Firm Profile > Kromann Reumert > Copenhagen, Denmark

Kromann Reumert
5 SUNDKROGSGADE
2100 COPENHAGEN
Denmark

Banking and finance Tier 1

Kromann Reumert handles the full spectrum of banking and finance work, and is particularly prominent in acquisition, structured and project financings. Jakob Bernhoft is a key figure in the group and has expertise in acquisition financings and debt restructurings; he advised Nykredit Bank and Nordea Bank on their joint financing of Axcel’s purchase of a majority stake in Mountain Top Industries. Kim Rasmussen is also an expert in structured finance work and regulatory issues, and Jeppe Buskov assisted Procuritas with its leveraged buyout of sofa design company Sofakompagniet.

Capital markets Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's team works on big-ticket deals across the full spectrum of capital markets issues. Marianne Philip jointly leads the practice and advised Bavarian Nordic on its issuance of new shares to Johnson & Johnson Innovation, and assisted Zealand Pharma with its IPO on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. In another highlight, fellow co-head Christian Lundgren acted for New Energy Investment, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary, on its bookbuild offering of shares in Dong Energy. Other notable names include Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen, Anders Stubbe Arndal and Henrik Møgelmose.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals with recent highlights including Henrik Møgelmose advising DLF Seeds on its acquisition of Syngenta's sugar beet seed business, Christian Lundgren assisting TDC with its sale to a consortium comprised of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund, PFA Pension, PKA and ATP; and Christina Bruun Geertsen acting for Altor Fund IV on its acquisition of Tresu from Erhvervsinvest. Further work includes Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen assisting Hellman & Friedman with its all-cash public offer for shares in Nets, Christian Ibsen acting for Eniig Energi on its acquisition of Naturgas, and Jens Steen Jensen handling Danica Pension's acquisition of SEB's pension operations in Denmark. Marianne Philip is also a key practitioner and advises on M&A, restructuring and general corporate law; also noted are Jakob Hans JohansenAnders Stubbe Arndal and Jacob Høgh Madsen.

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Kromann Reumert handles disputes and arbitrations for a client roster, which includes Dong Energy, Jyske Bank and SAS Denmark. Practice leader Jens Rostock-Jensen recently represented Scandinavian Airlines in a case relating to whether the airline owed compensation for flights delayed due to thunderstorms, Claus Juel Hansen acted for Finansiel Stabilitet in a DKK250m claim against the former directors, officers and auditors of Eik Bank Danmark, and media and entertainment specialist Martin Dahl Pedersen defended the Danish media against an injunction brought by The Danish Civil Security Service relating to a book, which contained confidential information. Frank Bøggild also acted for supermarket chain Coop in a dispute filed by Kasper Würtz alleging that the use of its products in advertisements was a breach of copyright law.

Employment Tier 1

The department at Kromann Reumert is 'very competent and engaged' and provides 'to-the-point advice'. Key practitioners include practice head Helene Amsinck, who has extensive experience in handling the employment elements of transactions; Marianne Granhøj, who advised Gjensidige on its collective redundancy process; Jens Lund Mosbek, who is acting for the Municipality of Horsens in a discrimination claim brought by an employee; and Tina Brøgger Sørensen, who acted for Linco Food Systems in a disability discrimination claim filed by two employees.

Energy Tier 1

Kromann Reumert has been involved in a number of transactions and financings in the energy space; notable examples include Jens Blomgren-Hansen assisting Export Credit Agency with its part financing of the Formosa offshore wind park in Taiwan, Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen advising Athena Investments on the sale of its Danish onshore wind farms to Wind Estate, and Anders Stubbe Arndal acting for Ørsted on the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to Ineos. Christian Richard Ibsen also advised Eniig Energi on its acquisition of HMN Naturgas.

EU and competition Tier 1

Kromann Reumert advises on merger control matters, competition disputes and state aid issues; recent mandates include practice head Jens Munk Plum assisting Berlingske Media with its complaint against JP/Politiken Hus’ acquisition of the daily newspaper Børsen, and handling KPMG Denmark's merger with EY Denmark; and Erik Bertelsen defending Dong Energy against a damages claim brought by the competition authorities alleging excessive pricing. TDC and Novo are also clients. Other key figures include Morten Kofmann, Bart A. Creve and Jeppe Lefevre Olsen.

Information technology Tier 1

Kromann Reumert is praised by clients as 'the best and most experienced firm in IT' with 'the largest group of lawyers at all levels of seniority'. The team recently advised Netcompany on its vendor side contracts with a number of Danish municipalities for their infrastructure projects. The 'extremely bright and energeticSøren Skibsted leads the outsourcing team and is 'a person of character and integrity', and Jan Ussing Andersen assisted Topdanmark with its IT outsourcing to Cognizant. Other key figures include Jan Hvarre, Jette Hessellund Lauridsen and Kristian StorgaardLau Normann Jørgensen joined Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab in August 2019.

Insolvency Tier 1

Kromann Reumert has notable expertise in insolvencies, restructurings and estate administration matters. In a recent highlight, team head Søren Aamann Jensen advised the Danish Guarantee Fund on an investigation into a bankrupt Danish insurance agent, which sold insurance for a Liechtenstein-based insurance company, which also went bankrupt. Danske Bank, Nordea Bank and Nykredit are also clients. Other key figures include restructuring and insolvency specialist Christian Jul Madsen, and Teis Gullitz-Wormslev, who is an expert in distressed asset acquisitions.

Insurance Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's department is 'very knowledgeable on all aspects of the insurance industry' and provides 'the highest quality advice' across regulatory and contentious issues. M&A and regulatory expert Jens Steen Hensen provides 'excellent corporate and commercial advice' and advised Echelon Financial Holdings on its sale of Qudos Insurance; Jacob Høeg Madsen assisted PKA with its joint acquisition with Axcel of a majority share of Danmarks Skibskredit. Jens Rostock-Jensen specialises in product liability issues.

Intellectual property Tier 1

Kromann Reumert covers the full spectrum of IP law for clients including Pandora and McDonald's. Recent highlights include patent litigator and practice head Nicolai Lindgreen acting for Coloplast, which sought a preliminary injunction against MBH relating to the sale of a urinary catheter which allegedly infringed upon the client's patents; and trade mark and copyrights litigator Frank Bøggild representing Coop in a dispute regarding its use of ceramics and art in its adverts without the consent of the original artists. Other noteworthy names include Martin Dahl Pedersen, who is an expert in copyright and domain name disputes; and Nicolaj Bording, who is skilled in trade mark and patent litigation.

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's expertise encompasses transactions, financings, leasing issues, project developments and procurement work. Recent highlights include Flemming Horn Andersen advising WP Carey on its acquisition of 14 logistics centres from Standard Life and subsequent let to DanskeFragtmænd, Jacob Møller assisting Coop with its sale of a real estate portfolio to Dades, Holger Schöer acting for Kirk Kapital on the construction of its new headquarters, and Søren Andreassen handling Heimstaden Bostad's sale of its residential portfolio to HB. Steffen Bang-Olsen is highly skilled in property transactions.

Shipping and transport Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's practice is particularly strong in marine insurance, cargo recovery and casualty matters. In a recent highlight, the firm acted for Codan Insurance in a cargo recovery claim relating to cargo which was damaged during terminal handling. Litigator Jakob Rosing represented Guvnor in a claim against a storage provider, which wrongfully terminated a contract due to the contamination of oil storage tanks. Henrik Thal Jantzen is now with Hafnia Law Firm.

Tax Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's tax expertise encompasses transactional work, VAT matters, transfer pricing issues, incentive schemes, structuring mandates and tax litigation. Group co-head Arne Møllin Ottosen is an expert in corporate tax, transfer pricing work and litigation; and co-head Michael Nørremark is 'very helpful' and 'a solid, responsive adviser'. In a recent highlight, Nørremark advised Essberger Tankers on the tax structuring elements of its acquisition of Crystal Nordic.

Telecoms Tier 1

Kromann Reumert's skillset in this space includes advising on regulations, contracts, outsourcings and transactions for a client roster, which includes AT&T and Telenor. Torben Waage is a key name to note and advised Verizon on procurement and contractual issues relating to the Danish Foreign Ministry's wireless network for its global offices. Søren Skibsted specialises in outsourcings and contractual matters.

Media and entertainment Tier 2

The Danish Players Association, Danske Medier and Fremantle are key clients of Kromann Reumert. Group leader Martin Dahl Pedersen also recently represented Aller Media in matters relating to its publication SEogHØR, which was involved in a phone hacking scandal; and acted for Dorte Riis Madsen, who is the former manager of Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen, in a contractual dispute.

Environment Tier 3

Ørsted, the Danish Crown and Ikea are notable examples of the clients which instruct Kromann Reumert. Kim Trenskow leads the team and is an expert in environmental and planning law, while Jeppe Lefevre Olsen regularly handles public contracts and regulatory issues.

Kromann Reumert is the leading law firm in Denmark with offices in Copenhagen, Aarhus and London.

We employ a team of almost 550 dedicated people, who work together to provide quality services for our clients. Currently, our employees include around 300 lawyers covering a long list of practice areas.

The vast majority of Kromann Reumert’s lawyers are qualified Danish lawyers, but we also have lawyers qualified to practice in other jurisdictions.

Our foreign-qualified lawyers practice under the legal titles conferred by their home jurisdictions, as indicated by our lawyer profiles.

Our advice

Kromann Reumert’s legal advice is practical, relevant and individually tailored to meet the specific needs of each client. We believe that the best advice is achieved by working in close cooperation with our clients and developing a thorough knowledge of their business. A collaborative approach enables us to provide workable, operational and value-adding solutions for both the short and long term.

Our global outlook

Kromann Reumert is Denmark’s only member of the worldwide Lex Mundi association, an extensive international network of 160 premier and independent law firms comprising more than 20,000 lawyers from around the globe. Our membership has helped us to develop strong and effective relations with leading law firms on every continent.

For our clients, the benefits include high-quality multi-jurisdictional advice and unique access to a range of specialists in almost every part of the world. At the same time, our contacts help us stay abreast of the latest international trends, including those that may extend to Denmark.

History

Kromann Reumert is the result of a merger in 2000 between Kromann & Münter and Reumert & Partners.

Our office in London

Kromann Reumert is the only Danish law firm with an office in London. We have been present in the UK capital city for more than 25 years. Our strong representation in London combined with our many connections in UK law firms, government agencies, banks, private equity funds and NGOs give us a unique position to simplify business procedures and transactions between the UK and Denmark, regardless of the direction of the transaction.

We are based in the heart of London, right next to St Paul’s Cathedral. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to meet us and hear what we can do for you and your company.

OUR VALUES

At Kromann Reumert we take pride in providing our clients with value-adding solutions that are based on a thorough knowledge of their business. Our cooperation with clients is characterised by commitment and attentiveness, and we continually strive to remain a reliable and responsible partner in all respects.

Our values are:

Quality
We provide practical solutions with commercial and professional insight.

Commercial Understanding
We take the time to understand the business and needs of each client.

Spirited teamwork
We stand together as a team, dedicated and attentive in our work with each other and with our clients.

Credibility
We take responsibility for our actions, for our development and for one another.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Jakob Bernhoft jbe@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 07
Capital Markets Marianne Philip mp@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 44
Capital markets Christian Lundgren cl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 30
Competition Jens Munk Plum jmp@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 11
Corporate compliance and internal investigations Bart A. Creve bcr@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 47
Corporate compliance and internal investigations Christian Lundgren cl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 30
Corporate criminal Christian Lundgren cl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 30
Corporate and foundation/trust Jens Steen Jensen jsj@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 46
Data protection and whistleblowing Tina Brøgger Sørensen tib@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 08
Employment and labour Marianne Granhøj mrg@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 46 80
Energy Anders Stubbe Arndal asa@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 05
Environment Kim Trenskow kt@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 99
Environment Jens Lund Mosbek jlu@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 46 81
European Union and the single market Morten Kofmann mko@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 35
Financial regulation and asset management Jeppe Buskov jbu@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 15
Financial regulation and asset management Susanne Schjølin Larsen ssl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 69
Fintech Jacob Høeg Madsen jhm@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 58
Greenlandic law Christina Bruun Geertsen cbg@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 26
Insolvency and restructuring Søren Aamann Jensen saj@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 80
Insurance and tort Jakob Rosing jro@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 75
Intellectual property Nicolai Lindgreen nl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 70
International trade Jakob Hans Johansen jaj@kromannreumert.com +45 61 61 30 32
Litigation and arbitration Frank Bøggild fb@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 95
Maritime and transportation Jakob Rosing jro@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 75
Mergers and acquisitions Christina Bruun Geertsen cbg@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 26
Mergers and acquisitions Tyge Rasmussen trm@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 05
Outbound services Jakob Hans Johansen jaj@kromannreumert.com +45 61 61 30 32
Outbound services Christian Lundgren cl@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 30
Outsourcing Søren Skibsted ssk@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 83
Private client Arne Møllin Ottosen ao@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 66
Procurement Jeppe Lefevre Olsen jol@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 08
Real estate and construction Flemming Horn Andersen fha@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 66
Sports, media and entertainment Martin Dahl Pedersen mdp@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 88
State aid Bart A. Creve bcr@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 47
Tax Arne Møllin Ottosen ao@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 44 66
Technology Søren Skibsted ssk@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 43 83
Telecommunications Torben Waage tw@kromannreumert.com +45 38 77 45 60
UK market Jakob Hans Johansen jaj@kromannreumert.com +45 61 61 30 32
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Bart A. Creve  photo Mr Bart A. Creve
Mr Søren Aamann Jensen  photo Mr Søren Aamann Jensen
 Jan Ussing Andersen  photo Jan Ussing Andersen
 Søren Andreasen  photo Søren Andreasen
Mr Frank Bøggild  photo Mr Frank Bøggild
 Steffen Bang-Olsen  photo Steffen Bang-Olsen
Mr Jakob Bernhoft  photo Mr Jakob Bernhoft
Mr Erik Bertelsen  photo Mr Erik Bertelsen
Mr Jens Hyldahl Bjerregaard  photo Mr Jens Hyldahl Bjerregaard
Mr Jens Blomgren-Hansen  photo Mr Jens Blomgren-Hansen
 Nicolaj Bording  photo Nicolaj Bording
Ms Christina Bruun Geertsen  photo Ms Christina Bruun Geertsen
 Jeppe Buskov  photo Jeppe Buskov
 Ieben Christensen  photo Ieben Christensen
Mr Martin Dahl Pedersen  photo Mr Martin Dahl Pedersen
 Hans Jakob Folker  photo Hans Jakob Folker
Ms Marianne Granhøj  photo Ms Marianne Granhøj
 Teis Gullitz-Wormslev  photo Teis Gullitz-Wormslev
 Andreas Hallas  photo Andreas Hallas
Ms Jette Hessellund Lauridsen  photo Ms Jette Hessellund Lauridsen
Mrs Maria Holst Levin  photo Mrs Maria Holst Levin
Mr Flemming Horn Andersen  photo Mr Flemming Horn Andersen
Mr Jan Hvarre  photo Mr Jan Hvarre
 Christian Richard Paarsgaard Ibsen  photo Christian Richard Paarsgaard Ibsen
 Jens Steen Jensen  photo Jens Steen Jensen
 Max Jacob Stubkjær Jensen  photo Max Jacob Stubkjær Jensen
 Jakob Hans Johansen  photo Jakob Hans Johansen
Mr Claus Juel Hansen  photo Mr Claus Juel Hansen
 Thomas Kaas  photo Thomas Kaas
 Bent Kemplar  photo Bent Kemplar
 Peter Ketelsen  photo Peter Ketelsen
 Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen  photo Jørgen Kjergaard Madsen
 Morten Kofmann  photo Morten Kofmann
 Kamilla Krebs  photo Kamilla Krebs
 Susanne Schjølin Larsen  photo Susanne Schjølin Larsen
 Anders Lavesen  photo Anders Lavesen
Mr Jeppe Lefevre Olsen  photo Mr Jeppe Lefevre Olsen
Mr Nicolai Lindgreen  photo Mr Nicolai Lindgreen
Mr Christian Lundgren  photo Mr Christian Lundgren
Mr Henrik Møgelmose  photo Mr Henrik Møgelmose
Mr Jacob Møller  photo Mr Jacob Møller
Mr Arne Møllin Ottosen  photo Mr Arne Møllin Ottosen
Mr Oliver Machholdt  photo Mr Oliver Machholdt
Mr Christian Jul Madsen  photo Mr Christian Jul Madsen
 Jacob Høeg Madsen  photo Jacob Høeg Madsen
 Jens Lund Mosbek  photo Jens Lund Mosbek
Mr Jens Munk Plum  photo Mr Jens Munk Plum
Mr Michael Nørremark  photo Mr Michael Nørremark
Ms Marianne Philip  photo Ms Marianne Philip
 Tyge Rasmussen  photo Tyge Rasmussen
Mr Kim Rasmussen  photo Mr Kim Rasmussen
Mr Jesper Aabenhus Rasmussen  photo Mr Jesper Aabenhus Rasmussen
Mr Jakob Rosing  photo Mr Jakob Rosing
Mr Jens Rostock-Jensen  photo Mr Jens Rostock-Jensen
 Mads Reinholdt Sørensen  photo Mads Reinholdt Sørensen
 Tina Brøgger Sørensen  photo Tina Brøgger Sørensen
Mr Søren Skibsted  photo Mr Søren Skibsted
 Kolja Staunstrup  photo Kolja Staunstrup
 Kristian Storgaard  photo Kristian Storgaard
Mr Anders Stubbe Arndal  photo Mr Anders Stubbe Arndal
Mr Kumaran Thavarajah  photo Mr Kumaran Thavarajah
Mr Kim Trenskow  photo Mr Kim Trenskow
Mr Torben Waage  photo Mr Torben Waage
Number of lawyers : 300
at this office : 250
:
Dutch
English
French
German
Italian
Latvian
Mandarin
Polish
Russian
Spanish
the Scandinavian languages
Arabic
Bosnian
Faroese
Farsi (Persian)
Lex Mundi
IBA (International Bar Association)
AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers
Other offices : Aarhus
Other offices : London