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Kromann Reumert

5 SUNDKROGSGADE, 2100 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
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Aarhus, Brussels, Copenhagen, London

Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert handles the full spectrum of banking and finance work, and is particularly prominent in acquisition, structured and project financings. Jakob Bernhoft is a key figure in the group and has expertise in acquisition financings and debt restructurings; he advised Nykredit Bank and Nordea Bank on their joint financing of Axcel’s purchase of a majority stake in Mountain Top Industries. Kim Rasmussen is also an expert in structured finance work and regulatory issues, and Jeppe Buskov assisted Procuritas with its leveraged buyout of sofa design company Sofakompagniet.

Leading individuals

Kim Rasmussen - Kromann Reumert

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's team works on big-ticket deals across the full spectrum of capital markets issues. Marianne Philip jointly leads the practice and advised Bavarian Nordic on its issuance of new shares to Johnson & Johnson Innovation, and assisted Zealand Pharma with its IPO on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. In another highlight, fellow co-head Christian Lundgren acted for New Energy Investment, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary, on its bookbuild offering of shares in Dong Energy. Other notable names include Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen, Anders Stubbe Arndal and Henrik Møgelmose.

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

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals with recent highlights including Henrik Møgelmose advising DLF Seeds on its acquisition of Syngenta's sugar beet seed business, Christian Lundgren assisting TDC with its sale to a consortium comprised of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund, PFA Pension, PKA and ATP; and Christina Bruun Geertsen acting for Altor Fund IV on its acquisition of Tresu from Erhvervsinvest. Further work includes Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen assisting Hellman & Friedman with its all-cash public offer for shares in Nets, Christian Ibsen acting for Eniig Energi on its acquisition of Naturgas, and Jens Steen Jensen handling Danica Pension's acquisition of SEB's pension operations in Denmark. Marianne Philip is also a key practitioner and advises on M&A, restructuring and general corporate law; also noted are Jakob Hans Johansen, Anders Stubbe Arndal and Jacob Høgh Madsen.

Leading individuals

Christian Lundgren - Kromann Reumert

Henrik Møgelmose - Kromann Reumert

Marianne Philip - Kromann Reumert

Next Generation Partners

Jacob Høgh Madsen - Kromann Reumert

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert handles disputes and arbitrations for a client roster, which includes Dong Energy, Jyske Bank and SAS Denmark. Practice leader Jens Rostock-Jensen recently represented Scandinavian Airlines in a case relating to whether the airline owed compensation for flights delayed due to thunderstorms, Claus Juel Hansen acted for Finansiel Stabilitet in a DKK250m claim against the former directors, officers and auditors of Eik Bank Danmark, and media and entertainment specialist Martin Dahl Pedersen defended the Danish media against an injunction brought by The Danish Civil Security Service relating to a book, which contained confidential information. Frank Bøggild also acted for supermarket chain Coop in a dispute filed by Kasper Wßrtz alleging that the use of its products in advertisements was a breach of copyright law.

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

Kromann Reumert advises on merger control matters, competition disputes and state aid issues; recent mandates include practice head Jens Munk Plum assisting Berlingske Media with its complaint against JP/Politiken Hus’ acquisition of the daily newspaper Børsen, and handling KPMG Denmark's merger with EY Denmark; and Erik Bertelsen defending Dong Energy against a damages claim brought by the competition authorities alleging excessive pricing. TDC and Novo are also clients. Other key figures include Morten Kofmann, Bart A. Creve and Jeppe Lefevre Olsen.

Leading individuals

Jens Munk Plum - Kromann Reumert

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

The department at Kromann Reumert is 'very competent and engaged' and provides 'to-the-point advice'. Key practitioners include practice head Helene Amsinck, who has extensive experience in handling the employment elements of transactions; Marianne Granhøj, who advised Gjensidige on its collective redundancy process; Jens Lund Mosbek, who is acting for the Municipality of Horsens in a discrimination claim brought by an employee; and Tina Brøgger Sørensen, who acted for Linco Food Systems in a disability discrimination claim filed by two employees.

Leading individuals

Helene Amsinck - Kromann Reumert

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert has been involved in a number of transactions and financings in the energy space; notable examples include Jens Blomgren-Hansen assisting Export Credit Agency with its part financing of the Formosa offshore wind park in Taiwan, Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen advising Athena Investments on the sale of its Danish onshore wind farms to Wind Estate, and Anders Stubbe Arndal acting for Ørsted on the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to Ineos. Christian Richard Ibsen also advised Eniig Energi on its acquisition of HMN Naturgas.

Leading individuals

Anders Stubbe Arnda - Kromann Reumert

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

Kromann Reumert

Ørsted, the Danish Crown and Ikea are notable examples of the clients which instruct Kromann Reumert. Kim Trenskow leads the team and is an expert in environmental and planning law, while Jeppe Lefevre Olsen regularly handles public contracts and regulatory issues.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert is praised by clients as 'the best and most experienced firm in IT' with 'the largest group of lawyers at all levels of seniority'. The team recently advised Netcompany on its vendor side contracts with a number of Danish municipalities for their infrastructure projects. The 'extremely bright and energetic' Søren Skibsted leads the outsourcing team and is 'a person of character and integrity', and Jan Ussing Andersen assisted Topdanmark with its IT outsourcing to Cognizant. Other key figures include Jan Hvarre, Jette Hessellund Lauridsen and Kristian Storgaard. Lau Normann Jørgensen joined Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab in August 2019.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert has notable expertise in insolvencies, restructurings and estate administration matters. In a recent highlight, team head Søren Aamann Jensen advised the Danish Guarantee Fund on an investigation into a bankrupt Danish insurance agent, which sold insurance for a Liechtenstein-based insurance company, which also went bankrupt. Danske Bank, Nordea Bank and Nykredit are also clients. Other key figures include restructuring and insolvency specialist Christian Jul Madsen, and Teis Gullitz-Wormslev, who is an expert in distressed asset acquisitions.

Leading individuals

Søren Aamann Jensen - Kromann Reumert

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's department is 'very knowledgeable on all aspects of the insurance industry' and provides 'the highest quality advice' across regulatory and contentious issues. M&A and regulatory expert Jens Steen Hensen provides 'excellent corporate and commercial advice' and advised Echelon Financial Holdings on its sale of Qudos Insurance; Jacob Høeg Madsen assisted PKA with its joint acquisition with Axcel of a majority share of Danmarks Skibskredit. Jens Rostock-Jensen specialises in product liability issues.

Leading individuals

Jens Rostock-Jensen - Kromann Reumert

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert covers the full spectrum of IP law for clients including Pandora and McDonald's. Recent highlights include patent litigator and practice head Nicolai Lindgreen acting for Coloplast, which sought a preliminary injunction against MBH relating to the sale of a urinary catheter which allegedly infringed upon the client's patents; and trade mark and copyrights litigator Frank Bøggild representing Coop in a dispute regarding its use of ceramics and art in its adverts without the consent of the original artists. Other noteworthy names include Martin Dahl Pedersen, who is an expert in copyright and domain name disputes; and Nicolaj Bording, who is skilled in trade mark and patent litigation.

Leading individuals

Martin Dahl Pedersen - Kromann Reumert

Nicolai Lindgreen - Kromann Reumert

Next Generation Partners

Nicolaj Bording - Kromann Reumert

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

Kromann Reumert

The Danish Players Association, Danske Medier and Fremantle are key clients of Kromann Reumert. Group leader Martin Dahl Pedersen also recently represented Aller Media in matters relating to its publication SEogHØR, which was involved in a phone hacking scandal; and acted for Dorte Riis Madsen, who is the former manager of Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen, in a contractual dispute.

Leading individuals

Martin Dahl Pedersen - Kromann Reumert

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

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's expertise encompasses transactions, financings, leasing issues, project developments and procurement work. Recent highlights include Flemming Horn Andersen advising WP Carey on its acquisition of 14 logistics centres from Standard Life and subsequent let to DanskeFragtmÌnd, Jacob Møller assisting Coop with its sale of a real estate portfolio to Dades, Holger SchÜer acting for Kirk Kapital on the construction of its new headquarters, and Søren Andreassen handling Heimstaden Bostad's sale of its residential portfolio to HB. Steffen Bang-Olsen is highly skilled in property transactions.

Leading individuals

Flemming Horn Andersen - Kromann Reumert

Next Generation Partners

Steffen Bang-Olsen - Kromann Reumert

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's practice is particularly strong in marine insurance, cargo recovery and casualty matters. In a recent highlight, the firm acted for Codan Insurance in a cargo recovery claim relating to cargo which was damaged during terminal handling. Litigator Jakob Rosing represented Guvnor in a claim against a storage provider, which wrongfully terminated a contract due to the contamination of oil storage tanks. Henrik Thal Jantzen is now with Hafnia Law Firm.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's tax expertise encompasses transactional work, VAT matters, transfer pricing issues, incentive schemes, structuring mandates and tax litigation. Group co-head Arne Møllin Ottosen is an expert in corporate tax, transfer pricing work and litigation; and co-head Michael Nørremark is 'very helpful' and 'a solid, responsive adviser'. In a recent highlight, Nørremark advised Essberger Tankers on the tax structuring elements of its acquisition of Crystal Nordic.

Leading individuals

Arne Møllin Ottosen - Kromann Reumert

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Telecoms
Telecoms - ranked: tier 1

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert's skillset in this space includes advising on regulations, contracts, outsourcings and transactions for a client roster, which includes AT&T and Telenor. Torben Waage is a key name to note and advised Verizon on procurement and contractual issues relating to the Danish Foreign Ministry's wireless network for its global offices. Søren Skibsted specialises in outsourcings and contractual matters.

Leading individuals

Torben Waage - Kromann Reumert

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