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Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Notable capabilities in bilateral and syndicated loan facilities, acting for both borrowers and lenders. Additionally assists with DCM mandates involving bond issuances. Particularly active in financing mandates involving the oil and gas sector. Areas of expertise consists of leveraged acquisition finance and corporate finance transactions, as well as refinancing matters. Also has experience in aviation finance deals. Provides additional support on regulatory aspects.

Strengths

One client praises the team's "in-depth knowledge about the banking and finance sector and deal experience."

Another client enthuses: "They always deliver on time and are very business-oriented. They are always available and provide to-the-point legal advice."

Work highlights

Advised Teekay Shuttle Tankers on the listing of its USD125 million green bonds.

Notable practitioners

Karl Rosén is praised by clients for his "high-quality work, high level of expertise and timely delivery." He advises on a range of regulatory issues, from transaction-related mandates and establishing banking entities to frameworks concerning bonds and derivatives.

Pål Sveinsson is a highly experienced practitioner noted for his expertise in aviation finance. One client describes him as "very responsive" and adds that "he is always very commercial."

Trond Kildal has considerable experience assisting clients with acquisition finance and debt restructuring matters. One client says: "We value his speed in execution, communication and commercially sound advice."

Vidar Løhre moves into the rankings this year following impressive market acclaim. Clients enthuse: "He's very knowledgeable, hard-working, efficient and unafraid to give a quick, straight answer."He is highly experienced in bond issuances and often handles mandates involving the oil and gas sector.

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Overview

Our banking and finance practice has been growing rapidly the last 5 years and we believe that we have positioned ourselves as one of the "go to" firms in Norway within banking & finance. 

  
Our main industry areas are: 

  • Oil and energy financing: we assist Norwegian and international banks when financing activities on the Norwegian continental shelf and e.g. were involved in the two first Norwegian law governed reserve based lending facilities.​
  • Leveraged buy outs or other corporate acquisitions: we often assist international and Scandinavian banks or PE firms (or their foreign counsels) when financing acquisitions in Norway.
  • Shipping and offshore financing: we assist Norwegian and international banks and borrowers in respect of debt financing of vessels or offshore units.
  • Aviation financing: we assist international financial institutions and Norwegian airlines when financing Norwegian registered aircraft and in multijurisdictional aviation transactions. 
  • Real estate financing: we are regularly involved in the acquisition of real estate, office buildings and in the development of residential areas.

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Industries

Aviation

Banking

Energy

Industry

Real Estate

Shipping

Banking & Finance Department

Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS

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Department location

P.O. Box 2734 Solli

Solli

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

NO-0204

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Norway

Banking & Finance


Pål Sveinsson
Band 4
Trond Kildal
Band 3
Vidar Løhre
Band 4

Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Karl Rosén
Band 2