About Claus Aagaard Nielsen

Admission to practice law 2006
Master of Laws 2003


Claus Aagaard Nielsen specialises in the acquisition and sale of national and international businesses and advises on company law issues, restructurings and family business successions. He also advises on private equity fund investments, the acquisition of retail chains, the drafting of shareholders' agreements, etc.

He represents private equity funds, banks, large industrial enterprises as well as smaller enterprises, including those within the advertising and media industry, the real estate and energy sectors, partnerships and owner-managed companies.

Moreover, Claus has specific knowledge of Danish-German legal matters and regularly holds talks on mergers and acquisitions, company law issues and restructurings.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Commercial, Corporate M&A

Regarded by clients as being ‘second-to-none’, Bech-Bruun often handles cross-border transactions for domestic and international companies.
Claus Aagaard Nielsen heads the practice.

Legal500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A


  • Board member, Stejlbjerg Holding 2011 ApS
  • Board member, FAM Ejendomme A/S
  • Member, the Danish Association for Company Law
  • National Reporter for AIJA
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