Mr Frans Rossen > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate/M&A, German Desk, Company law


Frans Rossen is engaged in national and international corporate acquisitions and provides advice on the preparation and implementation of corporate acquisitions, legal due diligence and related contracts. Frans is also admitted to the bar in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and is specialised in advising Danish and German companies on Danish/German legal matters, in particular corporate acquisitions. In addition, he advises on general company law and contract law.


Partner, Horten, 2014; Rechtsanwalt, 1999; Right of audience before the High Court, 1998; Admitted to the Danish bar, 1998.


German and English.


Member of the board, NES II GP A/S; Chairman of the board, Essity Denmark A/S; Chairman of the board, New Energy Solutions II K/S; Member of the board, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique Danmark A/S; Member of the board, DropBucket ApS; Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Danmark ApS; Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Gedser-Rostock ApS
Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Catering ApS; Hanseatische; Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg; Dansk-Tysk Industri- og Handelsklub; Netværk Danmark


Master of Laws, the University of Aarhus, 1995; Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Led by Frans Rossen, the M&A practice at Horten encompasses the full spectrum of company law mandates and M&A transactions. Notably active in the energy, life sciences and private equity sectors, the team advises a wide variety of domestic and international clients, with particular expertise in cross-border M&A, structured auction processes, ownership transitions and acquisition financing work. Another name to note is Lise Lotte Hjerrild, who has additional experience in group restructurings and privatisations, especially relating to airports and energy and utility companies.