Nicolai Ørsted > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

M&A, Capital Markets


Nicolai Ørsted is a partner in our 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

Advising blue-chip clients, Plesner has expertise in all areas of capital markets transactions, including public M&A, IPOs and listings, rights issuances and delistings. Thomas Holst Laursen and Nicolai Ørsted jointly lead the ECM team. The ‘fantastic’ Henrik Laursen is part of the ECM team which assisted Tryg with its €4.97bn rights issuance (the largest ever ECM transaction in Denmark). The group also handles accelerated book-builds as well as advising on ECM transactions relating to companies and securities listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and foreign regulated markets.