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Denmark Corporate/M&A
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Plesner

Plesner is one of the clear market leaders in Denmark in corporate M&A transactions. We advise Danish and international clients on all types of large-scale mergers and acquisitions, and investments. We have extensive experience in providing M&A-related advice to all players in the market, including industrial, institutional and private equity investors as well as state-owned companies and local authorities. We have been involved in a substantial number of cross-border transactions and handled a wide array of the biggest and most complex transactions in Denmark.

According to Mergermarket, Plesner is among the leading Danish law firms involved in the highest number of mergers and acquisitions in the period 2000-2021. Year after year, we are given top ratings by the most prominent international rating agencies such as Chambers, Legal 500 and International Financial Law Review.

Chambers Review

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

The team is an excellent firm with an outstanding corporate practice, particularly focusing on transactional cross-border mandates. It handles a high volume of complex deals which often involve major domestic corporations and international investors. The team is well versed in handling public M&A and ECM mandates, acting for issuers and bookrunners on private placements as well as public tenders. It also advises on corporate structures, providing a full-service offering in transaction-related practice areas such as employment, IP and competition law.

Work Highlights

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  • Assisted Sydbank with the acquisition of the banking business Alm. Brand for EUR246.21 million.

Notable Practitioners

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Thomas Holst Laursen
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Thomas Holst Laursen
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Thomas Holst Laursen is a highly regarded practitioner in the field and is particularly noted for his prowess in equity capital market transactions. His areas of strength also include tender offers, company acquisitions and demergers. Clients enthuse that he is "extremely efficient and very commercial. He understands what is important and what is not, so he goes straight to the point."

Henrik Rossing Lønberg
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Henrik Rossing Lønberg
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Top-ranked Henrik Rossing Lønberg's practice covers a range of topics including buyouts, demergers and share transfers. Sources praise him for being "very good at being down in the details but going straight to the point."

Christian Th Kjølbye
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Christian Th Kjølbye
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Senior Statespeople

Senior statesman Christian Kjølbye is noted for his longstanding experience in the field. He offers strategic advice on cross-border M&A deals.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Corporate/M&A

Christian Th Kjølbye
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Christian Th Kjølbye
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Senior Statespeople
Henrik Rossing Lønberg
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Henrik Rossing Lønberg
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Thomas Holst Laursen
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Thomas Holst Laursen
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Members

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Brian Bundgaard

Casper Münter

Hans Hedegaard

Head of Department

Henrik Laursen

Jakob Skafte-Pedersen

Lars Bunch

Martin Anton Svarrer

Micha Fritzen

Nicolai Ørsted

Tina Kang