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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

HAAKON VII'S GATE 10, PO BOX 1484 VIKA, 0116 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 11 11 11
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Fax +47 23 11 10 10
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Web:
www.thommessen.no
Bergen, London, Oslo, Stavanger

Baard Bale

Tel:
Work +4723111155
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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Work Department

M&A and Corporate law; Private Equity; Capital Markets

Position

Partner. Mr Baard Bale focuses on, and has significant experience with, equity transactions and advises corporate clients, private equity sponsors and leading investment banks in a wide range of M&A transactions and IPOs. He is ranked as one of the leading M&A lawyers in Norway.

Career

2006-current Partner, Thommessen, Oslo; 2002-2006 Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen; 1998-2000 Member of the CEO Task Force, The Kværner Group, London; 1996-1998 Legal Director, Kværner Process Division, London; 1993-1996 Company Secretary and in-house lawyer, Kværner ASA, Oslo; 1992-1993 Lawyer, Kværner ASA, Oslo; 1990-1992 Associate, BA-HR lawfirm, Oslo; 1989-1990 Research Assistant, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo

Languages

English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1990 Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo


Norway

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

As a key name in the market for cross-border transactions,¬†Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS¬†acts for a high-profile client roster including DNB, Altor Equity Partners and Storebrand. In a recent highlight, the well-regarded¬†Anders Arnkv√¶rn¬†advised SafeRoad Holding and Nordic Capital on FSN Capital's NOK2bn acquisition of SafeRoad; other mandates include¬†Hans Cappelen Arnesen¬†assisting Hellman & Friedman with its recommended cash offer for payment service provider Nets, Christian Gr√ľner Sagstad¬†handling Triton Partners' acquisition of a majority stake in Glamox, and¬†Ervin Auren¬†advising Alimentation Couche-Tard on the divestment of its marine fuel business through the sale of Statoil Fuel and Retail Marine to St1 Norge.¬†Baard Bale,¬†Stig Berge¬†and¬†Solveig Fagerheim Bugge¬†are also key names to note.¬†Christian Hals¬†and¬†Rune Ulriksen Steinsland¬†made partner in 2018.

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