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LOGOS

EFSTALEITI 5, 103 REYKJAVIK, ICELAND
Tel:
Work +354 540 0300
Fax:
Fax +354 540 0301
Email:
Web:
www.logos.is
London, Reykjavik

Benedikt Egill Arnason

Tel:
Work +354 540 0300
Email:
LOGOS

Work Department

Partner - Corporate

Position

Main practice areas are banking and finance, corporate law, corporate finance and capital markets, construction and real estate, energy law, financial restructuring and insolvency, and M&A. His practice is mainly transactional, concentrating on M&A, finance, corporate and energy related work, acting for leading corporate clients and private equity firms. His experience also includes debt financing and restructuring related work.

Career

Benedikt joined LOGOS in 2005 and became a Partner in 2013. He was previously with the Competition Appeals Council from 2004-2005.

Languages

English.

Member

The Icelandic Bar Association.

Education

Benedikt graduated from the University of Iceland as cand.jur, in 2005. Qualified as an Attorney in 2006 and is a Certified Securities Broker since 2008. He received his LL.M. degree in International Financing from KingÂŽs College London in 2009.


Iceland

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

LOGOS acts for an impressive list of clients including Domino’s Pizza Group and Deutsche Bank. Helga ÓttarsdĂłttir, who jointly heads the department with GuĂ°björg Helga HjartardĂłttir and London-based GuĂ°mundur Oddsson, took the lead in assisting Landsvirkjun with its debut US private placement in green bond format. ThĂłrĂłlfur JĂłnsson advised Kaupthing on the offering of Arion Bank’s shares in Iceland and Sweden. Benedikt Egill Árnason led a team handling complex financing arrangements for SĂ­minn and Nordea Bank.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

LOGOS successfully assisted a high-profile client with contentious issues regarding the construction of a factory and other properties. Benedikt Egill Árnason is acting for leading Icelandic construction company Íslenskir AĂ°alverktakar on multiple projects, including the expansion of the KeflavĂ­k International Airport. Practice head HjördĂ­s HalldĂłrsdĂłttir is advising on the interpretation of contracts regarding an urgent construction project. Erlendur GĂ­slason is assisting JarĂ°boranir (Iceland Drilling) with general matters concerning the company's operations worldwide as well as with negotiations of agreements concerning drilling services provided abroad. Other clients include major aluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan.

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