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Vi har i mange år gennemført flere transaktioner end nogen anden dansk advokatvirksomhed. Vores placering i front på det danske M&A-marked er resultatet af mange års specialisering og erfaring med at styre store og små processer.

Vi rådgiver i transaktioner på alle niveauer og i alle brancher. Vi rådgiver en bred vifte af danske og udenlandske finansielle og industrielle aktører, herunder kapitalfonde og virksomheder. Selskabsretlige forhold har ligeledes altid været en af vores kernekompetencer. Vi rådgiver både små og store selskaber inden for alle aspekter af selskabsretten. 

Vi rådgiver blandt andet om:

  • Fusioner og spaltninger
  • Overtagelsestilbud
  • Virksomhedsoverdragelser
  • Omstrukturering af koncerner og selskaber
  • Venturekapitalinvesteringer
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buy-out og buy-in
  • Kommercielle kontrakter
  • Stiftelse og omdannelse af selskaber
  • Interessentskaber og kommanditselskaber
  • SE-selskaber 
  • Selskabers ophør
  • Corporate governance og compliance
  • Internationale selskabsforhold
  • Partnerejede virksomheder.

Vores størrelse gør, at vi altid kan bemande en sag med jurister på de rette niveauer og har højt specialiserede eksperter på ethvert område, der kan understøtte særlige problemstillinger i forbindelse med en transaktion.

M&A & Selskabsforhold

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.

Strengths
"The services went above and beyond the usual legal advisory services and encompassed strategy, cultural elements and negotiation tactics in a very complex project," one client praises, adding that "they were driven, cost-minded, a real group of hands-on allies."

Work highlights
Represented CVC Capital Partners in its acquisition of STARK Group from Lone Star Funds.

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: "He is 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 Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A

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

Mergers & Acquisitions

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.

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

Mergers & Acquisitions

Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun acts on a broad range of corporate transactions, with particular focus on the renewable energy sector and the oil and gas industry. The team has extensive experience in the private equity space, with co-head Jakob Kristensen advising buy-side and sell-side clients and Jacob Hjortshøj acting for an impressive client roster of leading private equity funds. Simon Milthers jointly leads the team and handled several of the largest transactions in Denmark. For contentious matters, Søren Kamp Nørbæk represents clients in court and arbitration proceedings concerning post-M&A and shareholder disputes. Claus Aagaard Nielsen heads up the Aarhus office.

They are extremely competent and very nice to work with. Good commercial understanding.

The team is very hands-on and flexible. People are highly involved and cover for each other so tasks are always fulfilled, fast and efficient.

Highly skilled and professional, very good dialogue and responsive to requests, understand our business and expectations, take responsibility and always timely in deliveries.

Very capable and well experienced in M&A. They provide practical and useful advice. They bring efficient business-focused solutions. Easy and smooth to work with, flexible and responsive. High understanding of complex business matters.’

We have experienced a unique ability to staff an M&A transaction at short notice, quick to understand our way of working and ability to complete the transaction.’

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

BB

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