Firm Profile > Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen > Copenhagen , Denmark

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen counts Amazon and Dell as M&A clients, and also recently advised Bain Capital on its $6.6bn public takeover of Nets. Group head Dan Moalem led the matter and heads up the practice, which also fields M&A expert Thomas Weitemeyer and Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld.

Banking and finance Tier 3

Regulatory advice, debt offerings, and acquisition and asset finance work are the three key pillars of Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's practice, which counts Danske Bank, Saxo Bank and UBS as clients. Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld leads the team and is particularly strong in acquisition financing matters; he recently acted for Polaris Private Equity on its refinancing through a corporate bond issuance. Bjørn Krog Andersen is also a key a practitioner.

Capital markets Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's team is 'agile and knowledgeable' while being 'easily accessible and completely committed'. The 'trustworthy' Dan Moalem heads the practice and 'always works in a very structured manner'; he recently advised Bain Capital Private Equity and Advent International on their voluntary public takeover of Nets. Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld and Bjørn Krog Andersen are also key figures; Østenfjeld acted for Jool Capital Partner as arranger on the provision of a bond financing to GG Development 3, and Andersen advised Tryghedsgruppen on its acquisition of Alka and subsequent private share placement.

Insolvency Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen's team is highly skilled in restructuring and insolvency proceedings. Department head Thomas Weitemeyer recently acted for Nomeco in bankruptcy proceedings, and represented Sydbank in a dispute against a former owner relating to debt repayments. Danske Bank and Nordea Bank Danmark are also clients.

Media and entertainment Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen has a substantial reputation in gambling law, with additional expertise in the fashion, media and sports sectors. Pernille Nørkær leads the team, which recently gained of counsel Michael Vilhelm Nielsen from Plesner, who has extensive experience in entertainment, gambling and sports law. Nørkær's recent work includes advising FC Nordsjælland on its international player transfers and agents agreements, and also obtaining gambling licenses for Tipico Services and Group 888.

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Thomas Weitemeyer is the key name to note at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen and is highly involved in real estate transactions. Recent work highlights include advising Fsb on a land plot purchase in Copenhagen for the development of youth housing, and assisting Carolineskolen with its sale of a plot of land including buildings to Bonava. Claus Bendtsen also acted for Fsb on its social housing construction project at the Galleria property in Vanløse.

Employment Tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen is noted for its strength in employee incentive scheme work as well as handling the employment aspects of M&A deals. Team head Pernille Nørkær recently advised Landis+Gyr on its day-to-day employment issues, senior associate Henning Hedegaard Thomsen is an expert in incentive schemes, and senior associate Poul Guo is experienced in dismissals and severance agreements.

Intellectual property Tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen regularly handles trade mark matters, particularly relating to transactional work and registrations. Pernille Nørkær heads up the practice and advised Mintebi on its trade mark registrations, and Martin Søndergaard is a key name for infringement issues.

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen is a dedicated Danish corporate law firm with strong international relations. With approximately 40 highly skilled employees, we are one of Denmark’s leading law firms within M&A, private equity and venture capital, real estate and distressed M&A.

At Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen, we believe in dedication without compromise. This means that we are always available to our clients, partners being no exception. Our advice to our clients is centered on their specific and strategic needs and goals.

We take pride in training our attorneys to call our clients instead of emailing them and to visit our clients instead of calling them. To us, client relations are professional social relations that are best developed and maintained by a continual investment of our time and genuine interest.

Our attorneys receive a broad education with individual development of key competences relevant to our clients. We have an extensive secondment programme with leading law firms worldwide as well as with several of our clients, which provides our attorneys with the opportunity to learn even more about the specific businesses as well as the legal and commercial needs of our clients. While this strengthens the professional and international skills of the individual attorney, it also enables the firm to remain professionally updated on the international market developments in a globalized world.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and acquisitions Dan Moalem
Mergers and acquisitions Thomas Weitemeyer
Mergers and acquisitions Bjørn Krog Andersen
Capital markets Dan Moalem
Banking and finance Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld
Insolvency Thomas Weitemeyer
Real estate and construction Thomas Weitemeyer
Real estate and construction Claus Molbech Bendtsen
Employment Pernille Nørkær
Commercial and corporate Thomas Weitemeyer
Commercial and corporate Bjørn Krog Andersen
Intellectual property and information technology Pernille Nørkær
Data protection Thomas Weitemeyer
Gambling, media, entertainment and sports Pernille Nørkær
Legal risk management Bjørn Krog Andersen
Regulatory practice, including anti-bribery and corruption Bjørn Krog Andersen
Infrastructure, cleantech and energy Thomas Weitemeyer
Infrastructure, cleantech and energy Dan Moalem
Tax Henning Hedegaard Thomsen
EU law and competition Pernille Nørkær
Litigation Thomas Weitemeyer
Venture capital start-ups Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen
Fintech and insurtech Bjørn Krog Andersen
Mergers and acquisitions Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Banking and finance Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Capital markets Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Photo Name Position Profile
 Henning Aasmul-Olsen  photo Henning Aasmul-Olsen
 Bjørn Krog Andersen  photo Bjørn Krog Andersen
 Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld  photo Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld
 Dan Moalem  photo Dan Moalem
 Pernille Nørkær  photo Pernille Nørkær
 Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen  photo Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen
 Thomas Weitemeyer  photo Thomas Weitemeyer
Number of lawyers : 24