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Malcolm Wiberg

Partner

Phone
+46 766 170 910

Assistant
Eva Jehrin

I have more than 30 years’ experience of legal work, including a shorter period as general counsel at a Dutch based Venture Capital company. My practice was initially focused on copyright and litigation, where I represented some of the world’s most renowned artists in copyright infringement cases. I also appeared in numerous cases before Swedish courts and in national and international arbitration for a wide variety of clients. For the last 20 years I have specialized in domestic and international transactional work, primarily transactions in which IP is a vital component. Transaction where I can use my IP background in assisting clients in developing their businesses. I represent owners, companies and private equity firms.

I was the managing partner of Lindahl Stockholm from 2013 to 2018 and chairman of Lindahl Sweden during 2018. I’m one of the founding partners of Westerberg & Partners, where I also was managing partner until 2020. I have a passion for leadership and the underlying forces which make an organization thrive. I’m the author of “Medvetet Ledarskap – att förändra en företagskultur” (Ekerlids Förlag).

Recent transactions regarding IP rights include acting for OKQ8 AB, one of Sweden’s largest fuel companies, in its partnership with Neste regarding renewable diesel, and its collaboration with Skellefteå Kraft in establishing the largest and most comprehensive network in Sweden of super-fast chargers, acting for Karo Pharma in its acquisition of the remaining European rights pertaining to the Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Johnson & Johnson and its acquisition of the European OTC brand portfolio from Teva Pharmaceuticals (Teva); and its acquisition of the skin health brand, E45®, from Reckitt, acting for the shareholders in the sale of Zynka Bim AB, acting for Tellacq Group in its acquisition of Bohus Biotech AB, acting for shareholders of Trimb Holding AB in Karo Pharma Aktiebolag´s acquisition of all the shares of Trimb; acting for the shareholders of PodMe AB, operating a platform for podcasts, in its capital funding and the subsequent sale of PodMe AB to Media group Schibsted; acting for Endeavor Content in its investment in the new Scandinavian production start-up Nordic Drama Queen; acting for shareholders of Infobric AB in Summa Equity´s acquisition all the shares in Infobric; acting for Infobric in its acquisition of one of Sweden’s largest telematics companies, TelliQ AB, a provider of software and hardware for attendance systems, access control, asset monitoring, and energy efficiency on construction sites; acting for the shareholders of Vinden AB, operating a platform for and providing on demand storage, in its capital fundings.

Other recent work highlights include; acting for Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) on the financial restructuring of Nynas AB; acting for Capacent Holding in its sale of the management consulting business to KnowIT; and acting for Solar A/S concerning the acquisition of selected parts of Onninen AB’s Swedish business activities from Finnish Kesko Corporation.

Other: Chairman of SeaTwirl AB (publ) 2020-2021 and Funäsdalen Berg Hotell Holding AB 2021-

Publications: Author of ”Medvetet Ledarskap – Att förändra en företagskultur”. I have also written and participated in numerus articles including “The Devil is in the Details” Acquisition of Shares on Cash Free and Debt Free Basis for which I 2010 was awarded Carl Henrik Witts award for the best article in the Journal Balans (published by FAR, the Swedish industry organization for auditors and financial advisors).

Recent recognition includes:

“Malcolm Wiberg is recognised as a keystone of the Swedish IP market, with over 20 years of experience with domestic and international transactions in the pharmaceutical market.” (Who’s Who Legal Global Guide 2022)

“The “excellent” Malcolm Wiberg is “the go-to for complex disputes” thanks to his “most effective and efficient approach” to clients’ cases.” (Who’s Who Legal Sweden 2023)

“Productive, down-to-earth and a good problem solver“ (Chambers Europe)

“He is very business-minded and solves problems and is very creative and involved in everything he does.” (Chambers Europe)

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