Moalem Weitemeyer > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile

Moalem Weitemeyer
AMALIEGADE 3-5
1256 COPENHAGEN
Denmark

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s ‘focus on M&A is unparalleled in Denmark’. The group acts for financial sponsors and private equity partners and has a strong presence in the wider Nordic M&A market. Dan Moalem and Henning Aasmul-Olsen jointly lead the practice; Moalem has significant experience in public M&A matters including public takeovers, while Aasmul-Olsen is recognised for his cross-border work with global corporates. For expertise in venture capital and start-ups, Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen is the main practitioner.

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Testimonials

‘Diverse global team that understands the nuances of international business and the local laws and regulations in Denmark. Excellent planning, budgeting, managing client expectations and delivery of results.’

‘We consider Moalem Weitemeyer very commercially oriented and always on point with their advice. We usually instruct them on time-sensitive matters and their responsiveness and ability to turn around quickly is something we greatly appreciate.’

‘The team at Moalem Weitemeyer combines deep expertise across all disciplines of importance in M&A with an almost entrepreneurial and very proactive approach to interactions. They think ahead, able to outline all issues, but in a pragmatic and solution-oriented way.’

‘For cross border M&A transactions, and deals involving domiciles in multiple countries, Partner Henning Aasmul Olsen should also be recommended for his deep expertise and ability to design the most efficient transactions.’

‘Mattias Warnøe Nielsen; he has been great since the beginning of our company until the sale of the majority of the company. Especially during the founding of the company and the negotiations regarding merging and sale of the company he was very valuable – and we did benefit from his experience from corresponding cases.’

‘Very skilled and efficient law firm.’

‘Dan Moalem is straightforward and very clear in his good and supportive advice.’

‘Their focus on M&A is unparalleled in Denmark, and their ability to adjust to our specific needs was great.’

Key clients

RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Apax Partners

FSN Capital Partners

Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Nordic Capital

AnaCap Private Equity

Röko

Altia Systems, Inc.

Adelis Private Equity

Advent International Corporation

Axcel

Bain Capital Private Equity

Catacap

DSV Panalpina

Hempel A/S

Royal Unibrew A/S

North-East Venture

Polaris Private Equity

SEB

Silverfleet Capital

TA Associates

Triton Investment

EQT Partners

Jyske Bank

Segulah Private Equity

Waterland Private Equity

Erhvervsinvest

Dell

Cisco

Pfizer

Intel

eBay

Amazon

SAP

ProActive

Pandora

EIR Ventures

Liva Healthcare

Miild

Sass & Larsen

H2I (Health Innovation Institute)

Schibsted

Valedo Partners

Goodiebox

Eir Ventures

Viking Ventures

FinPro ApS

Kinnevik AB

Great Hill Partners

Lugard Road Capital

Vivo Capital

RA Capital

Samsara BioCapital

Work highlights

  • Advising DSV Panalpina A/S in connection with the acquisition of Agility International GIL Holdings I Limited and Agility Logistics International B.V.
  • Representing Hempel A/S in the acquisition of Akzo Nobels Nordic and Baltics industrial coatings business.
  • Advising Adevinta ASA in connection with the acquisition of eBay’s Classifieds Group.

Denmark > Banking and finance Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer has a strong acquisition finance practice and is also well equipped to advise on financial regulatory matters. Led by Henning Aasmul-Olsen , the group has notable strength in debt offerings, which has been further strengthened by the arrival of senior associate Kristoffer Lund Poulsen from Kromann Reumert in May 2021.

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Testimonials

‘We used them on a couple of shipping matters for local law support and they were great. Very responsive and nice to deal with.’

‘Only firm we have used in Denmark for a few years and no complaints. Local law opinion and input provided in a timely manner.’

‘Very strong at being responsive to international client needs, with respect to local Danish law interpretations. Very commercial in terms of engagement and problem-solving orientation.’

Key clients

DSV Panalpina A/S

KPS Capital Partners

FSN Capital Partners

Capital Four

Luxor Capital Group, LP

Axcel Management

Triton Partners

Nordea

Endemol Shine Group

EQT Private Equity

JOOL Capital Partners

3i Infrastructure

Polaris Private Equity

Work highlights

  • Advised the issuer D/S Norden A/S in connection with the issuance of $100m senior unsecured non-callable bonds under a $150m frame.
  • Advised APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH in connection with the company’s bond offering covering a €685m Senior Secured Notes due 2027.
  • Advised JOOL Capital Partner AB in connection with the bond financing provided to several Danish issuer companies, including NPV A/S, CPHI-Holding A/S and Frederiksborg Ejendomme 2 ApS.

Denmark > Capital markets Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer offers a combination of regulatory and transactional advice, specialising in public-to-private deals as well as debt and equity issues. Led by Henning Aasmul-Olsen, the group represents several high-profile financial sponsors in the Nordic region and globally. M&A expert Dan Moalem is also recommended. Senior associate Kristoffer Lund Poulsen, who joined the firm from Kromann Reumert in mid-2021, strengthened the group’s DCM transactional capabilities.

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Testimonials

‘Hard work, great advice, always flexible and able to put the client first.’

‘Understands the business at a commercial level and hence sees risks across the investment. Very dedicated to assisting.’

‘It is a big comfort for us to have an experienced team helping with the tasks.’

Key clients

Søren Alminde Holding ApS

JCA Holding ApS

Coping Management ApS

JOOL Capital Partners

Danske Andelskassers Bank A/S

DSV A/S

Pandora A/S

Enel SpA

Mongo DB, Inc.

Tryg A/S

Dell

Garmin

Intel

Johnson & Johnson

Nuance

Pfizer

Bain Capital Private Equity

Advent International Corporation

Shape Robotics A/S

Astralis A/S

Trophy Games Development A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN on its issuance of $100m senior unsecured non-callable bonds under a frame of $150m.
  • Assisted Trophy Games Development A/S in connection with its initial public offering in an amount of DKK59.3m on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Denmark.
  • Acted for JOOL Corporate Finance in connection with a DKK85m secured fixed rate bond issuance to fund high-end building projects in Vejle, Denmark.

Denmark > Insolvency Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s restructuring and insolvency department provides advice relating to distressed M&A and also acts in dispute resolution and arbitration proceedings. Major banks and financial institutions make up the firm’s impressive client base, including Danske Bank and Nordea Bank. Practice head Thomas Weitemeyer has experience representing former members of management in cases regarding the imposition of disqualification orders.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Nordea Bank Danmark A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Garmin Danmark A/S

Nomeco A/S

AKP Group A/S

Sydbank A/S

Shoe the Bear ApS

LLarsen Watches A/S

Presidents Institute

Denmark > Media and entertainment Tier 3

Noted for its expertise in the gambling industry, Moalem Weitemeyer advises a number of gambling companies on a range of issues, including the establishment of betting shops, advertising issues, and obtaining and renewing gambling licenses. Led by Pernille Nørkær, the team also has extensive expertise in the sports sector.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘Strong knowledge and expertise.’

‘Always available and answer fast. Solves all issues we have with quality and dedication.’

Key clients

Day Birger Mikkelsen

Risma Systems A/S

Imerco

FC Nordsjælland A/S

Group 888

Egencia A/S

HBO Nordic AB

Takt A/S

Infomedia A/S

Birger Christensen A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising Astralis Group A/S on multiple ongoing IP-licensing and cooperation agreements.
  • Advising Group 888 on ongoing marketing and regulatory compliance issues relating to its operations in Denmark, including maintenance of gambling license.
  • Advising FC Nordsjælland A/S on various strategic and commercial aspects of its businesses.

Denmark > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Moalem Weitemeyer is noted for its expertise in social housing and has expertise in the full spectrum of real estate transactions, including the restructuring of distressed real estate portfolios, financing matters and M&A work. Thomas Weitemeyer and Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen co-head the practice, with the latter primarily representing domestic and international real estate investors, asset managers and developers.

Testimonials

‘The team is highly qualified and provides concrete and useful advice.’

‘Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen and his team have all provided excellent advice at a very qualified level, and always given clear answers. They have worked efficiently and taken the necessary leadership on the task. It has been a great pleasure working with them.’

‘Strong team, deep industry knowledge and quick response times.’

‘The team is dedicated, solution-oriented. The firm works with a great team spirit that helps the client in getting the best solutions.’

‘Highly skilled, quick responses and with good skills to keep any case on track.’

‘Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen. Very knowledgeable and well connected in real estate business. Both very responsive and flexible.’

‘Very responsive, commercial and professional. Detail oriented.’

Key clients

fsb

DSV Panalpina A/S

JOOL Capital Partner AB

Det Jødiske Samfund i Danmark

Sticks ‘n’ Sushi A/S

STO Danmark A/S

BL6 ApS

GEAS Holding ApS

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Scandinavia A/S

Bernt Nielsen A/S

Ankjer Ejendomme ApS

Visionhouse -Islevdalvej 214-220, Rødovre ApS

Carolineskolen

J&B Tagentreprise ApS

CR Construction Danmark A/S

Erhvervsinvest Management A/S

Allinq Denmark ApS

Napp A/S

Hørsholm Penthouse ApS

Ejendomsinteresentskabet Sagahus I/S

Kirsten og Freddy Johansens Fond

AP Farver A/S

Tølløse Privat- og Efterskole

Golf Holding A/S

Royal Golf Center A/S

Royal Golf Center – Real Estate A/S

Copenhagen Golf Center Vallensbæk A/S

AXEL PITZNER FONDEN

Pitzner Ejendomme A/S

PITZNER DOMICIL ApS

Fokus Asset Management A/S

Commercial Real Estate Denmark P/S

Werner Ejendomme A/S

Werner Erhvervsejendomme A/S

Stranden Invest I ApS

Raadvad Maleren A/S

Trørød Entreprise A/S

Ripaille Holding A/S

I/S Tårnborg Parkhotel af 17. marts 1998

Dades A/S

Dades Bolig ApS

Stark Group ApS

Kirk Kapital A/S

Sophienberg Gruppen A/S

Capital Investment A/S

Thylander Gruppen

Work highlights

  • Acted as legal adviser to Danish real estate conglomerate Dades A/S in connection with the acquisition of 3 residential properties located in the Greater Copenhagen Area (Virum, Nærum and Frederikssund) from Coller Capital.
  • Representing Werner Ejendomme A/S and Werner Erhvervsejendomme A/S in connection with the sale of 3 industrial properties located in the Greater Copenhagen Area. The transaction value is above DKK20m.
  • Representing I/S Tårnborg Parkhotel in connection with the sale of a conference and hotel property in Korsør to a Danish union, 3F – Fagligt Fælles Forbund. The transaction value is above DKK12m.

Denmark > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Moalem Weitemeyer handles D&O liability claims, M&A disputes and contractual issues in property and construction cases. The group also has experience in insolvency proceedings, representing creditors and bankruptcy estates. Thomas Weitemeyer and Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen co-head the department and have extensive experience in commercial litigation and arbitration.

Testimonials

‘The team has a great business understanding, and can relate the case very efficiently to the court. They came well prepared to the court and presented the case very efficiently.’

‘Personal contact, understanding of the case, presenting effectively in the court.’

‘The team at Moalem & Weitemeyer makes you feel safe and taken care of.’

‘From the first time I met Thomas Weitemeyer I felt safe in a very special situation. He is very calm and to the point without being aggressive. Even in court he understands how to play the game in the best possible way.’

Key clients

STO Danmark A/S

Glunz & Jensen A/S

Polaris Equity K/S

DSV Panalpina A/S

Flatirons Solutions, Inc.

Garmin Nordic Denmark A/S

Andritz Feed and Bio Fuel A/S

Spektrum Fondsmæglerselskab A/S

RPI – Munio ApS

MW Production ApS

Global Finance Network Ltd

Pitzner Ejendomme A/S

FC Nordsjælland

Work highlights

  • Representing a client in a major dispute related to cartel and antitrust agreements and breaches of competition law.
  • Representing the former board member of Hesalight in relation to a liability claim from the bankruptcy estate.
  • Representing the claimant in an arbitration case concerning the parties’ disagreement on the interpretation of certain provisions in the shareholders’ agreement between the parties pertaining to the claimant’s put option triggered by a change of control in the respondent.

Denmark > Employment Tier 5

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s employment team has significant experience in large restructuring and redundancy programmes as well as investigations and litigation. The team has carved out a niche in the professional sports sector, advising professional athletes, clubs and managers on the full range of employment law issues. Pernille Nørkær and Poul Guo jointly lead the group.

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Testimonials

‘I am always confident that I will be connected to the expert in any given area. The feeling of being listened to by the deepest expertise in the office leaves us with a good impression.’

‘We know that Poul Guo is our man when it comes to employment and we always get a to-the-point answer from him. This is particularly valuable when we find ourselves to be headed in the wrong direction. We have learned and appreciated Poul’s input before we take action.’

Key clients

Envision Energy (Denmark) ApS

North-East Venture ApS

EasyTranslate A/S

Shade ApS

Chabs ApS

CO/PLUS A/S

Shape Robotics ApS

PennyWorthy IVS

TAKT A/S

Deepdivr.io ApS

Birger Christensen A/S

Espresso House A/S

Moodagent A/S

Tame ApS

Samlino.dk ApS

Permobil Danmark A/S

Lars Larsen Watches A/S

GN Store Nord A/S

FC Nordsjælland A/S

DSV A/S

Proactive A/S

Imerco A/S

DAY Birger Et Mikkelsen A/S

Chr. Olesen A/S

CNHI

Radware Ltd.

Littebits Electronic Inc.

Air Serbia

Group 888

Dell

Landis+Gyr

Zwilling J. A. Henckels Scandinavia A/S

Taipei Representative Office in Denmark

Reflexis Systems Inc.

Goodiebox ApS

Blue Cell Therapeutics ApS

President Institute A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Triple Ring Technologies, Inc.

Charlton Morris ApS

Amino Technologies plc.

TELUS International (Cda) Inc.

Son of a Tailor

River Stone Biotech LLC

CIPP MEP ApS

EGN Group A/S

Dexi ApS

NXP Semiconductors N.V.

Zero-Alpha Executive Services ApS

Aegir Insights ApS

Finematter ApS

Georg Jensen A/S

AM Consulting ApS

Karmameju ApS

Dana Incorporated

SS&C Technologies Inc

MUSIKUNDERVISNING.DK ApS

Ulobby ApS

Ivanti Software Ireland Group Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised a private equity company on negotiating and implementing a management incentive scheme by issuing both shares and warrants, and with more than 70+ participants and over DKK25m in investment commitments from the participants.
  • Advised a private equity company on negotiating and implementing a management incentive scheme in the form of warrants with different share classes and rights, and a complex exit mechanism.
  • Advised a private equity company on negotiating and implementing a management incentive scheme by issuing shares.

Denmark > Intellectual property Tier 5

The IP group at Moalem Weitemeyer focuses on national and international trade marks and is particularly strong within the fashion, retail and sports industries. Led by Pernille Nørkær, the team represents rights holders and assists clients through registration procedures, brand protection issues and acts before the courts in infringement cases.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Martin Søndergaard

Key clients

RelyOn Nutec

Imerco A/S

ZWILLING J. A. HENCKELS A/S SCANDINAVIA

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

MN Retail ApS

Landis+Gyr A/S

Lars Larsen Watches

Butler’s Choice A/S

CO/PLUS A/S

EasyTranslate A/S

MN ApS

NMP A/S

Unity Studios ApS

Smarkets (Malta) Limited

VKR Holding A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Birger Christensen A/S

Miild A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising Astralis Group A/S on multiple ongoing IP licensing and cooperation agreements, including a historic sponsorship agreement with Hummel, a major Danish sports and fashion brand.
  • Advising FC Nordsjælland A/S on an ongoing basis regarding commercial and strategic issues including intellectual property rights, GDPR, commercial rights etc.
  • Advising Group 888 on an ongoing basis regarding marketing and IP related issues, including regulatory advice on a significant and ongoing basis.

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.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Mergers and Acquisitions Dan Moalemdan.moalem@moalemweitemeyer.com
Capital Markets Dan Moalemdan.moalem@moalemweitemeyer.com
Insolvency Thomas Weitemeyerthomas.weitemeyer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Real Estate and Construction Thomas Weitemeyerthomas.weitemeyer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Thomas Weitemeyerthomas.weitemeyer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Employment Pernille Nørkærpernille.noerkaer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Intellectual Property and Information Technology Pernille Nørkærpernille.noerkaer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Data Protection Pernille Nørkærpernille.noerkaer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Gambling, Media, Entertainment and Sports Pernille Nørkærpernille.noerkaer@moalemweitemeyer.com
EU Law and Competition Pernille Nørkærpernille.noerkaer@moalemweitemeyer.com
Venture Capital start-ups Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsenmattias.nielsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Fintech Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsenmattias.nielsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Mergers and Acquisitions Henning Aasmul-Olsenhenning.aasmul-olsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Banking and Finance Henning Aasmul-Olsenhenning.aasmul-olsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Capital Markets Henning Aasmul-Olsenhenning.aasmul-olsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Tax Henning Hedegaard Thomsenhenning.aasmul-olsen@moalemweitemeyer.com
Real Estate Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussenfrantz.sigersted-rasmussen@moalemweitemeyer.com
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Henning Aasmul-Olsen  photoMr Henning Aasmul-Olsen Attorney-at-law, Partner
Poul Guo photoMr Poul GuoAttorney-at-law
Kristoffer Lund Poulsen photoMr Kristoffer Lund Poulsen
Dan Moalem  photoMr Dan Moalem Attorney-at-law, Founder, Partner, Chairman
Pernille Nørkær photoMs Pernille NørkærAttorney-at-law, Partner
Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen photoMr Frantz Sigersted-Rasmussen
Mattias  Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen  photoMr Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen Attorney-at-law, Partner
Thomas Weitemeyer  photoMr Thomas Weitemeyer Attorney-at-law, Founder, Managing Partner
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