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DLA Piper Denmark

RAADHUSPLADSEN 4, 1550 COPENHAGEN V, DENMARK
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Work +45 33 34 00 00
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Fax +45 33 34 00 01
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www.dlapiper.com/da/denmark

Sebastian Ingversen

Tel:
Work +45 33 34 00 07
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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Partner | Corporate M&A

Position

Since 1997, Sebastian has been involved in business transactions, representing major Danish and foreign companies in connection with investments in and the sale and purchase of enterprises in Denmark as well as elsewhere in Scandinavia. He has vast experience in preparing, planning and carrying out due-diligence investigations and he also assists in optimising and preparing enterprises for sale. In recent years, Sebastian has built up particular expertise in transfers within the energy sector. Sebastian is solution-oriented, resourceful and an experienced negotiator with profound business sense and, as a result, he often spearheads LETT's transaction team. Moreover, Sebastian provides advice within company law and commercial law in general, including real estate. In that capacity, he acts, as a key account manager, for a number of LETT's medium-sized and large clients, ensuring consistent as well as strategic advice. Sebastian has lectured on company law and mergers and acquisitions at the junior-lawyer programme and the University of Aarhus. He also regularly lectures at in-house and external courses, primarily on mergers and acquisitions and company law.

Education

Master of Law, the University of Aarhus, 1997. Right of audience before the Danish Courts. Danish Bar qualification, 2000.


Denmark

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

With 'an experienced team', DLA Piper Denmark has 'broad commercial understanding' and 'a strong international backing'. The 'highly professional' Jens Krogh Petersen leads the group and receives praise for being 'easy to work with' and 'very hardworking'. Other noteworthy individuals include Karsten Pedersen, who assisted Adelis Equity with its divestment of IT Relation to HgCapital; Michael Vinther, who advised Artha and the management of Umove on the divestment of Umove to Cube Infrastructure Fund II; Sebastian Ingversen, who handled TDC's acquisition of shares in Plenti; and Jan Snogdal, who advised the owner of Arcane Tinmen on its divestment of shares to Eli Global. The firm recently merged with Delacour and has added Eskil Bielefeldt, Per Buttenschøn and Kristian Hjølund Nielsen  to the team.

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Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

DLA Piper Denmark regularly acts for TDC with recent matters including handling its investment in cloud solutions provider Cloudeon. Key practitioners include group leader René Offersen, who is an expert in disputes and procurement matters; Sebastian Ingversen, who specialises in commercial issues; and Michael Klöcker, who focuses on competition law. Vodafone and TeliaSonera are also key clients.

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    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

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