Pernille Nørkær

Partner

E-Mailpno@mwblaw.dk
Phone+45 33 77 90 40
Mobile+45 30 37 96 40
Born20 December 1978 in Svendborg
LanguagesDanish and English
Primary qualifications

Pernille Nørkær is head of our Technology & Entertainment team.


Pernille Nørkær has more than 10 years of experience in advising Danish and multinational companies and she provides advice within all legal aspects of IPR, Technology and Media, including in connection with negotiation and drafting of agreements and dispute resolution. Further, Pernille Nørkær assists clients in connection with transactions, including cross-border transactions.

 

Pernille Nørkær advises clients from various industrial sectors, including media companies, entertainment companies, IT and consulting businesses as well as the retail business.

 

Further, Pernille Nørkær provides advice within employment law, advertising and marketing law as well as lawsuits and arbitration proceedings in general, and she has significant experience within M&A.

 

Pernille Nørkær is approved to certify and sign the 1 year report which all licensed providers of gambling in Denmark must submit to the Danish Gambling Authority.

 

Pernille Nørkær also advises on preparation and completion of merger filings and negotiations with relevant competition authorities in connection thereto, including coordination in cases where the same transaction is to be filed and processed in many different countries.

 

In addition to the above, Pernille Nørkær provides advice to business owners as well as private persons, in particular on financial circumstances on matters in relation to private law, including family and inheritance, family disputes, invasion of privacy and slander, and reputation management.

 

Pernille Nørkær's recent key transactions include:

 

Represented Apax owned AEB in connection with the acquisition of Danmil

 

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

 

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

 

Represented Waterland Private Equity and its portfolio company Within Reach Holding in connection with the acquisition of ipnordic A/S 

 

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

 

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

 

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 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 Erhvervsinvest IV in connection with the acquisition of Roblon Engineering

 

Represented the owners of Avenida in connection with the sale to Main Capital Partners

 

Represented Erhvervsinvest IV in connection with the acquisition of Bogballe

 

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

 

Represented Erhvervsinvest II in Altor Equity Partners AB’s acquisition of Tresu Investments

 

Represented Active Sportswear Int. Holding and its majority shareholder, Greystone Capital, in the sale of all New Balance activities in Active Sportswear Int. Holding and its Scandinavian subsidiaries

 

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

 

Represented EQT in the acquisition of GlobalConnect

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of Configit

 

Represented DSV in connection with the proposed merger with NASDAQ (New York) listed UTi Worldwide, Inc.

 

Represented Erhvervsinvest Management in the sale of Mejerigaarden Investment to Food Union

 

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 Polaris Private Equity in connection with the public takeover bid for NASDAQ Copenhagen listed Mols-Linien

 

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


Represented JAB Forest B.V. in the acquisition of Baresso

 

Represented Vitruvian Partners LLP in the private placement in Trustpilot

 

Represented Erhvervsinvest Management in the acquisition of PCH Engineering

 

Represented FMC Corporation in the acquisition of Cheminova

 

Represented Cisco Systems in the acquisition of DocumentReady

 

Represented Autobutler in the private placement by Index Ventures and Verdane Capital

 

Represented Accellos in the acquisition of HighJump Software Denmark

 

Assisted Agilitas Partners in the acquisition of ISS Damage Control

 

Assisted FC Nordsjælland in the transfer of Jores Okore to Aston Villa F.C.

 

Assisted Syniverse Technologies in connection with the purchase of MACH

 

Represented Cobham Plc in connection with the takeover of NASDAQ OMX listed Thrane & Thrane

 

Establishing Marc by Marc Jacobs shop, Copenhagen

 

Establishing Marc by Marc Jacobs shop, Aarhus

 

Establishing Christian Louboutin shop, Copenhagen

 

Ongoing advice to Fitnessdk

 

Ongoing advice to Lalandia

 

Assisted FC Nordsjælland in the sale of Nickie Bille Nielsen to Villareal Club De Football S.A.D

 

Assisted FC Nordsjælland in the sale of Andreas Bjelland to FC Twente

 

Assisted PARKEN Sport & Entertainment in connection with the sale of Brede Hangeland to Fulham Football Club 1987 Ltd.

 

Assisted PARKEN Sport & Entertainment in connection with stcock exchange issue in 2010

 

Represented Candy King Holding AB in connection with the acquisition of Tasty Mix

 

Pernille Nørkær's LinkedIn Profile

 

International Recognitions

Legal500 2016 (Employment, Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment)

www.legal500.com

 

Who's Who Legal (Sports & Entertainment)

www.whoswholegal.com 

Overview

2013 Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab
2013 Visiting Attorney Program of Bingham McCutchen LLP (Washington DC), M&A department
2013     Right of audience before the Danish High Court
2009 Senior Associate at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab 
2007      Partner at Nørkær & Horn Andersen
2007 Attorney at Nørkær & Horn Andersen
2005-2009  Secondment at PARKEN Sport & Entertainment A/S
2004 Assistant Attorney at Nørkær & Horn Andersen
2004 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

 

Other activities

Pernille Nørkær is a member of  the Danish Association of Media and Entertainment Law and the Danish Association of Sports Law.

 

In 2007-2008 Pernille Nørkær was External lecturer of Civil Law at the Police Academy.

 

Pernille was also co-writer to the educational material to module 1 (Civil Law) of the Danish Football Association's mandatory education for stadium security staff. Pernille lectured on the same module at the Association's mandatory instruction in 2009.

 

Publications:

 

Nørkær, P., & Thomsen, M. (2012), Five months down the line: the new regime in Denmark

 

Nørkær, P., & Zobel, L. (2010), Handling of employee shares in light of recent pratice, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret 3/2010, p. 87-95

 

 

Pernille, who is now partner, shares her experience of what it is like to work at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen.