Dan Moalem

Partner

E-Maildmo@mwblaw.dk
Phone+45 33 77 90 10
Mobile+45 30 37 96 10
Born14 March 1973 in Aalborg
LanguagesDanish, English and Hebrew
Primary qualifications

Dan Moalem is the firm’s chairman of the board and is responsible for our Corporate Finance team. Dan Moalem engages primarily in public and private M&A, private equity and venture capital, capital markets transactions and transactions with real estate.

 

Dan Moalem's recent key transactions include:

 

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

 

Represented Waterland Private Equity and their portfolio company Enreach in connection with the acquisition of M Mobility, represented them and their portfolio company Within Reach Holding in connection with the acquisition of ipnordic as well as he represented Waterland Private Equity alone with the acquisition of ICO Concerts, ICO Touring & Management, Blixten & Co, Maloney Concerts, Atomic Soul Booking and Friction

 

Represented Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker Aktieselskab in connection with the private placement and secondary transactions in relation to Abacus Medicine

 

Represented Triton Partners in connection with the acquisitions of Aleris and DanTaxi 4*48

 

Represented Axcel in connection with the acquisition of Phase One from Silverfleet Capital

 

Represented a majority of the sellers in connection with Valedo Partners III’s acquisition of 100% of the shares in Fiskerikajen

 

Represented Apax owned AEB in connection with the acquisition of Danmil

 

Represented Vitruvian Partners in connection with a Series E equity investment round in Trustpilot and the private placements in Trustpilot and JustEat

 

Represented Danske Andelskassers Bank in connection with the sale of 100% of the shares in Sparinvest Holding to Nykredit as well as represented the board of directors in Danske Andelskassers Bank in relation to the takeover proposal made by Spar Nord Bank

 

Represented the shareholders of Axxsys Limited in connection with the sale of 100% of the shares to Alpha Financial Markets Consulting

 

Represented Centerbridge Partners-owned APCOA Parking in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Onepark

 

Represented DSV in connection with the acquisition of a number of companies, including Panalpina Welttransport (listed on SIX Swiss Exchange), UTi Worldwide Holdings (listed on Nasdaq New York), S&H Productfulfilment, and SBS Worldwide Holdings, as well as represented them in connection with an EU Listing Prospectus on Nasdaq Copenhagen regarding the acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport & with its DKK 5bn accelerated bookbuilding

 

Represented Lehrmann Holding and two co-investors in connection with the acquisition of 75% of the shares in Spain Holiday Online Rentals

 

Represented Altia Systems, Inc. in connection with the sale to GN Audio

 

Represented Hotel Holding in connection with the sale of 51 % of the shares in Zleep Hotels to Steigenberger Hotel Group

 

Represented Silverfleet Capital and 7days Beteiligungs GmbH in connection with the acquisition of Praxis Herning

 

Represented the Executive Management of TDC in connection with the voluntary takeover offer from DK Telekommunikation

 

Represented Randers Reb International in connection with the acquisition of Itsaskorda, SL

 

Represented RCF Group in connection with the acquisition of DPA Microphones 

 

Represented the Erhvervsinvest Management in connection with the acquisition of Arminox and Arminox Middle East FZC

 

Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of portfolio companies, including Falck Safety Services Holding, Falck, Louis Poulsen Lighting, Mols-Linien, and Configit

 

Represented Bain Capital Private Equity and Advent International Corporation in connection with the voluntary public takeover offer on NETS


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

 

Represented TPG in connection with the sale of Saxo Bank

 

Represented EQT in connection with the acquisition of GlobalConnect

  

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


Represented Segulah Private Equity and its portfolio company Semantix in the acquisition of Texminded

 

Represented Erhvervsinvest in connection with the divestment of several portfolio companies, including the sale of Tresu to Altor Equity Partners and of Damolin to Imerys, as well as represented them in connection with the acquisition of portfolio companies, including Dykon Roblon Engineering, Gasa Group, Bogballe, Scanbur, and PCH Engineering

 

Represented DELL in the sale of the Danish part of DELL Services to NTT Data International

 

Represented CNH Industrial in the acquisition of the grass & soil business of Kongskilde from DLG

 

Represented GN in connection with the sale of GN Otometrics to Natus Medical Inc. and in connection with the acquisition of Dansk Hørecenter

 

Represented National Silicon Industry Group in connection with the private offer and subsequent public takeover bid on Topsil

 

Represented Intel Corporation in the acquisition of Molex GmbH’s Danish activities

 

Represented Intel Capital in connection with the investment in WriteReader

 

Represented Cisco Systems in the acquisition of DocumentReady

 

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

 

Represented JAB in the acquisition of Baresso

 

Represented FMC Corporation in the acquisition of Cheminova

 

Represented Cobham in connection with the takeover of Danish listed Thrane & Thrane

 

Represented Kiwi Deposit Holding in connection with the takeover of Danish listed BlueVision

 

Represented Johnson & Johnson in connection with the private placement in Danish listed Neurosearch

 

Represented Svenska Posten in connection with the merger with Post Danmark 

 

Dan Moalem's LinkedIn Profile

 

International Recognitions

 

IFLR1000 2020: Market Leader (M&A, Capital Markets and Private Equity)

 

www.iflr1000.com

 

Acquisition International (Leading Advisor Awards 2019): Leading Lawyer of the Year (Private Equity and Venture Capital)

www.acquisition-intl.com

 

Corporate Vision Magazine (Corporate Excellence Awards 2019): Leading Expert in Corporate/M&A Law in Denmark

www.cv-magazine.com

 

Client Choice Awards 2019: M&A in Denmark

www.clientchoice.net  

 

Corporate Livewire (Global Awards 2018): Private Equity - Lawyer of the Year in Denmark

www.corporatelivewire.com

 

Corporate Livewire Awards 2018: Private M&A - Lawyer of the Year in Denmark

www.corporatelivewire.com

 

Corporate Livewire Awards 2017: Corporate Finance Law Services - Best in Field in Denmark

www.corporatelivewire.com

 

ACQ5 Law Awards 2017: Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year in Denmark

www.acq5.com

 

Chambers Europe 2017: Capital Markets (3) and Corporate/M&A (2)

www.chambersandpartners.com

 

Chambers Global 2017: Capital Markets (3) and Corporate/M&A (2)

www.chambersandpartners.com

 

IFLR1000 2017: Leading Lawyer (M&A)

www.iflr1000.com

 

Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016 : Tax Lawyer of the Year in Denmark

www.corporatelivewire.com

 

Chambers Europe 2016: Leading Individual (Capital Markets (3) and Corporate/M&A (2))

www.chambersandpartners.com


Legal500 2016: Leading Individual (Capital Markets and M&A)

www.legal500.com

 

Finance Monthly 2016: Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year

 

www.finance-monthly.com

 

ACQ5 Law Awards 14/15: Leading Lawyer (Financial Markets)

www.acq5.com

 

Acquisition International 2015: Dealmaker of the Month

www.acquisition-intl.com

 

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

www.legalexpertsdirectory.com  

 

Capital Markets Lawyer of the year 2011, Corporate INTL Global Awards

www.corp-intl.com

 

PLC Which Lawyer (Corporate/M&A, Real Estate)

www.practicallaw.com

 

Tax Directors Handbook

www.taxdirectorshandbook.co.uk
Overview

2017 Danish Chief of Defence, Security Policy Course
2008 Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab (Managing Partner 2008-2015)
2006     Partner at Lett Law Firm 
2004     Partner at Horten Law Firm
2001-2002    Visiting scholar at Duke University
2002      Attorney at Horten Law Firm 
1999      Assistant Attorney at Horten Law Firm 
1999     Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
1998     Commercial Assistant at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel
1997     Trainee Horten Law Firm
1996     Bachelor of Sciences in Business Administration and Commercial Law, Aalborg University

 

Other activities

Dan Moalem is a member of the boards of directors of several companies, including private equity management companies. Moreover, Dan Moalem was one of the initiators in establishing the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA) in March 2000.

 

Dan Moalem is an active member of several legal organisations. Dan Moalem also serves as advisory board member of the Copenhagen Centre for Commercial Law (CCCL), which deals with research and education within commercial law at Copenhagen University.

 

Furthermore, Dan Moalem lectures on eg capital markets, company law, venture capital and investment companies, including hedge funds.

 

Dan Moalem is the author of several publications within the fields of company law and capital markets and has written articles on venture capital and hedge funds as well as trade relations between Denmark and Israel, cf below.

 

 

Books

 

Moalem, D. (2019), The Danish Financial Act, chapter on Bank Bailout Packages, Djoef Forlag (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Moalem D., Werlauff, E., and Schaumburg-Müller, P. (2018), The annotated Danish Companies Act, Gads Forlag (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2017), The Danish Companies Act - The First 100 Years, chapter on Takeover Offers and Individual Rights, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag (in Danish)


Moalem, D. (2012), Festschrift in honour of Erik Werlauff, Jurist- og Økonomiforbundets Forlag (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Moalem, D. & Werlauff, E. (2007), The Annotated Danish Securities Trading Act, Copenhagen, Gjellerup (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Christiansen E. W. & Kildegaard, H. (2006), The Danish Stock Option Act: employment law regulation of equity-based salary, Copenhagen, Nyt Juridisk Forlag (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Kornerup, J. & Andersen, B.K. (2004), Denmark in Cornick, T. (ed.), The International Guide to Marketing Investment Funds, London, FIR Publications

 

Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2003), Compendium on Debt Enforcement (2nd edition), Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2002), Compendium on Registration of Property (2nd edition), Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2001), Compendium on Charges (2nd edition), Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (1999),Compendium on Debt Enforcement, Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (1998), Compendium on Registration of Property, Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (1998), Compendium on Rules Pertaining to Real Estate, Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (1998), Compendium on Charges, Copenhagen, Studenterbogladen (in Danish)

 

 

Articles

 

Moalem, D., Nielsen, M.V.W. and Østenfjeld, L.M. (2014), Tender Offers - new practice and new regulation, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 4/2014, pp. 1-12 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2014), Review: Jesper Lau Hansen: Introduction to Company Law and Capital Markets Law, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret 4/2014, pp 69-70 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Thomsen, H. H. (2012), Compulsory Redemption of Shares Issued by Danish Distressed Banks, XBMA Forum, Danish Update, November 2012

 

Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Nielsen, M.V.W. (2012), Legal Aspects of Prospectuses, Complex Financial History and Pro Forma Financial Statements, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 2/2012, pp. 88-97 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Nielsen, M.V.W. (2012), Exemption from the Obligation to Submit a Mandatory Tender Offer, Revision & Regnskabsvæsen no. 11/2012, pp. 42-50 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. v Østenfjeld, L. M., (2011), Danish Disclosure Obligations Potentially Broader Than Other European Countries in M&A Context, XBMA Forum, Danish Update, 20 December 2011

 

Moalem, D., Thomsen, H. H. & Thomsen, M., (2011), Saving banks: Limitations on voting rights and the possibility of converting into a Public Limited Company, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 3/2011, s. 219 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Dahlgaard, M. (2009), Capital Market Law Issues Concerning Hedge Funds, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2009, p. 347 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Bang, M. (2009), Introduction to Aspects Relating to Hedge Funds, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 3/2009, p. 273 ff. (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Nielsen, C. (2009), A Closure on the Danish Disclosure Rules? ErhvervsJuridisk Tidsskrift nr. 1 - 2009, p. 39-44 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Dahlgaard, M. (2008), New Ban of Short Selling Danish Shares Issued by Financial Institutions, Finans/Invest No 8/2008, p. 18-20 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Dahlgaard, M. (2008), The Obligations of the Tender Offeror when Publishing the Tender Offer and the Tender Advertisement, Finans/Invest No 7/2008, p. 26-27 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Schultz, M.T. (2008), New Executive Order Regarding Other Collective Investment Schemes – LIS § 115, FinansInvest no. 3/2008

 

Moalem, D. & Bøgelund, T (2008), Ruling in the RealDanmark Case - Disclosure of Inside Information, IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 14, No 1, April 2008

 

Moalem, D, Lund, C. & Thomsen, H. H. (2008), Disclosure of Inside Information – The Judgment by the Danish Eastern High Court in the RealDanmark Case, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, Forlaget Thomson, No 2/2008 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Nielsen, C. (2008), Revised Executive Orders in the Field of Securities Law as a Consequence of the MiFid Directive, Finans/Invest No 2/2008, pp. 24-26 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006), Implementation of the Takeover Directive in Danish Law – including new Takeover Code (executive order), Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, No 3, 2006, pp. 60ff. (in Danish)

 

Moalem D. , Bøgelund, T. & Jensen, M. (2006), Professional Liability of Financial Institutions Advising on ´Securities Trading – an Analysis of Practice by the Danish Financial Services Complaints Board, Finans/Invest, No 7, 2006, pp. 12-16 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006), New Securities Trading Act Rules and a New Takeover Code (executive order), Finans/Invest, No 6, 2006 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Bøgelund, T. (2006), New Rules on Foreign Investment Funds Marketing Activities in Denmark, IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 12, No 1, pp. 16-18

 

Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006), Regulation of Alternative Marketplaces, IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 12, No 1, pp. 18-22

 

Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006), Alternative Market Places – New Part 11a in the Danish Securities Trading Act, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, No 2, 2006, pp. 107ff. (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Lund, C. (2006), Disclosure of Inside Information – Decision by the European Court of Justice in the RealDanmark case, Finans/Invest 4/06, pp. 24-27 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Hjejle, U.& Lund, C. (2006), New Executive Orders on Prospectuses, NTS 2006/1, pp. 59-71 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006), Regulation of Alternative Market Places in Denmark, Finans/Invest, 3/06, pp. 19-22 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Hejle, U. & Lund, C. (2006), New Executive Orders on Prospectuses, Finans/invest, 258(2), p. 22 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Hansen, R.S. (2005), The Danish Stock Option Act: Regulation of Equity-related Instruments in Employment Relationships, Nordisk tidsskrift for selskabsret, 2005(1), pp. 65-74 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Banner-Voigt, E., Hejle, U. & Høibye, K. (2005), Hedge Funds and Taxation of Hedge-based Investment Activities, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 74(11), pp. 58-67 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Hejle, U. (2005), Hedge Funds: a New Danish Investment Vehicle, Finans/invest, 257(7), pp. 20-23 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005), The Midtbank Case: Following the Supreme-court Judgment, Finans/invest, 253(3), pp. 19-23 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005), New Reform of Danish Securities Legislation, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 74(2), pp. 16-27 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005), New Reform of the Danish Securities Trading Act, Finans/invest, 257(8), pp. 25-27 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005), About Inside Information and “the Abuse Reservation”: Following the Supreme-court Judgment in the Midtbank Case, Nordisk tidsskrift for selskabsret, 2005(2), pp. 52-68 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Lund, C. (2005), Disclosure of Inside Information: Following the NEG Micon Judgment, Finans/invest, 257(8), pp. 24-25 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004), Review of The Danish Securities Trading Act with Comments by Jesper Lau Hansen, Finans & samfund, 2004(12), p. 12 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004), The Midtbank Judgment: Prior to the Supreme-court Judgment, Nordisk tidsskrift for selskabsret, 2004(3), pp. 294-304 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004), The Midtbank Judgment, Finans/invest, 246(4), pp. 14-17 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Hansen, R.S. (2004), The Danish Stock Option Act: Regulation of Equity-related Instruments in Employment Relationships, Finans/invest, 247(5), pp. 29-31 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2004), About ’Inside Information’ and ’Materiality’ in Danish Securities Trading Law, Nordisk tidsskrift for selskabsret, 2004(1), pp. 71-82 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004), The Danish Securities Trading Act, Finans & samfund, 2004(12), p. 12 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2003), Corporate Finance and Analyst Activities by Investment Banks: about Chinese Walls and Wall Crossing, Legal Topics at the University of Southern Denmark, 2003, pp. 162-176 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Hansen, R. S. & Moalem, D. (2002), New rules on authority in Danish securities trading law, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 71(12), pp. 19-23  (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Hansen R.S. & Moalem, D. (2003), Regulation of the Securities Market: Status and Perspectives, Finans/invest, 246(1), pp. 16-20  (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2002), New Listing Rules on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Nordisk tidsskrift for selskabsret, 2002(2), pp. 147-160  (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Hoffmeyer, T. & Moalem, D. (2002), New Danish Insider Register: More Onerous Obligations for Companies and Insiders, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 71(9), pp. 44-49  (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2001), Venture Capital Companies: Interaction Between Law and Finance, Legal Topics at the University of Southern Denmark, 2001, pp. 80-91 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2001), The Copenhagen Stock Exchange KVX Growth Market: Growth Index or Technology Index?, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 70(4), pp. 32-37 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Kornerup, J. & Krenchel, J. V. (2001), Innovation Funds: a Venture Capital Investment Vehicle for Professional Investors, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 70(9), pp. 16-21 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (2000), Listed Venture Capital Companies: Duty to Disclose Material Information?, Revision & regnskabsvæsen, 69(7), pp. 6-14 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B.(1999), Pollution of the Holy Land, Aktuelt miljø, 6(8), pp. 44-46 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Brinkmann, S & Rasmussen, F.S. (1999), Positive Discrimination in EU Law, Justitia, 22(2), pp. 5-30 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. (1999, 27 April), From Nobody to Somebody on the IT Map, Børsen, information technology section, p. 2 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B. (1999, 10 February), Denmark Could Take a Lesson from the Israeli IT Adventure, Jyllands-Posten, digital section, pp. 6-7 (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B. (1998, 8 December), Israel Challenges Silicon Valley, Børsen, information technology section, p. 4  (in Danish)

 

Moalem, D., Fog, M.Q. & Schjelde, D. (1997), Strategic Takeovers, Justitia, 20(1), pp. 1-45 (in Danish)