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Europe 2022
Denmark Corporate/M&A
2
Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Bruun & Hjejle

Head of Department: Andreas Nielsen, Jesper Schultz Larsen and Morten Jensen
No of employees in department: 38

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

  • ​Pamplona Capital Management on the acquisition of EET Group A/S (2021)
  • Treville on the acquisition of Flying Tiger Copenhagen (2021) 
  • Goldman Sachs and GRO Capital in the sale of Trackunit (2021
  • Arbejdernes Landsbank on the acquisition of Vestjysk Bank and in connection with a DKK 1.8 billion rights issue (2021)
  • Nets in the USD 9.2 billion merger with Nexi (2020)

Chambers Review

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

The team is a respected corporate team handling mergers and acquisitions. It has notable expertise in assisting private equity firms with transactions. The team also receives instructions from banks and corporates from technological and energy industries on acquisitions and divestments. Offers additional expertise in public M&A matters.

Work Highlights

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  • Acted for Nets on its merger with Italian payments processor Nexi valued at EUR6 billion.

Notable Practitioners

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Jesper Schultz Larsen
N
Jesper Schultz Larsen
3
Band 3

Jesper Schultz Larsen advises on sales, acquisitions and corporate investment and restructuring mandates. Clients praise his "pragmatic approach, strong network and focus on the right things," further describing him as a "safe pair of hands."

Andreas Nielsen
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Andreas Nielsen
2
Band 2

Andreas Nielsen goes up in the rankings as a result of strong market support. He is experienced in cross-border matters such as public takeovers, as well as share and asset sales for private corporations. "He is accessible and good at understanding the goals," a client says, while another adds: "He is focused on finding the right solutions. He is pragmatic."

Morten Jensen
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Morten Jensen
2
Band 2

Morten Jensen handles a broad spectrum of corporate matters, including public and private M&A deals. "He knows the market standards and is able to negotiate successfully with the lawyers on the buy side. He has good client-handling skills and knows when to get in to close the deal," a client highlights.

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Corporate/M&A

Andreas Nielsen
2
Andreas Nielsen
2
Band 2
Morten Jensen
2
Morten Jensen
2
Band 2
Jesper Schultz Larsen
3
Jesper Schultz Larsen
3
Band 3

Members

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Andreas Nielsen

Head of Department

Christian Eichen

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Jesper Schultz Larsen

Head of Department

Lars Kongsgaard Hansen

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Morten Jensen

Head of Department

Paula Grønlund

Clients

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AIP Management

Amgen Inc.

Axcel

Better Collective

CataCap

Danske Bank

Goldman Sachs

IK Investment Partners

Impilo

Ingka Investments

Kirk Kapital

NREP

Nets

Nordic Capital

Novo Holdings

Vendis Capital

Industries

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Banking and finance

Consumer products

Energy

Government

Healthcare

IT and fintech

Insurance

Media

Pharma

Transportation