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Hans Hedegaard

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Hans Hedegaard is a partner in our Corporate team, specialising in M&A and business formation.

Hans is a legal advisor to private equity funds and businesses, and has been involved in more than 100 transactions since 1998. He has advised a wide range of clients on M&A transactions, including ALD Automotive, AP Pension, CVC Capital Partners, Carlsberg Foundation, EQT, Ford Motor Co, HG Capital, Montagu, Nordic Capital, Siemens, Theolia, Unifeeder and Valedo.

In connection with corporate bankruptcies and restructurings, Hans works closely with our Insolvency Law and Restructuring team. Hans has extensive experience in buying and selling activities from insolvent businesses and was, for instance, involved in the sale of the viable activities from the estate in bankruptcy of OW Bunker.

In addition, Hans advises Danish and international clients on general business law, focusing particularly on corporate law and contract law.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Plesner has a 'professionaldedicated and trustworthy' approach, with 'a personal and client-friendly mindset'. Tue Ravnholt Frandsen is an expert in M&A and private equity transactions and Christian Kjølbye 'stands out as a very capable lawyer' with 'a great insight into legal issues' and 'a friendly, understanding and hardworking attitude'; the pair advised Ferguson on the €1bn sale of its building materials distribution company, Stark Group, to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds. Kjølbye also worked with Thomas Holst Laursen, who is 'very responsive', 'calm' and 'takes no nonsense', to handle a consortium's recommended €5.4bn takeover of DK Telekommunikation. Other key names include Hans Hedegaard, who acted for Axcel IV on its sale of AX IV EG Holding III to New Dawn Holdings; Nicolai Ørsted, who possesses 'excellent negotiation skills' and 'the required knowledge of all areas related to the M&A process'; and Finn J. Lernø, who advised Sentia Holding on its acquisition of Athena IT.

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