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Klaus Søgaard heads Gorrissen Federspiel’s ‘efficient, competent’ team, which is recommended for its ‘business acumen and strength-in-depth’. Rikke Schiøtt Petersen and Tobias Linde advised Handelsbanken Capital Markets and J.P. Morgan Securities on Jyske Bank’s DKK1.166bn share issue. Michael Steen Jensen, Morten Bethe and Anders Ørjan Jensen assisted Vestjysk Bank with the conversion of a €39m state contribution into share capital. Clients also recommend Tomas Haagen Jensen, Finn Møller and Niels Heering.
Kromann Reumert’s ‘high-performance’ team is led by Christian Lundgren and Marianne Philip, who are ‘second to none’. Philip and Christina Bruun Geertsen assisted Jyske Bank with its DKK1.166bn directed issue; and Carnegie Bank and Danske Bank with Spar Nord Bank’s DKK913m rights issue. Christian Lundgren and Jeppe Buskov advised FLSmidth on its A$358m acquisition of Australia-listed Ludowici. Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen and Henrik Møgelmose are also recommended.
Plesner’s Finn Lernø and Thomas Holst Laursen acted for Mansvell Enterprises regarding its DKK276m mandatory public offer for Cimber Sterling Group. Jørgen Permin advised DONG Energy on a £750m notes issue under DONG Energy’s €5bn debt issuance programme. Henrik Rossing Lønberg, Thomas Maaberg Hansen and Christian Kjølbye are recommended, as are Jacob Bier, Micha Fritzen and competition partner Gitte Holtsø.
Accura Advokatpartnerselskab’s ‘highly capable’ Morten Jensen and Thomas Skjellerup advised Spar Nord Bank on its DKK913m rights issue and listing on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Jensen also assisted Bang & Olufsen with a DKK182m direct share placement to A CAPITAL and Sparkle Roll Holdings, and, together with Jesper Schultz Larsen, also acted for William Demant Invest during its mandatory tender offer to all shareholders of Össur hf. Thomas Skjellerup and Morten Jensen recently advised Arbejdernes Landsbank on hybrid core capital bonds. Thomas Weincke heads the practice. Karsten Pedersen joined Ronne & Lundgren.
At Bech-Bruun, the ‘sharp, clever’ Steen Jensen and Regina Andersen advised lead managers Deutche Bank and RBS on G4S’ share issue to fund its proposed DKK44.5bn acquisition of ISS. Eric Korre Horten recently advised United Plantations Berhad.
Bruun & Hjejle’s Henning Aasmul-Olsen was sole Danish adviser to G4S on its proposed DKK44.5bn acquisition of ISS, and worked alongside Karsten Kristoffersen, who shows ‘exceptional competence and insight’, on Welltec International’s $325m senior secured high-yield bonds issue and $40m super senior revolving credit facility.
LETT Law Firm P/S provides ‘value for money and strong partner attention’. Practice head Finn Overgaard and Ulrik Bangsbo Hansen advised Satair on capital markets matters relating to its takeover by Airbus, and Overgaard assisted Boehringer Ingelheim with a development and licensing agreement with Zealand Pharma. Søren Brinkmann, who is ‘reliable and a pleasure to work with’, is advising Dandrit Biotech.
Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen’s ‘proactive, solution-oriented’ team is led by ‘excellent adviser’ David Moalem, who joined from Deloitte. Together with Dan Moalem, Claus Molbech Bendtsen and Henning Thomsen, he advised Alpha Trust on TORM’s potential rights issues. Christoffer Galbo represented Handelsbanken as global co-ordinator of SmartGuy Group’s IPO, and David Moalem assisted IQ Money with its listing on GXG Markets.
Ronne & Lundgren hired the ‘skilled, experienced’ Karsten Pedersen from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab, who advised PKA and Sampension KP Livsforsikring on their public takeover of Dan-Ejendomme Holding and the company’s subsequent delisting. Steen Puch Holm-Larsen and Andreas Tamasauskas are advising Energipension.
Danders & More’s Anders Hansen advised BW Maritime on the TORM restructuring, including debt-to-equity swaps and capital injections. Barclays Capital is a key client.
Peter Lyck and Mads Ilum and their ‘responsive, dedicated’ team at Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd advised TORM on its restructuring and recapitalisation.
Horten Law Firm’s Jim Øksnebjerg advised on the establishment of venture capital fund Accelerace Invest and investments by Accelerace Management and entrepreneurs. Søren Hornbæk Svendsen, Claus Bennetsen and Jacob Kornerup advised CS&Co Management on the Danish offering of shares in Villanueva photovoltaic project. Lise Lotte Hjerrild is ‘knowledgeable, commercial and straightforward’. Andrias Árnason Helmsdal joined from Gorrissen Federspiel.
Jørgen Kjældgaard heads Mazanti-Andersen, Korsø Jensen & Partnere’s practice, where Anders Cold advised on the establishment of NCP-IVS Fund III and related investor subscription. Mark Thorsen and Lars Lüthjohan Jensen are the other key names.