Bruun & Hjejle

Banking & Finance Department

Denmark
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Overview

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Jakob Echwald Sevel
- 4 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Advises Danish banks, pension funds and other financial institutions on a variety of transactional, regulatory and contentious mandates. Assists clients with acquisition, leveraged and project financing. Also acts for industrial investors and mortgage banks on complex regulatory matters. Notable expertise in the pension sector. Recently expanded, with Thomas Skjellerup joining the partnership, and also welcomed the European Investment Bank and Montagu Private Equity as new clients.

Strengths Numerous clients expressed satisfaction with the firm's services and one interviewee described the team as "committed, knowledgeable and skilled." 

Another client enthused: "They are responsive and get back to us with answers very quickly. They do their job well and are really good at understanding our company."   

Work highlights Assisted Danske Bank with a DKK1 billion syndicated term and revolving credit facility to finance FSN's acquisition of Netcompany.

Advised Danica Pension on investing in EUR20 million bonds which were issued by the Danish IT company Adform.

Significant clients Realkredit Danmark, Danish Export Credit Agency, FIH Erhvervsbank, Nykredit and DLG.