Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Bruun & Hjejle

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 2DenmarkEurope 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Impressive practice advising banks, pension funds and other financial institutions on a variety of transactional and regulatory mandates. Assists clients with the full range of leveraged, acquisition, corporate, project and real estate financing. Also knowledgeable in refinancing matters. Further expertise in supplementary capital instruments. Experienced in handling cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Strengths

One client describes the lawyers as "very commercial" and "very strong on the technical details."

Another source reports: "We receive advice which is to the point and with great insight in international standards."

Work highlights

Acted for Nordea Bank Danmark on the financing of Waterland Private Equity's acquisition of an event booking group.

Notable practitioners

Thomas Skjellerup is active on a broad remit of topics, including acquisition and project financing mandates, as well as loan transactions. He is described as "pragmatic and solution-oriented" by one client, with a second respondent commending him for his "really good balance between commercial and technical skills."

Department Information

This content is provided by Bruun & Hjejle.

Overview

Department: Banking and Finance

Head of Department: Thomas Skjellerup
No of employees in department:
9

Our department is headed by specialist Thomas Skjellerup and backed by key partner Christian Sahlertz and five other highly qualified attorneys. Our banking and finance team work closely together with dual-experts from our other areas of expertise and offers specialised advice on all types of financing transactions and derivatives as well as regulatory advice to financial businesses and organisations, helping our clients to take advantage of favourable markets and achieve the best possible terms while managing risks and limiting costs. We excel in advising Danish banks, pension funds and other financial institutions as well as industrial investors and mortgage banks on complex transactions and regulatory matters.


Highlights from the past year include:

  • assisting Danske Bank in connection with the financing of Tryghedsgruppen’s participation in a rights issue of Tryg made to finance Tryg’s participation in a takeover offer of RSA Insurance Group of app. DKK 60 bn.
  • assisting Aberdeen European Residential Fund in obtaining financing from Nykredit Bank and Nykredit Realkredit for its landmark property development project La Tour in Århus, Denmark
  • advising Silverfleet Capital on its acquisition of Collectia group and the related obtaining of working capital and acquisition financing


Members

Skjellerup, Thomas (Head of Department)

Sahlertz, Christian

Clients

Alm. Brand Bank

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Danske Bank

Goldman Sachs

Nordea Bank

Nordic Investment Opportunities

Nykredit

Pelican Self Storage Group

Permira Credit Solutions

Realkredit Danmark

Savills Investment Management

Industries

Banks

Energy

Financial Services

Insurance

Pension Funds

Real Estate Finance

Banking & Finance

Bruun & Hjejle

firm
Location

Nørregade 21

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-1165

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Denmark

Banking & Finance


Thomas Skjellerup
Band 2