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Gorrissen Federspiel

AXELTORV 2, 1609 COPENHAGEN V, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 41 41 41
Fax:
Fax +45 33 41 41 33
Email:
Web:
www.gorrissenfederspiel.com
Aarhus, Copenhagen

Niels Heering

Tel:
Work +45 33 41 41 10
Email:
Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Niels Heering has for more than 30 years’ specialised in advising clients on matters concerning capital markets, M&A and corporate law, including Corporate Governance issues. Having served for many years as a director on the boards of companies in real estate and the financial sector, Niels has extensive experience and expertise within these sectors. Moreover, while studying and working in the United States, Niels gained broad international experience.

Position

Specialises in M&A and corporate.

Career

Chairman of the Board 2010-2015, Managing Partner 2003-2010, partner since 1986. With Davis Polk & Wardwell 1984-85. Member of the boards of directors of various Danish listed and privatecompanies and foundations, including M. Goldschmidt Holding A/S, Imerco A/S, J. Lauritzen, NTR Holding A/S and Helgstrand Dressage A/S. Speaker at a number of IBA conferences as well as Danish conferences.

Member

IBA, IFA.

Education

University of Copenhagen, candidatus juris (1981). Stanford Financial Management Programme (2000).


Denmark

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 Schi√łtt 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‚Äô Pension Plan and ATP,¬†Klaus S√łgaard¬†acting for GreenMobility on its IPO on Nasdaq First North Copenhagen,¬†Anders √ėrjan Jensen¬†advising Danske Bank as bookrunner on¬†H+H International‚Äôs 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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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gorrissen Federspiel's sizable team has handled a number of top ticket deals in the M&A space; group co-head¬†Anders √ėrjan Jensen¬†and¬†Tomas Haagen¬†advised SEB on the¬†‚ā¨873m sale of SEB Pension in Denmark to Danske Bank,¬†Olaf C Ehrenskj√∂ld¬†and¬†Rikke Schi√łtt Petersen¬†handled Nets' ‚ā¨5.5bn takeover by Hellmann & Friedmann, and¬†Klaus S√łgaard¬†and¬†Charlotte Thorsen¬†assisted Maersk with its¬†$7.5bn sale of¬†Maersk Oil to Total. Maersk also instructed¬†Finn M√łller¬†on its¬†$1.2bn divestment of Maersk Tankers, and¬†Niels Heering¬†acted for Nykredit on a¬†‚ā¨1.7bn investment by a consortium of pension providers.¬†Niels Bang¬†and¬†Anders Peter G. Christoffersen¬†also jointly lead the group, and¬†Mikael Philip Schmidt¬†is a key contact for securities work.

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