Nicolai Ørsted > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

M&A, Capital Markets


Nicolai Ørsted is a partner in Plesner’s Corporate Finance team, who focuses on M&A, capital market transactions (IPOs, take-over bids etc) as well as venture capital.

Nicolai’s clients include private equity and venture funds, investment banks, industrial businesses and listed companies, and he has been an advisor in more than 100 transactions.

Besides transactions, Nicolai also advises listed companies on disclosure requirements and corporate governance. Nicolai’s advice is underpinned by his strong legal expertise combined with his in-depth commercial and strategic knowledge.

Nicolai was the Managing Partner of Plesner from 2009 to 2014 and has previously been the Chairman of Plesner’s Board of Directors.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Capital markets

Plesner‘s practice assists a varied client base with the full spectrum of capital markets matters, including accelerated book-builds, IPOs, and securities listings. Thomas Holst Laursen and Nicolai Ørsted lead the equity capital markets side of the practice, while Søren Thyssen Valerius leads the debt capital markets side. Laursen and Ørsted customarily advise blue-chip corporates and private equity funds on cross-border IPOs, takeovers, and rights issuances, while Valerius has broad financial regulatory expertise and handles financings. Henrik Laursen has extensive expertise in advising domestic investment banks, and senior associate Janus Jepsen is exceptionally experienced in public takeovers.