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Kromann Reumert

5 SUNDKROGSGADE, 2100 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
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Work +45 70 12 12 11
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Aarhus, Brussels, Copenhagen, London

Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

With an excellent reputation for its ‘high-quality’ work, Kromann Reumert represents Danish and international banks, financial institutions, PE funds and corporates including Jyske Bank, Credit Suisse and Nordea Bank. Recent mandates involved the team, led by Jakob Bernhoft, advising NKT on the financing of the ABB HV Cables acquisition, as well as assisting Danske Bank and Realkredit Denmark with the financing of the Nordic McDonalds Franchise acquisition through Guy Hands. Kim Rasmussen is recommended for his experience in structured finance and debt capital markets. Recently promoted Andreas Hallas increases the number of partners in the team to 14.

Leading individuals

Kim Rasmussen - Kromann Reumert

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Decribed as ‘by far the best firm in Denmark within capital market transactions’, Kromann Reumert fields a 13-partner practice under the joint leadership of ‘super experienced and very commercialMarianne Philip and Christian Lundgren. Recent highlights include assisting NKT Holding in an accelerated book-building and split-up of the NKT group, as well as advising the management board of Topdanmark in connection to Sampo’s compulsory takeover offer.

Leading individuals

Christian Lundgren - Kromann Reumert

Marianne Philip - Kromann Reumert

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Well established as a leading firm in Denmark, Kromann Reumert attracts instructions in major M&A transactions and is described as ‘best in class’. The renowned Christian Lundgren assisted Aldes Aéraulique with the purchase of Exhausto shares, while Henrik Møgelmose handled the acquisition of Syngenta's sugar beet seed business on behalf of DLF Seeds. The 18-partner team represents a client roster that includes Natus Medical, Mitsubishi Rayon and Procuritas Partners. Marianne Philip and Jacob Høeg Madsen are recommended. Tyge Rasmussen is now a partner.

Leading individuals

Christian Lundgren - Kromann Reumert

Henrik Møgelmose - Kromann Reumert

Marianne Philip - Kromann Reumert

Next generation lawyers

Jacob Høeg Madsen - Kromann Reumert

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Noted for its ‘top-notch quality’ and ‘business understanding’, Kromann Reumert acts for a stellar client roster, including Ørsted, Jyske Bank and IBM Danmark, before all courts. Practice head Jens Rostock-Jensen represents If Skadeforsikring against Topdanmark in a recourse claim arising from an oil spill 12 years ago, while Frank Bøggild continues to defend Coop in a copyright infringement case brought by Kasper Würtz. Dorte Wahl has retired and Hans Jakob Folker has been made partner.

Leading individuals

Frank Bøggild - Kromann Reumert

Jens Rostock-Jensen - Kromann Reumert

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Noted for its ‘excellent advice’ and ‘proactive approach’, Kromann Reumert is regularly engaged in high-stakes competition matters. In the acquisition of Lessor by Axcel, department head Jens Munk Plum represents the buyer in a merger control proceeding. Other highlights include the defence of Ørsted against follow-on claims and assisting with multi-jurisdictional merger control filings related to the establishment of a joint venture between Mitsubishi Rayon and Fiberline.

Leading individuals

Jens Munk Plum - Kromann Reumert

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Noted for its ‘great quality’ and ‘practical advice’, Kromann Reumert’s ‘excellent’ employment group gained Novo Nordisk and Dansk Byggeri as new clients, and, among its work highlights, represented ESS-FOOD in an appeal case regarding a former employee’s breach of a non-solicitation clause. Renowned practice head Helene Amsinck advised Grundfos on the employment aspects of its production and distribution set-up in Europe. Handling employment aspects of transactions is another focus area.

Leading individuals

Helene Amsinck - Kromann Reumert

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Clients value the ‘very good sector knowledge’ at Kromann Reumert. The seven-partner group, led by Anders Stubbe Arndal, stands out for its experience in handling transactions in the energy sector. Recent mandates involved the team assisting Eniig and SEAS-NVE with the purchase of HMN Naturgas and advising Danmarks Eksportkreditfond on the financing of an offshore wind farm.

Leading individuals

Anders Stubbe Arndal - Kromann Reumert

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

Kromann Reumert

The group at Kromann Reumert has strong credentials in the private sector, where the two-partner team advises national and international entities on environmental and public law matters. Notable contentious work includes the representation of Ørsted in a High Court case related to a waste shipment to Poland and the assistance of Q8 in a dispute concerning decontamination measures at tank station facilities. Kim Trenskow heads the practice and Jeppe Lefevre Olsen is recommended. Niels Balslev has retired.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Very goodKromann Reumert fields a seven-partner team that is highly experienced in IT systems development and outsourcing matters. Jan Ussing Andersen and ‘extremely brightSøren Skibsted assist Codan with the outsourcing of its pan-Nordic integrated facility management services. Lau Normann Jørgensen advised Netcompany on a multi-annual contract with 14 Danish unions regarding a benefits management system.

Leading individuals

Lau Normann Jørgensen - Kromann Reumert

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Service-mindedKromann Reumert is highly experienced in insolvency and restructuring matters, often with a cross-border element. ‘Highly skilled’ Teis Gullitz-Wormslev advised SSP Technology’s main creditor Sandton Capital on the default of its secured debt, including putting the wind turbine manufacturer into an in-court restructuring process and selling it to Nordex. Søren Aamann Jensen is recommended.

Leading individuals

Søren Aamann Jensen - Kromann Reumert

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert fields a robust insurance practice with strong skill sets in corporate matters and litigation. Henrik Thal Jantzen recently represented Codan Insurance in a Supreme Court case against MAPFRE related to double insurance. The team is led by well-regarded Jens Rostock-Jensen and includes maritime insurance expert Jakob Rosing, as well as M&A partners Jens Steen Jensen and Jacob Høeg Madsen. The client roster includes Tryg Forsikring, Zurich, Danica Pensions and SEB Pensions.

Leading individuals

Jens Rostock-Jensen - Kromann Reumert

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert’s IP department combines ‘top notch legal quality’ with ‘business understanding’. ‘Very competent’ practice head Nicolai Lindgreen successfully defended Littelfuse Selco in an infringement case brought by Camto, while Martin Dahl Pedersen represented Spillerforeningen in an arbitration regarding footballers’ commercial images rights. Another key advisor is ‘formidable litigatorFrank Bøggild. ‘Strong’ Nicolaj Bording and Kristian Storgaard are now partners. Dorte Wahl has retired.

Leading individuals

Martin Dahl Pedersen - Kromann Reumert

Nicolai Lindgreen - Kromann Reumert

Next generation lawyers

Nicolaj Bording - Kromann Reumert

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert counts publishers, film companies and sport associations among its clients. Recommended department lead Martin Dahl Pedersen defended Aller Media against damage claims brought by celebrities whose privacy had been intruded upon. Another highlight was the obtainment of an injunction on behalf of Danske Medier against the publication of a book containing information about the Danish intelligence agency.

Leading individuals

Martin Dahl Pedersen - Kromann Reumert

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Its ‘deep knowledge and broad competence’ places Kromann Reumertamong the most qualified law firms’. Flemming Horn Andersen leads the seven-partner team, which is regularly instructed in commercial property transactions, real estate financing and commercial lease issues. A recent mandate involved the group assisting Standard Life with the acquisition of Danish and Swedish retail properties. Steffen Bang-Olsen is recommended; Niels Balslev has retired.

Leading individuals

Flemming Horn Andersen - Kromann Reumert

Next generation lawyers

Steffen Bang-Olsen - Kromann Reumert

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert is among ‘the top firms’ for shipping and transport law. Thomas Kaas represented Royal Arctic Line in a dispute with a shipyard over the construction of five container vessels, while Jakob Rosing assisted several Danish cargo underwriters with various coverage issues arising from the Hanjin collapse. Well-regarded practice head Henrik Thal Jantzen is highly experienced in marine insurance, cargo recovery and casualty work. Notable clients include Codan Insurance, CNA Hardy and Topdanmark Forsikring.

Leading individuals

Henrik Thal Jantzen - Kromann Reumert

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert’s ‘excellent’ tax group has ‘a very strong client base’ boasting names such as Carlsberg, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs. The firm demonstrates strength across the gamut of tax matters, both contentious and non-contentious. A recent instruction involved the team assist Axcel with the tax aspects of the TCM Group sale to IK Partners. The department is jointly led by ‘strong litigatorArne Møllin Ottosen and ‘thoroughMichael Nørremark.

Leading individuals

Arne Møllin Ottosen - Kromann Reumert

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Telecoms
Telecoms - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert is among ‘the best and most experienced within IT and telecoms’. Under the leadership of Torben Waage, the group handles transactional, regulatory and outsourcing matters. Recent highlights include assisting SE Telekommunikation with the acquisition of Boxer TV and advising Teracom on a public tender related to the appointment of a DAB radio gatekeeper. Søren Skibsted is recommended.

Leading individuals

Torben Waage - Kromann Reumert

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