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Børge A. Grøttjord

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Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Børge A. Grøttjord is primarily practising in the field of banking and finance. His core specialisation is financing, along with default and restructuring matters. His brief includes bilateral loans, syndicated loans and bond loans. His portfolio also encompasses financial derivatives, insolvency and financial disputes.

Career

2009-: Partner, Grette, 2008-2009: In-house counsel, DnB NOR Bank ASA, 2005-2007: Head of group secretary, DnB NOR ASA and DnB NOR Bank ASA, 2002-2005: In-house counsel, DnB NOR Bank ASA, 2000-2002: Associate, Thommessen Krefting Greve Lund, 1998-2000: Research assistant, Institute of Public Law, University of Oslo, 1998-1999:Teacher in public law and EU/EEA law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Languages

Scandinavian Languages, English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

University of Oslo (2000, Law degree), King's College London (2001, Post Graduate diploma in European Competition law), King's College, London (2008, Master of Law international finance)


Norway

Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Within: Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS is a key name in the market for public-private partnership (PPP) financing matters; it also has notable expertise in the high-yield bond market for SMEs, property bond deals and financial services regulations. In a recent highlight, group co-head Børge A. Grøttjord advised Jool Markets as manager on multiple bond deals including a two tranche high-yield bond issuance in Flag Project Holding 1 and a high-yield bond issuance in Solnes Invest. Other recent work includes assisting EQT with a senior facilities agreement and an intercreditor agreement, and acting for a group of lenders on a €650m loan for the global funding of a private equity-owned company. Intertrust, HSBC Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe are also clients. Karl Rosén also leads the group and Andreas Myrstad is another name to note.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

With 'an up-and-coming and compact capital markets team known for delivering high-quality work', Advokatfirmaet Grette AS' department is led by Andreas Myrstad, who is 'recognised for his hands-on dedication to projects and often goes the extra mile for his clients'. Myrstad's recent work includes advising DNB Markets on the listing of Borr Drilling on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Other key practitioners include oil and gas sector expert Thomas J. Fjell, DCM specialist Børge A. Grøttjord and Karl Rosén.

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Legal Developments by:
Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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