Mr Ásgeir Ragnarsson > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile





Practice areas
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial and Company Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency


Icelandic and English


Icelandic Bar Association
NY Bar Association


  • Admitted in New York 1999
  • University of Miami, LL.M., 1998
  • Admitted in Iceland 1994
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Iceland Cand. jr., 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

Ásgeir Ragnarsson – BBA//Fjeldco

BBA//Fjeldco has demonstrable experience in the banking, finance and capital markets arenas, with a first-class track record in handling complex financial restructurings on behalf of major banks and financial institutions; the team counts Islandsbanki, JP Morgan and Barclays among its extensive client roster. Other core disciplines for the group encompass providing advisory services regarding capital raisings and public listings, creating complex financial strategies for M&A transactions, and handling reorganisation projects. Bjarki Diego has substantial experience in the space and lends his expertise to high-end M&A and capital financing transactions. He acts as practice co-head alongside Halldór Karl Halldórsson, who has been active on cross-border financing matters. Founding partner Ásgeir Ragnarsson is another important contact in the department, frequently representing the firm’s top-end clients, while senior associate Stefán Reykjalín is a key name for regulatory, fintech and cryptocurrency mandates.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Ásgeir RagnarssonBBA//Fjeldco

The sizeable commercial, corporate and M&A team fielded by BBA//Fjeldco is comprised of highly qualified and specialised practitioners, and is regularly instructed on the full spectrum of complex, cross-border matters. The team has a demonstrably strong track record in large-scale M&A transactions, handling both sell and buy-side mandates on behalf of major financial institutions, high-profile domestic corporations, and start-ups operating out of Iceland. Halldór Karl Halldórsson specialises in high-end M&A transactions and jointly leads the practice group alongside Einar Baldvin Árnason. Elsewhere in the department, Baldvin Björn HaraldssonBjarki Diego and founding partner Ásgeir Ragnarsson are other key ports of call.