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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Assists clients with private and public M&A mandates, including auction processes and public-to-private transactions. Has notable experience acting for private equity and investment funds, as well as industrial companies. Particular expertise concerning deals in the energy and TMT sectors.

Strengths

According to one client, the team is "very commercial, pragmatic and focused on the most important topics and questions."

Another interviewee describes the lawyers as "quick and responsive."

Notable practitioners

According to one client, Amund Fougner Bugge "has extensive knowledge and experience in capital markets, especially in stock exchange-related transactions."He has particular strength in IPOs, private placements and rights issues. Another client describes him as "responsive and efficient."

Christoffer Bjerknes continues to progress in the rankings, moving up to Band 4. One client highlights his "strong interpersonal skills," adding that he is an "excellent negotiator who is pragmatic, effective and hard-working." He often acts on corporate and M&A mandates involving private equity and venture capital investment.

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Overview

​​Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Corporate and M&A Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig operates an expanded standalone transactional department, with partners solely handling public and private M&A work. 

Our team assists industrial players, issuers and owners and we have a number of investment banks and publicly listed enterprises among our clients.

We advise on acquisitions, mergers, demergers, corporate restructurings, share issues and IPOs, public takeovers and bids, as well as regulatory and compliance matters, and we have considerable expertise in stock exchange, securities, company and commercial law.

Members

Bjerknes, Christoffer (Head of Department)

Birkeland, Kristoffer

Bjerknes, Christoffer

Borgen, Thom Erik

Breistein, Asbjørn

Brudvik, Pål

Bugge, Amund Fougner

Bugge, Amund Fougner

Ditlev-Simonsen, Christian

Espeland, Gunnar

Hermansen, Helene

Holtan, Tore

Kise, Bjørn

Kleppe, Vidar

Knustad, Børge

Øvrebø, Henning

Skraastad, Ingvild Walle

Teir, Mathias

Winther, Morten Wilhelm

Corporate/M&A Department

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

firm
Department location

Filipstad Brygge 1

P.O. Box 2043

Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0125

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Norway

Capital Markets: Equity


Amund Fougner Bugge
Band 3

Corporate/M&A


Christoffer Bjerknes
Band 4