Hans Hedegaard > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department



Hans Hedegaard is head of our Corporate Finance team, specialising in M&A and business formation.

Hans is a legal advisor to private equity funds and businesses and has been involved in more than 100 transactions since 1998. He has advised a wide range of clients on M&A transactions, including ALD Automotive, AP Pension, CVC Capital Partners, Carlsberg Foundation, EQT, Ford Motor Co, HG Capital, Montagu, Nordic Capital, Siemens, Theolia, Unifeeder and Valedo.

In connection with corporate bankruptcies and restructurings, Hans works closely with our Insolvency Law and Restructuring team. Hans has extensive experience in buying and selling activities from insolvent businesses and was, for instance, involved in the sale of the viable activities from the estate in bankruptcy of OW Bunker.

In addition, Hans advises Danish and international clients on general business law, focusing particularly on corporate law and contract law.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Plesner‘s commercial, corporate and M&A teams provide specialist advice to international and Danish corporates, including major private equity houses. Hans Hedegaard and Lars Bunch co-head the corporate and M&A practice, which includes Henrik Rossing Lønberg and takes on complex bet-the-company matters. On the commercial side, the team is led by Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen, who has extensive experience in commercial contracts, including drafting and negotiating franchise agreements. Christian Kjølbye and Thomas Holst Laursen are experts in privatisations and public takeovers, while Tina Kang handles sell-side mandates. Simon Krogh is head of the private investment funds team.