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PHILIP HEYMANS ALLÉ 7, 2900 HELLERUP, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 34 40 00
Email:
Web:
www.horten.dk

Thomas Francis Beckett

Tel:
Work +45 3334 4135
Email:
Web:
en.horten.dk/People/Thomas-Francis-Beckett
Horten

Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Company law

Position

Thomas Francis Beckett’s practice area is M&A transactions and private equity related investments. He advises on formation and structuring of private equity funds, venture capital and infrastructure related funds.
Thomas is a seasoned, commercial deal-maker and has led a large number of transactions of all types and sizes, Danish and cross-border, involving private equity- and corporate clients. He advises a broad range of Danish and international clients, investment banks, private equity funds and financial institutions.

Career

Partner, Horten, 2015; Ph.D. stipendiate, Copenhagen Business School, 2004.

Languages

English and German.

Member

Trustee director, CataCap General Partner I ApS; Member of the International Bar Association.

Education

M.Sc. Business Administration & Commercial Law, Copenhagen Business School, 2001Université Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, 1997.


Denmark

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Horten is particularly strong in DCM matters; practice head Thomas Francis Beckett predominantly advises sponsor side clients on high-yield bond offerings. Recent highlights include Jim Øksnebjerg advising Jyske Bank on its public tender offer totalling €288m for the remaining interest in Nordjyske Bank, and Henning Aasmul-Olsen assisting Copenhagen Airports with a mandatory tender offer from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and ATP. Carlsberg Byen and DS Norden are also clients. Claus Bennetsen is also a key name to note.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Horten is active in the M&A market, with recent mandates including Klavs Gravesen and Lise Lotte Hjerrild advising eight utility groups on their €1.4bn merger into the Novafos Group, Christian Tullberg and Thomas Francis Beckett assisting Stadtwerke München with its joint venture with Centrica aimed at European oil and gas exploration, and Hans Christian Pape acting for Total Specific Solutions on its purchase of Forsikringens Datacenter from Gjensidige Forsikring. Frans Rossen leads the department, which also fields Mikkel Primdal Kæregaard and Søren Hornbæk Svendsen.

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