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Global Guide 2022

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Corporate/M&A
19 Years Ranked
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Provided by Anders Arnkværn

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Practice Areas

Capital markets, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate Law.

Anders joined the firm in 2000, has been a transaction partner since 2002 and was the chairman of Thommessen from 2010 to 2014. His practice includes a wide range of M&A and equity capital markets work as well as financial restructuring, acting for corporate clients, PE firms and leading investment banks. Anders is consistently ranked in tier 1 in Norway within both Corporate/Capital Markets and M&A.

Career

2002- Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2000-02 Senior Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen; 1999 Member of the CEO Task Force, Kværner, London; 1996-98 Company Secretary and in-house lawyer, Kværner ASA and Kvaerner PLC in London; 1994-96 Associate, Kværner ASA, Oslo; 1992-93 Research Assistant, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo.

Professional Memberships

Norwegian Bar Association

Publications

2002: "Mister aksjeeieren sine organisatoriske rettigheter ved inngåelse av opsjoner og andre finansielle instrumenter", Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (2002) nr. 2, (Arnkværn, Berge og Haugstad)

1992: "Rettsforholdet mellom deltakerne i et lånesyndikat"

Awards

Market Leader, Capital Markets

IFLR1000

2021

Market Leader, Private Equity

IFLR1000

2021

Band 1, Corporate/M&A

Chambers & Partners Global

2021

Band 1, Capital Markets: Equity

Chambers & Partners Global

2021

Hall of Fame, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500

2021

Leading Individual, Capital Markets

The Legal 500

2021

2nd Place, M&A

The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey

2021

Top 10, Issues and IPOs

The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey

2021

Recommended, Capital markets: Debt and equity

Who's Who Legal

2021

Education

University of Oslo

Candidate in Jurisprudence

1987 - 1994

Chambers Review

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Global

Corporate/M&A - Norway
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Band 1

Anders Arnkværn is a highly acclaimed M&A practitioner highlighted for his expertise in both private and public transactions, including private equity mandates. He is also revered for his ECM practice, handling IPOs and private placements. One client praises him as "one of the finest transaction lawyers in the country, with a deep understanding of economic needs."


Capital Markets: Equity - Norway
1
Band 1

Anders Arnkværn is a highly acclaimed M&A practitioner highlighted for his expertise in both private and public transactions, including private equity mandates. He is also revered for his ECM practice, handling IPOs and private placements. One client praises him as "one of the finest transaction lawyers in the country, with a deep understanding of economic needs."

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