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Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The 'business and solution-oriented' team at Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is noted for its work on big ticket M&A transactions. Recent examples include Kåre Stolt advising a PFA-led consortium on its €1.5bn acquisition of a minority stake in Nykredit, Thomas Weincke assisting Tryg with its €1.1bn acquisition of Alka Forsikring, and Henrik Juul Hansen acting for Lone Star Capital on its €1bn acquisition of Stark. Jacob Vinther and Mads Ilum are also key practitioners; Vinther advised the founding family behind Gubi on the divestment of the company to Axcel and the Augustinus Foundation, and Ilum acted for Polygon on its acquisition of Dansk Bygningskontrol. The practice also gained Tue Ravnholt Frandsen and Torben Nørskov from Plesner in late 2019.

Information technology Tier 1

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab's 'efficient' practice 'has some great negotiators' and 'good market insight and understanding', which benefits from the 'excellent business understanding' of practice head René Thornfeldt, who has 'a thorough knowledge of the IT market in Scandinavia'. Thornfeldt recently assisted Velux with the renegotiation of its existing outsourcing agreements, data protection group head Jens Harkov Hansen advised Coloplast on its GDPR compliance, Dan Ermose acted for KPMG on its development of automated technology for its consultancy services, and Lærke Louise Jeppsen handled Area9's IT contracts.

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab fields 'a very skilled real estate team', which is particularly experienced in transactional matters. Group co-head Henrik Groos has 'a very good commercial understanding' and recently advised ATP on its purchase of shares in a joint venture with Danica involving the construction of Danske Bank's new headquarters, while fellow practice head Jon Dyhre Hansen assisted PFA Pension with its acquisition of a stake in Gartnerbyen, a major residential project in Odense. Mads Berg is also a key name for real estate transactions. Anders Friis, Jacob Schou Midtgaard, Luise Christensen and Rikke Maria Falck Jensen joined from Plesner in early 2020.

Banking and finance Tier 2

Clients praise Accura Advokatpartnerselskab for its 'personal', 'professional' and 'solution-focused' approach. Kim Toftgaard jointly heads up the team with Mads Kjellerup Dambæk; Toftgaard is singled out as 'extremely skilled' and 'very commercially oriented' with particular strength property financing matters, and Dambæk is an expert in financing transactions and regulatory advice.

Capital markets Tier 2

With notable strength across ECM and DCM transactions, Accura Advokatpartnerselskab acts for issuer and underwriter clients on substantial matters. Noteworthy examples include Thomas Weincke advising H+H International on its €70m rights issuance, Kim Toftgaard assisting Welltec with its €280m note issuance, and Kåre Stolt acting for PFA Pension on its €1.5bn acquisition of a minority stake in Nykredit from Forenet Kredit, Industriens Fond and Foreningen Østifterne. Lars Hagbard Grønkjær was recently promoted to the partnership; he worked with Mads Kjellerup Dambæk to assist Netcompany with its IPO on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

EU and competition Tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab 'provides excellent support' and 'delivers solid legal advice' across merger filings and public procurement matters. Jesper Fabricius leads the practice and is an expert in merger control work; he recently advised Coor Service Management on the competition aspects of its acquisition of Elite Miljø. Christina Heiberg-Grevy also attracts praise for being 'highly responsive, quick to pick up what is needed, and able to deliver on or before time'; she acted for the 20 road rescue stations which formerly formed SOS Dansk Autohjælp on a non-compete clause imposed upon the stations prior to ending their affiliation with SOS. Laurits Schmidt Christensen is also a key name to note; he recently assisted Tryg Insurance with its purchase of Alka Insurance.

Insolvency Tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is skilled in insolvency-related transactions and litigation, and has a client roster which includes Danske Bank, Nordea Bank Danmark and Sydbank. Andreas Kærsgaard Mylin heads up the practice; his recent work includes representing several Danish banks in Hans Probst Properties' bankruptcy proceedings, and acting for Jyske Bank in bankruptcy proceedings relating to the collapse of its debtor, AB Kærskifte.

Intellectual property Tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is particularly strong in contentious matters with a notable track record in patent and trade mark disputes. Life sciences litigator Morten Bruus leads the team and assisted Sanofi with obataining an injunction against a Novo Nordisk press release which contained misleading information about Sanofi's diabetes pharmaceuticals. Christina Type Jardorf focuses on copyright and trade mark issues and acted for Nike in an infringement claim against Hummel relating to arrow-shaped marks on sports shoes.

Tax Tier 2

The practice at Accura Advokatpartnerselskab has 'notable knowledge of Danish tax legislation' and 'is able to convert this knowledge into useful advice'. Clients also praise group head Arne Riis, who is 'intelligent', 'systematic' and 'responsive'; he recently advised M7 Real Estate on the tax elements of its €70m investment in 10 industrial and logistics properties. Senior associate Poul Erik Lytken is also singled out as 'a rising star', who is 'extremely reliable' and 'able to advise on even the most complex tax structures'.

Telecoms Tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab advises on contractual and regulatory issues; in a recent highlight, practice head René Thornfeldt assisted Plenti with the new EU roaming regulations and also advised it on the termination of its network supplier agreement with Hi3G Denmark. Ericsson and GlobalConnect are also clients. Senior attorney-at-law Claus Rolsted is also a key figure.

Employment Tier 3

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab's team includes the 'exceptional' Anja Staugaard Jensen, who 'is always very quick to react to requests' and 'comes back with sound and well-founded advice'. She recently assisted Hapaq-LIoyd with the dismissal of multiple employees. Nicolai Hesgaard was a new arrival in March 2019 from Elmann and cross-border specialist Morten Langer joined from Norrbom Vinding; Langer now leads the practice.

Energy Tier 3

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is highly active in energy-related transactions; Jacob Vinther recently advised Energi Fyn on its takeover of NGF Nature Energy and the transfer of its natural gas end users, and Laurits Schmidt Christensen assisted DCC with its acquisition of the majority of Shell’s fuel business assets in Denmark. Chevron and Hess are also clients. Kåre Stolt heads up the team and is highly experienced in M&A work.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Kim Toftgaard
Banking and finance Mads Kjellerup Dambæk
Capital markets Thomas Weincke
Capital markets Kim Toftgaard
Capital markets Mads Ilum
Corporate and commercial Karsten Kielland
Corporate and commercial Poul Jagd Mogensen
EU and competition Jesper Fabricius
EU and competition Laurits Schmidt Christensen
Data protection Jens Harkov Hansen
Data protection René Thornfeldt
Employment Anja Staugaard Jensen
Energy Kâre Stolt
Infrastructure Jesper Fabricius
Insolvency and restructuring Andreas Kærsgaard Mylin
Intellectual property Morten Bruus
IT and outsourcing René Thornfeldt
Life science Morten Bruus
Mergers and acquisitions Henrik Juul Hansen
Mergers and acquisitions Jacob Vinther
Mergers and acquisitions Kâre Stolt
Mergers and acquisitions Thomas Weincke
Mergers and acquisitions Mads Ilum
Private equity Henrik Juul Hansen
Private equity Jacob Vinther
Private equity Thomas Weincke
Private equity Mads Ilum
Real estate and construction Henrik Groos
Real estate and construction Jon Dyhre Hansen
Tax Arne Riis
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Morten Bruus  photo Mr Morten Bruus
Mr Jon Dyhre Hansen  photo Mr Jon Dyhre Hansen
Mr Jesper Fabricius photo Mr Jesper Fabricius
Mr Anders Friis photo Mr Anders Friis Partner
Mr Henrik Groos  photo Mr Henrik Groos
Mr Jens Harkov Hansen  photo Mr Jens Harkov Hansen
Mrs Christina Heiberg-Grevy  photo Mrs Christina Heiberg-Grevy
Mr Nicolai Hesgaard  photo Mr Nicolai Hesgaard
Mr Mads Ilum  photo Mr Mads Ilum
Mr Poul Jagd Mogensen  photo Mr Poul Jagd Mogensen
Mrs Christina Type Jardorf  photo Mrs Christina Type Jardorf
Mrs Lærke Louise Jeppsen  photo Mrs Lærke Louise Jeppsen
Mr Henrik Juul Hansen  photo Mr Henrik Juul Hansen
Mr Andreas Kærsgaard Mylin  photo Mr Andreas Kærsgaard Mylin
Mr Mads Kjellerup Dambæk  photo Mr Mads Kjellerup Dambæk
Mr Morten Langer photo Mr Morten Langer Partner
 Mr. Morten Langer  photo Mr. Morten Langer
Mr Poul Erik Lytken  photo Mr Poul Erik Lytken
Mr Jacob Møller Dirksen  photo Mr Jacob Møller Dirksen
Mr Torben Nørskov  photo Mr Torben Nørskov
Ms Tue Ravnholt Frandsen photo Ms Tue Ravnholt Frandsen Partner
Mr Arne Riis  photo Mr Arne Riis
Mr Claus Rolsted  photo Mr Claus Rolsted
Mr Laurits Schmidt Christensen  photo Mr Laurits Schmidt Christensen
Mr Jakob  Schou Midtgaard photo Mr Jakob Schou Midtgaard Partner
Mrs Anja Staugaard Jensen  photo Mrs Anja Staugaard Jensen
Mr Kåre Stolt  photo Mr Kåre Stolt
Mr René Thornfeldt  photo Mr René Thornfeldt
Mr Kim Toftgaard  photo Mr Kim Toftgaard
Mr Jacob Vinther  photo Mr Jacob Vinther
Mr Thomas Weincke  photo Mr Thomas Weincke
Number of lawyers : 110
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