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Ole Nørgaard

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Ole Nørgaard specialises in M&A and international law

Ole Nørgaard is a recognised and much sought-after lawyer with extensive experience of all legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions. 

Ole has been involved in a number of transactions for both industrial buyers and sellers and private equity funds, including cross-border transactions. His expertise extends, among other things, to advice relating to the planning of transaction processes, due diligence investigations and drafting and negotiation of transfer agreements. 

Due to his in-depth knowledge of German legal matters and the German language, Ole also assists clients in numerous transactions relating to Germany and other German-speaking countries. 

In addition, Ole advises Danish and non-Danish investors on investments in and sale of high-growth innovative businesses. He works closely together with the client and thereby ensures that the legal solutions support the client’s objectives. As an adviser, Ole is performance-oriented, flexible and easily accessible, and he never compromises on the quality of his work. 

Ole also has considerable teaching experience from the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen Business School.   

The Team

M&A & Corporate Matters

  • M&A & Corporate Matters
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Partner Ole Nørgaard
"Good client relations are a close relationship where you are in regular contact... Where you have a free exchange of opinions and can be used as a sounding board on various topics – also more business-related topics."
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  • Board member, Pactius A/S
  • Member, Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA)
  • Member, Dansk Forening for Selskabsret

Education and language

  • LLM (Heidelberg)
  • Right of audience, The Danish High Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
  • German


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(...) Bech-Bruun is frequently instructed on a broad array of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. A key area of focus for the ‘creative, strategic and commercial’ department is high-value corporate and capital markets transactions for energy and energy-related clients, as well as private equity transactions and corporate structuring matters. (...) Ole Nørgaard handles complex M&A transactions (...).

"Ole Nørgaard is highly skilled and capable of managing complex M&A transactions, always having the focus on the needs of his client. He has a great commercial understanding – and therefore he is also pragmatic in finding the right solutions and picking the right battles."

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

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Bech-Bruun’s regulatory expertise includes handling the interpretation of stock exchange regulations and corporate governance codes including duty of disclosure issues, market abuse work and advising on the rules governing the offering and listing of securities. The practice also handles the verification and takeover of listed companies as well as delistings. (...) other key individuals include Ole Nørgaard, who advises on the structuring of sale and acquisition procedures, due diligence investigations and the negotiation of transfer agreements.

Legal 500, Capital Markets

Ole Nørgaard advised new client Knoll on aspects of its acquisition of Muuto from Maj Invest Equity. Nørgaard's clients laud his "great negotiation skills and approach to legal documentation." He handles a range of mandates for both industrial companies and investment funds.

Chambers and Partners Global, Corporate/ M&A