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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Banking & Finance

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DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 2NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Robust banking and finance practice with a strong reputation in loan and refinancing mandates in the shipping sector. Acts for borrowers and lenders on bilateral and syndicated facilities. Has additional knowledge in project, aviation and acquisition finance transactions.

Strengths

One source says: "They work incredibly hard and in terms of client service their turnaround is very fast. They know their business and industry inside out."

Another interviewee notes: "They are engaged, accessible and focus on their clients' needs."

Work highlights

Advised Swedbank on a facilities agreement with Midtfjellet Vindkraft for refinancing purposes.

Notable practitioners

Halvor Klingenberg frequently handles acquisition finance mandates, as well as project finance deals. One client praises his knowledge and work ethic, adding: "He is especially good at finding workable solutions and bringing the process forward."

Peter Aall Simonsen is noted for his experience in ship finance mandates and project finance matters connected to the renewable energy sphere. He regularly advises lenders on bilateral and syndicate loans as well as refinancing mandates. "He is pragmatic and finds solutions," according to one client, who also describes him as "very hands-on."

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Overview

​Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Banking & Finance Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig has one of Norway's largest and most experienced banking and finance groups.

We assist borrowers, lenders, arrangers and other parties with all types of debt financing, including syndicated asset finance (vessels, aircrafts, real estate and other types of assets), project financing, acquisition financing, corporate financing, bond financing, export credit, guarantee facilities, factoring and leasing.

We have extensive knowledge and experience with general finance law, guarantee law, security law, intercreditor agreements, restructuring, recovery procedures and enforcement of security etc.

Members

Eliassen, Eivind (Head of Department)

Klingenberg, Halvor (Head of Department)

Flatum, Camilla

Fleime Syversen, Andrea

Fuglevåg, Ingar

Hansen, Hågen

Kinsella, Sunniva

Litinas, Yannis

Lous, Erlend

Nilsen, Ørjan

Rødsæther, Christine

Simonsen, Peter Aall

Strand, Stig

Tafjord Seth, Tone

Vablum, Jan

Willumsen, Torgeir

Winther, Morten Wilhelm

Banking & Finance Department

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

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Department location

Filipstad Brygge 1

P.O. Box 2043

Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0125

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Norway

Banking & Finance


Halvor Klingenberg
Band 4
Peter Aall Simonsen
Band 2