Firms To Watch: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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Firms in the Spotlight Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lundgrens

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Lundgrens is a leading firm in Denmark with a strong client base comprising domestic and international clients, including institutional investors, banks, financial institutions, private equity funds and investors, listed and non-listed companies, public bodies, multinational corporates and insurance companies. The firm has around 100 lawyers (including 26 partners). In addition to Denmark the firm covers …

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Commercial, corporate and M&A in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is the ‘strongest M&A execution team in Denmark’, according to clients, and is best known for its handling of complex cross-border transactions as well as private equity mandates. Areas of expertise include management buyouts, acquisition funding work, de-listings and corporate governance issues. The size and breadth of the practice is reflected by the expertise of its seven practice heads, Henrik Juul Hansen, Jacob Vinther, Kristian Lykkeholm Klausen, Kåre Stolt, Mads Ilum, Thomas Weincke and Tue Ravnholt Frandsen, who have extensive combined experience in all aspects of M&A transactions and advise both international and Danish corporates, investment banks and other financial institutions.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Juul Hansen; Jacob Vinther; Kristian Lykkeholm Klausen; Kåre Stolt; Mads Ilum; Thomas Weincke; Tue Ravnholt Frandsen

Testimonials

‘Accura always works with their clients’ needs in mind. The team is very proficient in M&A transactions, and it shows that they are all knowledgeable in the field.’

‘Each individual at Accura has a long track record in the industry – and it shows. It is always a pleasure to work with Thomas Weincke, Tue Frandsen, Jacob Vinther, Henrik Juul Hansen and Kristian Klausen, who all show great pragmatism when required and can unlock even the most difficult situations.’

‘No. 1 M&A law firm in DK – most experienced, client-focused.’

‘Mads Ilum is especially appreciated. he is very responsive, very experienced and just overall very pleasant to work with.’

‘Probably the strongest M&A execution team in Denmark; diligent, commercial, fun to work with and very creative when needed – an absolute pleasure to work with!’

‘Very high integrity. Fun to work with. Very strong performance.’

‘One of the strongest M&A legal teams in DK. Super easy and good to work with. Always works well together with other advisers. Ensures that the right things are brought to the client’s attention.’

‘Tue Frandsen and Thomas Weincke are some of the strongest M&A lawyers in Denmark. Good negotiators, commercial, pragmatic and always available.’

Bech-Bruun

Bech-Bruun acts on a broad range of corporate transactions, with particular focus on the renewable energy sector and the oil and gas industry. The team has extensive experience in the private equity space, with co-head Jakob Kristensen advising buy-side and sell-side clients and Jacob Hjortshøj acting for an impressive client roster of leading private equity funds. Simon Milthers jointly leads the team and handled several of the largest transactions in Denmark. For contentious matters, Søren Kamp Nørbæk represents clients in court and arbitration proceedings concerning post-M&A and shareholder disputes. Claus Aagaard Nielsen heads up the Aarhus office.

Practice head(s):

Simon Milthers; Jakob Kristensen; Claus Aagaard Nielsen

Other key lawyers:

Jacob Hjortshøj; Søren Kamp Nørbæk; Steen Rode; Ole Nørgaard; Morten Bruun-Larsen

Testimonials

‘They are extremely competent and very nice to work with. Good commercial understanding.’ 

‘The team is very hands-on and flexible. People are highly involved and cover for each other so tasks are always fulfilled, fast and efficient.’

‘Our main partner is Steen Rode. He is a big part of our private equity business. He acts as if he is part of our business and thoroughly understands the business part and people mechanics.’

‘Highly skilled and professional, very good dialogue and responsive to requests, understand our business and expectations, take responsibility and always timely in deliveries.’

‘Very capable and well experienced in M&A. They provide practical and useful advice. They bring efficient business-focused solutions. Easy and smooth to work with, flexible and responsive. High understanding of complex business matters.’

‘Partner Søren Nørbæk and lawyer Morten Bruun-Larsen drove our project. Highly skilled.’

‘We have experienced a unique ability to staff an M&A transaction at short notice, quick to understand our way of working and ability to complete the transaction.’

Key clients

TotalEnergies S.E.

Danfoss A/S

Maj Invest Equity A/S

CVC Capital Partners

3 (HI3G Denmark ApS)

Royal Unibrew A/S

BESTSELLER A/S

Energinet (the Danish TSO)

ATP

A.P. Møller-Mærsk A/S

Ineos

Salling Group A/S

Gro Capital

Altor Equity Partners

Solix

Welltec A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Aller Media A/S and Aller Holding A/S

IKEA / Inter-IKEA Systems

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Copenhagen

Offshore Partners

Nordic Entertainment Group

VKR Holding A/S

Asahi Kasei Corporation

If Skadeförsäkring Holding AB

Nordic Investment Opportunities

Norgine B.V.

Norlys a.m.b.a.

Work highlights

  • Advised CVC Capital Partners in respect of its agreement to acquire STARK Group, a Danish distributor of heavy building materials from Lone Star Funds.
  • Advised global research and development-driven pharmaceuticals company, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, in respect of the sale of its approx. €615m Europe-based OTC drug operations to Orifarm Group A/S.
  • Acted for Energinet, the Danish TSO (transmission system operator), in respect of its agreement to sell Evida Holding A/S (and associated group of companies) to the Danish Ministry of Finance for a consideration of DKK4.2bn on a cash and debt-free basis.

Bruun & Hjejle

The M&A team at Bruun & Hjejle acts for private equity funds, corporates and financial institutions on a variety of large-scale transactions. The team has significant expertise in direct and alternative investment matters, acting for leading pension funds and infrastructure investors, and has notable experience in matters involving the renewable energy sector. It also has a strong reputation in the international and Nordic private equity arena, with practice co-heads Andreas Nielsen, Jesper Schultz Larsen and Morten Jensen noted for their expertise. Mogens Ebeling advises on mergers, demergers, joint ventures and corporate governance matters.

Other key lawyers:

Mogens Ebeling; Christian Eichen; Lars Kongsgaard Hansen; Paula Grønlund

Testimonials

‘Young and dynamic team with proactive approach to both legal advice and client handling.’

‘Andreas Nielsen is a best in class M&A lawyer with the right mix of detail focus and able to drive a process in a strategic view. He is able to advise on all matters of a deal and see what to do and not.’

‘Unique people skillset, curated knowledge and experience in M&A business. Structure and collaboration abilities are absolutely unique.’

‘Morten Jensen and Jesper Schultz Larsen are the stand-out performers and both leading M&A practitioners in the Danish market.’

‘Good commercial approach to both the preparation and the execution of an auction process. Insightful advice delivered with deep understanding of the client’s needs. Well aware of and adept at tackling dynamics in a client organisation undergoing the significant transformation a new ownership will always be.’

‘Christian Eichen stands out as the level-headed captain of the transaction team ensuring all tracks run smoothly.’

‘The team at B&H is dedicated and is very good at coordinating discussions and facilitating solutions to legal problems. They are good at working in teams and use their internal workforce.’

‘Great, senior hands-on and dedicated support throughout the entire engagement.’

Key clients

Treville

Arbejdernes Landsbank

Goldman Sachs

Ammon Ammon

Vendis Capital

Man Sports (Cayman) Limited

Analog Devices

Coinify

Nordic Capital

CVC Capital Partners

Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V.

Kirk Kapital A/S

CataCap

Nets Group

NREP

GRO Capital

PFA

AIP Management

Axcel

AP Moller Holding

Danske Bank

Better Collective

Work highlights

  • Advised Treville on the acquisition of retail chain Flying Tiger Copenhagen from EQT.
  • Advised Nets on the significant €6bn merger with Italian payments processor Nexi.
  • Advised Goldman Sachs Asset Management Division and GRO Capital on the sale of Trackunit to Hg.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark leverages its global network to handle inbound and outbound M&A transactions for private equity and venture capital sponsors and industrials. The team is heavily involved in the banking sector, assisting major clients with regulatory issues and shareholder disputes. The practice is jointly led by Jens Krogh Petersen and Martin Christian Kruhl from Copenhagen and Aarhus, respectively. Other key members of the team include M&A specialists Michael Vinther and Karsten Pedersen, and John Emil L. Svenson who is highly recommended by clients for ‘adding significant value’ to projects.

Practice head(s):

Jens Krogh Petersen; Martin Christian Kruhl

Other key lawyers:

Karsten Pedersen; Michael Vinther; Jan Snogdal; John Emil L. Svenson; Nicholas Lerche-Gredal

Testimonials

‘Very commercially savvy team with a hands-on attitude.’

‘Experienced and connected globally to facilitate multi-national transactions.’

‘The Nordic coverage provided by DLA supports our business operations and M&A activity in an excellent way.’

‘We have worked with John Svenson in several situations and find him very proactive and constructive and adding significant value to our projects.’

‘Global reach, high professionalism and an in-depth commercial understanding in relation to legal issues.’

‘Strong analytical and business savvy competences.’

‘Availability, knowledge, negotiation skills, experience and ability to understand the client’s business.’

‘Commercially focused – getting the deal done and attention to what really matters in the negotiations. Ability to draw on highly specialised people within DLA worldwide.’

Key clients

ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund

LINK Mobility Group

LEGO Group A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Sapiens International Corporation

Sun Capital Partners

Kemp & Lauritzen A/S

Nutreco International B.V.

Obton Group

Groupe SFPI

DLG a.m.b.a.

Aberdeen Standard Investments

GRAS Sound &Vibration A/S

Confirmasoft AB

Circularity Capital LLP

Re-Match Group

Flak AS

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation

Broad Horizon B.V.

BactiQuant Group

Polhem Infra AB

Nilfisk A/S

EQT Ventures

Kirk Kapital

Xero Limited

MACC Group

Nordic Eye

Polaris Private Equity

NEC Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advising Polaris Private Equity on its combined acquisition of four targets comprising more than 40 group companies.
  • Advising ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund on its first-ever strategic investment in Denmark acquiring 34 % of the shares in Fiberline Composites A/S.
  • Advising Xero Limited on its acquisition of Planday.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel advises on all aspects of M&A, securities law and company law. Acting primarily for corporates and private equity houses, the team has seen an increase in cross-border mandates, handling outbound investments and strategic acquisitions. The team has a broad range of sector specialisms, including life sciences, energy and real estate knowledge. Practice leadership is split three ways between public M&A and ECM specialist Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, securities expert Anders Ørjan Jensen and Anders Peter G Christoffersen, who focuses on investments in companies and incentive schemes within M&A. Klaus Søgaard and Mikael Philip Schmidt are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Rikke Schiøtt Petersen; Anders Ørjan Jensen; Anders Peter G. Christoffersen

Other key lawyers:

Niels Bang; Finn Møller; Charlotte Thorsen; Mikael Philip Schmidt; Klaus Søgaard

Testimonials

‘Great experience and commercial understanding. Thorough understanding of applicable rules. Always accessible and seeking to find viable solutions.’

‘Gorrissen Federspiel has broad coverage of departments and expertise to address a range of issues in any commercial transaction. Their lawyers worked extremely well cross-discipline when we had financing, corporate, litigation and insolvency queries arise on a transaction.’

‘High quality across the board.’

‘Rikke Schiøtt Petersen – always makes herself available, and delivers.’

Key clients

Philip Morris International

Intact Financial Corporation

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

Matas A/S

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Agility (Global Integrated Logistics)

Royal Dutch Shell Group

Nykredit Bank A/S

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.

Hg

TORM A/S and TORM plc

LOXAM

Novo Nordisk Foundation

Polaris Private Equity

FSN Capital V and Fellowmind Group

Telia Company AB

SDK A/S

Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited

Opendo A/S

Middelfart Sparekasse, Sparekassen Kronjylland, NEM S.M.B.A.

Work highlights

  • Assisted Philip Morris International in connection with its agreement to acquire Fertin Pharma, a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative pharmaceuticals and well-being products based on oral and intra-oral delivery systems.
  • Assisted Chr. Hansen Holding A/S in connection with the sale of Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S and it natural colors division to EQT.
  • Assisted Scandi JV Co 2 A/S and Intact Financial Cooperation in connection with the sale of Chopin NewCo A/S and the Danish activities of Codan to Alm. Brand A/S.

Kromann Reumert

The ‘highly skilled team’ at Kromann Reumert has a broad commercial, corporate and M&A practice. Jointly led by Christina Bruun Geertsen and Tyge Rasmussen, the firm handles the full spectrum of private and public transactions in various industry sectors, including being a ‘front-runner’ within the energy space. It has a strong reputation in large-scale M&A work but also focuses on small and mid-sized transactions and distressed sales. For corporate criminal law and FDI regulation expertise, Christian Lundgren is the key practitioner. The team also includes Jacob Høeg Madsen and M&A experts Henrik Møgelmose and Marianne Philip.

Other key lawyers:

Christian Lundgren; Marianne Philip; Henrik Møgelmose; Jens Hyldahl Bjerregaard; Jeppe Buskov; Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen; Christian Richard Paarsgaard Ibsen; Jens Steen Jensen; Jakob Hans Johansen; Anders Stubbe Arndal; Jacob Høeg Madsen

Testimonials

‘Hard work and understanding the client’s needs. Able to find solutions in difficult situations.’

‘Great advice and ability to find solutions.’

‘Best team in town.’

‘Henrik Møgelmose remains one of the most efficient and successful M&A practitioners in Denmark. Adapts extremely well to the requirements of the specific situation. Highly commercial yet a sharp legal mind.’

‘Highly skilled team, fully available, partner attention and good at understanding complex context.’

‘Christian Lundgren is highly skilled and experienced – the kind of adviser you would want on your side! Christina Bruun Geertsen is a pleasure to work with, great at finding pragmatic solutions that work in practice.’

‘Proactive and hands-on.’

‘Kromann Reumert (KR) has a very broad commercial, corporate and M&A team, with a second-to-none business and commercial understanding. Especially within renewable energy, where my company is active, they have been the front-runner for many years. The KR team is characterised by always getting the deal done.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Danica

Gjensidige

Via Equity

Altor

Novo Holdings A/S

Ørsted A/S

Nordea

Axcel

EQT

Danish Energy Association

Procuritas

Nordic Capital

NKT

FLSmidth

Skandinavisk Tobacco Group A/S

Novo

Nilfisk

Per Aarsleff Holding

Norlys a.m.b.a.

GN Store Nord

Moalem Weitemeyer

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s ‘focus on M&A is unparalleled in Denmark’. The group acts for financial sponsors and private equity partners and has a strong presence in the wider Nordic M&A market. Dan Moalem and Henning Aasmul-Olsen jointly lead the practice; Moalem has significant experience in public M&A matters including public takeovers, while Aasmul-Olsen is recognised for his cross-border work with global corporates. For expertise in venture capital and start-ups, Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen is the main practitioner.

Other key lawyers:

Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen; Tobias Bonde Frost; Poul Guo

Testimonials

‘Diverse global team that understands the nuances of international business and the local laws and regulations in Denmark. Excellent planning, budgeting, managing client expectations and delivery of results.’

‘We consider Moalem Weitemeyer very commercially oriented and always on point with their advice. We usually instruct them on time-sensitive matters and their responsiveness and ability to turn around quickly is something we greatly appreciate.’

‘The team at Moalem Weitemeyer combines deep expertise across all disciplines of importance in M&A with an almost entrepreneurial and very proactive approach to interactions. They think ahead, able to outline all issues, but in a pragmatic and solution-oriented way.’

‘For cross border M&A transactions, and deals involving domiciles in multiple countries, Partner Henning Aasmul Olsen should also be recommended for his deep expertise and ability to design the most efficient transactions.’

‘Mattias Warnøe Nielsen; he has been great since the beginning of our company until the sale of the majority of the company. Especially during the founding of the company and the negotiations regarding merging and sale of the company he was very valuable – and we did benefit from his experience from corresponding cases.’

‘Very skilled and efficient law firm.’

‘Dan Moalem is straightforward and very clear in his good and supportive advice.’

‘Their focus on M&A is unparalleled in Denmark, and their ability to adjust to our specific needs was great.’

Key clients

RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Apax Partners

FSN Capital Partners

Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Nordic Capital

AnaCap Private Equity

Röko

Altia Systems, Inc.

Adelis Private Equity

Advent International Corporation

Axcel

Bain Capital Private Equity

Catacap

DSV Panalpina

Hempel A/S

Royal Unibrew A/S

North-East Venture

Polaris Private Equity

SEB

Silverfleet Capital

TA Associates

Triton Investment

EQT Partners

Jyske Bank

Segulah Private Equity

Waterland Private Equity

Erhvervsinvest

Dell

Cisco

Pfizer

Intel

eBay

Amazon

SAP

ProActive

Pandora

EIR Ventures

Liva Healthcare

Miild

Sass & Larsen

H2I (Health Innovation Institute)

Schibsted

Valedo Partners

Goodiebox

Eir Ventures

Viking Ventures

FinPro ApS

Kinnevik AB

Great Hill Partners

Lugard Road Capital

Vivo Capital

RA Capital

Samsara BioCapital

Work highlights

  • Advising DSV Panalpina A/S in connection with the acquisition of Agility International GIL Holdings I Limited and Agility Logistics International B.V.
  • Representing Hempel A/S in the acquisition of Akzo Nobels Nordic and Baltics industrial coatings business.
  • Advising Adevinta ASA in connection with the acquisition of eBay’s Classifieds Group.

Plesner

Plesner‘s commercial, corporate and M&A teams provide specialist advice to international and Danish corporates, including major private equity houses. Hans Hedegaard and Lars Bunch co-head the corporate and M&A practice, which includes Henrik Rossing Lønberg and takes on complex bet-the-company matters. On the commercial side, the team is led by Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen, who has extensive experience in commercial contracts, including drafting and negotiating franchise agreements. Christian Kjølbye and Thomas Holst Laursen are experts in privatisations and public takeovers, while Tina Kang handles sell-side mandates. Simon Krogh is head of the private investment funds team.

Practice head(s):

Hans Hedegaard; Lars Bunch; Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen; Simon Krogh

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Rossing Lønberg; Nicolai Ørsted; Tina Kang; Christian Kjølbye; Thomas Holst Laursen

Testimonials

‘Thomas Holst Laursen is taking a very holistic and considered approach to the legal issues related to the company transition we are working on. Nicolai Ørsted has a sound business understanding and a pragmatic approach to M&A.’

‘Outstanding understanding of M&A process always available strong team coverage “clients first” attitude.’

‘Deep knowledge, professional, balanced advice which means that sometimes they also say if they disagree.’

Key clients

EQT Partners

Axcel

Nordic Capital

Lego Foundation

Capidea

Marlin Equity Partners

Netcompany

FSN Capital Partners

A.P. Møller – Mærsk

Agilitas Private Equity LLP

QVARTZ

A.P. Møller Holding

Novo Holding

IK Investment Partners

Triton

AP Pension

Arkil Holding

British American Tobacco Group

Brødrene Hartmann

Carlsberg Foundation

Copenhagen Airports

Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy)

GF Forsikring

H. Lundbeck

LB Forsikring

Nets Holding

Pfizer

Sund & Bælt Holding

Veloxis

Zealand Pharma

Capidea Kapital

Novo Nordisk Foundation

Lundbeck Foundation

TDC Group

LEO Foundation

Salling Foundations

Nordea Foundation

PwC

3M

Alfa Laval

BMW Danmark

Compass Group Danmark

Danske Bank

Ford Motor Company

Flying Tiger Copenhagen

LEO Pharma

Mazda Motor Danmark

Moët Hennessy Nordic

Nissan Nordic Europe

Nordea Finans Danmark

Skandinavisk Motor Co. A/S

Tetra Pak

Verisure (part of the Securitas Direct Group)

Volvo Danmark

Symphogen

Tryg A/S, Tryg Forsikring group

Advent International Corporation

Danish Ministry of Finance

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners K/S

Sydbank A/S

Nicace Holding ApS

Nordic Waterproofing Holding A/S

Novozymes A/S

Trustpilot

Bang & Olufsen

EMK Capital

Universal Robots (part of the Teradyne Group)

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

GRO Capital

Saga Private Equity

Nordic Investment Opportunities

Institutional Investment Partners Denmark

Patrizia Multi Managers

A.P. Moller Capital

Vækstfonden (The Danish Growth Fund – the Danish State’s investment fund)

European Investment Fund

Work highlights

  • Advised Tryg A/S on the Intact Financial Corporation & Tryg A/S consortium takeover offer of RSA Insurance Group.
  • Advised FSN Capital Partners A/S on the acquisition of a 45% stake in Obton Group and entering into a partnership with the founders and management in Obton Group.
  • Advised the LEO Foundation and LEO Pharma in connection with Nordic Capital’s €450m investment in LEO Pharma.

Horten

Advising both domestic and international clients, Horten assists with all aspects of company law and M&A transactions. It covers the full spectrum of buying and selling mandates, including structured auction processes, mergers and demergers, restructurings and ownership transitions. The energy and technology sectors are two areas of strength for the group, with Thomas Francis Beckett and Lise Lotte Hjerrild handling key mandates. Practice head Frans Rossen regularly handles legal due diligence issues and corporate acquisitions.

Practice head(s):

Frans Rossen

Other key lawyers:

Lise Lotte Hjerrild; Thomas Francis Beckett; Hans Christian Pape

Testimonials

‘I have worked mainly with Lise Lotte Hjerrild who is a seasoned, competent M&A/commercial law lawyer.’

‘Technically very knowledgeable, good commercial mindset, swift and nice service. What more can you ask for?’

Key clients

Adelis Equity Partners

Axcel

Bain & Company

Capidea Management ApS

CataCap Private Equity

Centrica Plc.

Core Equity Holdings (Malmos A/S)

EWII

Findos Investor GmBH

Fortum OYJ/ Fortum Waste Solutions

G4S plc

Labster

Maj Invest

Neptune Energy

Norvestor

Peek & Cloppenburg

Polaris Equity

Unity Technologies

Waterland Private Equity

Work highlights

  • Advised Peek & Cloppenburg group with its acquisition of the largest Danish department store chain Magasin du Nord from Debenhams.
  • Advising G4S plc on the public takeover bid process with two bidders, GardaWorld (hostile) and Allied (recommend by G4S). Advice included all relevant EU and Danish ECM legislation.
  • Assisted the private equity house Polaris with the acquisition of Contour Gruppen.

Lundgrens

Lundgrens has a notable mid-market focus but is also well equipped to handle large transactions. The team is particularly active within the retail industry but is growing its presence in the private equity arena, advising funds on both acquisitions and divestments. The oil and gas, TMT and entertainment and media sectors are other core areas of strength for the firm. Peter Bruun Nikolajsen is an experienced venture capital lawyer, while Thomas Kræmer regularly takes on an underwriting counsel role for W&I matters. Christian Scherfig leads the M&A group.

Practice head(s):

Christian Scherfig

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Kræmer; Peter Mollerup; Peter Bruun Nikolajsen

Testimonials

‘We got very good and fast service, and qualified.’

‘Very experienced in venture/private equity deals.’

Key clients

Axcel

Impilo AB

Dansk Ejerkapital

Barslund A/S

Les Deux ApS

Advania Holding ApS

Bucher Industries AG

Genevad Holding AB

Dixa ApS

Contour Innovations LLC

Papuga Bus A/S

Papuga A/S

Egons A/S

Larsenbus ApS

Talis Venture Fund 8 Limited

PK Finance ApS

Braas Monier Building Group AG

Ufenau Capital Partner

Boeing

TvCo Group

Synlab International GmbH

Nets A/S

Danoffice IT

AIG

Vale Insurance Partners

CFC Underwriting

Falcon.io

Creandum

Nordic Eye

Findos Investor

Nordic Alpha Partner

Vinci Energies

Work highlights

  • Assisted private equity house Axcel with its acquisition of the Danish veterinary care provider VetGruppen.
  • Assisted the sellers of Contour Design in its divestment to Nordic Private Equity Fund, Polaris.
  • Assisted Eurogum Holding A/S on the sale of Eurogum A/S.

Mazanti-Andersen

Mazanti-Andersen handles the full range of corporate matters, including high-profile M&A and equity transactions. The team specialises in the life science and pharmaceuticals sectors and is particularly skilled in fund formation and venture capital work; Jakob Mosegaard Larsen is the chairman of the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and Frederik B. Hasling is also a member. Along with Thomas Weisbjerg and Christian E. Bonnesen, all practitioners have extensive experience handling domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Frederik B. Hasling; Jakob Mosegaard Larsen; Thomas Weisbjerg; Christian Bonnesen

Testimonials

‘The team excelled in communicating with each other – always up to date on the M&A process, challenges, status, and ‘need to know’ for the specialist involved. All members of the team were professional, competent, and proactive in keeping a speedy process.’

‘From our experience working with other M&A lawyers – both representing us and/or representing the ‘opponent’ – we found Christian Bonnesen particularly skilled in both negotiation skills, legal advice, managing the M&A process, and in involving both associates and another specialist, when required.’

‘The commercial, corporate and M&A practice of Mazanti-Andersen is outstanding. We appreciate the collaboration greatly and find the practice both value-creating and solution-oriented. The venture capital team of Mazanti-Andersen is the best in town.’

‘Unique experience and insights into fund establishment.’

Key clients

Vækstfonden (the Danish state’s investment fund)

Leo Pharma A/S

Ascendis Pharma A/S

Heartcore Capital A/S

Sunstone Life Science Ventures A/S

Nordic Alpha Partners ApS

ByFounders VC Management ApS

Dreamcraft Ventures Management ApS

Forward Pharma A/S

Færch Foundation

Maersk Broker K/S

NorDan Gruppen AS

Steel Series

Mitsui & Co. Ltd.

Scan Global Logistics A/S

Nordic Bioscience

General Catalyst Group

Work highlights

  • Represented Private Equity Administrators ApS in the sale of the Private Equity Administrators Group to SANNE Group PLC.
  • Represented Heartcore Capital A/S in its final closing of Heartcore Capital Fund IV K/S and Heartcore Capital Progression Fund Beta K/S along with the establishment of Heartcore Alumni Fund IV K/S.
  • Represented Bain Capital Ventures L.P. and Thrive Capital Partners VII LP in their equity investment into Pleo Holding ApS, a fintech company offering smart company cards that automate expense reports and simplify company spending.

Andersen Partners

The M&A team at Andersen Partners ‘excels in combining sound legal analysis with a practical and commercial approach’. Jointly led by Hans-Christian Ohrt, Søren Stig Langløkke Hansen and Jon Stefansson, the team primarily advises industrial and private equity clients. The group has extensive knowledge of company law, including joint ventures and international contracts.

Practice head(s):

Hans-Christian Ohrt; Søren Stig Langløkke Hansen; Jon Stefansson

Other key lawyers:

Line Rasmussen

Testimonials

‘Excellent dialogue and understanding of our company’s requirements – the team excels in combining sound legal analysis with a practical and commercial approach.’

‘Hans-Christian Ohrt is highly skilled and capable of managing complex M&A transactions, always having the focus on the needs of his client. He has a great commercial understanding – and therefore he is also pragmatic in finding the right solutions and picking the right battles.’

Key clients

Sønderjysk Elitesport A/S and Fonden til fremme af Elitesport og Kultur i Sønderjylland

Fiberline Composites A/S/Fiberline Holding ApS

BSI A/S

Sønderjysk Forsikring A/S

Chrispa ApS

Axel Juhl Holding ApS and Gram-Hansen Holding ApS

Dancann Pharma A/S

Biamp Systems LLC

Arkil Holding A/S

PHM Group OY

Hansson Holding Esbjerg ApS

ERHVERVS WEBDESIGN ApS

Bredana Holding A/S and LDI Holding ApS

RG Group ApS

Lehmann & Voss & Co. KG

Lars Persson Holding ApS

Maskinhandler Indkøbsringen A/S

Davidsen Tømmerhandel A/S

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab advises on the full range of corporate matters for small and mid-market companies at both a domestic and international level. The team is best known for its expertise in the technology sector, with co-head Martin von Haller Groenbaek  specialising in the IT and start-up space. Casper Moltke-Leth and private equity expert Morten Rosenmejer jointly lead the team alongside Groenbaek.

Practice head(s):

Casper Moltke-Leth; Martin von Haller Groenbaek; Morten Rosenmejer

Key clients

AIG

Pentia

Mastercard

Kant Arkitekters

Life X ApS

Hypefactors A/S

Addtech Group

DXC Technology

Nixu OY

Eficode OY

Dentsu Aegis Network A/S

Waturu

Konsolidator

GenieBelt

Owl Ventures

Cheminova A/S

Sony Music Entertainment

Kreos

Dagrofa

Work highlights

  • Represented the sellers of Luxplus ApS in its sale of shares to private equity fund CataCap and subsequent reinvestment in Luxplus.
  • Represented Synlab in connection with the divestments of its environmental laboratory services in a matter worth €550m.
  • Represented the listed company Olvi in connection with its acquisition of Bryggeriet Vestfyen, a leading Danish brewery.

DAHL Law Firm

Focusing on the IT and technology industry, DAHL Law Firm‘s corporate and M&A group advises on a range of matters, including acquisition financings, incentive programmes and exit services as well as developing expertise in post-closing integration issues. Practice head Mads Rossen Jakobsen focuses exclusively on M&A work for industrial and financial clients.

Practice head(s):

Mads Rossen Jakobsen

Other key lawyers:

Henning von Lillienskjold; Kim Ricken Jørgensen

Testimonials

‘High level of competence.’

‘Driven by value to your business.’

Key clients

EG A/S

SP Group A/S

ITM8 Holding A/S

Sjørring Maskinfabrik A/S

Rauff Group A/S

Visma Danmark Holding A/S

Normal A/S

Novicell ApS

Etex Nordic A/S

Food and Bio Cluster Denmark

Work highlights

  • Assisted EG A/S with 15 acquisitions.
  • Assisted ITM8 Holding A/S with 6 acquisitions.
  • Assisted VISMA with 5 acquisitions.

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith‘s broad corporate practice is adept at handling cross-border M&A transactions, an area that has been further strengthened by the arrival of Jacob Bier from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in June 2021. The firm is prominent within the public sector but is increasingly developing its private sector practice, advising private equity funds, pension funds and banks. The ‘stand-out’ Ronnie Kandler leads the team and Carina Vang Kristoffersen provides notable support.

Practice head(s):

Ronnie Kandler

Other key lawyers:

Carina Vang Kristoffersen; Thomas Bento-Nystad; Jacob Bier

Testimonials

‘Solid, hard-working, unpretentious.’

‘The team has in-depth expertise of commercial and corporate law. They are pleasant to work with and their practice is effective, competent, and pragmatic. Always focused at achieving the end goal. My highest recommendation.’

‘Carina Vang Kristoffersen has in-depth expertise of commercial and corporate law combined with an expert understanding of business matters within life science. Carina grasps complexity with ease, works hard, thinks extremely fast, and communicates clearly. Her solution-oriented approach and excellence repeatedly helps us achieve target outcomes with speed.’

‘Thomas Bento-Nystad has a great understanding of commercial and corporate law. He is diligent, effective, and pleasant to work with.’

‘Highly capable and approachable team within M&A. Ronnie Kandler (partner) and Thomas Bento-Nystad (senior associate) stand out and are both excellent to work with.’

Key clients

NTG A/S

DSB A/S

Verdo A/S

Agromino A/S

Danish Ministry of Finance

Work highlights

  • Advised NTG in connection with NTG’s cross-border acquisition of LGT Group AB, a Sweden-based freight forward business with significant presence in the Nordics.

Lund Elmer Sandager

Led by Jacob Roesen, the team at Lund Elmer Sandager handles M&A transactions across a wide range of sectors, with strength in private equity mandaes. The firm has a longstanding corporate client base, particularly industrial companies, and has extensive experience advising on business set-ups, corporate restructurings and contractual matters.

Practice head(s):

Jacob Roesen

Other key lawyers:

Nicolai Fløe Jørgensen

Key clients

Lagercrantz Group

Qatar Airways

Bukwang Pharmaceutical

CNH Industrial Denmark A/S

Teilman Group

BRITA BmbH

Datacon Enterprise Solutions

Alternative Equity Partners

Iveco Danmark A/S

Danoffice IT

Cibicom A/S

Reconor A/S

Contera Pharma ApS

FCA Capital Danmark A/S

Basisbank A/S

ProfilService A/S

Power Media Group ApS

Moment A/S

ProScavenge ApS

Lakrids by Bülow

Arthur Hotels

All Things Live

Work highlights

  • Assisted ProfilService A/S with the sale of shares to Den Sociale Kapitalfond Invest.
  • Advised the founders of HydroPen on the sale to VIKING.
  • Assisted Danoffice IT ApS with the acquisition of Edgemo A/S.

Skau Reipurth

Skau Reipurth acts for both buyers and sellers on a national and international scale. Led by M&A expert Peter Skau-Andersen, the team is praised as ‘commercial-minded and skilled’. Claus Ryberg Hoffmann and Anders Hermansen are other key practitioners, handling commercial and contract law as well as compliance and legal risk management issues.

Practice head(s):

Peter Skau-Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Anders Hermansen; Claus Ryberg Hoffmann

Testimonials

‘The team has been very professional and experienced within acquisition advice. The team had a very wide range of knowledge and capabilities covering all our needs. Availability has been almost 24-7. We felt safe and well guided through the entire process.’

‘Of course, Peter Skau-Andersen himself stands out from the beginning by showing unique personal communication skills and convincing the entire Board of Directors of the right choice of advisory partner. Communication was in great focus throughout the entire process.’

‘Commercial minded and skilled lawyers.’

‘Attentive, professional and commercial in the approach to solving the matters at hand.’

‘Unique ability to “read” the customer. Always keeps deadlines.’

‘Highly skilled and commercial. A pleasure to work with.’

‘Skau, Reipurth and Partners provide a high level of relevant advice. Never trying to complicate cases, but always ensuring effective handling.’

‘Peter Skau and Anders Hermansen both provide legal advise on a level that I have not experienced before. Again the ability to make complicated simple and relevant is a key driver for my choice of legal help.’

Key clients

Pack Tech A/S

SFTB Investments ApS

Prescriba A/S

IWH Invest ApS

MBW Hotel og Invest ApS

Evendo Ltd.

Persolit Entreprenørfirma A/S

The Semler Group A/S

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Denmark A/S

Seven52 Capital ApS

NKT Holding A/S

KPMG Acor Tax

Højvang Laboratorier A/S

Contura International A/S, Contura A/S and Contura Ltd

Croda Denmark A/S

Riemann A/S

NRP Finans

DM

CO:PLAY

Concentrating on acting for digital businesses, CO:PLAY specialises in the IT, AI and technology sectors. Led by Jonas Møllgaard Mikkelsen, the team advises on the full spectrum of commercial, corporate and M&A transactions, with particular expertise in venture capital and private equity work.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Møllgaard Mikkelsen

Other key lawyers:

Michael Brandt

Testimonials

‘Excellent knowledge within technology, investments and IP rights. CO:PLAY is an exceptional collaborative partner.’

‘A lot of experience with contracts within the game development space.’

‘Good communication skills.’

‘Particularly, Michael Brant has great insights into our industry and business acumen like few other lawyers we have been working with. He and his team delivers fast and with contracts meeting our actual business needs and with little need for negotiations, saving time and cost.’

Key clients

North-East Venture ApS

Zibra A/S

Edulmpact Fund KY (Sparkmind)

CanopyLAB A/S

Edora Holding ApS

Evercalc ApS

Minuba ApS

Xnovo Technology ApS

AnnoAnno ApS

Tobi ApS

Ole Bak Iversen Holding ApS and P.I. Holding ApS

Ante ApS

Robotto ApS

MS 2018 ApS

COMA Systems ApS

Motus A/S

Evonax A/S

Rovio Copenhagen ApS

Triband ApS

So Couch Studios ltd.

Bright Star Studios ApS

Umami Games ApS

Low-fi ApS

JAbii Group ApS

Modl.ai ApS

Visual Information Systems A/S

Chainintra ApS

Klimate ApS

Tekla ApS

Energy Machines

Carecom

Aconto

Elmann

The team at Elmann uses its ‘excellent insight’ to advise on all types of M&A transactions. Led by Søren Ingerslev, the group has a broad client base in the private sector, including private equity funds, family businesses, venture capital funds and institutions.

Practice head(s):

Søren Ingerslev

Testimonials

‘The accessibility of the individuals is absolutely world-class and the pragmatic solutions and knowledge within especially the M&A area is very deep.’

‘Excellent insight in M&A issues, fair prices, accessible, and high quality.’

‘Søren Ingerslev has a very professional and practical approach to the matters, very personal and always accessible and ready to give good advice.’

‘We were extremely pleased with the in-depth knowledge Elmann had on the topic. The team consisted of individuals able to guide us on both the short-term effects and long-term of the deal.’

Key clients

KMD A/S

Chemark ApS

FORCE Technology

Cloudfarms ApS

MobilePeople ApS

MapsPeople A/S

Nanostone A/S

SameSystem A/S

Repeat

ResoTher Pharma ApS

Penneo A/S

Profil Optik A/S

Valuer Holding A/S

Serodus ASA

Konsolidator A/S

Vestas Aircoil A/S

Alefarm Brewing A/S

Wexer

Adapt A/S

Fleet Complete Danmark ApS

Protect A/S

Your.Rentals A/S

Immudex ApS

Glunz & Jensen Holding A/S

Configit A/S

Cloud Teams ApS

GALST

GALST has a ‘strong and well-reputed’ M&A practice that focuses on the mid-market. Led by experienced M&A lawyers Hans Christian Galst and Christian Steen Laursen, the group is particularly adept at handling cross-border transactions for a broad range of clients including private equity houses and medical companies.

Practice head(s):

Hans Christian Galst; Christian Steen Laursen

Testimonials

‘We had contact with Christian Steen Laursen and he did a fantastic job for our company. He helped us in many ways.’

‘GALST lawyers have a very professional approach to clients and tasks and are skilled at being at eye level with clients. They are up-to-date with the academic part and are very good at conveying their knowledge.’

‘Christian Laursen and Hans Christian Galst are both skilled professional lawyers who keep their appointments and always come well-prepared to meetings.’

‘GALST acts as a very professional legal adviser in the area of mergers and acquisitions, corporate legal etc. When working with GALST, I always get a high quality in legal work, combined with a high degree of accessibility and combined with unpretentious and pleasant form of cooperation.’

‘The team is fast at responding and reliable when delivering practical solutions!’

‘Head of the GALST M&A team, Hans Christian Galst, is a highly skilled M&A lawyer providing first-class legal advice. Hans Christian is good with people and very pleasant to work with.’

‘The Team at GALST is unique in their ability to deliver on a complex arrangement within a short period of time. Opportunities suddenly arise requiring essential knowledge and the ability to execute within a very limited time frame. All of this is delivered in a good timeline with a quality result as the outcome.’

‘The company has a strong and well-reputed M&A practice, especially in the small and midmarket segment.’

Key clients

PM2OL Holding ApS

FPE Group ApS

MOE A/S

Dane Capital ApS

Mahalo Invest ApS

&Partners ApS

P. Strøm ApS / Lucky 13 Holding ApS

ABO Health Holding ApS

Gubi A/S

Officeguru A/S

Investeringsselskabet af 19/12 2000 ApS

Grillen Group ApS

Junkbusters Group ApS

GD1 Invest ApS

Omniveta Danmark ApS

Penta Shipping Group

European Lifecare Group A/S

Uniroc Holding ApS, Maximim Holding ApS, Nimbus Holding ApS

Allan Tange Holding ApS

JGO Holding ApS

A.L.E.X. 96 ApS

Infotransactions A/S

Bilhuset Køge A/S

Danske Lægers Vaccinationsservice ApS

Mudhoney Holdings ApS

Rekom Group A/S

Teleforeningen

Rind & Co ApS

Anders Bang Olsen Holding ApS

Glad Holding ApS

LifeCare Holding S.A

Forlaget Delta Holding ApS

FPE FEM B ApS

Alimentas Øst ApS

Måske Byg ApS

Remmer A/S

Monstrum ApS

FPE Seks ApS

YK Invest Holding ApS

FPE ET B ApS

Carlsen Gram Holding ApS

Skøtt Holding ApS

Peter Hindkjær Holding ApS

Tanidan Holding ApS

Kraken Robotics Inc.

Ahlbergs Dollarstore AB

LetMeRepair ApS

Flex Application AS

Roland DG North Europe A/S

Kameo ApS

WORLDWIDE FLIGHT SERVICES DENMARK A/S

Dtails ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised PM2OL Holding Aps and others on the transfer of the group companies in Denmark, Sweden and Germany to US-based MGS (a Mason Wells company).
  • Assisted the owners of the consulting engineer company Bang & Beefeldt A/S with its €11.4m sale of 51% of the company to the private equity fund Blue Equity and the subsequent recapitalisation and restructuring of the group.
  • Advised FPE Seks ApS, a private equity company, on the acquisition of NEK ApS.

Innova Advokatfirma

Innova Advokatfirma advises a broad client base that includes private equity funds, public institutions, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is frequently instructed by clients in the private health sector in Denmark, carving out a special niche in this area. M&A and reorganisation specialist Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard

Other key lawyers:

Peter Gerken; Jørgen Lillelund Olsen

Testimonials

‘This young team of lawyers helped us through the company transfer to a competitor. They were super professional and really competent.’

‘They are easily accessible and communicate in an understandable language. The tasks are solved in a structured and competent manner.’

‘Innova law firm is a dynamic and very business-oriented law firm with whom you have good professional dialogue, everything at eye level. Always easy to reach and pragmatic in their way of working.’

‘Partner and M&A specialist lawyer Rasmus Thusgaard is in a league of his own. He and the team behind him has a very good understanding of M&A law and dedication in finding the openings in negotiation and closing a deal, without losing the goal and details.’

‘The team is very solution-oriented.’

‘Personal relations, communication on an eye-to-eye level. Ability to understand business.’

‘High integrity – fast decision making – value for money.’

Key clients

Future Food ApS

FST Growth ApS

Blue Idea Group ApS

Obton A/S

Koncenton A/S

Billigblomst Adm. ApS

STIBO

ClearHaus Holding ApS

AA Holding af 1.1.1989 ApS

Dansk Computer Center A/S

Door System A/S

Bytømreren A/S

AirForce A/S

Hammel Plast A/S

Planet Gruppen

Sander Design A/S

DCS

OK Køkkenrenovering

Decoplant A/S

Brandfix A/S

OurTradeHub ApS

Hjernø Gustafsen A/S

SmukFest forening

Solcellekonsulenten A/S

Blicher Consult A/S

Grandville ApS

PUMA Denmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Clearhaus Holding A/S on the sale of Clearhaus A/S to Germany-based Unzer.
  • Advised Holstrup Holding ApS and its founder on the sale of the majority shareholding in the SaaS-company Blue Idea to VækstPartner Kapital, a Danish private equity fund.
  • Advised Future Food on a comprehensive restructuring of the group.

Magnusson Denmark

Magnusson Advokatfirma‘s corporate and M&A practice handles cross-border and inbound investments for clients from a range of sectors, including the IT, financial services, aviation, renewable energy and cleantech industries. Nikolaj Juhl Hansen is an expert in Asian inbound M&A (especially from China), giving the team a unique niche in this area. Sam Jalaei jointly leads the team with Hansen, focusing on public to private deals and capital markets transactions.

Practice head(s):

Nikolaj Juhl Hansen; Sam Jalaei

Testimonials

‘We value highly the quality and responsiveness we get when working with the Magnusson corporate team. Their truly pan-Baltic presence is a strong differentiator.’

‘Copenhagen-based corporate partner, Sam Jalaei, deserves particular praise. He is a sheer pleasure to work with, remaining close to matters to ensure that client service levels are always maintained. He is diligent, commercial and takes the time to understand what clients need – nothing is ever too much trouble.’

‘Magnusson Law is a smaller law firm that in addition to being very competent in the legal field, is also responsive and innovative that helps entrepreneurs to create the right legal foundation. Unlike other law firms, they are very network driven and introduce companies across their departments (countries) where there may be business opportunities.’

‘Magnusson is very capable in combining and coordinating projects in (e.g.) Denmark and Sweden.’

‘Is able to execute quickly and efficiently on legal tasks. Very flexible and agile team, who meets our needs in a timely and friendly manner.’

‘We have primarily worked with Nikolaj Juhl Hansen (Partner) and his team. Our experience is that he has an innovative mindset, and understands how to find legally sound and well-thought-out solutions to support and enable business operations.’

‘Magnusson is very proactive and user friendly – they have been particularly helpful across a number of their offices on privacy issues.’

Key clients

EDPR

BlackFin Capital Partners

Alumichem Group

Conning

Lundberg Tech

EasyAccess Group

SFS Group

Market Pay / Anacap

Nordic Harvest

Spotlight Group AB

Mansvell Enterprise Ltd.

Element Solutions Ltd.

Koncron Holding

TripDoodler

Fremad Amager Elite ApS

Cliin

Wuhan Troowin Power Technologies / IRD Fuel Cells

Luke R Nash (SMK) Ltd

CZ Group Holding

InProTher

Elimar A/S

DANE Capital

ByNordicNotes Holding ApS

Olympus Corporation

The Binding Site Group UK Ltd.

Fatamo ApS

Work highlights

  • Assisted EDP Renewables/Ocean Winds with a transaction consisting of a cross-investment deal where the client is investing in a 700MWH offshore wind development project in Lithuania by entering into a joint venture with state-owned company, Ignitis, and Ignitis investing in the client’s UK offshore project company.
  • Assisted SFS Group in connection with its purchase of a 100% interest in Jevith A/S, a Danish company providing fastening solutions for the construction sector.
  • Advising Market Pay, a major fintech player developing new payment means acceptance and acquiring – both online and POS, on a major acquisition in Denmark and Lithuania.

Nielsen Nørager

Nielsen Nørager has a wide-ranging corporate practice, including handling M&A transactions and investments. The team advises clients within the private equity sector in addition to those in the real estate, technology, transport and energy industries. Morten Eldrup-Jørgensen , Jens Arnesen and Frantz Palludan  jointly lead the group.

Practice head(s):

Morten Eldrup-Jørgensen; Jens Arnesen; Frantz Palludan

Testimonials

‘Always direct access to partner-level people. Partners have broad and deep knowledge of commercial, corporate and M&A law and best practices. Strong expertise within software licensing and IP management.’

‘Jens Arnesen is a great partner for any early-stage company like us. He gets things done swiftly and within a reasonable budget. Nielsen Nørager as a company has a great reputation in the market.’

‘The team was extremely competent and the lead, Jens Arnesen, was innovative and very capable. We felt in good hands because the team is diligent, thorough and professional.’

Key clients

Seluxit A/S

Zylinc A/S

Trackman A/S

Mols Linien A/S

Atea A/S

ALDI

Energi Danmark A/S

Biludan Gruppen A/S

Lauritz.com A/S

Frese A/S

Metro AG

Kaiserwetter Energy Group

Harald Nyborg A/S

Chr. Olesen Group

Thermo Fischer Group

Adidas Danmark

Columbus A/S

Wewers A/S

Falck Group

Capital Four Management Fondsmæglerselskab

Britannia Invest A/S

Adept Water Technologies A/S

TBWA Copenhagen A/S

Instrumeter A/S

Damptech A/S

Praxair

Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zürich, Schweiz

RD8 ApS

SDG Invest ApS

UserTribe A/S

LU-VE Group

IZ-KO Mermer Maden A.S.

Mugato ApS

Kingspan Group plc

Friction Structures ApS

Iridis AG

DanTaxi 4X48 A/S

Krabbe Invest ApS

UniqKey A/S

NAF Trading A/S

JoinMyBox ApS

XL Byg – Rødovre Tælast A/S

Enerdry A/S

Man Truck & Bus Danmark A/S

Renz A/S

Epinion P/S

Audience Project A/S

Eloomi A/S

Cbit A/S

X-Yachts A/S

Monsenso A/S

Scandinavian Medical Solutions A/S

Seluxit A/S

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm leverages its six offices across the Nordic region to advise both Danish and international clients on cross-border transactions. Private equity and venture capital investments are growing areas of focus for the team as well as general corporate counselling. Practice head René Lykke Wethelund specialises in management buy-ins and buy-outs.

Practice head(s):

René Lykke Wethelund

Other key lawyers:

Jens Christian Dreyer; Lars Lokdam

Testimonials

‘Wide knowledge and services across all business activities, from board meetings to M&A activities.’

‘Personal and direct contact with relevant individuals, approachable and service-oriented.’

Key clients

Philips

AP Pension

Bauhaus Danmark A/S

Forenede Service

3M

Boehringer Ingelheim Danmark A/S

Vailant A/S

Petworld A/S

Comcare A/S

HandiMobil A/S

Enghouse Systems

CompuGroup Medical

Karl Storz Endoskopi A/S

Lind Invest ApS

Aarhus Airport A/S

Sodexo A/S

Reinh van Hauen ApS

Oooono A/S

Investcorp

One Peak

Global PayTech Ventures

Kramp Groep B.V.

Work highlights

  • Advised Petworld on its sale of all operational assets of its multi-channel business to German Fressnapf and Maxi Zoo.
  • Advised Luxemburg-based VC fund One Peak on its investment in Danish software company Keepit A/S.
  • Advised Ooono A/S on its purchase of all operating assets of WUSAA in a crowd-funded transaction, financed via a London-based crowd funding service provider.

SIRIUS advokater

Olaf Carl Ehrenskjöld and Joachim Ørum Petersen co-head SIRIUS advokater’s commercial, corporate and M&A department. The team handles private equity and venture fund work and has bolstered its banking and M&A expertise through the recruitment of Flemming Pristed.

Practice head(s):

Olaf Carl Ehrenskjöld; Joachim Ørum Petersen

Other key lawyers:

Flemming Pristed; Benjamin Lundström

Testimonials

‘The phenomenal character of this office is extremely large in terms of degree of timeliness, execution on time, and never the feeling of being overcharged.’

‘Benjamin Lundström is beyond repute. He is extremely well suited to evaluate the legal aspects in a business light. He is quick, engaged and at the same time a very well-rounded person.’

‘Olaf Carl Ehrenskjöld is a very capable M&A specialist.’

Key clients

DSV Panalpina A/S (DSV Group)

M. Goldschmidt A/S

Medpro Clinic Sweden AB

Nordic Waterproofing A/S

Taasinge Elementer A/S

BLS Finans A/S /BLS Capital Fondsmæglerselskab A/S

Bikuben Fonden

NIL Technology ApS

Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S

Protica Property Group ApS

Protica Invest A/S

Urban Core ApS

Jespers Torvekøkken ApS

Sirius Home A/S

Emply ApS

e-supplies a/s

H.W. Larsen A/S

Flash Light A/S

FAVES IVS

Roskilde Festival Charity Society

Creativ Company A/S

Calldorado ApS

Nordic Corporate Investment A/S

COBE A/S

Spring Nordic ApS and CAT Fonden

Carve Consulting P/S

Kvadrat Soft Cells A/S

Fire Eater A/S

CEMS ApS and subsidiaries

Thiim A/S

Schades A/S and subsidiaries

EPAM Systems ApS

Nordic Solution A/S

Simple Revolution ApS

Ferrero

WorldTicket A/S

Wolters Kluwer/CT Corporation

NCC Group

On the Beach Ltd

Bending Spoons Apps ApS and affiliates

UTF Holding ApS and subsidiaries (UTF Group)

MCKINSEY & COMPANY DENMARK P/S

Rosti A/S

Cems ApS and subsidiaries

Stay Properties ApS and subsidiaries

Foodoptimize ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised NIL Technology ApS regarding two rounds of investments leading to capital increases in NIL Technology ApS.