Firm Profile > Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma > Oslo, Norway

Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma
PO BOX 1789
0159 Oslo

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Boutique M&A firm Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma fields an ‘always reliable team’, which is ‘business-oriented with a strong commercial approach’. Name partner Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen’s broad practice encompasses assisting investors, financial advisers, corporates and private equity funds with M&A and other corporate work. The group also regularly handles large cross-border M&A for a client roster including StormGeo, Cxense and SAR Gruppen. Lars André GjerdrumGard A. SkogstrømHege Dahl and Nils Olav Årseth departed to AGP Advokater in 2020.


Vastly knowledgeable and client dedication is second to none.

This team is always reliable and our first choice for M&A in Norway.

High competence and determination, with high client focus. Since the firm is mid-size, you feel more important and prioritised as a client.

Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma are extremely good within M&A and capital markets. Its lawyers are very quick and pragmatic.

The uniqueness with Aabø-Evensen and his team comes to surface immediately as the opportunity for Commercial, Corporate or M&A activities arise. They will look into your position, features and weaknesses, and strengthen your position, but most importantly prepare your team for what is ahead. Their level of experience and know-how into these topics has protected my companies from severe problems.

Managing Partner Ole-Kristian Aabø-Evensen maintains an unrelenting pace and excels at customer engagement management. Pragmatic, down-to-earth, fact-based and timely advice are key differentiators. Exceptional customer commitment and availability. Deep expertise across all aspects of the M&A process.

Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen is always dedicated to the client, always makes himself available and is exceptionally diligent.

Key clients

Malorama AS

StormGeo AS

Link Mobility Group AS


Perimeter Solutions

Icare Holding AS

Holta Invest AS

Cxense ASA

Crayin Group Holding ASA

Glamox AS

Kjedehuset AS

Navamedic ASA

Hiddn Solutions ASA

Arnarlax AS

Jotta AS

Svalinn AS

Norstat AS

Clemens Kraftverk AS

FunderMax GmbH

Kraft Allianse AS

Perimeter Solutions

Helgesen Tekniske Bygg AS


Sevencs AS

Makeup Mekka AS

SAR Gruppen AS

Bertel O. Steen Holding AS

The firm: Aabø-Evensen was established in 2002. Despite its young age the firm has a proven track record of delivering the highest quality of legal services to major enterprises and institutions. The firm’s work, particularly its M&A focus, has received recognition by major players in the M&A field.

The firm is a leading M&A and capital markets niche law firm in the Nordic region, operating out of Oslo, Norway. Aabø-Evensen is not, nor does it strive to be, the largest law firm measured by the number of offices or lawyers. Instead, it endeavours to find the best solutions for its clients’ legal and commercial challenges, and securing their business transactions.

Areas of practice: M&A and private equity: Aabø-Evensen’s M&A and private equity practitioners are recognised for their high level of expertise and experience. The firm advises bidders, targets and financial advisers on all aspects of public and private M&A deals. The firm’s work covers the entirety of M&A and corporate finance, including tender offers and take-private transactions, mergers, demergers, share exchange, asset acquisitions, share acquisitions, group restructuring, joint ventures, LBO, MBO, MBI, IBO, private equity acquisitions and exits therewith, due diligence, takeover defence, shareholder activism, M&A tax, securities and securities offerings including credit and equity derivatives, acquisition financing, antitrust, and TUPE issues. A large amount of our work relates to cross-border transactions, and the approach to international work is driven by the principle that complex transactions require first-class independent legal expertise, rooted in local practice, procedures and culture.

Capital markets: Aabø-Evensen’s ECM practice covers the full range of equity capital markets work, hereunder advice to private and public listed companies (Norwegian and non-Norwegian), Nordic and international investments banks (acting as managers), issuers, acquirers, sellers, merging parties and investors on IPOs, private placings, global offerings, block trades, dual listings, delistings, takeovers, demergers, rights issues and depositary receipts. The firm also advises on company law and securities law and has extensive pre-IPO restructuring experience.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and acquisitions Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen +47 909 95 470
Capital markets Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen +47 909 95 470
M&A Tax Henning Raa +47 917 86 479
M&A Dispute resolution and litigation Geir Johan Nilsen +47 958 75 507
CEO Torstein Schroeder +47 982 23 030
Photo Name Position Profile
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Partner : Geir Johan Nilsen (
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CEO : Torstein Schroeder (