MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
We have an outstanding transactional experience in all aspects of mergers & acquisitions and provide our clients with professional transaction management on all stages of a transaction. Cross-border work is where we excel and we work seamlessly with a global community of relationship law firms, financial institutions and private equity firms as a trusted adviser and a safe pair of hands when it comes to Danish corporate law and documentation.
Our combination of international experience and detailed market, transaction, and industry know-how, enables us to advise our clients and partner law firms on all Danish legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions with domestic and cross-border dimensions. We possess thorough expertise in all aspects of M&A transactions and act on the early stages of the due diligence process all the way to a successful completion. We are familiar with a wide range of sectors ranging from commercial real estate over industrials to technology companies.
We aim to cut through the complexities to provide clear, precise and straightforward worded answers to move transactions forward. We endeavour to balance precise legal analysis of the given facts with the big picture and the commercial realities of our clients right here and now. We think ahead and anticipate all relevant aspects before they become legal problems and aim to build enduring relationships with our clients and partner law firms. We fundamentally believe in the power of collaboration, collegiality and teamwork across jurisdictions and we have an open, approachable style combined with unrivalled international transactional expertise in cross-border transactions.
For more information on our transaction expertise please visit our news section for recent transactions and our references section for our representative transaction list. Please contact Michael Rosenberg or Brad Furber to discuss any current matters.
Together with lead counsel Clifford Chance, Paris, Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma advised Cromwell European REIT (CEREIT) on the sale of 12 assets in France, Denmark and the Netherlands for EUR 65.7 million to funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group Inc. The properties had been managed on behalf of CEREIT by its sponsor, Cromwell Property Group (Cromwell), through Cromwell’s integrated European investment management platform. The assets are all light industrial/logistics properties: five in the Netherlands, five in France and two in Denmark. The properties total approximately 124,000 sqm of space. In Denmark, the largest of the two assets is the Hjulmagervej 3-19 property in Vejle, located in the Jutland Peninsula in Southern Denmark. The asset comprises nine warehouse/light industrial buildings. Each building consists of warehouse areas with associated offices. The total NLA of the property is 12.807 sqm. CERET was advised by lead counsel Clifford Chance, Paris together with Clifford Chance Amsterdam, Clifford Chance Luxembourg and Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma. The purchaser was advised by Simpson Thacher Bartlett, London, DLA Piper, Paris, Loyens & Loeff, Amsterdam and Bech-Bruun Advokatfirma.
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma Advised Freezertech on Acquisition by Carsoe
Carsted Rosenberg advised the shareholders of Freezertech on the acquisition of the company by Carsoe. Grimsby-based Freezertech is a leading supplier of horizontal and vertical plate freezers for the fishing and food processing industry. The company was acquired by Aalborg-based Carsoe A/S, a leading supplier of on-board food processing solutions for the shipping industry. The company was advised by lead counsel Wilkin Chapman and by Carsted Rosenberg as local counsel for Denmark. The purchaser was advised by DLA Piper.
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma Acts for Magne Larsen Investments on Acquisition of Equity Stake in OnePlay
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma acted for private equity firm Magne Larsen Investments on the acquisition of an equity stake in OnePlay. Oneplay is a membership-based video game rental company that enables consumers to sign up for a digital subscription service, where users have access to download and play 2.000+ premium games for PC, MAC and Android devices. Founded in Denmark, OnePlay is today one of the largest players in digital game subscriptions and sales in Europe and the United States. Bird & Bird (formerly Bender von Haller Dragsted) advised OnePlay.
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma Acts for Magne Larsen Investments on Acquisition of Equity Stake in Munin Sports
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma acted for private equity firm Magne Larsen Investments on the acquisition of an equity stake in Munin Sports. Munin Sports produces and markets next generation football training equipment used by top football teams such as Arsenal, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United, Bayern Münich, as well as by consumers and families. According to the Swedish Football Federation’s elite high school in Spring 2015, the m-station rebounder porduced by Munin Sports results in an average 42% technical improvement in four weeks of practice. The next-generation rebounder works wirelessly with an app that enables users to develops footballers’ skills in a fun and efficient way by using new technology to take the training in football clubs and private gardens to a digital level that children and teenagers can understand. Founded in Denmark, Munin Sports is now sold across Scandinavia, the European Union and the United States.
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma Acts for Timgu on the Divestment of Finnish Division
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG successfully issued a EUR 51,000,000 German-law governed high yield bond, which constitutes a further issuance of, and will form a single class with, Heidelberg’s existing 9.25 percent bond due 2018. Cravath Swaine & Moore and Hengeler Müller advised the banks, which were led by Deutsche Bank, on the bond issue. Lead by global law firm Clifford Chance, Frankfurt, as global lead counsel, Clifford Chance, New York, Clifford Chance, London, Clifford Chance, Amsterdam, Clifford Chance, Paris, Clifford Chance, Singapore, Clifford Chance, Tokyo, Clifford Chance, Hong Kong, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, Toronto, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney, Wolf Theiss, Vienna and Carsted Rosenberg, Copenhagen all acted as local counsels to Heidelberger Druckmaschienen AG on the successful issue of the EUR 51,000,000 High Yield Bonds. White & Case, Munich as global lead counsel and White & Case, New York, White & Case, London, White & Case, Paris, White & Case, Hong Kong, White & Case, Tokyo, Nauta Dutilh, Amsterdam, Stiekmann Elliott, Toronto, Schönherr, Vienna, Allens Arthur Robinson, Sydney and Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen advised the banks.
Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma Acts for Greenland Spring Water on Asset Sale
Carsted Rosenberg advised Greenland Springwater AG on the asset sale of its Danish and Greenlandic subsidiaries in connection with an asset sale involving the entire Greenland Spring Water Group headquartered in Switzerland. The mineral water is named 938 after its average pH of 9.38S and originates from the spring Qeqertarsuaq on Disko Island in Greenland. Founded in 1773, Qeqertarsuaq is one of Greenland’s oldest towns with little more than 1,000 residents from which the bottled spring water is exported worldwide.