Thomas Thordal Sevelsted


About Thomas Thordal Sevelsted

Admission to practice law 2005
Master of Laws 2002


Thomas Thordal Sevelsted assists clients on lending as well as on borrowing in matters of debt financing. Thomas also advises on the handling of distressed commitments and insolvent undertakings.

Thomas has extensive experience in national and international M&A transactions and financing, including business transfers, investments, reorganisation, financing of acquisitions and operations, and the provision of guarantee and security. In particular, Thomas has assisted on a number of restructurings and reorganisations of distressed undertakings, including business transfers in the event of restructuring and bankruptcy.

In addition, Thomas has for several years rendered legal advice to airline companies, banks and leasing companies on the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of aircraft, and he also advises players in the industry on airline-related issues in general.

Thomas has been seconded to Danske Bank A/S, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S and to one of Germany’s leading law firms.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 rating 2018
- Banking and finance

The nine-partner banking and finance team at ‘one of the most reputable law firms in Denmark’, Bech-Bruun, ‘always meets the client’s expectations’. It is regularly involved in internationally focused acquisition finance and syndicated loans as well as asset financing and leasing, refinancing, structured products, derivatives and project financing. Thomas Thordal Sevelsted advised Danske Bank on the financing of the acquisition of the LESSOR Group through an Axcel managed fund.

Legal500, Banking and finance


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