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Press release: Svalner & Alder join forces to create a leading Nordic tax and transaction services advisory group

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Svalner, the leading Swedish independent advisory firm in the field of tax and transaction services, and Alder, a growing Finnish advisory firm within the same field, are excited to announce joining forces in an ambition to form a new leading Nordic advisory group – the Svalner Group.

Operating from strategic locations in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Helsinki and Turku, the Svalner Group employs a combined workforce of 175 professionals committed to delivering high-end advisory across the Nordic countries. By leveraging a strong local presence and complementary capabilities, the group will be able to provide comprehensive and tailored solutions at the highest level in tax, transaction and related advisory services to clients across the Nordic region.

“We are thrilled to be joining forces with Alder and thereby create a leading Nordic advisory services group”, said Viktor Sandberg, CEO at Svalner Group.“This is a significant milestone for both companies and sets the stage for us to enhance our joint service offerings, expand our reach, seek rapid growth, and drive greater impact for our clients.”

Kicking off operations in Finland and Sweden, two countries with shared history and strong cultural and economic ties, the group will seek to expand its reach across the Nordics and potentially into Northern Europe.

“We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead as we embark on this joint journey with Svalner”, said Petteri Rapo, Managing Partner at Alder. ”By combining our strengths and capabilities, we are well-positioned to create a strong and dynamic organization that will seek to challenge the more established industry players and lead the way in driving success for our clients and people. “

The new group will, for the time being, operate under the existing brand names Svalner and Alder in their respective markets. Svalner Group remains focused on fostering an environment that values its talented team of professionals, providing them with opportunities for growth and development within an international and dynamic corporate setting. For clients, Svalner Group signifies the creation of a stronger, more versatile partner for clients, capable of addressing the evolving challenges of today’s business landscape.

Image Caption: Suvi Vänskä, Partner at Alder, Eva Dahl, Partner and COO at Svalner, Viktor Sandberg, CEO at Svalner Group, Petteri Rapo, Managing Partner at Alder
About Svalner:
Svalner was founded in 2005 and is the leading independent advisory service firm in tax and transaction service advice. The company has approximately 135 employees who specialize in corporate taxation and indirect taxes, financial due diligence, valuation, and accounting. Svalner possesses specialist expertise in industries such as real estate, automotive and manufacturing, banking and finance, M&A, and Private Equity.
About Alder:
Founded in 2010, Alder provides a wide range of tax and legal advisory services to domestic and international clients. With offices in Helsinki and Turku, Alder employs about 40 professionals specialized in corporate tax, VAT, transfer pricing, transactions,
personal taxation and global mobility, rewarding, litigation and legal advisory.

For further information, please contact:

Viktor Sandberg, CEO at Svalner Group
Phone: +46 70 441 80 36

Eva Dahl, COO at Svalner
Phone: +46 73 432 26 24

Petteri Rapo, Managing Partner at Alder
Phone: +358 44 333 7252