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Gorrissen Federspiel

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Aarhus, Copenhagen

Morten Nybom Bethe

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Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Banking & Finance.


Member of the Banking & Finance group. Advises Danish and foregin banks/financial instituions on all aspects of financial law, securities, structured products, derivatives, securitisations, UCITS, other mutual funds, project financing/acquisition financing,regulatory matters including all aspects relating to the conduct of financial and insurance business in and into Denmark, netting, collateral, clearing.


Joined the firm in 1998, partner in 2008. Visiting foreign lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, 2003-04.


The Danish Bar and Law Society, International Bar Association.


Law degree 1998, LL.M. King's College, University of London, 1996. BCom (Business finance), Aarhus School of Business 1999.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Gorrissen Federspiel has 'a strong team in the banking and finance sector', which is 'pragmatic' and 'very solution focused'. Michael Steen Jensen leads the practice and recently advised Østjydsk Bank on its bankruptcy and the related transferral of its assets and liabilities excluding subordinated capital to Sparekassen Vendsyssel. Morten Nybom Bethe is an expert in regulatory issues and Tobias Linde is notably strong in lending and acquisition finance work.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Gorrissen Federspiel is 'very experienced' and adopts a 'hands-on approach' across debt capital markets (DCM) and equity capital markets (ECM) work. Rikke Schiøtt Petersen heads the team and is 'always available' with 'very good advice'; he recently advised Nets on its voluntary public takeover by Evergood 5. Other recent mandates include Chantal Pernille Patel assisting Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets with the disposal of its stake in Copenhagen Airports to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and ATP, Klaus Søgaard acting for GreenMobility on its IPO on Nasdaq First North Copenhagen, Anders Ørjan Jensen advising Danske Bank as bookrunner on H+H International’s rights issuance and admission of new shares on Nasdaq Copenhagen, and Tobias Linde handling Nykredit Realkredit's bond issuance. Niels Heering, Michael Jensen, Tobias Linde, Morten Nybom Bethe and Mikkel Fritsch are also key names to note.

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Within: Insurance

Gorrissen Federspiel's expertise encompasses transactional matters, disputes and regulatory work; Bupa and Codan are notable clients. Henriette Gernaa leads the team and is an expert in contentious work; she represented Deloitte Denmark in professional negligence claims against the auditors of the now-defunct OW Bunker. Also noted are regulatory specialist Morten Nybom Bethe, disputes expert Peter Appel and Jens V. Mathiasen, who focuses on commercial and marine insurance.

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