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Jesper Schultz Larsen

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Bruun & Hjejle

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Corporate & M&A.


Jesper Schultz Larsen advises corporate and private equity clients and investment banks on private/public M&A and capital markets matters.


Partner, Bruun & Hjejle (2016-). Partner, Accura Advokatpartnerselskab (2010-2016). Partner, Rønne & Lundgren (2005-2010). Attorney, Kromann Reumert (1999-2005).


English and the Scandinavian languages.


Corporate and securities law studies, Duke Law School (2000). Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen (1995-2000).


Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Bruun & Hjejle is 'well-reputed' and noted for its 'deep legal expertise and high standards'. Morten Jensen leads the team and is an expert in ECM deals; he recently advised Danske Bank as global coordinator on Torm’s $100m share sale to institutional investors. Jesper Schultz Larsen is very skilled in transactional work and assisted Goldman Sachs with its sell down in shares of Dong Energy.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bruun & Hjejle has 'a strong understanding of how the client thinks and what it needs in an M&A process' and 'takes ownership of issues beyond what you would expect'. Jesper Schultz Larsen leads the practice and advised the founders of Muuto and Maj Invest Equity on Muuto's $1.9bn sale to Knoll. Morten Jensen has 'very strong corporate and M&A skills' and 'is an excellent negotiator'; he assisted AP Møller with its $1.2bn acquisition of Maersk Tankers. Andreas Nielsen is 'an exceptionally good legal adviser' and acted for Swedish Match on its purchase of V2 Tobacco. Mogens Thorninger, is 'accessible', 'very competent' and has 'a broad and deep knowledge of general M&A'; he advised a consortium of pension funds with its acquisition of a $11.6bn stake in Nykredit. Other key names include cross-border M&A expert Mogens Ebeling and newly promoted partner Simon Krogh.

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Within: Energy

Bruun & Hjejle stands out for its energy sector expertise with notable experience in M&A transactions and alternative investments into the space, acting for national and international clients. The group also handles complex energy disputes and assists with regulatory mandates. In a recent highlight, Mogens Thorninger advised on the formation of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners' third infrastructure fund, which will invest in energy projects. Other mandates include Jensen and Jesper Schultz Larsen assisting New Energy Investment with its sale of shares in Ørsted, and practice head Nicolaj Kleist representing Statnett in a dispute before the Danish Energy Board of Appeal relating to the power cable connection between Denmark and Norway. Andreas Nielsen is also a key name for energy-related M&A work.

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