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Bruun & Hjejle

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Respected corporate team handling mergers and acquisitions. Notable expertise assisting private equity firms with transactions. Also receives instructions from banks and corporates from the life science, IT and energy industries on acquisitions and divestments. Offers additional expertise in public M&A matters.

Strengths

"They are extremely skilled lawyers and we feel safe when we work with them," a client notes, also praising their hands-on approach.

Work highlights

Acted for HMN Naturgas I/S on the DKK1.8 billion sale of HMN Gasnet to Energinet.

Notable practitioners

According to interviewees, Andreas Nielsen is "good at dissecting complicated legal questions and explaining the essence to his clients." He has experience in public takeovers as well as share and asset sales for private corporations.

Jesper Schultz Larsen is a popular choice for private equity companies and financial sector clients. He advises on sales, acquisitions and corporate restructuring mandates. A client attests that "he strikes a very strong balance between strong fundamental legal knowledge and commercial wit."

Mogens Ebeling advises domestic and international clients on their M&A transactions in Denmark.

Morten Jensen handles a broad spectrum of corporate topics, including public and private M&A deals. One client declares themselves impressed with his creative solutions, noting: "He is razor sharp and is strong from a tactical point of view. His experience combined with his high intellectual capability makes him a very strong negotiator."

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Overview

Head of Department: Andreas Nielsen, Jesper Schultz Larsen and Morten Jensen
No of employees in department: 36

The M&A department in Bruun & Hjejle is one of the most active M&A departments in Denmark, comprising 7 dedicated partners with each their area of expertise. We advise in complex high-profile matters and represent several leading corporates and private equity funds in extensive transactions and large-scale mergers in a variety of sectors.

We excel in the Danish market and continue to expand our Corporate/M&A department with highly qualified profiles to handle the complex corporate transactions and high-profile private equity driven M&A deals. We have extensive experience advising on legal matters in relation to infrastructure projects and assets and our M&A department has a strong reputation for its work representing leading Nordic private equity funds and family businesses in mid-market M&A transactions. Futhermore, we are known as a go-to-firm for matters involving the renewable energy sector.

Work highlights include

Nets in the USD 9.2 billion merger with Italian Nexi (2020)

Vendis Capital on the sale of ferm LIVING to Maj Invest Equity (2020)

IK Investment Partners and the management of Ellab on the sale of Ellab to EQT (2019)

Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V. on a number of acquisitions – including Helgstrand Dressage (2018), Herobase (2020), and Modstrøm (2020)

Members

Jensen, Morten (Head of Department)

Larsen, Jesper Schultz (Head of Department)

Nielsen, Andreas (Head of Department)

Ebeling, Mogens

Eichen, Christian

Grønlund, Paula

Hansen, Lars Kongsgaard

Clients

AIP Management

Amgen Inc.

Better Collective

CataCap

Danske Bank

Goldman Sachs

IK Investment Partners

Impilo

Ingka Investments

Kirk Kapital

Nets

Nordic Capital

NREP

Industries

Banking and finance

Consumer products

Energy

Government

Healthcare

Insurance

IT and fintech

Media

Retail and fashion

Transportation

Corporate/M&A Department

Bruun & Hjejle

firm
Department location

Nørregade 21

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-1165

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Denmark

Corporate/M&A


Andreas Nielsen
Band 3
Jesper Schultz Larsen
Band 3
Mogens Ebeling
Band 4
Morten Jensen
Band 2