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Lars Gunnar Aas

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Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Renewable Energy, Power and Transmission


Lars Gunnar Aas specialises in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, and his extensive experience covers a wide range of transactions, investments and restructurings.
Aas’main areas of expertise include (i) cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies, (ii) advising private equity and venture capital funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and investors on structure of fund set-ups, fund investments and acquisition and exit transactions, (iii) stock-exchange listings, public offerings and takeovers, (iv) regulatory framework for stockbroking firms, mutual funds and other institutions under supervision, (v) rules and regulations for capital markets, e.g. advice to issuers, stockbroking firms and investors on voluntary and mandatory offers, disclosure requirements, insider trading rules and other compliance issues and (vi) acquisition financing.



Partner, Advokatfirmaet CLP DA (2008), Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein (2007-2008), Resident Lawyer (Senior Associate), Wikborg Rein, London (2005-2007), Secondment with Allen & Overy LLP, London, Corporate Department, Financial Institutions Group (2005), Associate, Wikborg Rein (2001-2004), Compliance Officer and board secretary in E*TRADE Norge ASA (2001), Legal Assistant to the Judge Advocate General (compulsory military service) (2000)


Scandinavian languages and English


Member of the Norwegian Bar Association


Practising Certificate as Attorney-at-Law (2002), Master of Law, University of Oslo, Norway (1999), Examen Philosophicum, University of Oslo (1993)


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Lars Gunnar Aas - Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clients of Advokatfirmaet CLP DA 'get full partner attention throughout any project and a legal adviser who cares about them well beyond the specific task at hand'. Department head Lars Gunnar Aas attracts praise as 'one of the best M&A lawyers in the mid- and high-end market', who 'combines an extreme work capacity with detailed legal understanding'. The group also includes Alexander Lund, who focuses on the private equity and venture capital space, Jakob Villum, Andreas Kildal and Edvard Cock. Villum recently advised SpareBank 1 Gruppen on the merger between its subsidiary SpareBank 1 Forsikring and DNB Forsikring, and Aas and Kildal acted for Fortum on a voluntary offer made by Oslo Municipality for all shares in Hafslund.

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Electricity and renewable energy

Within: Electricity and renewable energy

The practice at Advokatfirmaet CLP DA leverages the firm's corporate strength to assist with transactions in the energy space. Practice leader Lars Gunnar Aas is the key name for transactional work, while senior lawyer Amund Erdal handles regulatory issues and project developments. Recent highlights include acting for Fortum on the sale of its 10% stake in Hafslund Produksjon Holding, and advising Agder Energi Vannkraft on the negotiation of agreements relating to the sale and purchase of electricity certificates.

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