Thomas Weitemeyer

Managing Partner (H) / Partner

E-Mailtwe@mwblaw.dk
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 Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of Falck Safety Services Holding A/S

 

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

 

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 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 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 AB in connection with the acquisition of Industriventilation


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

 

Represented Invitetobuy.dk 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

 

Thomas Weitemeyer's LinkedIn Profile

 

International Recognitions

 

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

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

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

www.finance-monthly.com  

 

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

www.finance-monthly.com  

 

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

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Chambers Europe 2017: Restructuring/Insolvency (3) 

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IFLR1000 2017: Rising Star (M&A)

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

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

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

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

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Winner of Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011

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Overview
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:

 

 

Articles:

 

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)