB
On leave of absence


Maja Nilsson is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. She works with leading Nordic and European private equity firms and their portfolio companies as well as international corporates and her experience includes advising clients on M&A transactions in various industries, such as the technology, food and beverage, payments and retail sectors.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2018, she was an associate in another international law firm.

Practice Focus

Maja focuses mainly on advising private equity firms, their portfolio companies and international corporates on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Nalka Invest on the acquisition of Uniwater. 
  • Applus+ on its acquisition of Besikta Bilprovning.
  • SUEZ on its sale of SUEZ Nordic AB.
  • Trill Impact on its acquisition of Nordomatic.
  • FSN Capital on its acquisitions of Fellowmind, Orango and eCraft (comprising the new Fellowmind group).
  • KKR on its acquisition of a 30% stake in Sector Alarm.
  • EQT on its acquisition of Candidator.
  • Valedo Partners on its acquisition of the restaurant chain Pincho Nation AB, and on its divestment of the retail company Oscar Jacobson.
  • Hg Capital Renewable Power Partners and its Swedish wind farm investment vehicle Vasa Vind in connection with an investment by APG in the 288 MW Åskälen onshore wind power project, which is located in the central Sweden region of Jämtland.
  • Nordic Capital VIII Limited on its acquisition of Ryds Bilglas, a leading vehicle glass replacement and repair company in Sweden and Norway.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swedish Bar Association - Member


  • Sweden (2021)


  • University of Lund, Sweden (LLM Master of Laws) (2017)
  • University of Connecticut (Studies in Politics, Human Rights and Psychology) (2014)


  • English
  • Swedish

Previous Offices

  • London