Mr Einar Baldvin Árnason > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

BBA//Fjeldco
HÖFÐATORGI
19 FLOOR
105 REYKJAVÍK
Iceland

Position

Partner

Career

Mr. Árnason is admitted to the Icelandic bar and holds a M.L.I. degree from university of Wisconsin. Einar Baldvin routinely advises many of the largest Icelandic companies and investment funds in relation to corporate and commercial matters and has been involved in many of the largest M&A transactions in the Icelandic market in recent years. He has furthermore significant experience in advising banks in relation to acquisition financing and project financing.  Einar Baldvin is regarded as being one of the leading corporate lawyers in Iceland

PRACTICE AREA
Banking and Finance
Commercial and Company Law
Competition Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Administrative Law
Corporate Restructuring
Bankruptcy and Insolvency

 

Languages

Icelandica and English

Memberships

Icelandic Bar Association

Education

University of Wisconsin – Madison, M.L.I. (Master of Legal Institutions) 2007
District Court Attorney, 2000
University of Iceland, Cand. jr. 1999

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Einar Baldvin Árnason – BBA//Fjeldco

The corporate and commercial team at BBA//Fjeldco operates ‘like a fine-tuned engine’ and has a stellar track record advising sellers, buyers and financial institutions in M&A transactions. A recent highlight included acting for Icelandic insurance company TM, Kvika Banki and Lykill in a $700m merger. With a strong focus on transactional work and other corporate matters, the practice is well-placed to collaborate with its London office when advising international investors in Iceland, as well as domestic parties looking to grow their operations abroad. Experienced M&A partners Baldvin Björn Haraldsson and Einar Baldvin Árnason jointly lead the team, while Halldór Karl Halldórsson, Ásgeir Ragnarsson and counsel Bjarki Diego are also key contacts in the practice.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

BBA//Fjeldco advises its roster of clients including Sports Direct, Turkish Development Bank and major Icelandic banks on corporate restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, both contentious and transactional in nature. ‘Pragmatic’ practitioner Einar Baldvin Árnason, who has experience in advising financial institutions, large retailers, oil companies and airlines on restructuring projects, jointly leads the practice group alongside London-based Gunnar Thor Thorarinsson, whose practice is focused on financial restructuring matters. Thorir Júlíusson and Baldvin Björn Haraldsson are also key members of the team.