Claus Aagaard Nielsen

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Claus Aagaard Nielsen specialises in M&A

Claus Aagaard Nielsen specialises in mergers and acquisitions, company law issues and reorganisations and has conducted numerous business transactions over the past 15 years.

On this basis, over the past years Claus has had a pivotal and leading role in many of the most talked-about transactions, advising a wide range of large and medium-sized Danish and non-Danish enterprises and private equity funds within, for example, the TMT sector, the fashion industry, e-commerce and pharmaceutical industries as well as the energy sector.

Claus knows how to apply the law in a commercial context and is known for his ability to execute and push demanding processes forward.

The Team

M&A & Corporate Matters

  • M&A & Corporate Matters
  • FinTech
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Energy and Supply
  • Infrastructure
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Bech-Bruun houses a diverse team which advises on the full spectrum of media and entertainment issues across the social media, film, TV, and music industries. The team frequently acts for artists, licensing agencies and record companies on matters relating to distribution via traditional media and online streaming platforms. Niels M. Andersen and Claus Aagaard Nielsen jointly head up the practice; (...) Nielsen has over 15 years’ experience in representing medium-sized and large industrial enterprises on business acquisitions and sales.

Legal 500, Media & Entertainment, 2023


  • Board member, Bech-Bruun Advokatpartnerselskab
  • Board member, Stejlbjerg Holding 2011 ApS
  • Member, the Danish Association for Company Law

Education and language

  • Birn+Partners: Executive Board Programme, Denmark
  • Wharton Partner Programme: University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Bech-Bruun Leadership Programme: INSEAD, France
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
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Partner Claus Aagaard Nielsen
"I am very enthusiastic about progress and seeing things done."
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