Mr Jacob Kornerup > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Horten
PHILIP HEYMANS ALLÉ 7
2900 HELLERUP
COPENHAGEN
Denmark
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Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions, Company Law, Capital Markets

Position

Jacob Kornerup has many years’ experience in providing legal advice to Danish and international enterprises in connection with M&A, funding and venture and private equity investments. He is an experienced M&A attorney and has acted as lead counsel on a range of major Danish and cross-border transactions. Jacob has in-depth experience in relation to establishing venture and private equity funds as well as in finance law. Jacob teaches M&A at courses provided by the Danish Bar and Law Society for assistant attorneys and was previously an external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen on the law of obligations.

Career

Partner, Horten, 1996; Right of audience before the High Court, 1994; Admitted to the Danish bar, 1994.

Languages

Scandinavian languages and English.

Memberships

Jakob Kornerup serves as an external board member and chairman of the board in a number of private enterprises. Member of the Danish Venture and Private Equity Association (DVCA).

Education

Study programme at the law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, 1996; HD (finance), the Copenhagen Business School, 1993; Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Capital markets

Horten handles debt and equity capital market transactions and counts banks, financial institutions, corporate investors and issuers as clients. The team advises on listings, delistings, issuances, corporate governance work and regulatory mandates. Jacob Kornerup and Lise Lotte Hjerrild jointly lead the equity capital markets and M&A practice, while Claus Bennetsen leads the debt capital markets group. Henning Aasmul-Olsen departed to Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen in 2018.