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A ‘leading firm in the equity capital market space’, Gorrissen Federspiel acts for a number of Danish issuers and underwriters. Practice head Rikke Schiøtt Petersen led in assisting a bank syndicate as underwriters of DONG Energy’s high-profile IPO and official listing on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. The team includes Klaus Søgaard, Tomas Haagen and Niels Heering.

Kromann Reumert provides ‘a consistently high level of service’ under the leadership of the ‘standoutMarianne Philip and ‘very responsiveChristian Lundgren. Lundgren led advice to Scandinavian Tobacco Group on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. Clients also recommend Christina Bruun Geertsen and Henrik Møgelmose.

At Plesner, Thomas Holst Laursen and Nicolai Ørsted jointly head the equity capital markets group while Jørgen Permin, Thomas Maaberg Hansen and Søren Thyssen Valerius lead the debt capital markets team. Laursen, Ørsted and Micha Fritzen advised the Ministry of Finance, as the majority shareholder, during DONG Energy’s IPO. Other clients include Zealand Pharma, Nordea and JPMorgan Chase.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab often acts for Danish and international banks as underwriters, as well as arrangers of debt and equity capital markets transactions. The group assisted Goldman Sachs with the offering of existing shares in and official listing of DONG Energy’s shares on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. Kim Toftgaard advised Exiqon on the DKK40m issuance of senior secured notes. The team includes Kåre Stolt and Thomas Weincke.

Headed by banking and finance partner Morten Krogsgaard, Bech-Bruun continues to be instructed on international and domestic regulatory matters. Steen Jensen advised 3i on a DKK1.5bn public-to-private takeover of BoConcept. David Moalem is recommended.

Bruun & Hjejle is experienced in handling large Danish IPOs and global offerings, with a particular expertise in the banking, insurance, shipping and energy sectors. Mogens Ebeling, Karsten Kristoffersen, Andreas Nielsen and Jakob Echwald Sevel are key names.

Finn Overgaard heads DLA Piper Denmark’s capital markets group, which specialises in IPOs, securities trading and share buy-backs. Ulrik Bangsbo Hansen advised ATP and PFA on agreements regarding share sales in DONG Energy’s IPO. The team includes Niels Erik Nielsen and Karsten Pedersen.

Lundgrens is headed by debt capital markets expert Ian Tokley and Mads Ilum, who specialises in equity capital markets and public takeovers. Tokley advised BRFkredit on the €3bn issuance of covered bonds across Denmark, Ireland and the UK. Other clients include DSV, Saxo Bank and PKA.

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen’s ‘extremely experienced’ team is headed by the ‘capable’ Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld, who handles equity and debt offerings. ‘Standout deal-makerDan Moalem has been assisting DSV with its safe harbour share buy-back programme. Claus Molbech Bendtsen, founder of family office Bendtsen, is another key contact.

Rated for its ‘deep knowledge’, Andersen Partners often acts for shareholders and corporate management in listed companies. Led by Torben Bang, the team includes Hans-Christian Ohrt and Jon Stefansson.

Jointly led by Jacob Kornerup and Hans Christian Pape, Horten has extensive experience of handling debt and equity transactions. Thomas Francis Beckett advised Mobylife on the bond term amendments and buy-back of bonds issued on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. Henning Aasmul-Olsen is also recommended. Other clients include Aquaporin and CataCap.

At Nielsen Nørager, Peter Lyck and Thomas Weisbjerg assisted Foreningen European Retail with its de-listing from Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen. Claude Winther Nielsen and Morten Eldrup-Jørgensen are other names to note.

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