Bjørn Krog Andersen

Partner

E-Mailbka@mwblaw.dk
Phone+45 33 77 90 69
Mobile+45 53 54 00 46
Born11 September 1973 in Copenhagen
LanguagesDanish, English, German and Russian
Primary qualifications

Bjørn Krog Andersen has extensive M&A and compliance experience. For many years he served as General Counsel of Saxo Bank with activities in 26 countries. Bjørn Krog Andersen is primarily engaged in private M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. He also advises on financial regulatory matters and corporate governance issues.


Bjørn Krog Andersen’s recent key transactions and assignments include:

 

Represented North-East Venture in connection with the investment in OPUMO.

 

Represented Summa Equity in connection with the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Apollo Brandmateriel and Elmodan to Lakers Group

  

Represented the sellers of Sundhedsgruppen in connection with the sale of Sundhedsgruppen and Dansk Sundhedssikring to UK PE fund AnaCap Financial Partners

 

Represented DSV in connection with the acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport (listed on SIX Swiss Exchange)

 

Represented RCF Group S.p.A. in connection with the acquisition of DPA Microphones ApS

 

Represented Waterland Private Equity Investments in connection with the acquisition of ICO Concerts, ICO Touring & Management, Blixten & Co, Maloney Concerts, Atomic Soul Booking and Friction

 

Represented Nordic Hospitality Partners in connection with the acquisition of Lidkoeb ApS, Ebony & Ivory ApS and Brønnum ApS

 

Represented DSV A/S in connection with the acquisition of S&H Productfulfilment B.V.

 

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

 

Represented Adelis Equity Partners Fund II AB in connection with the acquisition of Caseon.dk

 

Represented North-East Venture and Friheden Invest in connection with their investment in "Arkk Copenhagen" State of North

 

Represented Restamax Operations Denmark in connection with Restamax Operations Denmark’s acquisition of Chicks by Chicks Tivoli and acquisition of Chicks by Chicks’ assets and intellectual property rights

 

Represented the founders and the sellers in connection with the sale of and their re-investment in Cock’s & Cows and The Bird Mother to finnish listed “Restamax Oyj”

 

Represented three of the shareholders in listed company Euroinvestor.com A/S in connection with the divestment of their shareholding of a total of approx. 27% to the company

 

Represented Tryghedsgruppen in connection with Tryg's acquisition of Alka (Insurance) and Tryg's private placement of 10% of shares outstanding in a fully underwritten equity placing.

 

Represented TPG Capital in the divestment of its 29.26% stake in Saxo Bank to Geely Financial (China) and Sampo Plc  (Finland)

 

Represented Bain Capital Private Equity (Europe) LLP and Advent International Corporation in connection with the voluntary public takeover offer of NETS

 

Represented Segulah and its portfolio company Semantix in the acquisition of Textminded

 

Represented EQT in the acquisition of GlobalConnect

                                                

Advisor to a group of Nordic investors in their acquisition of Ferrosan Medical Devices from Altor Equity Partners


Advisor to YouLend in relation to obtaining license as payment institute with the Danish FSA


Various M&A and capital markets transactions for Saxo Bank, including:


Sale of 9.9% of Saxo Bank to SinarMas, Indonesia


Placement of 50m EUR Tier 2 subordinated convertible debt


Placement of 45m EUR additional Tier 1 capital


Sale of Capital Four Fondsmæglerselskab to founders


Sale of Copenhagen Capital A/S to Formuepleje


Sale of 29.65% of Saxo Bank to TPG Private Equity

 

 

  Bjørn Krog Andersen's LinkedIn profile

 

 

Overview
2017 Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab
2016 Senior Associate at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab
2010  Senior Vice President at Saxo Bank A/S
2007-2010    Senior Associate at Plesner Law Firm
2005-2007 Senior Associate at Mannheimer Swartling, Moscow, Russia
2005 Senior Associate at Plesner Law Firm          
2004 Associate at Plesner Law Firm
2002 Associate at Horten Law Firm         
2002 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
2001 Term of studies at NYU Law School, New York, USA
Other activities

Articles:


Andersen, B & Ilum, M (2010) Acquisition Companies on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, no. 3/2010 (in Danish)

 

Andersen, B & Ilum, M (2008) IPO of an Empty Company – Blank Cheque Companies (SPACs), Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, no. 11/2008 (in Danish)

 

Andersen, B & Ilum, M (2007) Acquisition Finance – Debt Push Down, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, no. 1/2007 (in Danish)

 

Andersen, B & Ilum, M (2005) Compulsory Redemption of Minority Shareholders, Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, no. 7/2005 (in Danish)