Jacob Hjortshøj

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Jacob Hjortshøj is an expert in M&A transactions, company law, stock exchange law and public offers.

In every transaction, Jacob commits himself deeply in the client relationship and is strongly dedicated to the process towards the goal. He is a keen negotiator with a markedly solution-oriented and efficient approach, driven by the commercial element in M&A cases.

Jakob is one of Denmark's leading M&A lawyers and his high qualifications in the M&A area are illustrated by his top-category ranking in the M&A area by all major rating agencies.


Jacob's expertise is reflected in the impressively long list of private equity funds and Danish and international enterprises he has advised in connection with M&A transactions over the years.

In recent years Jacob has assisted as team leader in the transfer of several enterprises.

Jacob is the chairman of the company law study programme committee of the Association of Danish Law Firms, as secretary for Dansk Forening for Selskabsret and as a member of the Danish Company Appeals Board. Previously, Jacob was an external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen teaching company law, and he is a regular lecturer with the Danish Bar and Law Society.