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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Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

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 (…). Claus Aagaard Nielsen heads up the Aarhus office.

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

The media and entertainment team at Bech-Bruun is praised for its ‘exceptional ability to understand both the legal and market situation’. The team is well known for its expertise in the music and film sectors and is expert at handling issues relating to distributions via traditional media and online streaming platforms. The group advises on the full gamut of corporate and commercial work, including industry agreements and licensing matters, as well as dispute resolution. (…) while fellow practice head Claus Aagaard Nielsen handles M&A work.

Legal 500, Media & Entertainment


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

Education and language

  • Bech-Bruun Leadership Programme: INSEAD, France
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
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Partner Claus Aagaard Nielsen
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