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Mazanti-Andersen
AMALIEGADE 10
1256 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark

Capital markets Tier 2

Mazanti-Andersen specialises in cross-border capital markets transactions, particularly direct and indirect IPOs of Danish companies domestically and on prominent international stock exchanges. Jointly led by Lars Lüthjohan Jensen, Thomas Weisbjerg and Frederik B. Hasling, the capital markets group is particularly active in the IT and life sciences sectors. Other key areas of strength include convertible notes transactions, variable equity financings, private placements, rights issuances and delisting procedures.

Practice head(s):

Lars Lüthjohan Jensen; Thomas Weisbjerg; Frederik B. Hasling

Key clients

Ascendis Pharma A/S

Forward Pharma A/S

Oncology Venture A/S

Strategic Investments A/S

Freetrailer A/S

Virogates A/S

Mitsui & Co. Ltd.

Vald. Birn Holding A/S

Y-mabs Inc and A/S

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

With particular expertise in fund formations and transactions in the venture capital space, the practice at Mazanti-Andersen recently launched Mazanti Pulse, an online resource which automatically generates customised legal documents. Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Jakob Mosegaard Larsen leads the team alongside Frederik B. Hasling and Thomas Weisbjerg, all of whom handle traditional structured M&A deals as well as share sale and purchase agreements, particularly in the IT and life sciences sectors.

Practice head(s):

Frederik B. Hasling; Jakob Mosegaard Larsen; Thomas Weisbjerg

Key clients

Vækstfonden

Leo Pharma A/S

Ascendis Pharma A/S

Heartcore Capital A/S

Sunstone Life Science Ventures A/S

Nordic Alpha Partners ApS

ByFounders VC Management ApS

Bumble Ventures Management ApS

Forward Pharma A/S

Færch Foundation

Maersk Broker K/S

NorDan Gruppen AS

CalWin A/S

Damgaard Company A/S

Inkef Capital

Steel Series

Mitsui & Co. Ltd.

Scan Global Logistics A/S

ImpACTnow K/S

Insolvency Tier 2

Instructed on some of Denmark’s first Covid-19-related bankruptcies, Mazanti-Andersen is experienced in the full spectrum of insolvencies and liquidations, leveraging Bankruptcy Estate Lawyer’s Legal Assistant (BELLA), a system that digitises bankruptcy estate work and provides automated status updates to creditors. Practice head Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup and Henrik B. Sanders regularly act on behalf of the Maritime and Commercial Court of Copenhagen as permanent trustees and official receivers, while Lars Rasmussen has a track record in bankruptcy cases, reconstructions and non-contentious creditor issues.

Practice head(s):

Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup

Other key lawyers:

Lars Rasmussen; Henrik B. Sanders

Key clients

Nykredit A/S

Danske Bank A/S

The Maritime and Commercial Court of Copenhagen

Arnold Busck

Quint ApS

Nomess Copenhagen ApS

Ejendomsselskabet Sandgården ApS

PASPX ApS

The Roll Group

Media and entertainment Tier 2

Following her recruitment from Horten in late 2020, Nina Henningsen heads up Mazanti-Andersen’s media and entertainment practice, which specialises in internet-based distribution, social media-related matters and licensing issues. The department also advises clients on the drafting and negotiation of media and entertainment contracts involving publishers, TV and music production, as well as licensing agreements concerning sports rights and the broadcasting of sports events. Henningsen frequently assists large domestic and international media companies, as well as gambling providers.

Practice head(s):

Nina Henningsen

Testimonials

‘Leading specialised knowledge combined with humanity and empathy. It truly makes them a preferred partner and leading player.’

‘Headed by Nina Henningsen, the team provides trustworthy and clear advice. Very well connected in the business and with relating to regulators.’

‘Nina Henningsen is very experienced and has deep knowledge.’

Key clients

Netflix

Mood Media International

Tivoli

PlayTech

Turner Broadcasting LTD

The regional TV2 Stations

Copenhagen Bombay

Bet365

Netent

Scandinavian film fund

Odense Handball Club

Sweet Chili

BML Group (Betsafe/Betsson/NordicBet)

Regional TV2 stations

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Philip S. Thorsen and Anne Almose Røpke jointly head up Mazanti-Andersen’s practice, which has a strong reputation locally for handling disputes in the financial services sector, including bankruptcy, financial regulation, professional liability and breach of commercial contract cases. The group is particularly active in claims involving management-level individuals and board members.

Practice head(s):

Anne Almose Røpke; Philip S. Thorsen

Other key lawyers:

Morten Samuelsson

Key clients

AIG Europe Ltd.

Codan

Tryg

HDI Gerling

Allianz

Willis

Navigators Int.

EU and competition Tier 3

As part of the firm's corporate and commercial group and working closely with its litigation department, Mazanti-Andersen's EU and competition capabilities extend from public procurement cases involving infrastructure projects to competition infringement cases, abuse of dominance issues and merger notifications and filings. Philip S. Thorsen heads up the team, which recruited Mia Anne Gantzhorn from Gorrissen Federspiel in early 2020, adding anti-competitive agreement expertise.

Practice head(s):

Philip S. Thorsen

Other key lawyers:

Mia Anne Gantzhorn

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Under the leadership of Claus Høxbro, Mazanti-Andersen provides advice to clients on a range of development projects, construction issues and real estate transactions. From a construction viewpoint, the group regularly advises clients on the negotiation and preparation of contracts, tenders and EU public procurement, partnership and consortium agreements, and the organisation of building projects. It also has additional expertise in financing, environmental, planning and rent legislation work.

Practice head(s):

Claus Høxbro

Other key lawyers:

Lars Hammer Wentoft; Christian Bonnesen

Key clients

Udviklingsselskabet CØ P/S

The Silo ApS

Frederiksberg Allé 41 ApS

Cph Containers ApS

Fonden HolbækSportsby

Nordkranen A/S Ejendomsudviklingsselskab

Unionkul Udvikling ApS

Rønne Havn A/S

HC Odense Ejendomme A/S

Odense Ejendomsselskab A/S

Employment Tier 5

Mazanti-Andersen primarily advises mid-size companies but also has experience representing CEOs and managers. The team's expertise ranges from drafting policies for company handbooks to handling disputes to advising on updates to the Danish Holiday Act. Susanne Ingemann and Mette Gahrn-Jensen jointly lead the department, which has seen an uptick in work associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, including assisting with salary compensation packages, zero-hour contracts and dismissals.

Practice head(s):

Susanne Ingemann; Mette Gahrn-Jensen

Key clients

NORDUnet A/S

Syneron-Candela/ Ellipse A/S

Copenhagen Contemporary Fondren

Infare Solutions A/S

Maui Jim Nordic

Byggefakta A/S

Kaleido Technologies ApS

Simmons-Simmons, Luxembourg

Intellectual property Tier 5

Under the leadership of Nina Henningsen, who arrived from Horten in late 2019, Mazanti-Andersen regularly advises clients on trade mark, copyright and commercial rights issues, with notable strength in the gambling and media sectors. The group has additional experience in trade mark litigation and IP-related issues which arise in broadcasting, SVOD distribution and film and TV production matters.

Practice head(s):

Nina Henningsen

Other key lawyers:

Mia Anne Gantzhorn

Key clients

Netflix

Mood Media International

Tivoli

PlayTech

Turner Broadcasting LTD

The regional TV2 Stations

Copenhagen Bombay

Bet365

Netent

Scandinavian film fund

Odense Handball Club

Sweet Chili Entertainment

Sandrew Metronome

Copenhagen Bombay

The firm:  Mazanti-Andersen is a leading Danish law firm with strong international relations known for its high quality, market-oriented legal advice. Mazanti-Andersen is the trusted advisor to many both Danish and international clients and the firm’s work is founded on an in-depth understanding of every client’s business, context and industry in order to provide tailored and constructive advice. The firm, which was established in 1853, has offices in Copenhagen and Odense and applies a ‘One client – One contact person – One team‘ approach.

Practice areas
Corporate and commercial: With a focus on long-term relationships, the firm advises both Danish and international businesses, financial institutions, funds and listed and family-owned companies within all areas of corporate and commercial law.

M&A: Mazanti-Andersen’s M&A department is an experienced and dedicated team of attorneys with a well-documented track record and a strong international network. The firm has a broad M&A practice covering all aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including major equity transactions. Furthermore, the firm has a very strong presence within private equity and venture capital and is the leading law firm in Denmark for fund formation, frequently assisting the management teams of a substantial number of venture funds in connection with their fund establishments.

Capital markets: Mazanti-Andersen is widely recognised for its experience in leading cross-border capital markets transactions. The firm provides advice within all areas related to capital market transactions, including IPOs rights issues, private placements, rule 144(A) offerings, take-overs and delistings, including securities market regulations such as disclosure requirements and corporate governance.

Employment law: Mazanti-Andersen has a highly specialised and business-oriented employment law department providing advice on all aspects of employment and labour law. The firm advises on negotiations and drafting of employment contracts, legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions, warrant programs, share option plans and negotiations relating to collective agreements.

EU and competition: Mazanti-Andersen advises on all aspects of competition law issues and undertakes litigation involving EU law and competition law matters, including legal assistance in connection with dawn raids. Within aspects of EU public procurement and questions of state subsidies, the firm provides advice to Danish and foreign companies and a number of Danish municipalities.

Insolvency and restructuring: The firm is leading within insolvency and restructuring in Denmark. The team handles insolvency matters for most of the major Danish financial institutions and provide legal advice to creditors/clients within all aspects of insolvency law and restructuring, as well as comprehensive assistance for owners and managements. Two partners in the firm are appointed as permanent trustees by the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen, meaning that they are public representatives in bankruptcy estates and in cases involving forced liquidation of companies. Due to these appointments, the firm handles at least 4-500 insolvency cases every year.

Intellectual property: The firm provides advice on all aspects of intellectual property rights. The firm has extensive experience in advising on trademarks, design protection and copyright both in Denmark and internationally.

Dispute resolution: The firm has for generations been a leading firm in Denmark in all areas of dispute resolution and is known for undertaking some of the most prominent, comprehensive and complex litigation cases. The firm has extensive experience in representing national and international clients in complex cases associated with general commercial and corporate law, public sector law, environmental law, financial crimes and compensation cases, including in particular cases involving management liability and professional liability. The firm’s partners are often appointed as arbitrators in Danish and foreign arbitration cases conducted in Danish, English and the Scandinavian languages.

Media and entertainment: Mazanti-Andersen has extensive experience in advising within all areas of media and entertainment law, and the firm advises the vast majority of international media companies active in the Danish market. The firm have advised on many fundamental first-mover cases regarding content utilisation on the many new online-based platforms to which rapid technological development has provided access. The firm have extensive experience in negotiating with collecting societies, distributors and relevant authorities, and they advise on the preparation and negotiation of complex production and distribution agreements as well as litigation, including cases for the Copyright License Tribunal.

Gaming and gambling: The firm has Denmark’s largest and most experienced gaming and gambling law team representing both domestic and international companies in this field on matters related to e.g. compliance with Danish regulation and license conditions, player terms, bonus systems, marketing campaigns, sponsorship agreements, payment services, AML and Responsible Gaming Rules, gaming fees, platform agreements and white-label agreements, and general issues related to gaming law.

Real estate and construction: The firms real estate expertise encompasses all aspects within the area, including cross-border transactions, financing, property development, rent legislation and construction law. The firm has a deep commercial understanding of the real estate market and advise in connection with the development of new projects and in relation to existing properties in all types of real estate, including hotels, industrial properties and residential properties. The firm has extensive experience within construction law and provides advice on infrastructure and building projects, including tenders and EU public procurement, drafting of construction contracts, partnership and consortium agreements, the organisation of building projects, contract termination and handover.

Shipping: The firm advises within aspects of shipping, including services to the shipping sector such as shipyards, insurance companies and banks.

Tax: The firm provides legal advice on all aspects of Danish and international tax law.

Read more about Mazanti-Andersen’s practice areas here.

Department Name Email Telephone
Insolvency & restructuring Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup pk@mazanti.dk +45 4010 3231
Insolvency and restructuring Henrik B. Sanders hbs@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3717
Capital markets Lars Lüthjohan Jensen llj@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3749
Construction Lars Høj Andersson lha@mazanti.dk +45 6314 1401
Venture Capital (M&A) Frederik B. Hasling fbh@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3751
M&A Thomas Weisbjerg twe@mazanti.dk +45 2712 7060
M&A Jakob Mosegaard Larsen jml@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3720
Employment and labour Susanne Ingemann sin@mazanti.dk +45 5179 4737
Environment Lars Hammer Wentoft lhw@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3767
Life science and biotech Jakob Mosegaard Larsen jml@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3720
Media & Entertainment Nina Henningsen nhe@mazanti.dk +45 6038 3775
Intellectual Property Nina Henningsen nhe@mazanti.dk +45 6038 3775
EU & Competition Philip S. Thorsen pst@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3718
Litigation and arbitration Philip S. Thorsen pst@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3718
Litigation and arbitration Morten Samuelsson mos@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3702
Real Estate Claus Høxbro clh@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3789
Shipping Jan Al-Erhayem jae@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3754
Tax Jacob Monberg jmo@mazanti.dk +45 3319 3728
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Mr Jan Al-Erhayem  photo Mr Jan Al-Erhayem Jan Al-Erhayem has legal and commercial experience at an international level from…
 Jørn Bonnesen  photo Jørn Bonnesen Located in Odense.
Mr Philip A Borreschmidt  photo Mr Philip A Borreschmidt Philip A. Borreschmidt has undertaken the handling of several bankruptcies and company…
Mr Anders Cold  photo Mr Anders Cold Anders Cold significant industrial enterprises, companies within the food industry, technology companies,…
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 Gyrithe Falck  photo Gyrithe Falck
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Mr Thomas Dahl Fredslund  photo Mr Thomas Dahl Fredslund Thomas Dahl Fredslund advises in commercial law, including in particular regarding bankruptcy,…
Ms Mette Gahrn-Jensen  photo Ms Mette Gahrn-Jensen Mette Gahrn-Jensen advises primarily in respect of employment- and labour law together…
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 Julie Høi-Nielsen  photo Julie Høi-Nielsen Julie Høi-Nielsen advises Danish and international clients on corporate and commercial law,…
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 Claus Høxbro  photo Claus Høxbro Claus Høxbro advises on commercial aspects and has extensive knowledge of all…
 Jesper Hansen  photo Jesper Hansen Located in Odense.
Mr Ole Bernt Hasling  photo Mr Ole Bernt Hasling Ole Bernt Hasling specializes in advising construction companies in the quotation phase…
Mr Frederik B Hasling  photo Mr Frederik B Hasling Frederik B. Hasling advises on commercial law including industrial enterprises and companies…
 Jakob Søren Hedegaard  photo Jakob Søren Hedegaard Jakob Søren Hedegaard primarily advises within corporate and company law, including M&A,…
 Nina Henningsen  photo Nina Henningsen Nina Henningsen is specialised in intellectual property law, media and entertainment and…
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Mr Nicolai Jung  photo Mr Nicolai Jung Nicolai Jung is specialized in national and cross border mergers & acquisitions,…
 Adam Kara  photo Adam Kara Attorney-at-law
Mr Eric Korre Horten  photo Mr Eric Korre Horten Eric Korre Horten specializes in business and company law. He advises Danish…
Mr Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup  photo Mr Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup Peter Wedel Ranch Krarup advises in respect of commercial law including litigation…
 Klavs Krieger von Lowzow  photo Klavs Krieger von Lowzow Klavs von Lowzow advises Danish and international clients within corporate and commercial…
 Simon Kristian Frøsig  photo Simon Kristian Frøsig Simon Kristian Frøsig advises companies and works with trials within insurance and…
 Lars Lüthjohan Jensen  photo Lars Lüthjohan Jensen Lars Lüthjohan Jensen advises within M&A, capital markets and securities law and…
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 Louise Gjessing Lund Jensen  photo Louise Gjessing Lund Jensen Located in Odense.
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 Jacob Monberg  photo Jacob Monberg Jacob Monberg advises Danish and international clients within corporate and commercial law.…
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 Susan Popelsky  photo Susan Popelsky Susan Popelsky advises Danish and international clients within corporate and commercial law.
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Mr Philip S Thorsen  photo Mr Philip S Thorsen Philip S. Thorsen advises mainly regarding company law, M&A, contracts, procurement law,…
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 Thomas Weisbjerg  photo Thomas Weisbjerg Thomas Weisbjerg has extensive experience in advising Danish and international clients on…
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