Moalem Weitemeyer > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile

Moalem Weitemeyer

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s practice primarily acts for financial sponsors and private equity partners. Dan Moalem and Henning Aasmul-Olsen co-head the practice, with Moalem handling takeover and defence mandates, and Aasmul-Olsen advising domestic and international corporates. Poul Guo was promoted to partner in June 2022 and heads up the firm’s China desk, contributing his expertise in public, private and real estate M&A. Associate Thomas Enevoldsen is particularly adept at advising start-ups on investment rounds, and often handles matters concerning corporate and private M&A. Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen and Tobias Bonde Frost departed to Advokatfirmaet Schjødt in 2023

Practice head(s):

Dan Moalem; Henning Aasmul-Olsen

Other key lawyers:


‘Highly responsive, technically strong and pragmatic.’

Key clients

KKR & Co. Inc.

IK Investment Partners

FSN Capital Partners

Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Nordic Capital


Adelis Private Equity

Advent International Corporation


Bain Capital Private Equity



Hempel A/S

Royal Unibrew A/S

Polaris Private Equity

Silverfleet Capital

TA Associates

Triton Investment

EQT Partners

Segulah Private Equity

Waterland Private Equity












Valedo Partners

Renta Oy

Miniclip SA

Kinnevik Online AB



Work highlights

  • Advised DSV in connection with the acquisition of Agility International GIL Holdings I Limited and Agility Logistics International B.V.
  • Advised Bettcher Industries Inc., a portfolio company of KKR, on the acquisition of Frontmatec from Danish private equity Axcel.
  • Advised Polaris Private Equity on the divestment of Designers Company to Design Holding S.p.A. (jointly owned by the Carlyle Group and Investindustrial).

Denmark > Banking and finance Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s team assists issuers with matters concerning senior secured bonds and investment and non-investment grade issuances. Henning Aasmul-Olsen heads up the practice, and uses his previous experience in investment banking to advise on corporate finance mandates. Morten Krogsgaard joined the firm in 2023, while Kristoffer Lund Poulsen departed to Poul Schmith in late 2023.

Practice head(s):

Henning Aasmul-Olsen

Other key lawyers:

Joachim Buznicki Nørlem; Morten Krogsgaard

Key clients


Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S

KKR & Co.

Altor Private Equity

Partners Group

IK Partners

KPS Capital Partners

FSN Capital Partners

Capital Four

Luxor Capital Group, LP

Axcel Management

Triton Partners

JOOL Corporate Finance

Polaris Private Equity

Quadrum Capital

Sycamore Partners

Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB

Waterland Private Equity

Penta Infra

Fidelio Capital AB

Work highlights

  • Advised DSV on the update of its €4bn EMTN programme and subsequent issuance of notes for a total amount of €600m.
  • Advised Cibus Nordic Real Estate on funding of its acquisition of SG Nodic ApS and its property portfolio in Denmark consisting of 34 properties with a total value of approximately €280m.
  • Advised JOOL Capital Partners on the issuance of up to DKK400m senior secured notes due 2024 by CPHI-Holding A/S.

Denmark > Capital markets Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer handles both regulatory and transactional issues, with particular emphasis on public-to-private deals and equity issuances. The team assists a variety of listed companies and banks on matters concerning non-callable bonds and listings. Practice head Henning Aasmul-Olsen habitually advises large domestic and international corporates and financial sponsors, and Dan Moalem is an M&A expert.

Practice head(s):

Henning Aasmul-Olsen

Other key lawyers:


‘Strong market insights coupled with practical results.’

‘Solid experience and great legal savvy, achieving pragmatic solutions.’

Key clients

Søren Alminde Holding ApS

JCA Holding ApS

JOOL Corporate Finance

Danske Andelskassers Bank A/S


Pandora A/S

Tryg A/S




Johnson & Johnson



Bain Capital Private Equity

Shape Robotics A/S

Astralis A/S

Trophy Games Development A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised DSV on the update of its €4bn EMTN programme and subsequent issuance of notes for a total amount of €600m.
  • Advised JOOL Corporate Finance on the issuance of up to DKK400m senior secured notes due in 2024 by CPHI-Holding A/S.
  • Advised Nasdaq Copenhagen Main Market listed Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S on its issuance and subsequent listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen of its $100m senior unsecured non-callable bonds under a frame of $150m.

Denmark > Insolvency Tier 3

Denmark > Media and entertainment Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer assists domestic sports companies and professional athletes with player transfers and sponsorship agreements, in addition to its well-known focus on the gambling industry. The team notably advises Group 888, Smarkets and Tipwin on the establishment of betting shops and advertising matters. Practice head Pernille Nørkær has vast expertise in advising international corporates within the gambling industry on applications for gambling licenses, handling the drafting and negotiation of agreements, and acting in disputes.

Practice head(s):

Pernille Nørkær

Denmark > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Newly recruited partner Andres Hvid Clement leads the real estate M&A team at Moalem Weitemeyer. The ‘excellent‘ team represents a diverse client base of student housing companies, funds and private investment companies. Thomas Weitemeyer focuses on the restructuring of distressed real estate portfolios. Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen departed to Advokatfirmaet Schjødt in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Hvid Clement

Other key lawyers:


‘The excellent team has strong capabilities and good interpersonal skills during negotiations. They possess business acumen and deep knowledge.’

Key clients

Xior Student Housing NV

Cibus Nordic Real Estate

Pareto Securities

Capital Investment

Fox Group

Copi Group



Dades A/S

Herlufshave ApS

Quadient Danmark A/S

Jacob & Inger Evar Holding ApS

Fokus Asset Management

Kirk Kapital

Thylander Gruppen

Sophienberg Gruppen A/S

Stark Group A/S

JOOL Capital Partner AB

Pitzner Ejendomme A/S

I/S Tårnborg Parkhotel af 17. marts 1998

Werner Ejendomme A/S

Werner Erhvervsejendomme A/S

Astralis Group

Work highlights

  • Advised the Euronext Brussels listed student housing company Xior Student Housing NV on its acquisition of a large property portfolio in Denmark comprising 1,799 student housing and residential units from BaseCamp Group Ltd, the European Student Housing Fund I, and the European Student Housing Fund II.
  • Advised Cibus Nordic Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of a real property portfolio of 34 first-tier supermarket properties in Denmark.
  • Assisting Pareto Securities AS with the establishment of a company structure in Denmark and the acquisition of two commercial properties located in Denmark with international retailer Bauhaus as tenant in both properties.

Denmark > Employment Tier 5

The team at Moalem Weitemeyer assists a varied client base of boards of directors, management and owners, in addition to athletes, coaches and managers. The team has diverse expertise spanning professional sport employment matters and the establishment of whistleblower hotlines. Pernille Nørkær and Poul Guo jointly lead the team; Nørkær is proficient in advising on post-integration and non-solicitation employment issues, while the ‘fast and reliable‘ Guo has extensive experience in handling share-based management incentive programmes and executive service agreements.

Practice head(s):

Pernille Nørkær; Poul Guo

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Mygind


‘Moalem Weitemeyer offers fast and precise advice on employment related matters.’

‘Poul Guo is a go-to person at Moalem, and he is fast and reliable in every respect.’

Key clients

Envision Energy (Denmark) ApS

Birger Christensen A/S

Kantar Group Holdings Limited

Espresso House A/S

FC Nordsjælland A/S

Amino Technologies plc.


EGN Group A/S

Chr. Olesen A/S

Zwilling J. A. Henckels Scandinavia A/S

Goodiebox ApS

NXP Semiconductors N.V.

President Institute A/S

Astralis Group A/S

NexusOne ApS

TELUS International (Cda) Inc

Liva Healthcare A/S

FMP Payroll Services Ltd

Accel Partners

Proactive A/S

Imerco A/S

Tame ApS ApS

GN Store Nord A/S


DAY Birger Et Mikkelsen A/S


Triple Ring Technologies, Inc.

Georg Jensen A/S

Treetop Partners P/S

Edaptio ApS

Pento ApS

Denmark > Intellectual property Tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer’s IP team handles the full spectrum of mandates, including licensing matters, infringement disputes, and brand protection issues. Pernille Nørkær heads up the practice and has ample experience in advising e-sports companies, gambling providers and game developers on brand protection issues and the clearance of third party rights in relation to counterfeits.

Practice head(s):

Pernille Nørkær

Other key lawyers:

Martin Søndergaard

Key clients

RelyOn Nutec

Imerco A/S


DAY Birger et Mikkelsen

Goodiebox ApS

FC Nordsjælland A/S

Trophy Games

Group 888

All at Sea

Proactive A/S

HBO Nordic AB

Takt A/S

Landis+Gyr A/S

Butler’s Choice A/S


Smarkets (Malta) Limited

VKR Holding A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Birger Christensen A/S

Miild A/S

Moalem Weitemeyer is a dedicated Danish corporate law firm with strong international relations. We operate an experienced disputes and investigations team that supports our corporate team. We have all the legal support areas required to deliver first-in-class advice to our clients across any sector and industry.

We create solutions to complex issues. Top decision makers are often required to take a holistic view on issues, also legal issues. We train our attorneys to be trusted advisors to top decision makers. Consequently, we do not believe in early specialization for our attorneys. Our attorneys receive a broad education with individual development of key competences relevant to our clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and Acquisitions Dan Moalem
Capital Markets Dan Moalem
Insolvency Thomas Weitemeyer
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Thomas Weitemeyer
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Pernille Nørkær
Employment Pernille Nørkær
Intellectual Property and Information Technology Pernille Nørkær
Data Protection Pernille Nørkær
Gambling, Media, Entertainment and Sports Pernille Nørkær
EU Law and Competition Pernille Nørkær
Venture Capital and Private Equity Jakob Skafte-Pedersen
Mergers and Acquisitions Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Banking and Finance Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Capital Markets Henning Aasmul-Olsen
Tax Tobias Riis Steinø
Mergers and Acquisitions Poul Guo
Corporate Finance Morten Krogsgaard
Tax Tobias Steinø
Mergers & Acquisitions Jakob Skafte-Pedersen
Real Estate M&A Andreas Hvid Clement
Photo Name Position Profile
Henning Aasmul-Olsen  photo Mr Henning Aasmul-Olsen Attorney-at-law, Partner
Poul Guo photo Mr Poul Guo Attorney-at-law, Partner
Andreas Hvid Clement photo Mr Andreas Hvid Clement Andreas leads the firm’s Real Estate M&A practice. He engages in real…
Dan Moalem  photo Mr Dan Moalem Attorney-at-law, Founder, Partner, Chairman
Pernille Nørkær photo Ms Pernille Nørkær Attorney-at-law, Partner, Head of Disputes & Investigations
Tobias Riis Steinø photo Mr Tobias Riis Steinø Attorney-at-Law, Partner
Jakob Skafte-Pedersen photo Mr Jakob Skafte-Pedersen Jakob engages in public and private M&A, private equity, and venture capital…
Thomas Weitemeyer  photo Mr Thomas Weitemeyer Attorney-at-law, Founder, Managing Partner
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