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Gorrissen Federspiel’s ‘strong’ team is headed by Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, who has extensive experience in assisting issuers and underwriters with IPOs, as well as handling other rights issues and private placements. Petersen and Anders Ørjan Jensen advised TORM on the company’s listing of new shares on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. The group also includes Klaus Søgaard, who acted for Deloitte in its role as the financial adviser on Nordjyske Bank’s rights issuance.

Co-headed by Christian Lundgren and the ‘pre-eminent’ Marianne Philip and, Kromann Reumert’s department provides ‘good value for money, a quick response time and a good understanding of clients’ needs’. Philip advised Spar Nord on the bank’s secondary placing of shares in Nordjyske Bank. The ‘outstanding’ Christina Bruun Geertsen acted for Danske Bank and Morgan Stanley as the global joint coordinators and lead managers of NNIT’s listing and $462m IPO on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen in 2015. Jacob Høeg Madsen was promoted to partner.

Plesner’s ‘highly experienced’ equity capital markets group is jointly headed by Nicolai Ørsted and the ‘business-focused’ Thomas Holst Laursen; Laursen assisted Leerink Partners as the joint global coordinators of Forward Pharma’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange in a $221m IPO. The firm’s client base also includes DONG Energy, Zealand Pharma and Kirkbi (LEGO’s parent company).

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab’s practice is led by Thomas Weincke, who acts for a diverse domestic and international client base, such as private equity investors and companies in the life sciences sector. He and Kim Toftgaard acted for Coor Service Management and Cinven on the Danish aspects of Coor’s €396m IPO. Toftgaard also advised Jyske Bank on the bank’s Euro medium term notes (EMTN) programme.

Steen Jensen’s group at Bech-Bruun has recently seen an increase in regulatory, compliance and investigation matters for Danish and international clients. Jensen advised Danske Bank on a DKK5bn share buy-back programme. David Moalem and the team acted for Admiral Capital through all stages of Kvalitena Danmark’s takeover of the listed company.

Bruun & Hjejle’s capital markets department often acts for issuers in high-yield offerings and corporate bonds. Henning Aasmul-Olsen has been assisting clients such as A.P. Møller-Mærsk and Danske Bank with complex share buy-back programmes. The group also includes Mogens Ebeling and Andreas Nielsen.

The capital markets group at Lett Law Firm sits within the firm’s wider corporate and M&A practice; it provides ‘high-quality advice’ on IPOs, verifications and securities offerings, including regulatory matters. Niels Erik Nielsen was recently instructed by DanDrit Biotech on the company’s reverse merger with a US-based company to raise new equity on the OTC Bulletin Board and OTCQB in New York. Nielsen and Finn Overgaard have been acting for a number of Danish and foreign investors regarding OW Bunker’s collapse and bankruptcy in November 2014, which followed the company’s listing in March 2014. Karsten Pedersen joined from Lundgrens.

Dan Moalem heads the integrated practice at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen, which primarily handles regulatory issues for a mix of domestic and international clients. The team also advises on share buy-back programmes: Moalem is currently assisting GN with a share buy-back programme, as well as other matters regarding the company’s listing on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld was promoted to partner in 2015.

Lundgrens’s Mads Ilum, who is experienced in advising issuers and underwriters on IPOs and rights issuances, acted for Saxo Bank on its €43m issuance of notes on the Global Exchange Market. Karsten Pedersen joined Lett Law Firm.

Securities law expert Niels Bo Andersen heads the practice at Andersen Partners, which also includes Torben Bang, Hans-Christian Ohrt and Jon Stefansson. The group was recently instructed by Scandi Standard on the company’s listing on Nasdaq OMX Nordic.

The group at Horten is co-headed by Jacob Kornerup and Hans Christian Pape, both of whom specialise in equity capital markets. Jim Øksnebjerg led the team in acting for Aquaporin in making a DKK140m private placement. The practice was significantly strengthened by the arrivals of Frans Rossen and Mikkel Primdal Kæregaard from Delacour, as well as Thomas Francis Beckett from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab.

At Nielsen Nørager, Jakob Mosegaard Larsen and Thomas Weisbjerg advised Forward Pharma on an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

Njord Law Firm’s integrated practice is jointly led by Kim Høibye and Jørgen Erik Frandsen. Clients include Trefor, Nykredit and Nordea Markets.

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