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Chambers Global

Banking & Finance

What the team is known for
Bech-Brunn offers clients a strong finance team which frequently acts on behalf of domestic and international banks and large corporations on all aspects of acquisition finance. The firm is particularly recognised for its financing expertise in the energy and real estate sectors. Lawyers in the team are also instructed on refinancing mandates and offer further experience on debt capital market transactions, advising on the issuance of notes. The team is additionally well placed to handle loan transactions and sustainable finance matters.

Notable practitioners
David Moalem is particularly recognised for his knowledge of regulatory issues. He has "extremely good knowledge and precision in his assessment and guidance on this difficult area of law," says one satisfied client.

Department head Morten Krogsgaard "has very good technical skills and is a pleasure to work with," enthuses one respondent. He handles debt restructuring, refinancing and acquisition financing mandates on behalf of both Danish and international clients.

Thomas Thordal Sevelsted represents clients in lending transactions, sale deals, financing and refinancings. Clients appreciate that "he is always available and offers quick turnarounds."

Chambers and Partners Global 2022, Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Steen Jensen advises clients on ECM transactions, including passporting and takeovers. He recently assisted Exiqon with its DKK1 billion public-to-private takeover by Oncotec.

David Moalem provides regulatory advice on capital markets-related matters. He assisted Lundbeck with the implementation of a new capital markets compliance set-up in light of the new EU Market Abuse Regulation. Clients say: "He gives very practical advice which we can easily implement and he provides very good service."

Chambers and Partners Global, Capital Markets

Corporate M&A - Expertise based abroad

Desks based abroad This firm's China desk is led from Copenhagen, with additional support provided by lawyers based in Aarhus. It frequently advises Chinese corporate clients on investments and acquisitions in Denmark. The team also works closely with the firm's representative office in Shanghai. Søren Meisling is a key client contact.

Chambers and Partners Global, Corporate/M&A international firms - Expertise based abroad

Corporate M&A

What the team is known for
The team is well regarded and particularly active in the private equity sphere. It advises on M&A across a range of industries such as energy, manufacturing, financial services, technology and retail. Public M&A is another area of expertise, given its experience in public tender offers. The firm acts for a notable client base on issues that frequently involve international elements.

Notable practitioners
Jacob Hjortshøj is a standout M&A practitioner offering a wealth of experience in all aspects of M&A transactions.

Ole Nørgaard regularly advises clients on acquisitions and capital raising mandates. Clients enthuse: "His pragmatic, commercial, and is always good at finding solutions."

Steen Jensen acts for clients on complex demergers and share transfers and public M&A deals. He is also recognised for his capital markets expertise.

Steen Rode assists clients operating in the manufacturing sector, financial services and private equity spaces with cross-border transactions. Sources note that he is very commercially minded.

Chambers and Partners Global 2022, Corporate/M&A

Dispute Resolution

What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun's disputes practice represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings across a variety of industries. The law firm is particularly active in insurance, insolvency and professional liability disputes, often in the banking sector, representing companies as well as former board members. The team also handles cases arising from breach or non-performance of contracts, and offers further expertise in post-M&A disputes.

Notable practitioners
Anne Buhl Bjelke represents both public and private clients in litigation cases, often with a focus on insurance-related issues. One impressed client says that she is both "compelling and well prepared in court."

Carsten Pedersen has experience in breach of duty claims and insurance cases, as well as post-M&A disputes, and is well equipped to assist clients with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. An interviewee notes his tactical understanding, adding that Pedersen knows "how to present and how to attack the case."

Chambers and Partners Global 2022, Dispute Resolution

Intellectual Property

What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun is a full-service law firm assisting clients with the full gamut of IP strategy, registration, protection and enforcement. The team frequently handles contentious and non-contentious copyright, trade mark and design rights matters. It also acts on patent disputes in the pharmaceutical sector. Bech-Bruun has additional expertise in the commercialisation of IP, including distribution, licensing and franchise agreements The firm is also experienced in mandates involving international elements.

Notable practitioners
Claus Barrett Christiansen advances in this year's rankings after receiving remarkable client feedback. He acts for clients on trade mark and design infringement disputes and issues of marketing law. A source enthuses: "He is tough, very knowledgeable and always one step ahead of our opponents when setting the strategy. He has an in-depth knowledge of our business and he is a brilliant communicator."

Dan Bjerg Geary advises on the IP aspects of franchise, distribution and licensing agreements, having additional experience in patent and copyright infringements. A client praises him for "his remarkable ability to combine legal insight with great commercial understanding."

Klaus Madsen advances in the rankings following impressive market recognition. He receives plaudits for his expertise in patent disputes, often representing pharmaceutical companies. Interviewees note his great presence in the courtroom.

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn assists pharmaceutical companies with IP issues such as patent infringement, and regulatory matters. He also acts in disputes pertaining to marketing and advertising issues. Clients distinguish him as "an amazing business partner who is deeply engaged with the client's business" and as "an excellent communicator."

Chambers and Partners Global 2022, Intellectual Property