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Steen Rode

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Steen Rode specialises in M&A and company law

With more than 20 years' experience in the area of M&A and company law, Steen Rode has arranged and been responsible for the execution of many business transactions within a wide range of sectors. He advises on all aspects of the M&A process, including due diligence, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, conclusion of shareholders' agreements, contract negotiations, etc. Moreover, for many years Steen has worked intensively with incentive remuneration in relation to M&A transactions. 

As an adviser, Steen is solution-oriented with a constant focus on achieving the desired goal through close cooperation with the client, thus ensuring that the legal solutions underpin the client's commercial objectives.  


The Team

M&A & Corporate Matters

  • M&A & Corporate Matters
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  • Board (member), AIT Holding III A/S
  • Board of directors (member), Aktieselskabet Casino Ejendomsselskab
  • Board of directors (member), Odgers Berndtson A/S
  • Board of directors (member), Pointer A/S
  • Board of directors (member), Non Nobis Fonden

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: Kathoelieke Universiteit Leuven
  • English


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The department at Bech-Bruun consists of 'excellent negotiators', who are 'skillful' and 'have a no-nonsense approach that drives the whole M&A process forward'. The 'outstanding and always available' Steen Rode 'acts quickly when needed' and heads up the practice, (...). In a recent highlight, Rode advised AEA Investors on its acquisition of Alpha Offshore Services; (...).

Legal 500, Mergers and Acquisitions

“He is a partner who provides brilliant cooperation. Apart from being an outstanding M&A lawyer, he is also simply a brilliant brain in any problem solving issue, and an exceptional, very constructive adviser in negotiations. Always client-oriented and responsive.”

“He is very reactive and very good at delivering high quality service quickly. At the same time, he is able to advise and help maintain complexity at a reasonable level. Moreover, he also knows our working methods and attitudes, which makes you feel comfortable in his hands.”

“He's professional, smart, experienced and knows M&A well.”

“We have always appreciated his ability to provide second to none legal services.”

IFLR1000, Mergers and acquisitions