Henning Aasmul-Olsen

Partner

E-Mailhao@mwblaw.dk
Phone+45 33 77 90 50
Mobile+45 30 37 96 50
Born29 January 1962 in Danmark
LanguagesDanish, English and Swedish
Primary qualifications

Henning Aasmul-Olsen advises on M&A, capital markets and acquisition finance. Henning Aasmul-Olsen's clients include some of the largest Danish and global companies and financial sponsors within and outside the Nordic region.

 

According to Mergermarket, Henning Aasmul-Olsen is among the most active M&A lawyers in Denmark measured by deal value in the period from 1 January 2011 when he returned to the industry after four years as an investment banker.

 

Henning Aasmul-Olsen has strong skills within strategy, financial advisory and law and is often used as an advisor within corporate finance. Further, he has right of audience in the Supreme Court and has litigated at the Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice. 

 

Henning Aasmul-Olsen possesses industry knowledge within Banking & Finance, Business Services, Insurance, Health & Nutrition, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Shipping.

 

Henning Aasmul-Olsen's recent key transactions and assignments include:

 

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

 

Represented Apax owned AEB in connection with the acquisition of Danmil

 

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 DSV in connection with the acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport (listed on SIX Swiss Exchange) and in connection with an EU Listing Prospectus on Nasdaq Copenhagen regarding the acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport

 

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

  

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

 

Represented RCF Group in connection with the acquisition of DPA Microphones 

 

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

 

Key transactions in Horten 2016-2018:

 

Represented Jyske Bank on EURm 488 merger of Ringkjøbing Landbobank and Nordjyske Bank and on the EURm 288 million voluntary tender offer to the shareholders in Nordjyske Bank

 

Represented the Board of Directors of Copenhagen Airports on ATP's and OTPP's acquisition of a controlling interest and public tender offer to Copenhagen Airports shareholders at a value of EURbn 4.7  and on a new Government initiated aviation strategy

 

Represented the Executive Management of Nets in the Nets IPO at a value of USD 4.5bn

 

Represented the Board of Directors of Danmarks Skibskredit on Axcel’s, PFA’s and PKA’s acquisition of a controlling interest and tender offer at a value of EURm 633

 

Represented the shareholders in Magnetix on sale to and merger with Dentsu Aegis

 

Key transactions in Bruun & Hjejle 2010-2016:

 

Represented Atria Danmark in connection with the acquisition of Aalbæk Specialiteter

 

Represented Danske Bank in connection with its DKK 5bn share-buy back program

 

Represented Novo in connection with the DKK 780m acquisition of 25.5% of NNIT ahead of NNIT’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen

 

Represented Welltec in connection with its EUR 25m credit facility with the European Investment Bank and in connection with its USD 325m high yield senior secured  bond offering

 

Represented Irish AMCS Group in connection with the acquisition of Danish Transvision

 

Represented A.P. Møller – Mærsk in connection with its DKK 5.6bn share buy-back program and in connection with its DKK 1,642m sale of shares and ABB in DFDS as well as represented A.P. Møller – Mærsk and Mærsk Oil in connection with the transfer of a 20 per cent interest in Dansk Undergrunds Consortium (DUC) to Nordsøfonden

 

Represented Lauritz.com in connection with the placement of SEK 425m high yield bonds in international deal, primary and tap

 

Represented Axcel in connection with the placement of DKK 200m high yield bonds in tap issue and in connection with placing DKK 900m high yield bonds in international deal

 

Represented The Executive Management of Nets Holding in Advent International’s, ATP’s and Bain Capital’s DKK 17bn acquisition of Nets

 

Represented The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller estate in connection with the DKK 3.6bn ABB of shares in A.P. Møller – Mærsk

 

Represented Christian Dyvig, PFA and PensionDanmark in connection with the purchase and financing of Kompan

 

Represented BRFkredit in connection with the merger with Jyske Bank at a deal value of DKK 7.5bn

 

Represented G4S in connection with its GBP 348m offering of new shares and in connection with the acquisition of ISS for an enterprise value of DKK 44.5bn and a 7 for 6 rights issue to raise approximately DKK 17.1bn

 

Represented Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners in connection with its GBP 160m investment in a UK biomass powerplant

 

Represented DLG in connection with the placement of DKK 1bn bonds in international deal

 

Represented Tryg in connection with the international placing of NOK 800m perpetual, regulatory capital bonds

 

Represented Airbus in connection with its tender offer to the shareholders in Satair valuing Satair at an enterprise value of EUR 325m

 

Represented TPG Capital in connection with its purchase of a stake in Saxo Bank at a value of EUR 389m

 

Represented Copenhagen Airports in connection with Macquarie Airports' sale of a stake in Copenhagen Airports and stake in Brussels Airport to Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan Board

 

Key transactions in Danske Bank 2007-2010:

 

Represented Christian Hansen in connection with its IPO

 

Represented Falck in connection with its IPO (abandoned)

 

Represented A.P. Møller – Mærsk in connection with the sale of Baltija And Loksa Shipyards and in connection with its DKK 8.3bn ABB of treasury shares 

  

Represented DSV in connection with its DKK 4.4bn ABB

 

Represented Carlsberg in connection with the acquisition of Scottish & Newcastle and rights issue

 

Key transactions in Jonas Bruun 1994-2006:

 

Represented Tryg Forsikring in connection with acquisitions, mergers and IPO's in the period 1994-2006

 

Represented Unibank in connection with its merger with Nordea

 

Represented The Board of Directors of D/S Norden in the unsolicited tender offer by Torm (2001) and subsequent ownership changes

 

Represented Coloplast, D/S Norden, Falck, IC Group, Junckers, Rella, Torm and Vestas in connection with IPO's and equity issues

 

Represented The Ministry of Finance in connection with the IPO of Ørsted (Dong Energy) and its merger with Elsam at combined values of DKK 49bn

 

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Overview
2018 Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab
2016 Partner at Horten law firm
2010  Partner and Head of Communication and Marketing at Bruun & Hjejle law firm
2007

Executive Director, Co-Head, Danske Bank Corporate Finance Denmark, coverage for Large Cap, Capital Funds and Shipping

2006

Senior Advisor at Carnegie Investment Banking

2006 Corporate Finance Modular Programme, London Business School
1996 Managing Partner at Jonas Bruun law firm
1991 Partner at Jonas Bruun law firm    
1991 Master of Laws (LLM), University of Michigan Ann Arbor
1985 Hjejle, Gersted & Mogensen
1985 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

 

Other activities

Henning Aasmul-Olsen is on the board of directors in Karen and Poul F. Hansen's Family Fund

 

Henning Aasmul-Olsen is a member of the International Bar Association and the Expert Committee for Capital Markets of the Association of Danish Law Firms (Danske Advokater)

 

Henning Aasmul-Olsen is on the board of directors in Julius Koch International A/S