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Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Regulatory advice, debt offerings, and acquisition and asset finance work are the three key pillars of Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's practice, which counts Danske Bank, Saxo Bank and UBS as clients. Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld leads the team and is particularly strong in acquisition financing matters; he recently acted for Polaris Private Equity on its refinancing through a corporate bond issuance. Bjørn Krog Andersen is also a key a practitioner.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's team is 'agile and knowledgeable' while being 'easily accessible and completely committed'. The 'trustworthy' Dan Moalem heads the practice and 'always works in a very structured manner'; he recently advised Bain Capital Private Equity and Advent International on their voluntary public takeover of Nets. Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld and Bjørn Krog Andersen are also key figures; Østenfjeld acted for Jool Capital Partner as arranger on the provision of a bond financing to GG Development 3, and Andersen advised Tryghedsgruppen on its acquisition of Alka and subsequent private share placement.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen counts Amazon and Dell as M&A clients, and also recently advised Bain Capital on its $6.6bn public takeover of Nets. Group head Dan Moalem led the matter and heads up the practice, which also fields M&A expert Thomas Weitemeyer and Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen is noted for its strength in employee incentive scheme work as well as handling the employment aspects of M&A deals. Team head Pernille NørkÌr recently advised Landis+Gyr on its day-to-day employment issues, senior associate Henning Hedegaard Thomsen is an expert in incentive schemes, and senior associate Poul Guo is experienced in dismissals and severance agreements.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's team is highly skilled in restructuring and insolvency proceedings. Department head Thomas Weitemeyer recently acted for Nomeco in bankruptcy proceedings, and represented Sydbank in a dispute against a former owner relating to debt repayments. Danske Bank and Nordea Bank Danmark are also clients.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen regularly handles trade mark matters, particularly relating to transactional work and registrations. Pernille NørkÌr heads up the practice and advised Mintebi on its trade mark registrations, and Martin Søndergaard is a key name for infringement issues.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen has a substantial reputation in gambling law, with additional expertise in the fashion, media and sports sectors. Pernille NørkÌr leads the team, which recently gained of counsel Michael Vilhelm Nielsen from Plesner, who has extensive experience in entertainment, gambling and sports law. NørkÌr's recent work includes advising FC NordsjÌlland on its international player transfers and agents agreements, and also obtaining gambling licenses for Tipico Services and Group 888.

Leading individuals

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen - Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Thomas Weitemeyer is the key name to note at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen and is highly involved in real estate transactions. Recent work highlights include advising Fsb on a land plot purchase in Copenhagen for the development of youth housing, and assisting Carolineskolen with its sale of a plot of land including buildings to Bonava. Claus Bendtsen also acted for Fsb on its social housing construction project at the Galleria property in Vanløse.

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