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Steen Jensen

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Steen Jensen specialises in stock exchange law and capital market transactions

Steen Jensen advises Danish and international listed companies and financial enterprises on stock exchange law, capital market transactions and regulatory issues pertaining to financial enterprises, company law matters and financing. His legal advisory services include listings, IPOs, secondary offerings, rights issues and direct placements as well as mergers of listed companies. He also advises on takeover bids, redemption and delisting. 

In addition, Steen advises financial enterprises on various issues relating to the Danish Financial Business Act, on transfers and on investment products. 

Extensive international experience based on a degree from the University of London and an extended stay with a London law firm as well as large transactions at the stock exchange and capital markets have made Steen a popular adviser with Danish as well as foreign clients. Over the years this has also won him prestigious recognition from most international law firm rating agencies.  

Steen's Bech-Bruun career took off in 1987, and as such he has been part of the firm's development up until the present day. For several years he has been the deputy chairman of Bech-Bruun's executive committee.

 

The Team

Financing

  • Financing
  • Capital Markets
  • Regulatory Issues
  • M&A & Corporate Matters
  • New Technology
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"Integrity and adherence to the rules are values I rarely verbalise but which are embedded in my conduct and my approach to many issues."
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Engagements

  • Deputy chairman, Bech-Bruun
  • Board member, Ikano Property FE A/S
  • Banking and Finance, Denmark, member

Publications

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2017 - Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2017. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2016 - Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2016. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2015 - Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2015. Article
  • WLG - International Securities Law Handbook 4th. edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2014. Book
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2014 - Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2014. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2013 - Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2013. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2012 – Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2012. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2011 – Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2011. Article
  • WLG - International Securities Law Handbook 3. edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2010. Book
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2010 – Denmark, Global Legal Group Ltd., 2010. Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2009 – Denmark, Global Legal Group, 2009. Article
  • WLG – International Securities Law Handbook 2. edition, Kluwer Law, 2005. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish High Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • LLM, University of London
  • Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
  • English

Ratings

Steen Jensen is described as " a very good banking and regulatory lawyer involved in some of the biggest claims".

IFLR1000, Banking & Finance

Steen Jensen has specialised expertise in regulatory matters and is also noted for his transactional finance and capital markets practice. He is "smart and gets the job done," and clients can benefit from his "strong connections" in the Norwegian FSA.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Banking and finance

Steen Jensen has specialised expertise in regulatory matters and is also noted for his transactional finance and capital markets practice. He "is smart and gets the job done," and clients can benefit from his "strong connections" in the Norwegian FSA.

Chambers and Partners Global, Banking and finance

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Steen Jensen and David Moalem are also key names to note. In a recent highlight; Jensen also acted for the Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan on the sale of its stake in Copenhagen Airports to ATP and simultaneous purchase of Macquarie's stake, (...).

Legal 500, Capital markets

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Steen Jensen and Regina Andersen advised Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) on acquiring a 39% stake in Brussels Airport and 30% in Copenhagen Airport from MAp Airports.

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