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

Plesner is a key name for public M&A transactions, equity capital markets work, IPOs and rights issuances for companies and securities listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and international stock exchange markets. The group also assists with takeover procedures, accelerated bookbuilds (ABBs) and private investment in public equity (PIPE) deals. Thomas Holst Laursen and Nicolai Ørsted jointly lead the ECM practice, while Thomas Maaberg Hansen heads up the DCM group. Henrik Laursen is also a noteworthy practitioner and has expertise in debt to equity restructurings for listed corporations. Clients include telecoms corporations, pension funds and capital markets companies.