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IFLR1000

Mergers & Acquisitions

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Bech-Bruun is recognised for its strong M&A projects (...).

The M&A team has a strong presence in Aarhus and Copenhagen and regularly completes several of the market’s biggest transactions, particularly in large Danish sectors, such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, IT, energy and shipbuilding.

Research period review (2021/2022)
The firm acted on some of the most prominent M&A mandates in Denmark for both buy and sell side clients. In the private equity space, the team was involved in a range of significant transactions for both private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

Recent Deal Data highlights 

  • Alm Brand €1.5 billion rights offering
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners €850 million financing
  • CVC Capital Partners €2.5 billion acquisition of Star
  • Danfoss €2.5 million bond issue
  • Green Hydrogen Systems’ Nasdaq IPO
  • Lunar €210 million acquisition of Swedish Lendify
  • Welltec International $325 million 8.25% senior secured notes issue

Client feedback
"We trust BB has done an excellent job for us."

"Very professional work. Timely and cost efficient. They have a wide range of experts across various legal fields."

"They do a 360 degree = 100% good, reliable job."

"High competences, high integrity, available, fair price." 


IFLR1000, Mergers and acquisitions, 2022

Banking & Finance

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Bech-Bruun (...) boasts of a very credible banking and capital markets offering.

The firm’s previously acquisition finance-focused banking practice has broadened in focus and now regularly acts on large asset financings, project financing and regulatory mandates. It often represents the borrowers and lenders on deals involving the aviation, manufacturing and real estate sectors.

Research period review (2021/2022)
In banking the firm was mainly active in acquisition finance for both borrowers and lenders advising notable clients primarily in the banking and financial services sectors. It also did work in energy finance as well as real estate finance.

Client feedback
"The firm provides commercially sensible advice – and also is extremely good at setting the strategy for such cases. They are very responsive and always balance the legal implications with the commercial implications."

IFLR 1000, Banking and finance, 2022

Capital Markets

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Bech-Bruun is recognised for its strong M&A, projects and restructuring and insolvency teams. It also boasts of a very credible banking and capital markets offering.

In capital markets the firm is particularly strong on the equity side, where it consistently acts on IPOs on Nasdaq Copenhagen, but also has strong capabilities in supporting debt and structured finance transactions.

Research period review (2021/2022)
In debt capital markets the firm maintains its strong position in bond/notes issuances and hybrid securities, advising mainly the issuers. The equity capital markets team was visible in the IPO space, where it notably advised on Green Hydrogen Systems’ IPO.

Recent Deal Data highlights

  • Alm Brand €1.5 billion rights offering
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners €850 million financing
  • CVC Capital Partners €2.5 billion acquisition of Star
  • Danfoss €2.5 million bond issue
  • Green Hydrogen Systems’ Nasdaq IPO
  • Lunar €210 million acquisition of Swedish Lendify
  • Welltec International $325 million 8.25% senior secured notes issue 

Insolvency & Restructuring

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Bech-Bruun is recognised for its strong (...) restructuring and insolvency teams.

The firm’s restructuring and insolvency team often represents debtors and creditors on a mix of formal restructurings, distressed acquisitions and insolvency proceedings.

Research period review (2021/2022)
In restructuring and insolvency, the firm delivered advice to both creditor and debtor clients such as major Danish banks and prominent government funds, as well as Danish corporates and Danish subsidiaries of major foreign players.

Client feedback

"Very friendly and professional and a pleasure to work with."

"They are very experienced, specialised lawyers who know every aspect of the insolvency area."

"The firm is nationwide in Denmark with offices in both Copenhagen and Aarhus. They are known for their work within M&A as well as restructuring and insolvency."

"It is one of Denmark's leading law firms and therefore has a large market share within reconstruction and insolvency. The firm is represented with offices in Copenhagen as well as in Aarhus, which is why it covers jobs throughout Denmark. The partners in reconstruction and insolvency are all younger partners, which provides good dynamics and an increased market focus. The firm is a good brand in Denmark."

"Friendly, cooperative, teamwork, competent and globally minded."

"Very capable insolvency lawyers who are very pleasant to work with."

IFLR1000, Restructuring and insolvency, 2022

Energy & Infrastructure

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Bech-Bruun continues to develop its position as one of the leading names in the Danish energy and infrastructure market. This year it successfully expanded its team to bring in new expertise to supplement the already strong lawyers on its roster. It has also continued to impress on the energy side in particular, where it has again secured some of the most significant mandates in the Danish markets.

“Bech-Bruun’s energy team is providing a full-scope service for high-profile and complex renewable projects, including procurement, regulatory, competition, corporate and financing,” says one in-house counsel at a major European energy provider. “They have outstanding knowledge of Danish energy law and the Nordic energy market and all the relevant stakeholders. They are also very friendly, pragmatic and have a good responsiveness.”

Generally, clients praise the accuracy of the firm’s work as above average, with the work ethic of some of the senior lawyers praised in particular. 

While the firm is known for its strength in the energy market, it has also had a productive year on the infrastructure side as well. This includes the continuing advice being provided to the Region of Southern Denmark on the development of a new hospital and working with Aarhus Kommune on the public-private partnership (PPP) construction of a new office building.

IFLR 1000, Energy and infrastructure