Corporate - M&A
What the team is known for
Top-ranked team maintaining a strong position in the private equity sphere. Advises on M&A across a range of industries such as energy, manufacturing, real estate, retail and pharmaceutical. Public M&A is another area of expertise, with experience in MBOs, private placements, public tender offers and other ECM mandates. Acts for a notable client base on issues which frequently involve international elements.
Clients appreciate the team's availability and ability to manage transactions: "All the key elements were covered and under control. They were very speedy and responsive 24/7, and they were extremely fast at grasping complex matters."
Another satisfied client states: "Bech-Bruun is in all respects a top-notch firm."
Advised new client Total on the Danish law aspects of its proposed USD7.495 billion acquisition of Maersk Oil.
According to one client, Jacob Hjortshøj is the "best in class for M&A tasks." He represents companies as well as private equity funds, financial institutions and investors. He advised Solix Group on its acquisition of Skiold. Another source highlights his "pragmatic" and commercial approach, combined with "a very sharp legal mind."
Ole Nørgaard advised new client Knoll on aspects of its acquisition of Muuto from Maj Invest Equity. Nørgaard's clients laud his "great negotiation skills and approach to legal documentation." He handles a range of mandates for both industrial companies and investment funds.
Steen Jensen has significant expertise in public M&A and equity capital market mandates, including private placements. Clients describe him as "very helpful and thorough," and multiple sources praise his commercial approach.