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Europe 2022
Denmark Corporate/M&A
Band 2

4 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Bech-Bruun

We advise on transaction and corporate law at all levels and within all industries.
Bech-Bruun's M&A team is one of Denmark's largest and most outstanding. For many years we have completed more transactions than any other Danish law firm. Our position at the leading edge of the Danish M&A market is the result of many years' specialising and experience in managing small and large processes.

We advise a wide range of Danish and non-Danish financial and industrial players, including private equity funds and enterprises, on transactions at all levels and within all industries. Also, corporate law issues have always been one of our core skills. We offer legal advice to enterprises, small and large, within all aspects of corporate law.

Our advisory services include:

  • Mergers and demergers​
  • Takeover bids
  • Business transfers
  • Reorganisation of groups and enterprises
  • Venture capital investment
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buy-out and buy-in
  • Commercial contracts
  • Formation and conversion of enterprises
  • General partnerships and limited partnerships
  • SE companies 
  • Enterprise wind-up
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • International corporate matters
  • Partner-owned enterprises.

Due to our size we can always assign lawyers at the right levels to any case, and we have highly specialised experts in all areas, who can address particular issues in relation to a transaction.

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Corporate/M&A - Denmark
Band 2
What the team is known for

The team is well regarded and particularly active in the private equity sphere. It advises on M&A across a range of industries such as energy, manufacturing, financial services, technology and retail. Public M&A is another area of expertise, given its experience in public tender offers. The firm acts for a notable client base on issues that frequently involve international elements.


"The services went above and beyond the usual legal advisory services and encompassed strategy, cultural elements and negotiation tactics in a very complex project," one client praises, adding that "they were driven, cost-minded, a real group of hands-on allies."

Work highlights

Represented CVC Capital Partners in its acquisition of STARK Group from Lone Star Funds.

Notable practitioners

Steen Rode assists clients operating in the manufacturing sector, financial services and private equity spaces with cross-border transactions. Sources note that he is very commercially minded.

Ole Nørgaard regularly advises clients on acquisitions and capital raising mandates. Clients enthuse: "He is pragmatic, commercial, and is always good at finding solutions."

Steen Jensen acts for clients on complex demergers and share transfers and public M&A deals. He is also recognised for his capital markets expertise.

Jacob Hjortshøj is a standout M&A practitioner offering a wealth of experience in all aspects of M&A transactions.

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Jacob Hjortshøj
Band 1
Steen Jensen
Band 3
Ole Nørgaard
Band 4
Steen Rode
Band 4