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Firms To Watch: Commercial, corporate and M&A

DreistStorgaard Advokater A/S has continued to strengthen its corporate and commercial offering. Under the leadership of Nikolaj Juhl Hansen, Svend-Aage Dreist Hansen, Martin Skovbjerg and Søren Storgaard, the team handles a broad range of corporate work.

Firms in the Spotlight Commercial, corporate and M&A


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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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Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab‘s ‘best in class’ transactional practice undertakes work across the entire spectrum of complex, cross-border transactions for buyers, sellers and targets, in addition to handling a substantial volume of high-value private equity transactions on behalf of a comprehensive client base that spans private equity investors, listed companies and financial institutions. The Copenhagen-based practice group’s leadership team is comprised of seven partners: Henrik Juul HansenJacob VintherKristian Lykkeholm KlausenKåre Stolt, the ‘technically brilliant’ Lars Mygind BojsenMads IlumThomas Weincke and Tue Ravnholt Frandsen.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Torben Nørskov


‘Best in class when it comes to legal skills, project and client management, and negotiating terms. Always a pleasure to work with, no better choice in Denmark for M&A and venture/growth capital.’

‘Lars Mygind Bojsen, partner (M&A and Venture/Growth Capital). Technically brilliant while at the same time a very commercial and strategic thinker, knows the market and dynamics extremely well and knows exactly which fights to pick and how to land a great deal without ruining the atmosphere. An absolute pleasure to work with, even on opposite sides of the table.’

‘Very commercial team with best-in-class specialist competencies as well.’

‘High integrity, commercial mindset, easy and enjoyable to work with Tue Frandsen, Lars Bojsen, Torben Nørskov.’

Work highlights

  • Advised Reitan Retail, REMA 1000 and the Danish management in connection with the acquisition of more than 100 ALDI Denmark retail outlets, 3 distribution centres and certain projects.
  • Acted as global legal lead counsel to CVC Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in Scan Global Logistics.
  • Advised Norlys in connection with the acquisition of the Danish part of Telia’s business.


Bech-Bruun remains among the Danish market leaders for corporate, commercial and M&A work and the group’s focuses include advising on private equity transactions, M&A within the energy, life sciences and technology sectors, and complex venture capital work. The ‘very dedicated’ Simon Milthers, Jakob Kristensen and Claus Aagaard Nielsen jointly head up the practice group; Milthers is a highly experienced expert in M&A and company law, while Kristensen is routinely engaged on both buy and sell-side M&A mandates, particularly in the renewable energy space, and Aagaard Nielsen spearheads many of the team’s major domestic and international transactions. Pre-eminent M&A practitioner Jacob Hjortshøj is a leading name for advising private equity funds. Other key names to note include company law expert Søren Kamp Nørbæk, as well as Andreas Nielsen and Christian Eichen, who both arrived from Bruun & Hjejle in January 2023.

Other key lawyers:

Jacob Hjortshøj; Søren Kamp Nørbæk; Steen Rode; Ole Nørgaard; Morten Bruun-Larsen; Mikkel Anker Heegaard; Andreas Nielsen; Christian Eichen


‘Bech-Bruun’s team is very experienced and solution oriented. The process and outcome is in safe hands with this team – also applies when matters are complex and outside the box solutions are required.’

‘Simon Milthers and his team are very dedicated and always very responsive. Simon understands the commercial aspects of the transaction and provides solutions to support them. It is obvious that Simon puts his experience to good use for us, while letting us benefit directly from the full value of his broader team and colleagues.’

‘Mikkel Anker Heegaard is a very hard working and extremely competent senior associate and his performance is consistently confirming his high level of legal skill, while keeping a business acumen mindset in projects.’

‘Great team that is very focused on delivering good service and high quality.’

‘Simon Milthers is a real senior that is a perfect sparring partner. He delivers exceptional advice while being sharp as a knife on the subject and being able to translate it into actionable advice.’

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark fields a team of ‘highly skilled professionals’ and is known for its ‘extensive experience in commercial, corporate, and M&A matters’. Alongside handling the full suite of matters, the group has seen increasing activity in international inbound and outbound mandates. acting for internationally-based private equity and venture capital sponsors and industrials. Based in Copenhagen, practice co-head Jens Krogh Petersen is a key name for all things related to M&A, investments in enterprises and restructurings. Fellow co-head and Aarhus-based expert Kristian Tokkesdal assists private equity funds and industrial enterprises in connection with Danish and international business transfers and investments, while Michael Vinther has substantial experience in the M&A space and spearheads critical cross-border mandates. Karsten Pedersen cis praised as being ‘in a class of his own’, while John Emil L. Svenson focuses on representing blue-chip companies and high-end international private equity clients.

Practice head(s):

Jens Krogh Petersen; Kristian Tokkesdal

Other key lawyers:

Karsten Pedersen; Michael Vinther; Jan Snogdal; John Emil L. Svenson; Nicholas Lerche-Gredal; Sara Schjørring; Andreas Egeblad Arendt


‘Karsten Pedersen is in a class of his own. Karsten leads complex M&A negotiations in a way that makes him the trusted and respected lead lawyer by all parties.’

‘DLA Piper Denmark provide an on-time and to-the-point service. Moreover, via their participation in the DLA Piper network, they are able to reach out to lawyers in other jurisdictions in a fast and expedient way.’

‘Jens Krogh Petersen is outstanding in providing attention to the matter at hand as well as facilitating assistance in a swift and smooth way from fellow lawyers with other fields of expertise if needed. Moreover, he is very pleasant to work with and has a good eye for combining legal and commercial issues.’

‘DLA Piper is recognised in the Danish and Nordic M&A market as a leading full-service top tier law firm with profound expertise and a unique offering when it comes to international matters and cross-border transactions. We have used DLA Piper on several complex and multi-jurisdiction transactions where their ability to take the lead and assist internationally have been second to none.’

‘John Svenson is a unique legal professional recognised as a leading M&A lawyer who will have a significant presence in the M&A market for many years to come. We have used John Svenson and his team on several complex and high-profile projects and they always deliver an outstanding performance with a unique and cutting edge approach.’

‘John Svenson provides very valuable insights.’

‘Very collaborative and proactive approach where it clearly shows they are competent within the area.’

‘Strong team – complement each other well to ensure full coverage at any time.’

Key clients

Sonoco Products Company

Augustinus Fonden

Patrizia Immobilien AG

Mentha Capital


Nordea Private Equity

Compass Group

Dansk Ejerkapital

Reuters Group Plc

Northwood Investors

Gridiron Capital

Summa Equity


The Lundbeck Foundation

Nordic Eye Private Equity

Abry Partners P/E

Xero Limited

Accel-KKR P/E

EQT Partners AB

Storskogen Industrier AB

ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund

LEGO Group A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Sapiens International Corporation

Sun Capital Partners

Nutreco International B.V.

Obton Group

Groupe SFPI

Securitas Group

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

Polaris Private Equity

NEC Corporation

Maj Invest A/S

Dustin AB

Adelis Equity Partners AB

Kemp & Lauritzen

Montagu Private Equity

Alven PE

Blue Equity Management

JP/Politikens Hus A/S

TDC Group A/S

Promentum Equity Partners

BWB Partners

PFA Pension

Infineon Technologies AG

ATP Group

Abbott Laboratories

IT Relation Group

Visma Group

Gurit Holding AG

Danmil A/S

Colliers International Inc.

Monyx Financial Group AB

Sensata Technologies, Inc.

Azets Group

General Electric

Rekom Group

Client Name

Shell Petroleum NV

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Work highlights

  • Advised Belgian Etex Group on the acquisition of Skamol Group and all legal aspects of the transaction, including due diligence, negotiations, and finalisation.
  • Advised the Norwegian company, Cloudberry Clean Energy ASA on its first project in Denmark in which it acquired a large part of Skovgaard Energy A/S’ portfolio of onshore wind turbines.
  • Advised Hy24 Ardian in connection with the Everfuel Hy24 Joint Venture together with Norwegian listed Everfuel A/S.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel’s corporate, commercial and M&A team is noted by clients for ‘its blend of traditional expertise and modern adaptability’ and advises Danish and multinational companies, private equity funds and large family offices on acquisitions, mergers, disposals, corporate restructurings, management buyouts and compliance work. Based out of Copenhagen, Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, Anders Ørjan Jensen and Anders Peter G Christoffersen collectively lead the team: Peterson is highly skilled in public M&A and capital markets work, Jensen advises Danish and international clients on capital market transactions, M&A and securities work, and Christoffersen is a key contact for investments in companies, contract management issues and incentive schemes within M&A. Elsewhere in the group, Klaus Søgaard is well-known for his participation in IPOs and capital increases, as well as assisting listed companies with complex M&A transactions and takeover bids. Mikael Philip Schmidt lends his expertise to M&A transactions, structured processes and PE-driven transactions.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Niels Bang; Charlotte Thorsen; Mikael Philip Schmidt; Klaus Søgaard; Andreas Høymann Hertel; Gitte Dehn Lansner


‘Gorrissen Federspiel’s practice stands out for its blend of traditional expertise and modern adaptability. Anders Peter G. Christoffersen and the team bring a unique perspective, making them a reliable choice.’

‘Working with the Gorrissen Federspiel team has been a solid experience. Anders Peter G. Christoffersen, in particular, has consistently offered reliable advice. He understands our business and is straightforward in his approach. It’s good to have him on board.’

‘I have mainly worked with Charlotte Thorsen and Gitte Dehn Lansner. Both have been outstanding. Great technically. Willing to roll up their sleeves and do the drafting when needed. Patient. Flexible but no pushovers in the deal-room. I have been particularly impressed with their willingness to give partner attention to my matters.’

Key clients

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

Nordea Group

Novo Nordisk

AP Møller-Mærsk

Noble Corporation (Maersk Drilling)


Grundfos Foundation


Vækstpartner Kapital

GN Store Nord


Solstra Investments


RiskPoint Group


Vestas Wind Systems

Lyreco SAS

Novo Holdings



Clipper Group


Salling Group

Danish Crown

Work highlights

  • Advising Chr. Hansen Holding A/S in connection with its $25bn merger with Denmark-based biosolutions company Novozymes A/S.
  • Advised major Swedish telecoms company Telia Company AB in connection with the sale of its Danish operations and network assets to Norlys.
  • Advising Denmark-listed global transport and logistics conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk in connection with the $685m divestment of Maersk Supply Service to A.P. Moller Holding, the parent company of the A.P. Moller Group.

Kromann Reumert

Praised as being ‘always top of the game’, the corporate, commercial and M&A practice group housed by Kromann Reumert has the bandwidth to handle the full spectrum of complex, cross-border transactions. Jointly leading the department, ‘remarkable problem solving lawyer’ Bent Kemplar leads out of Copenhagen while Tyge Rasmussen is head of the group in Aarhus. Christian Lundgren comes highly recommended for his ‘solution-oriented and pragmatic approach’, while Henrik Møgelmose advises industrial and financial businesses and private equity funds on disposals and acquisitions, mergers, IPOs and share issuances. ‘Legend’ in the M&A space Marianne Philip remains in-demand and is another key contact alongside Jacob Høeg Madsen, who specialises in financial regulation, fund formations, alternative investments and M&A.

Practice head(s):

Bent Kemplar; Tyge Rasmussen

Other key lawyers:

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


‘Their exceptional legal expertise, unwavering commitment, understanding of business and genuine compassion makes all the difference. Kromann Reumert solves matters efficiently, and the entire team works seamlessly together, creating a collaborative environment that instilled confidence in their abilities. I always feel that my cases are top priority, and their responsiveness and accessibility are truly commendable.’

‘Bent Kemplar is a remarkable problem solving lawyer and his impressive legal overview, guidance, expertise and professionalism has my highest recommendation. In addition, he always strives for the most cost efficient path.’

‘The team is very skilled within Capital Markets and M&A and we have worked with them for a long time, which is a major advantage that they know our challenges from previous deals.’

‘Kromann Reumert is always top of the game. They have a great practice on corporate and commercial.’

‘Marianne Philip is a legend.’

‘Christian Lundgren has a solution-oriented and pragmatic approach to any issue that arises during an M&A project. He is very good at managing his support team and it is easy to feel like a prioritised client due to high accessibility and short delivery times.’

‘Christian Lundgren is a technical giant and very solid to have as counsel. Jakob Hans Johansen has excellent commercial acumen and a “hard to rival” knowledge of the M&A market and landscape.’

Key clients

Danske Bank



Via Equity


Novo Holdings A/S

Ørsted A/S



Danish Energy Association




Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S



Per Aarsleff Holding

Norlys a.m.b.a.



Nordic Capital

Bain Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Novo Holdings and the Novo Nordisk Foundation on all legal and foundation regulatory aspects of the proposed transaction, creating a leading global biosolutions partner through a statutory merger of Novozymes and Chr. Hansen.
  • Acted as legal counsel to Coloplast in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire Kerecis hf.
  • Advised Kirk Kapital and sector focused investor, AGIC Capital, on their acquisition of PR electronics A/S.

Moalem Weitemeyer

High-end corporate and M&A mandates are the core pillar of Moalem Weitemeyer’s practice, which has strength across private equity, venture capital and complex cross-border transactions. Henning Aasmul-Olsen heads up capital markets and corporate finance group and is praised as ‘a very robust and experienced M&A lawyer with a great eye for all possible challenges and a good commercial eye’. Firm chairman Dan Moalem’s practice emphasises public M&A; he is often engaged on high-profile public takeover and defence mandates in Denmark. Poul Guo is another important port of call with extensive experience in private equity, M&A and employment law. Of the associates, Thomas Enevoldsen advises start-ups in connection with investment rounds, as well as providing general advice within corporate and company law.

Practice head(s):

Henning Aasmul-Olsen

Other key lawyers:

Poul Guo; Thomas Enevoldsen; Dan Moalem



‘Strong M&A generalist team. The profound experience in M&A is a great ally to the client when the transaction is unusual.’

‘Henning Aasmul-Olsen is a very robust and experienced M&A lawyer with a great eye for all possible challenges and a good commercial eye for what good looks like.’

‘What sets Moalem Weitemeyer apart is their meticulous attention to detail, legal expertise, and exceptional problem-solving skills, which are instrumental in navigating legal complexities in transactions.’

‘Very competent and experienced team.’

‘Dan Moalem and the team were all extremely hands-on, knowledgeable and professional.’

‘Deal makers with business acumen and strong negotiation skills.’

Key clients

KKR & Co. Inc.


Polaris Private Equity

EQT Partners


IK Investment Partners

Nordic Capital


Bain Capital Private Equity

Silverfleet Capital

Waterland Private Equity

FSN Capital Partners

Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Pandora A/S


Hempel A/S

Royal Unibrew A/S

Triton Investment

Adelis Private Equity

Advent International Corporation

Jobindex A/S

Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S

Montrose Environmental Group Inc

PerkinElmer Inc. (now Revvity)

Röko AB

Nordic Alpha Partners

Nordic Metal Holdings Inc

Miniclip SA


Work highlights

  • Assisted KKR with its acquisition of Frontmatec from Scandinavian private equity company Axcel.
  • Assisted Amari Metals with its acquisition of Alumeco Holding A/S.
  • Advised Miniclip SA in connection with the acquisition of Sybo ApS.


Plesner acts on a broad suite of transactions encompassing all aspects of corporate, commercial and M&A work, emphasising cross-border issues and commercial contracts; the group is also active in acting for private equity houses. Hans Hedegaard heads up the M&A and private equity team; Lars Bunch leads for private funds & corporate work; Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen handles commercial, franchise and international trade mandates; and Simon Krogh heads up the private investment funds team. Thomas Holst Laursen is a key name for all aspects of M&A and capital markets work, while Christian Th. Kjølbye is an important point of contact for restructurings, disagreements between owners and shareholders, post-M&A claims under warranties, earn-out disputes, non-compete obligations and purchase price adjustment claims. Henrik Rossing Lønberg remains in-demand by private equity funds and blue-chip corporate clients, while Tina Kang is another name to note within the group for all aspects of transactional work.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

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


‘The Plesner commercial team, led by Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen, includes probably the most attentive lawyers you will ever find. With an impressive business acumen in particular in respect to franchise operation, they act as trusted adviser for the business.’

‘Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen has demonstrated an in-depth understanding of our business and continuously tries to incorporate this into the legal work being delivered. He is extremely hands-on and provides you with a highly structured approach. You may rest assured that he will follow-up and ensure that nothing is forgotten.’

‘Extremely responsive and thoughtful.’

‘Excellent industry knowledge and depth of experience. Great staffing and proactive legal advice. Pragmatic and business-oriented team.’

‘Thomas Holst Larsen – completely competent and solid lawyer with solid credibility for corporate advice.’

Key clients

Novozymes A/S

Deutsche Börse

Noble Corporation

Sanistål A/S

EQT Partners


Nordic Capital

Lego Foundation


Marlin Equity Partners


FSN Capital Partners

A.P. Møller – Mærsk

Agilitas Private Equity LLP


A.P. Møller Holding

Novo Holding

IK Investment Partners


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


Sund & Bælt Holding


Zealand Pharma

Capidea Kapital

Novo Nordisk Foundation

Lundbeck Foundation

TDC Group

LEO Foundation

Salling Foundations (Owners of Dansk a.o. Supermarked)

Nordea Foundation



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 (Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche importer in Denmark)

Tetra Pak

Verisure (part of the Securitas Direct Group)

Volvo Danmark

Tryg A/S, Tryg Forsikring Group

Advent International Corporation

Danish Ministry of Finance

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners K/S

Sydbank A/S

Nicace Holding ApS

EMK Capital

Vipps AS

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab maintains its focus on IP-related cross-border corporate and M&A transactions but also handles a wider range of corporate matters including private and public M&A, international investments, post-acquisition integration work, M&A insurance matters and capital markets work. Private equity and venture capital expertise is another defining characteristic of the ‘outstanding’ team; team leader Morten Rosenmejer is a key name for such, and comes recommended as ‘easy to work with and always trying to find solutions’. Mette Mernø Hans Jakobsen advises private equity as well as industrial clients on large and complex M&A transactions in the Danish market.

Practice head(s):

Morten Rosenmejer

Other key lawyers:

Casper Moltke-Leth; Mette Mernø Hans Jakobsen


‘Morten Rosenmejer, who leads Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab’s M&A group, is easy to work with and always tries to find solutions.’

‘Service minded and understand how to keep a good relationship to clients.’

‘A solution-oriented approach, working at the speed of business needs, and bringing in global best practices and local aspects makes Bird & Bird unique. They would also rate very high on collaboration, considering the unique deals we have been working together on.’

‘Being available all the time, Listening and giving advice as subject matter experts, and speed to action makes them stand out.’

‘The team at Two Birds is outstanding. We relied on Mette Jakobsen and her team for their significant experience in M&A transactions along with extensive knowledge of local laws, regulations, and customary terms and practices. Regardless of the specific functional area in question, we could always rely on the Two Birds team to bring the appropriate specialist to the table to assist in whatever topic was in question. In terms of responsiveness and overall professionalism, the Two Birds team is a pleasure to work with.’

‘In particular, Mette Jakobsen has been my main point of contact at the firm. Mette has a wonderful demeanor, positive attitude, and willingness to push through obstacles to get us to the finish line. Her technical expertise and extensive M&A experience are great attributes, but Mette’s commercial/pragmatic approach to dealmaking and level-headed advice throughout the transaction are truly top notch. On a personal side, I have really enjoyed working with Mette as her overall approach and personality fit well with my style and desire to have some fun and enjoy the journey along the way! I would 100% recommend Mette to anyone looking to complete a M&A transaction in the Nordic region.’

‘Mette Mernø Hans Jakobsen balances pragmatism with top-notch legal expertise. She ensures that all details are managed without losing sight of the bigger picture. She is highly available and responsive.’

Key clients




Twoday Holding Denmark ApS



FUTURE VENTURES ApS and Bergstedt Administration ApS

Azolver Holding GmbH



Mason Wells

MGS Mfg. Group, Inc.

AL Finans

Infosys Ltd.

Kambi group plc

Les Deux

Sign in Solutions, Inc.

DXC Technology



Work highlights

  • Assisted Infosys with the acquisition of BASE life science.
  • Assisted PE backed valantic on its acquisition of the Danish data consultancy group, Inspari.
  • Assisted NNIT with the carve out of its infrastructure business to UK PE fund Agilitas in a €200m transaction.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle’s ‘highly competent and hardworking’ corporate, commercial and M&A practice group is active in the Danish market and assists a wide range of leading private equity funds, corporates and financial institutions on large-scale, complex transactions across multiple sectors. Renewable energy is an industry of focus for the team, which is involved in large-scale, complex energy and infrastructure investments, involving biomass power plants, solar assets, and onshore and offshore wind power assets. Practice co-head Morten Jensen is praised for his ‘vast M&A, funding and partnering competencies’ and advises Danish and foreign private equity funds, financial institutions and corporate clients in connection with M&A, public takeovers and alternative investments. Fellow co-head Jesper Schultz Larsen assists private equity sponsors, financial institutions and major corporates on public-to-private deals and capital markets transactions.

Practice head(s):

Morten Jensen; Jesper Schultz Larsen

Other key lawyers:

Lars Kongsgaard Hansen; Paula Grønlund


‘The team is available, delivers on deadlines, high-quality advice.’

‘Morten Jensen has vast M&A, funding and partnering competencies.’

‘Strong team delivery. All members are very capable and deliver quality advice.’

‘Very strong business understanding and commercial sense. Makes difficult situations look easy to solve. Morten Jensen is second to none in the area.’

Key clients


Aermont Capital

Vattenfall AB

Lundbeck Fonden

Goldman Sachs

Nets Group

Nexi Group


Kirk Kapital A/S

AP Moller Holding

Danske Bank

Arbejdernes Landsbank

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken





CVC Capital Partners

Novo Holdings

L Catterton

Gro Capital


Nordic Capital

Amgen Inc.

Vendis Capital


AIP Management


Altor Equity Partners



Veo Technologies

Mos Mosh

International Woodland Company


Mobilehouse Holding A/S

Monday Media ApS

Bladt Industries

G.S.V. Materieludlejning A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised 3i Investments plc, part of a leading international private equity group, in connection with the investment in the fast-growing Danish lifestyle brand Konges Sløjd.
  • Advised a consortium consisting of Kirk Kapital, ATP, and The Lundbeck Foundation in connection with the acquisition of 100% of the stakes in Ferrosan Medical Devices Group A/S.
  • Assisted a buyer consortium led by the founder and the rest of the management team of the clothing company Mos Mosh, along with an external investor, in repurchasing the company from the German private equity fund Findos, which has been the majority owner of Mos Mosh since 2017.


Horten covers the full spectrum of buying and selling mandates, including structured auction processes, mergers and demergers, restructurings, and ownership transitions as well as mandates involving distressed assets. The team also has a growing focus on representing private equity houses and venture capital entities within the energy and technology sectors. Practice head Frans Rossen is routinely engaged on national and international corporate acquisitions, while Thomas Francis Beckett advises investment banks, private equity funds and major financial institutions.

Practice head(s):

Frans Rossen

Other key lawyers:

Lise Lotte Hjerrild; Thomas Francis Beckett; Hans Christian Pape; Marie Funch Lind


‘The team is really client focused. They are very mindful of the client’s objectives, constraints and totally adapt to the client’s style and needs. Pragmatic, accessible, knowledgeable and very supportive. Simply superb.’

‘‘Marie Funch Lind is very dedicated and hard working. She is efficient and reliable and quickly identifies the specific needs of the client.’

‘Hans Christian Pape is very knowledgeable and experienced. He is very business oriented and has a large network. He is business focused and will quickly identify the important issues to focus on from the client’s perspective.’

‘Lise Lotte Hjerrild is excellent. Very pragmatic, calm and very solutions oriented.’

Key clients

Polaris (Det Danske Madhus)

Dansk Ejerkapital

Polaris Private Equity A/S

Polaris (Alliance plus)

Quantum Machines

Altrad investment

Work highlights

  • Advising the shareholders of the Danish-based company FFW on the sale to MarTech company JAKALA.
  • Advising Summa Equity on the acquisition of LogPoint.
  • Advising Danish private equity house CataCap on the acquisition of NLM Vantinge.


Lundgrens fields a ‘very hands-on, experienced and competent team’, which handles a high quantity of transactional M&A work with a strong mid-cap focus, as well as receiving instructions on complex cross-border mandates and representing an increasing number of private equity clients. Sector-specific knowledge across the fintech, healthcare, SaaS, entertainment and media industries is another defining characteristic of the practice group. Department head Peter Bruun Nikolajsen has substantial experience advising Danish and international clients on the complete range of transactions. Thomas Kræmer acts on behalf of clients ranging from small companies to large blue-chip corporations, and is particularly active on matters involving a cross-border element.

Practice head(s):

Peter Bruun Nikolajsen

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Kræmer; Peter Mollerup; Pia Lykke Mathiasen; Christian Scherfig


‘Lundgrens has a hands-on approach. They use a single-point of entry thus keeping continuity in the client relationship. They are staffed sufficiently but the practice is still small enough to keep every client well served.’

‘First and foremost – they know our business and what we are asking for after many years of cooperation. They know “the law” and have sound business judgement, thus they can both advise on the correct solution and give advice on the commercially best solution.’

‘The team is excellent at bringing the best card forward in different situations. There is one lead lawyer and he flawlessly involves the different team members that specialise in the different challenges.’

‘Very hands-on, experienced and competent team.’

‘Peter Bruun Nikolajsen is always accessible, provides competent legal advice based on large/relevant experience, good in creating positive atmosphere in negotiations.’

‘The commitment from the team has been simply fantastic. Great support during our M&A process. I would also highlight the business understanding as a key strength.’

Key clients

Adelis Equity

Artha Holding A/S


Maj Invest

Mentha Capital

Nordic Alpha Partners

Polaris Flexible Capital

Element Ventures LP


Lyniate US/Hg Capital UK

Zacco A/S

Logpoint A/S

Bucherer AG

Watches of Switzerland Group Plc

SF Film


Dixa ApS

Knowit AB



BEWi Group

Labster Group

People Test Systems A/S

Maanesten A/S

Advania AB

Lina Medicals and Kebo Group

Work highlights

  • Assisted Reconomy Group and its UK private equity owner, EMK Capital, in connection with its acquisition of the Danish cleantech company Combineering and its subsidiaries.
  • Assisted more than 300 shareholders of Zacco with the sale of all shares in Zacco to UK-based OpSec Security.
  • Advised the sellers of Logpoint (consisting of 20+ sellers) in connection with the sale of their shares to the Nordic PE fund Summa Equity.


Mazanti-Andersen is known for its prowess in high-value equity financing transactions, focusing on M&A, venture capital investments and fund formations; the team is noted for assisting venture fund management teams through the full cycle of a fund including formation and fundraising requirements. Praised as being ‘in a class of his own’Frederik B. Hasling specialises in venture capital and private equity work and has extensive experience advising business angels, venture funds and venture companies. Christian Bonnesen is in demand for all aspects of complex M&A transactions, while Jakob Mosegaard Larsen has a demonstrably strong track record in fund formation and structuring work. Elsewhere in the department, Simon Falbe-Hansen acts for both domestic and international clients on M&A, investments, restructurings, capital markets, commercial contracts, and general corporate law.

Practice head(s):

Frederik B. Hasling; Christian Bonnesen; Jakob Mosegaard Larsen; Simon Falbe-Hansen

Other key lawyers:

Julie Høi-Nielsen


‘Very personalised practice, combined with broad experiences all the way through the early stage ecosystem of venture capital.’

‘Always on hand for advice, holistic, yet detailed knowledge. And last but not least VERY approachable.’

‘Frederik Hasling is in a class of his own – he is the most business oriented lawyer who can balance getting results along with protecting the business interests long term.’

‘On negotiations, Frederik Hasling takes an active role in shaping the outcomes and over the course of our collaboration he has many times been instrumental to landing the agreement.’

‘ We have one line of contact for legal assistance – very efficient and well functioning – but as Mazanti have a broad variety of partners, we have been able to get assistance in very specialised cases – with the confidence that the company knows us and we know them.’

‘Jacob Mosegaard Larsen is very knowledgeable and focused in his field.’

‘Frederik Hasling is on the ball, versatile, competent and always at our disposal. He delivers high quality work within the promised deadlines.’

Key clients

Climentum Capital Management ApS

Hemab ApS

Heartcore Capital A/S

Vækstfonden/The Export and Investment Fund of Denmark (EIFO)

Dansk Vækstkapital

TimeXtender Holding ApS


Upfin Management ApS

Unconventional Ventures ApS

ByFounders VC Management ApS

Energize Ventures Fund II LP

Creandum VI AB

Sunstone Life Science Ventures A/S

Sound Bioventures Management AB

Nordic Alpha Partners II ApS

Work highlights

  • Represented Nordic Alpha Partners II ApS in the formation of Nordic Alpha Partners Fund II K/S, a Danish fund categorised as an article 9 fund under SFDR.
  • Represented Climentum Capital Management ApS in connection with the €150m formation of Climentum Capital Fund I K/S, the first Danish SFDR article 9 fund (sustainability fund) and the first Danish fund to introduce a dual carry concept.
  • Represented Denmark and US-based Hemab in connection with an oversubscribed Series B financing round in the aggregate amount of $135m.

Andersen Partners

Andersen Partners fields a team of M&A experts, and routinely advises clients on the preparation and planning of transactions and handling of structured sales processes, due diligence reviews, project management issues and follow-up in relation to the financing and implementation of transactions. Three lawyers jointly spearhead the practice group: Hans-Christian Ohrt has experience in all aspects of M&A and assists both industrial clients as well as private equity houses; Søren Stig Langløkke Hansen dispenses expert advice on company law, M&A, joint ventures with cross border aspects and international contracts; and Jon Stefansson possesses expertise in company law, M&A, banking and finance law, and the sale and purchase of business sites and properties.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Line Rasmussen; Anders Yde


‘Great experience in M&A transactions. A pragmatic approach when needed. Quick response.’

‘The team manage to stay extremely focused on the main topics during the process and highlight the most critical factors to ensure that we reached the targets and ambitions.’

‘Hans-Christian Ohrt used his skills and many years of experience during the process with excellence to argue with the client in a transparent and straight forward manner – being prepared with the right arguments in our favour. The process went extremely well and Hans-Christian does definitely have a proportional part of this successful and smooth transaction.’

‘Good cooperation within the team. As a client we see aligned and well-thought-through decisions and recommendations. Supportive in knowing the tasks at hand and can support us with simple to understand advice.’

‘The practice is greatly competent and relevant in many cases. They work very agilely and deliver a great result. ’

‘Excellent combination of local presence, skills, and international reach. Great team, acting with a high degree of responsibility and a constant eye on the ball. And at the same time with care and understanding for the client.’

‘Hans-Christian Ohrt – great knowledge of the M&A business, great understanding on how we conduct business. He sees the way, follows through and delivers excellent results. He is very much into the details when entering discussions and negotiations. A partner you want on your side of the table.’

Key clients

HUTHA Holding GmbH and WEBA Holding GmbH (ALDI Nord)

Grus Holding ApS, Grus Ejendomme ApS, and Eriks Grus Holding ApS

Henrik Andersen Aller Holding ApS, Den Sociale Kapitalfond Invest I K/S, and Minko Invest ApS

The Chrispa family and management

Hyldahl Holding, Kolding ApS, Kim Hyldahl and management

Bayern AutoGroup A/S

Amayse Management ApS

Alpi Danmark A/S

Sønderjysk Forsikring G/S

The owners of Treetops Holding ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised  ALDI Nord on the divestment of its Danish activities.
  • Advised the Chrispa family and management on the sale of OJ Electronics A/S to BITZER Electronics A/S (part of the German BITZER Group).
  • Advised Hyldahl Holding, Kolding ApS and management on the acquisition of Mos Mosh A/S from the German equity fund Findos.

DAHL Law Firm

DAHL Law Firm‘s M&A practice group advises clients on a broad range of services including due diligence, preparation and drafting of legal documents, financing packages, cross-border transactions and merger and FDI filings, among others. Practice head Mads Rossen Jakobsen advises a large roster of Danish and international clients including strategic and private equity funds on M&A transactions across various sectors, chiefly the technology sector. Kim Ricken Jørgensen acts for Danish and international industrial and financial clients on M&A, corporate law, restructurings and commercial contracts.

Practice head(s):

Mads Rossen Jakobsen

Other key lawyers:

Henning von Lillienskjold; Kim Ricken Jørgensen; Morten Lund Gladbjerg


‘DAHL Law’s M&A team, under the expert guidance of partner Henning von Lillienskjold, distinctly shines with its unparalleled commitment and hands-on approach. Their adaptability to varied markets, coupled with their rich legal acumen, makes them a top choice for cross-border M&A activities.’

‘Mads Rossen Jakobsen was always effective and delivering. I love the feeling he never lost the control of process.’

‘Professional and at the same time pragmatic.’

Key clients


SP Group A/S

ITM8 Holding A/S

Sjørring Maskinfabrik A/S

Rauff Group A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisted investor, Scope Capitol Advisory AB, on its investment, through a consortium with Metric Capital Partners LLB, in Maileg ApS.
  • Assisted the owner of R2PTracking ApS with the sale of R2PTracking ApS to the Nordic Investment fund, Alder.
  • Advised WBR ApS on the sale of Perfion A/S.

Lund Elmer Sandager

Lund Elmer Sandager is known for its strong track record in private equity-related M&A transactions for both Danish and international private equity clients. Cross-border work on behalf of major international corporates is another cornerstone of the group’s practice. Practice head Jacob Roesen specialises in M&A and has extensive experience in cross-border transactions. Nicolai Fløe Jørgensen has more than 20 years of experience advising both Danish and international clients on M&A, corporate law, business set-ups, corporate restructurings and contract matters.

Practice head(s):

Jacob Roesen

Other key lawyers:

Nicolai Fløe Jørgensen; Camilla Ikast Jessen


‘Hands-on, high partner involvement and availability, pragmatic business approach.’

‘Lund Elmer Sandager’s corporate & M&A team is very effective.’

‘Jacob Roesen’s problem-solving skills are exceptional. He knows M&A inside out, and he knows people.’

‘The corporate and M&A practice of Lund Elmer Sandager clearly has a goal-oriented approach.’

‘Jacob Roesen – He is a brilliant lawyer with a strong ability to see through complex matters and solve these effectively.’

Key clients

WeCon A/S

Lagercrantz A/S

Cibicom A/S

AquaGreen ApS


Hartmanns A/S

Delta Galil Industries Ltd.

Inter IKEA Group

FCA Denmark

Ricoh Denmark

Moment A/S

Viggo HQ


Danoffice IT ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised 1KOMMA5° on its acquisition of all activities in Viasol.
  • Assisted facility management company SERWIZ with the purchase of ALLIANCE+, backed by Polaris.
  • Advised Danoffice IT ApS on the acquisition of Conecto A/S.

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith advises on complex and cross-border M&A transactions as well as covering the entire spectrum of corporate and commercial work. Alongside acting as the main adviser to the Danish state, the team represents large corporates, venture and private equity funds, family offices, pension funds and major banks. Practice head Ronnie Kandler advises on all aspects of public and private transactions, including deal strategy and structuring work and negotiations. Carina Vang Kristoffersen is a key name for cross-border carve-out transactions and infrastructure investments.

Practice head(s):

Ronnie Kandler

Other key lawyers:

Carina Vang Kristoffersen; Thomas Bento-Nystad; Jacob Bier; Peter Neve


‘Poul Schmith is a dynamic, proactive and efficient practice. The firm has taken the time to truly understand our business, therefore proving appropriate, tailored services to us.’

‘The individuals we deal with are down-to-earth, hardworking and very knowledgeable. They take the time to listen and truly understand our needs, and deliver apt solutions. They are also responsive, commercially-aware and meticulous in their approach. Special mention goes to Ronnie Kandler.’

‘Combination of highly knowledgeable, personally engaging, and equal urgency in handling small as well larger assignments.’

‘Partner Ronnie Kandler is just great. He is calm and so talented within his field of expertise. I love his approach to various situations where his behaviour towards all in the process is positive and creates a better playing field.’

‘Jacob Bier is very commercially minded and actually has a wealth of business experience which in combination with his legal skill set makes him stand out; you can tell that he has been confronted with a lot of complex situations over the years. Creative!’

‘Peter Neve: Available, on-time, trustworthy and goal-oriented.’

Key clients

Visma Danmark Holding A/S

Verdo Holding A/S


Nutreco International B.V.

Oleter Group AB

ROI Media Ltd.

PenSam Pension Forsikringsaktieselskab

Shelf Drilling Holdings Ltd.

AddPro Danmark

Dalbo A/S

Cylindo ApS

Core Sustainability Capital


UPS Danmark A/S

MonTa Biosciences ApS

Adtraction Group AB

Work highlights

  • Advising the sellers on the contemplated sale of the entire share capital of Dalbo A/S.
  • Advised the German stock listed private equity investment company Mutares SE & Co. KgaA on its acquisition of the Danish business activities of the Arriva Group.
  • Advised Swedish KLAR Partners-backed Oleter Group on its acquisition of the entire share capital in ISV/Trinava Industry og skadeservice ApS.

Skau Reipurth

Skau Reipurth’s corporate, commercial and M&A offering is praised as a ‘solid team with strong legal competences and really good business understanding’. ‘Remarkable deal maker’ Peter Skau-Andersen leads the team has notable experience in handling all elements of M&A processes and strategies, including legal due diligence, and drafting and negotiating transaction documents. Elsewhere within the department, Claus Ryberg Hoffmann advises on company and commercial law.

Practice head(s):

Peter Skau-Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann; Mette Vestergaard Huss; Morten Vibe


‘Strong team across the board, with high quality partners overseeing the matters.’

‘Peter Skau is very commercial, engaged and with strong legal capabilities.’

‘The team easily and quickly understands our needs as a client and adjusts their scope of work accordingly.’

‘Morten Vibe is especially reliable. Always available. Gives a feeling of full attention to all details – large or small – but with a good gut feeling of highlighting important matters and just handling the simple stuff.’

‘I experience a truly integrated team where requests and issues are solved by the most relevant partner – Skau Reipurth masters the discipline of internal coordination and collaboration with true benefit for their clients.’

‘Mette Vestergaard Huss stand out as a committed and energetic partner. She contributes outside the field of law with a zest for the commercial exceeding the standard in the market.’

‘I primarily see Peter Skau-Andersen. He is by far the star of the firm and a truly remarkable dealmaker. Peter is very pleasant and always able to see the bigger picture. He is an excellent negotiator with a great skillset to solve the issues that inevitably pop up during transactions.’

‘What we appreciate is always having access to senior, very experienced, legal advisers. With this, we are comfortable that the right direction is set and that we end up with the best solution.’

Key clients

Pack Tech A/S

Apave Group

Pride Capital Partners BV

Evendo Ltd.

The Semler Group A/S

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Denmark A/S

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

Croda Denmark A/S

Riemann A/S

Det Danske Spejderkorps

Work highlights

  • Assisted Apave SA. with the acquisition of A/S Baltic Control Group Ltd.
  • Assisted Semler Mobility Retail A/S with the acquisition of Car Holding ApS.
  • Assisted Pride Capital Partners BV. with the investment in the Danish company EasyTranslate A/S.


Specialist technology, media and entertainment boutique CO:PLAY LAW sees a wide range of corporate and commercial mandates, leveraging the firm’s expertise across its corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, IT, telecoms, data protection and marketing practices to advise a broad client base. Practice head Jonas Møllgaard Mikkelsen focuses on digital businesses and his practice predominantly emphasises M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions, due diligence work, negotiations, demergers, and company law. Michael Brandt has substantial experience in M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Møllgaard Mikkelsen

Other key lawyers:

Michael Brandt

Key clients

North-East Venture ApS

Edulmpact Fund KY, Sparkmind vc.

Coherence ApS

Particle Analytical ApS

Go Autonomous ApS

Planetary Impact Ventures A/S

Planetary Impact Ventures Fund K/S

Fida Biosystems ApS

Bret Holding ApS

Chainintra ApS

Transition Technologies MS S.A.

Visual Information Systems A/S

Dreivers ApS

ComaSystem ApS

Conecto A/S

Edora Holding ApS

MJJ Biotech A/S

Travelmaker Solution ApS

Nordic Social ApS

Robotto ApS

Crestwing ApS

Jamii Invest ApS

Adventure Denmark ApS

Eneborg Denmark ApS

AnnoAnno ApS

Eltident ApS

Jumpstory ApS

Acta Ventures

Nordic Brands ApS

Globeteam A/S

Energy Machines ApS


Work highlights

  • Advised Planetary Impact Ventures on its investment in Re-Zip ApS.
  • Advised North-East Ventures on its investment in Butchers & Bicycles ApS.
  • Advised Globeteam A/S on the acquisition of Asseco Danmark A/S.


Elmann handles all aspects of M&A transactions on behalf of Danish companies, international corporates and large private equity funds. Søren Ingerslev heads up the practice and predominantly advises on general company law, M&A mandates, investments and international contracts.

Practice head(s):

Søren Ingerslev

Other key lawyers:

Jakob Schnack


‘Professional, trustworthy and high integrity.’

‘Excellent service.’

‘Strong team. Cross-border competencies covering not only legal, but also financial, marketing, management and regulatory issues. Their team has the most and best holistic approach and capabilities of any I have met previously. Their agility is an added plus as they meet even stringent deadlines consistently.’

‘Søren Ingerslev has a friendly but determined approach and represents a wealth of experience. Jakob Schnack is “the devil in the detail”, with a very meticulous working style.’

‘Very professional, honesty and on time deliverables.’

‘The team are very committed and are experts in their fields. They work hard and focus on the tasks at hand.’

‘Working with Søren Ingerslev, who is always in front of things and works in a positive and transparent matter.’

‘I worked with Jakob Schnack. The best lawyer I ever had.’

Key clients


Custimy ApS

Force Technology

Karlsvognen Holding ApS

Wavepiston A/S

Your.Rentals A/S

Netsolutions ApS

Penneo A/S

Profil Optik A/S

Valuer Holding A/S

Alefarm Brewing A/S

Repeat Fitness P/S


Konsolidator A/S

Vestas Aircoil A/S


Adapt A/S

Fleet Complete Danmark ApS

Protect A/S

Immudex ApS

Configit A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisted Force Technology in relation to the acquisition of the activities and assets of Kiwa Inspecta A/S.
  • Assisted Bold.dk Danmark ApS in relation to the sale of the business unit www.bold.dk to Ekstra Bladet.
  • Assisted Cessatech A/S, a Danish biotech company, whose shares are admitted to trading on Spotlight Stock Market, with a rights issuance consisting of units (shares and warrants).


GALST’s steady deal flow encompasses a broad range of mid-market transactions following the expansion of the team’s robust M&A practice into advising on capital market regulations and public offerings. The group acts for private companies including fastest growing and acquisitive companies across both Denmark and the wider Nordic region. Hans Christian Galst and Christian Steen Laursen jointly lead the team and are key contacts for international business transfers and M&A, and complex cross-border transactions, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Christian Steen Laursen; Hans Christian Galst

Other key lawyers:

Josephine Winge


‘Extremely quick to grasp the complexity of the case they worked on and provided good and useful guidance in order to complete the transaction.’

‘ Hans Christian Galst is one of the top lawyers I have worked with in my career.’

‘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 high quality legal work, combined with a high degree of accessibility and combined with unpretentious and pleasant cooperation.’

‘My contact in GALST is Hans Christian Galst. I always use Hans Christian Galst on cases where I can choose the legal adviser – and so far I have never been disappointed. Hans Christian Galst is a competent and business-oriented lawyer, and as a negotiator he is persistent and insistent – and he always gets a good result for the client.’

‘During our collaboration, GALST had exceptional responsiveness and quality of work. GALST understood our requirements on a fundamental level and identified risks and solutions which we wouldn’t have identified otherwise. They were very proactive in communications and took ownership in helping us on all fronts.’

‘Hans Christian Galst was the partner we worked with. He helped us and our counterparty identify mutual solutions, and went above and beyond in terms of quality and turnaround. We have no reservations in recommending him to anyone requiring services in the corporate or M&A space.’

‘Team members are strongly recognised within their respective fields.’

‘Incredibly strong practice in M&A, company law, commercial contracts and intellectual property law. They know the law, the markets and the trends. Incredibly responsive and proactive, plus they are practical. They act as true business advisers for middle market, privately held companies. They are tied into a great international alliance as well that aids their clients in geographies well outside of Denmark. I have only had great experiences working with them.’

Innova Advokatfirma

Innova Advokatfirma serves a broad client base of privately owned companies, private equity funds, venture capital companies, public institutions, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals on the full suite of commercial and corporate transactions. Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard acts as practice leader and has notable experience in M&A, company law issues and reorganisations across Europe and Southeast Asia.

Practice head(s):

Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard

Other key lawyers:

Uffe Nørgaard


‘Great team, competent, straightforward, pragmatic. All in all a pleasure to work with.’

‘Rasmus Thusgaard is an excellent lawyer with a pragmatic approach who also has expertise in M&A and investment transactions. He is dedicated to the needs of the client and stays focused on a best possible outcome for the client.’

‘Superb understanding of our business and the ability to cover a range of legal areas while at the same time communicating in plain and easily understandable language.’

‘INNOVA has advised my board companies several times on the purchase of companies in the form of taking over shares and activities – each time with an intelligent, efficient and practical form of advice.

‘Partner Rasmus Thusgaard is an outstanding lawyer. Very skilled and with a personality that clients really like. His team around him are typically young ambitious hardworking legal people. Very good and balanced, eager to make the difference.’

‘INNOVA is working in a very professional, engaged and committed way that ensures that you end up with a top quality legal product.’

‘Rasmus Thusgaard is a highly effective and reassuring professional lawyer that understood the details of the transaction and he managed the negotiations with the other side’s much larger team really well.’

Key clients

Players 1st ApS

Sander Design A/S

Doorsystem A/S

Obton A/S

Koncenton A/S

BilligBlomst Ad. A/S

Little Studio ApS

Nova Solar A/S

Ilux A/S

Powercon A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised AMAG’s innovation lab in connection with its strategic investment in Holo A/S, a Danish specialist in autonomous shuttles.
  • Advised Reenberg Ejendomme Hillerød ApS, a company within the Billigblomst Group, in connection with the sale of a newly built property to a strategic real estate investor and the subsequent negotiation and conclusion of an irrevocable lease agreement (sale and lease back).
  • Advised Norwegian energy company, ANEO Retail International AS, in connection with ANEO and Danfoss, the multi-national engineering group, expanding their collaboration of innovative energy service solutions for the food retail industry.

Magnusson Denmark

Magnusson Denmark fields a ‘highly competent’ corporate and commercial team, which is routinely engaged on mandates concerning inbound cross-border investments and M&A transactions across Europe, the US and Canada. Sam Jalaei heads up the practice and comes recommended as ‘highly responsive, commercial and pragmatic’; he advises Danish and international clients on a large number of complex M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Sam Jalaei


‘Sam Jalaei is an extremely well-prepared and high-energy person. He is calm in high-pressure situations and gives comfort to the entire process.’

‘Sam Jalaei, Magnusson’s Managing Partner, is an extraordinary attorney with excellent, practical problem-solving skills.’

‘Top level team with both a high degree of market knowledge and a very professional approach in handling cases and clients.’

‘Have experienced Sam Jalaei to excel in his approach and client handling. Always very pro-active and excellent at finding solutions. His personal approach ensures the feeling of being taken care of as a client.’

‘Magnusson is a great legal firm with a highly competent team in Northern Europe. We have been working with them on a transaction, and the support provided has been fantastic.’

‘They have been very supportive, and with a high level of knowledge.’

‘Very client oriented, practical view and with solid knowledge.’

‘Experienced, responsible lawyers with impressive analytical skills.’

Key clients

Peckwater Investment Ltd.

Middle Ground Capital

Lookout, Inc.

TEF Capital

Ocean Winds

LANDR Audio Inc.

The Venture City

Mesotech International, Inc.

Wargraphs SAS

Viabill A/S

BlackWood Ventures Fund

TOP Informatiesystemen B.V.

G2A.com Ltd.

Systec & Solutions GmbH

Rockstart Energy Fund I

Nobody Studios Inc.

I-Stepforward ApS

Diehl Metering GmbH

Plata ApS

Work highlights

  • Advising the UK investment fund, Peckwater Investment Ltd., on its acquisition of Honest Food Company Group in Sweden, Finland, Hungry and Czech Republic from the German Group Delivery Hero HF Kitchens GmbH.
  • Advising Lookout, Inc., a US technology company based in California, on its $230m sale of its consumer mobile security business to the Finish buyers, F-Secure Corporation, a global provider of consumer security products and services.

Aumento Law Firm

Aumento Law Firm‘s corporate and commercial practice group handles M&A, private equity work and commercial agreements on behalf of a broad client base. Torben Mauritzen, Peter E. P. Gregersen, Claus Spangenberg and Jim Øksnebjerg collectively lead the Copenhagen-based team.

Practice head(s):

Torben Mauritzen; Peter E. P. Gregersen; Claus Spangenberg; Jim Øksnebjerg

Key clients

Tivoli A/S

Umage ApS

21-5 A/S

Aamanns ApS

Gasoline Grill


Magasin A/S

Unitel A/S

Alimak Denmark A/S

Iris Gallerie

FTW Holding ApS – ultimate corporate owner of Abacus Medicine A/S with subsidiaries (annual turnover of group in 2022: + EUR 1 billion)

Serwiz A/S

SF Pontona ApS

Bodyologist ApS

ServiceHuset ApS

Pipol A/S (BE-terna GmbH)

Keybalance A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised the former owners of Lohke Materieludlejning A/S on the sale of the company to Finnish Renta OY.

Nielsen Nørager

Nielsen Nørager handles a range of complex corporate and commercial work, including M&A transactions and capital raisings. Morten Eldrup-Jørgensen, Jens Arnesen and Frantz Palludan jointly head up the team; Arnesen focuses on start-ups and the capitalisation and commercialisation of technology-based companies.

Practice head(s):

Morten Eldrup-Jørgensen; Jens Arnesen; Frantz Palludan

Other key lawyers:

Carl Christian Illum


‘Many law firms help start-ups, but Niels Nørager really stands out because of their full support and commitment. They know their stuff and truly care about helping new businesses.’

‘I stopped trusting lawyers because of bad experiences until I started working with Carl Christian Illum from Niels Nørager. The lawyers at Niels Nørager are distinct due to their unparalleled commitment to supporting start-ups. Beyond just offering services, they deeply care about helping new businesses thrive. Their comprehensive knowledge combined with their genuine desire to nurture burgeoning companies sets them apart.’

‘Very deep knowledge of all facets of the stock market and very good team player.’

‘Very down to earth, constructive and knowledgeable.’

‘The team has great knowledge across many different areas and besides the legal expertise, the business, tech and market understanding is of great value to us.’

‘Carl Christian Illum has an exceptional ability to understand complex and market specific issues and has turned them into concrete results.’

‘We always follow Carl Christian Illum and we’ve had a very positive experience with Nielsen Nørager where we are taken very seriously, where they always bring relevant people, and where they have a big network we can be a part of.’

‘It’s a very down-to-earth relationship where it feels like you have a friend who’s a super lawyer. Fast responses, proactive, ideation extending outside of the legal department.’

Key clients

TrackMan A/S

Tellus Remarketing

NovaCare ApS


Razor Group GmbH

Upfront Chromatography ApS

Ancor Lab K/S

Dekra Akademie

Insai ApS

Chromologics ApS

Nature Preserve

Frese A/S

X-Yachts A/S

Mundipharma A/S

Tjek A/S

VÅR Private Equity

Adept Water Technologies A/S

Mærsk Drilling A/S

XL Byg – Rødovre Trælast A/S

UniqKey A/S

Damptech A/S

Falck Group

Harald Nyborg

Chr. Olesen Group

Mols Linien A/S


Energi Danmark A/S

Shape Robotics A/S

Hydract A/S

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm’s full service corporate and M&A practice advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial matters as well as M&A, investments and other transactional services across a broad range of industry sectors. M&A expert Rune Tarnø leads the team with notable experience in the space; he is particularly well versed in real estate-related transactions.

Practice head(s):

Rune Tarnø


‘The Njord Team has a unique focus on serving the client and meeting the client’s needs. The team is always dedicated and acts very professionally.’

Key clients

Reinh. Van Hauen ApS

Ooono A/S

Idverde SAS

Vivonio Furniture GmbH

Dairy of 1888 ApS

Silkeborg IF Invest A/S

Dahl-Nielsen Holding ApS

Burkert GmbH


Ethiopian Airlines

Satellite Industries SRL

Volkswagen Immobilien GmbH

Harmet OÜ

IMS Verwaltungs GmbH

Organic Plant Protein A/S

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt

Following the firm’s establishment in Denmark in late 2022, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt is a key name in the market for cross-border work, leveraging the firm’s wider network throughout the Nordics to handle notable M&A and private equity transactions. Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen and Tobias Bonde Frost, who both joined the group in late 2023, jointly lead the rapidly expanding practice, which also includes office head Jens V. Mathiasen, and recently added private equity and venture capital specialist Rasmus Juel Schiøtt.

Practice head(s):

Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen; Tobias Bonde Frost

Other key lawyers:

Jens V. Mathiasen; Rasmus Juel Schiøtt; Caroline Bruyant Bonde; Claus Hastrup Knudsen


‘Great shipping industry knowledge, which makes it get to the right solutions quicker.’

‘Jens Mathiasen – Puts his industry insights at play to the benefit of the client. Caroline B. Bonde – A good understanding of shipping underpinning her robust M&A performance. Together a high value team.’

‘A strong team with a high work ethic. They are very attentive and we felt safe with them. ’

‘Caroline Bruyant Bonde was exceptionally impressive to work with. She remembered all the case details and was quick and pragmatic in her approach. The collaboration with Caroline was very satisfying ’

Key clients

Orskov Yard A/S

Abildskou Busser

Weco Shipping A/S


Fischer Group

DSJ Malergruppe A/S

Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S

Nordea Abp

Work highlights

  • Assisted Nordea with the acquisition of Danske Bank’s Norwegian personal customer and private banking business and associated asset management portfolios.
  • Assisted NORDEN with a minority investment in MASH Makes A/S, a Danish-Indian biofuel scale-up, which researches, develops and produces renewable fuels from biomass waste.
  • Assisted the buyers, Orskov Yard A/S, with all legal aspects of its acquisition of 50% of the shares in Scanel International.

SIRIUS advokater

SIRIUS advokater renders advice to privately owned and Danish and international listed companies, as well as private equity funds, on a wide range of transactions. Olaf Carl Ehrenskjöld, Joachim Ørum Petersen and Anders Kjær Dybdahl jointly head up the Copenhagen-based team. Ehrenskjöld advises corporations, private equity houses and venture funds, while Peterson is a key name for negotiating terms and drafting transaction documents, and Dybdahl has a particular focus on transactions and investments.

Practice head(s):

Olaf Carl Ehrenskjöld; Joachim Ørum Petersen; Anders Kjær Dybdahl


‘The team displays quick turnarounds on tasks and cases they are familiar with, reflecting their proficiency. Services come at a premium.’

‘Engaging with the team is always pleasant, reflecting their dedication to forging strong, cordial relationships with clients.’

‘Very pragmatic and flexible to work with.’

‘Anders Dybdahl is proactive and has an eye for detail while also being pragmatic.’

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

Peter Möller Group AG and subsidiaries

Urban Core ApS

Jespers Torvekøkken ApS

Sirius Home A/S

ChronosHub ApS

H.W. Larsen A/S

Faves ApS

Roskilde Festival Charity Society

Creative Space A/S

Nordic Corporate Investment A/S

Cobe A/S

Carve Consulting P/S

Fire Eater A/S

Thiim A/S

Schades A/S and subsidiaries

EPAM Systems ApS

Simple Revolution ApS

WorldTicket A/S

Wolters Kluwer/CT Corporation

NCC Group

Bending Spoons Apps ApS and affiliates

UTF Holding ApS and subsidiaries (UTF Group)

Rosti A/S

Stay Properties ApS and subsidiaries

Foodoptimize ApS

ATLANT 3D Nanosystems ApS

Hartvig Gruppen

7 Days ApS

Eksponent ApS

Sterisafe Holding A/S

Neder Kjærsholm Holding ApS (Formerly DanBoring Holding ApS)

MHS Corporate Finance ApS

Lago Holding ApS

HedeDanmark A/S

Indoordesign ApS

Allan Plough A/S

The Curated ApS


Valida Health ApS

Bamboh Invest ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised Agreena on Series B funding round raising a total of €43m in February and March 2023.
  • Advised UTF Holding IV ApS on the sale of its entire shareholding of 66.67% in real-estate company UTF Invest Nordsjælland ApS, which owns two large properties.
  • Advised Creative Space ApS on negotiations and planning on the establishment of a new company structure for the Creative Space companies allowing for the daily management to overtake 75% of the ownership of the Creative Space group.