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BBA

H√ĖF√źATORGI, 19 FLOOR, 105 REYKJAV√ćK, ICELAND
Tel:
Work +354 550 0500
Fax:
Fax +354 550 0505
Email:
Web:
www.bba.is
London, Reykjavik

Iceland

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

BBA

BBA¬†focuses on cross-border financing and local loan transactions. √Āsgeir Ragnarsson, who heads the team alongside Baldvin Bj√∂rn Haraldsson,¬†and Antoine Lochet, who is based in France, acted for Nordea Bank and Danske Bank on a $180m multicurrency term and revolving facilities agreement. Bjarki Diego¬†and senior associate¬†Stef√°n Reykjal√≠n¬†advised biopharmaceutical company Alvotech on credit agreements amounting to $146.5m. Other notable clients include Arion Bank, Nordic Investment Bank and √ćslandsbanki.

Leading individuals

Bjarki Diego - BBA

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

BBA

Having achieved ‚Äėa good balance between senior and junior people‚Äô, BBA¬†has ‚Äėextensive experience in working with international clients‚Äô on a full range of corporate issues. √Āsgeir Ragnarsson¬†jointly heads the department with Baldvin Bj√∂rn Haraldsson, who is ‚Äėextremely capable‚Äô in providing M&A advice. Ragnarsson¬†acts for major clients including Boeing, Microsoft, Dell and JP Morgan. The ‚Äėvery detailed, but highly commercial at the same time‚Äô and ‚Äėincredibly hardworking‚Äô Bjarki Diego¬†assisted Kvika banki¬†with its ‚ā¨20bn merger with Vir√įing.

Leading individuals

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

BBA

Headed by Baldvin Bj√∂rn Haraldsson¬†and Atli B. √ěorbj√∂rnsson, the team at BBA¬†specialises in¬†dispute resolution matters related to the¬†banking and insurance sectors. The firm is handling multiple ongoing issues related to the 2008 banking collapse for clients including Swiss Life, Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Axis Specialty Europe Underwriters.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

BBA

Headed by¬†Einar Baldvin √Ārnason¬†and¬†Atli B. √ěorbj√∂rnsson, the 'very competent' corporate restructuring team at BBA¬†is involved in various ongoing claims that arose in the aftermath of the Icelandic banking collapse. Baldvin Bj√∂rn Haraldsson¬†led on advising the International Geothermal Association (IGA) on amendments brought to the IGA‚Äôs internal documents. √Āsgeir Ragnarsson¬†acted for Mastercard in bringing claims against Korta√ĺj√≥nustan¬†regarding issues arising from the bankruptcy of¬†Monarch Airlines. Recently promoted senior associate¬†T√≥mas √ě√≥rhallsson¬†is also noted.

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