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Steen Rode specialises in M&A and company law

Steen Rode is a leading lawyer in the areas of M&A and company law. As Chief Executive Partner, Steen is also head of Bech-Bruun's executive management team.

Steen has assisted on and been responsible for the completion of numerous business transactions within a broad range of industries. He advises on all aspects of the M&A process.

As an adviser, Steen is solution-oriented with a steady focus on achieving the desired results through close collaboration with the client, ensuring that the legal solutions underpin the client's commercial and strategic objectives.

 

The Team

M&A & Corporate Matters

  • M&A & Corporate Matters
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Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: Kathoelieke Universiteit Leuven
  • English

Ratings

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Bech-Bruun has notable expertise in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and also assists with the structuring of corporate entities and subsidiaries, and handles the financial analysis of M&A and financing options. (...) and practice head Steen Rode assists with the drafting and negotiation of transactional documents. Clients include energy companies, private equity funds, financial institutions, real estate companies and steel manufacturers.

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

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'I’ve now worked with Steen Rode a few times and he’s really outstanding. Taking upon the full responsibility on M&A matters – end to end. Steen has a great commercial mind and is playing the ball not the man.'

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

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'Steen Rode is very energetic and has an extremely positive mind, which is having a positive impact on all working with him. He is very experienced and professional as well as having an entrepreneurial mind-set. He is proactive and very efficient. It means that value for money is high.'

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

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'Specifically Steen Rode stands out. Always available and pro-active in trouble shooting. Tends to have a ‘low profile’ approach in negotiations which is rare in the business where big partner egos often disturb sound commercial discussions.'

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

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'Steen Rode is exceptional, both as a lawyer, negotiator and as a strategic and commercial advisor to top management. He is a quick thinker, energetic and always ahead of the process, always totally committed to clients and their success. This means that Steen also identifies issues very early on and you have time to mitigate risks. In addition, Bech Bruun obviously has a complete range of legal expertise that is top notch.'

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“He is a partner who provides brilliant cooperation. Apart from being an outstanding M&A lawyer, he is also simply a brilliant brain in any problem solving issue, and an exceptional, very constructive adviser in negotiations. Always client-oriented and responsive.”

“He is very reactive and very good at delivering high quality service quickly. At the same time, he is able to advise and help maintain complexity at a reasonable level. Moreover, he also knows our working methods and attitudes, which makes you feel comfortable in his hands.”

“He's professional, smart, experienced and knows M&A well.”

“We have always appreciated his ability to provide second to none legal services.”

IFLR1000, Mergers and acquisitions