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Band 4

Corporate/M&A

Norway

3 Years Ranked

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Provided by Christian Grüner Sagstad

Europe

Practice Areas

M&A and Corporate Law, Venture Capital, Private Equity and ECM.

Christian has long experience within mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and capital markets transactions, and acts for numerous Norwegian and international private equity houses and other financial sponsors, venture capital firms, family offices, founders, investment banks, stock exchange listed companies and private companies.

He has vast experience in advising different types of clients across a number of business sectors. Christian regularly advises on deals that have an international or cross-border dimension.

Christian is a part of the executive management group of Thommessen, and heads the firms Transaction Department (comprising M&A and Capital Markets, Banking/Finance and Tax teams). He also heads the firm's Private Equity group.

Career

2016 - Partner, Thommessen; 2014 - 2015 Managing Associate, Thommessen; 2012 - 2013 Senior Associate, Thommessen; 2007 - 2011 Associate, Thommessen

Professional Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Publications

The Norwegian Chapter in "Private Equity" in The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021; The Norwegian Chapter in "Private Equity" in The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2020;Norway: Private Equity, Legal 500 and Inhouse Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide, Co-author 2018

Education

University of Oslo

Master of Laws

2002 - 2007

Awards

Notable Practitioner, M&A

IFLR1000 2020

2021

Notable Practitioner, Capital markets: Equity

IFLR1000 2020

2021

Recommended Lawyer, Commercial, corporate and M&A

The Legal 500

2021

Recommended Lawyer, Capital Markets

The Legal 500

2021

Top 5 Up and Coming, M&A

The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey

2021

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