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Alex Ydstie

Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB


Alex Ydstie is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group in Stockholm. He works with leading Nordic and European private equity firms and their portfolio companies as well as international corporates and his experience includes advising clients on M&A transactions in various industries, such as the technology, food and beverage, payments, renewable power, and retail sectors.

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

Practice Focus

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

Representative Legal Matters

His experience prior to joining the Firm includes advising:

  • FSN Capital on its acquisition of Gram Equipment.
  • FSN Capital on its acquisition of Holmbergs Safety System.
  • FSN Capital on its acquisition of Bygghemma.
  • EQT on its acquisition of Candidator.
  • Valedo Partners on its acquisition of the restaurant chain Pincho Nation AB with locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
  • HgCapital 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.
  • Ingenico Group on its EUR 1.5 billion acquisition of Bambora.
  • ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies, on its acquisition of Svensk Industriautomation.
  • Areim Fastigheter 3 AB in connection with the closing of its third real property fund with a capital base of SEK 4.2 billion.
  • A non-Swedish seller in its divestment of a Swedish real estate corporate group with residential properties in Sweden for a total consideration of approx. SEK 1.8 billion.


  • Sweden


  • University of Lund, Sweden (LLM Juris kandidat) (2016)
  • University of Kingston, The United Kingdom (Studies in English law) (2015)


  • English
  • Swedish