Thomas Weitemeyer

Managing Partner (H) / Partner
Phone+45 33 77 90 90
Mobile+45 30 37 96 90
Born14 April 1976 in Virum
LanguagesDanish, English and Scandinavian
Primary qualifications

Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court.


Thomas Weitemeyer is the firm's managing partner and provides advice primarily on company law, eg M&A, raising venture capital, structuring and investment in connection with equity financing. Moreover, Thomas Weitemeyer provides general business advice, conducts litigation of commercial disputes and also provides assistance as regards reorganising and restructuring ailing businesses.


Thomas Weitemeyer's recent key transactions include:


Represented FSN Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of iMPREG Group


Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of Falck Safety Services Holding


Represented Thuesen Jensen in connection with the merger with F&H, hereinafter F&H Group


Represented Erhvervsinvest IV in connection with the acquisition of Bogballe as well as represented Erhvervsinvest Management in the sale of Mejerigaarden Investment to Food Union


Represented the owners of In2media in connection with the sale to KMD


Represented INEOS Upstream Limited in the acquisition of DONG E&P


Represented Credo Partners in the sale of LabFlex


Represented AKP Group in the acquisition of 24.5% of the share capital in Skovlyst Production


Represented 2 x Perch, Ryan Holding, IMK Ervhervsstøtte Fond, Gatehouse Holding and KF88 in the acquisition of 86.6% of the share capital in Bruhn Newtech


Represented Flemming Østergaard Management and Continental Ejendomme in the acquisition and subscription of 50.5% of the share capital of Lars Larsen Watches


Represented EQT in the acquisition of GlobalConnect


Represented XANO Automation Aktiebolag (Publ.) in the acquisition of Jorgensen Engineering


Represented National Silicon Industry Group in connection with the private offer and subsequent public takeover bid for NASDAQ Copenhagen listed Topsil


Represented MUSIC Group Macao Commercial Offshore Limited in connection with the acquisition of 100% of the share capital in The TC Group


Represented 3i Infrastructure and AMP Capital in connection with the acquisition of Esvagt


Represented Agilitas Private Equity in the acquisition of City Container Danmark, City Container, City Container Fyn and Norrecco


Represented Kemira in connection with the sale of certain activities to Brenntag Nordic


Represented Flatirons Solutions, Inc. in the acquisition of Corena


Represented Kemira Water Denmark in the sale of Kemira Polar


Represented the shareholders in the Weiss-Envikraft Group in connection with the sale to Odin


Represented Nederman Holding in connection with the acquisition of Industriventilation

Represented Kapow Technologies Inc. in connection with the sale to Kofax


Represented with the acquisition of a webshop


Represented Dania Capital in the sale of Wiking Gulve


Assisted Asseco in its takeover of IT Practice


Transfer of the real property group, Kuben, to various buyers


Represented Candy King in the acquisition of Tasty Mix


Represented major creditor in the bankruptcy of Elro Erhverv and the shutdown of Skyline. Further, Thomas Weitemeyer has been the sole member of the creditors' committee in connection with the restructuring of Elro Energi and the winding-up of the Elro Group


Restructuring in connection with the successful reconstruction of  Boldklubben Skjold


Liquidator for Datoselskabet af 28/2 2011 (formerly Danish Hardwood) and its affiliated group companies 


Restructuring of the IBS Group


Trustee for RH-Beco, appointed by the company’s bankers


Trustee for the estates after Danflex Group, appointed by the creditors – including the company’s banks


Trustee for the estate after Interse, appointed by the creditors and the company’s shareholders


Member of the creditor’s committee in the estate in bankruptcy after Sprunk-Jansen


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International Recognitions


IFLR1000 2020: Highly Regarded (M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency)


Acquisition International (Leading Advisor Awards 2019): Leading Lawyer of the Year (M&A Transactions)


Finance Monthly - Deal Maker of the Year Awards 2019: Deal Maker of the Year 2019


Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2018: Restructuring Turnaround and Insolvency Lawyer of the Year


Finance Monthly Awards 2018: Restructuring Turnaround and Insolvency Lawyer of the Year  


Finance Monthly Awards 2017: Restructuring Turnaround and Insolvency Lawyer of the Year  


ACQ5 Law Awards 2017: M&A Lawyer of the Year  


Chambers Europe 2017: Restructuring/Insolvency (3)


IFLR1000 2017: Rising Star (M&A)


Legal500 2016: Leading Individual (Insolvency, M&A and Real Estate & Construction)


ACQ5 Law Awards 2016: M&A Lawyer of the Year


Chambers Europe 2016: Leading Individual (Restructuring & Insolvency (3))


Legal Experts - EMEA 2013 (Corporate and M&A)


Winner of Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011


2015 Managing Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab  
2014 Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court
2008     Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab  
2007     Partner at Lett Law Firm 
2006     Attorney at Lett Law Firm   
2004     Right of audience before the Danish High Court
2004     Attorney at Horten Law Firm 
2001     Assistant Attorney at Horten Law Firm 
2001     Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
Other activities

Thomas Weitemeyer is a certified insolvency attorney by Danske Insolvens Advokater (the association of Danish insolvency attorneys) and International Bar Association (IBA).


Thomas Weitemeyer has been attached to the University of Copenhagen as External lecturer of Procedural Law in 2002–2006.


Thomas Weitemeyer is a member of the Danish Arbitration Association.


Thomas Weitemeyer is the author of the following publications:





Weitemeyer, T. & Buur, T. R. (2013) The Extent of the Legal Force in Judgments by Default made on personal Debtors in Bankruptcy, Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen U2013.B.90 (in Danish)


Weitemeyer, T. & Rosenbaum, T. (2012) Opening the way for cooperation – The new Danish act on Harbours, International Bulk Journal, 3rd Issue, 2012


Weitemeyer, T. & Pedersen, A.K.D. (2010), Managements Responsibility and Duties from the Filing for Insolvency to the Date of the Winding up, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2/2010, p. 95-100 (in Danish)


Weitemeyer, T. & Dehn-Baltzer, L. (2009), Transaction and Retention Bonusses in Light of the latest practice of the National Assessment Council, TfS 2009, p. 524 (in Danish)


Weitemeyer, T. & Bøgelund, T. (2006), Amendments of Company Legislation, Finans/Invest, No 5, 2006 (in Danish)


Weitemeyer, T. (2002), A Prior Judgment’s Conclusive Effects in a Related Subsequent Civil Action, published in the Danish legal journal Justitia, 2001 (in Danish)