About Jakob Østervang

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Accounting) 2003
Admission to practice law 2003
Master of Laws 2000
BSc (Business Administration and Commercial Law) 1996


Jakob Østervang advises Danish and foreign clients on M&A, private equity transactions, restructurings, mergers and demergers, including in particular renewable energy transactions.

Jakob has particular experience in the establishment, development, financing, purchase and sale of Cleantech businesses. He has advised developers, sellers and buyers in connection with transactions involving wind turbines and solar cell plants in Germany, Italy, China, the USA, Poland, Estonia, Sweden and the Netherlands. Jakob has many years' experience in alternative energy, including wind turbines, and represents Bech-Bruun in the trade organisation Danish Wind Industry Association.

Moreover, Jakob is a seasoned lecturer within his field of expertise.

Jakob is Honorary Consul of Croatia. He can be contacted at consulate.croatia@bechbruun.com.

Personal ratings

IFLR1000 Rating 2014
- Energy & Infrastructure

Jakob Ostervang is a leading lawyer for Energy & Infrastructure

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2012
- Banking and finance

Jacob Østervang advised on wind farm and solar power project financings.

Legal500, Banking and finance

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Energy

Jakob Østervang is recommended as an ‘excellent lawyer’.

Legal500, Energy

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2015
- Mergers and acquisitions

Jakob Østervang has expertise in M&A involving clean-tech businesses.

Legal 500, Mergers and acquisitions

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Energy

Jakob Østervang provides "high-quality advice" and is "very commercially oriented," according to clients. One adds that he is "very skilled at negotiating and talking with important customers" on his clients' behalf. He has a focus on M&A and transactional mandates relating to the renewable energy market and is also experienced in restructuring and financing issues.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Energy


  • Chinese Wind Power – How to Enter Europe Successfully
    Bech-Bruun, 2012, Book
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