Horten has assisted the shareholders in Exerp ApS in connection with the Italian company Technogym Sp.A's sale of the controlling interest in the company.
Exerp is one of the leading companies in the world within development and sale of software to major fitness chains.
Technogym manufactures and sells fitness equipment worldwide.
Insepa A/S sells 40 % of Beck Pack Systems A/S to Kirk Kapital A/S
24 May 2018
On 17 May 2018, Insepa A/S concluded an agreement concerning sale of 40 % of Beck Pack Systems A/S and Cartolit A/S to Kirk Kapital A/S.
Jyske Bank supports merger of Nordjyske Bank and Ringkjøbing Landbobank
9 May 2018
Jyske Bank (listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen under the symbol: JYSK) announced the decision to support the merger of Nordjyske Bank and Ringkjøbing Landbobank published by the boards of directors of the two banks on 18 April 2018.
Nature Energy sells market business
26 April 2018
The Nature Energy group concluded an agreement with Energi Fyn concerning sale of the part of the Nature Energy group selling gas to private customers and companies (NGF Nature Energy A/S). Horten has advised NGF on all legal aspects in connection with the sale.
The act on trade secrets has been adopted
23 April 2018
The parliament has adopted the bill on trade secrets, which will come into force on 9 June 2018.
Horten recognised as leading law firm by Legal 500
13 April 2018
Horten is recognised as leading law firm within a wide range of legal disciplines. At the same time, 26 partners are nominated as being among the best legal advisers in Denmark.
Nature Energy’s gas network sold to Energinet
15 March 2018
NGF Nature Energy Holding A/S and Energinet have concluded an agreement concerning sale of NGF Nature Energy Distribution A/S to Energinet .
Funen municipalities sell Nature Energy
Eight municipalities in Funen have sold the commercial activities of the Nature Energy after 40 years of municipal ownership.
New rankings from Chambers
13 March 2018
Chambers, the leading international guide to the best law firms, ranks Horten as one of the best in the country yet again.
Jyske Bank makes tender offer to Nordjyske Bank shareholders
Today, Jyske Bank announced the decision to make a tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares in Nordjyske Bank.
Chambers nominates Horten as Greenland expert
21 February 2018
The recognised international ranking agency Chambers has ranked Horten as one of the country’s leading law firms specialised in the conditions prevailing in Greenland.
Merger control: When to notify mergers and acquisition to national competition authorities
15 February 2018
In mergers and acquisitions, it is always relevant to consider, if the transaction is subject to merger control – on either a national or an EU level. Horten's Merger Control Poster gives an overview of the turnover thresholds for merger control in Europe.
Unique cooperation between Horten and Symbion
5 February 2018
Horten has entered into unique cooperation with Symbion and Accelerace where we will make a team of lawyers available for start-up businesses at the shared office facilities Horten CoLab.
Søgemedier A/S sold to Adelis
30 January 2018
Horten has assisted the owners in connection with the sale of Søgemedier A/S to the capital fund Adelis.
Ten things to remember when drafting contracts
29 January 2018
A contract is typically concluded for a specific purpose, and thus the parties often forget to regulate other central issues which can subsequently turn out problematic. We take you throigh ten steps that you should always consider when drafting contracts.
Four new partners at Horten
16 January 2018
With effect from 1 January 2018, Horten appointed Christian Tullberg, Kristoffer Westberg, Christina Steen and Niels Jørgen Oggesen as partners.
New owner makes Danish biogas manufacturer ready for investments worth billions
4 January 2018
The commercial activities in the Funen energy group, Nature Energy, have been sold to a consortium consisting of Pioneer Point Partners and Davidson Kempner.
New Managing Partner at Horten
2 January 2018
Finn Schwarz, Attorney and Partner, has been appointed Managing Partner of Horten Law Firm as of 1 January 2018.
Tender Offer to shareholders of Copenhagen Airports
11 December 2017
Copenhagen Airports announced on December 8 that a vehicle owned by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and ATP has made a mandatory tender offer to the shareholders of Copenhagen Airports.
Nordisk Film invests in Reto Moto, the computer game company behind Heroes & Generals
6 December 2017
Nordisk Film has invested DKK 32 million in the computer game company Reto Moto. Horten assisted the founder group and Reto Moto.
Eastern High Court upholds the Metro judgment for violation of the Competition Act
23 November 2017
Metro is sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 50,000 for violation of the Competition Act by withholding information in a merger. Eastern High Court upheld the district court's ruling.
IFLR1000 recognises 12 Horten partners
18 October 2017
The international directory IFLR1000 recently published its Financial and Corporate Rankings for 2018 - and Horten has improved its ranking in several areas.
Green Tech Challenge 2017
27 September 2017
Horten supports the Green Tech Challenge with a team of advisors and a financial contribution. The Green Tech Challenge supports a number of selected Nordic tech companies with a strong sustainable agenda to optimise their businesses.
ATP makes investment in Copenhagen Airports - tender offer expected
15 September 2017
Copenhagen Airports (Nasdaq Copenhagen listed; ticker: KBHL:DC), the operator of the largest airport in the Nordic Region, announced on September 13 that ATP together with Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan had agreed to purchase a stake in Copenhagen Airports bringing joint control over 57.7 per cent of all shares and votes.
The edtech company Labster announces Series A investment
7 September 2017
Labster recently announced a Series A investment round of $ 10 million with the participation of the venture capital funds Balderton Capital and Northzone.
New partner at Horten
15 August 2017
Horten Law Firm has admitted Christian Gregersen as equity partner.
Maj Invest Equity sells JFK Industri A/S to GROUPE SFPI
2 August 2017
Maj Invest Equity and the minority investors have sold JFK Industri A/S to the listed French company GROUPE SFPI with effect from 31 July 2017.
Giant merger of oil and gas activities in the North Sea
18 July 2017
Centrica plc has concluded an agreement with Bayerngas Norge AS concerning a merger of the European oil and gas activities in the North Sea.
New oil and gas strategy for the North Sea
4 July 2017
A new oil and gas strategy has been set out for the Danish part of the North Sea. The strategy was prepared in cooperation between the industry, the DEA and GEUS to ensure optimal exploitation of the Danish resources.
Maj Invest Equity enters into partnership with Victor Gruppen Restauranter
28 June 2017
Maj Invest Equity has concluded an agreement to acquire 50 % of Victor Gruppen Restauranter. It is a partnership as the remaining 50 % of the group will still be owned by the management and the present owners of Victor Gruppen Restauranter.
Denmark: The world's third best location for doing business
9 June 2017
Each year, the World Bank publishes the Doing Business Report, which evaluates the business climate across 189 countries worldwide. The report investigates 11 criteria all essential to the establishment and operation of a business. On behalf of Horten, Jim Øksnebjerg, partner, contributes to the report in relation to investor protection.
Karsten Ree Group sells Østergaard Biler to Europcar
17 May 2017
A team of Horten lawyers headed by Michael Goeskjær and Jim Øksnebjerg has assisted the Karsten Ree Group with a sale of the car rental company Østergaard Biler to Europcar.
Are you a hedgehog or a fox?
11 May 2017
Horten today hosted a workshop for a select group of Danish and European GCs, CLOs and Chief Legal Counsels on the role of the top legal officer. The workshop was by invitation of Global Leaders in Law.
10 May 2017
In mergers and acquisitions, it is always relevant to consider, if the transaction is subject to merger control – on either a national or an EU level. Transactions that are subject to merger control must be notified and approved, before they are implemented.
Final sale of LM Wind Power to General Electric
1 May 2017
The actual takeover of LM Wind Power took place on 20 April 2017 following the competition authorities' approval in the EU, USA, China and Brazil.
Honors to M&A partner Lise Lotte Hjerrild
25 April 2017
Partner Lise Lotte Hjerrild is appointed to the Steering Group of the International M&A and Joint Venture Committee of the American Bar Association and Women in Law Awards 2017.
Horten advances in new Chambers and Legal 500 rankings
19 April 2017
In 2017, the leading international ranking agencies, Legal 500 and Chambers, are once again ranking Horten among the best law firms in Denmark.
Conditional approval of Maersk Line's purchase of German container shipping company
12 April 2017
The European Commission has approved Maersk Line's takeover of the German container shipping company Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG (HSDG).
Eurofins reinforces its market leadership with the acquisition of VBM Laboratoriet in Denmark
31 March 2017
A team of Horten lawyers headed by Jim Øksnebjerg has assisted the owners of VBM Laboratoriet A/S with the sale to Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA).
Extensive commitment protects innovation in connection with approved DOW/DUPONT merger
30 March 2017
The European Commission has approved the merger between DOW and DuPont after long-term commitment negotiations. The approval is conditional on DuPont selling many of its pesticide companies and its global R&D.
Horten advises Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S on its acquisition of Burmeister & Wain Energy A/S in bankruptcy
8 February 2017
With effect from 6 January 2017, Burmeister & Wain Energy A/S (BWE) was acquired by Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC), which, despite the common name, has had different owners since the 90'ies.
Horten at the top of the M&A league
12 January 2017
According to Mergermarket, Horten is at the top of law firms in 2016 in the large cap M&A deal segment and with a deal flow of USDm 2.565 m, Horten is number four measured on value among all law firms advising on Danish transactions.
Global Leaders in Law appoints Horten as exclusive partner for Denmark
10 January 2017
Global Leaders in Law, the leading global general counsel forum based in London, and Horten has announced partnership. Appointed as a global bronze partner, Horten will sponsor the activities of Global Leaders in Law in 2017.
4 January 2017
With effect from 1 January 2017, Horten appointed Lars Lüneborg and Julie Arnth Jørgensen as partners.
Legalisation of loans to shareholders and members of management adopted
1 December 2016
Until now, Denmark has been one of the few EU countries that has not allowed companies to issue loans to shareholders and members of management, except for loans to Danish and some international parents. Obviously, this is a competitive disadvantage. On 1 January 2017, such loans will be legal.
New Advisory Board is to advise the government on a circular economy
2 November 2016
The government has set up an Advisory Board consisting of Danish business executives, who are going to advise the government on a circular economy thereby increasing enterprises' earning opportunities, promoting a more efficient utilisation of resources and minimising the environmental impact. The new measure was presented by the Minister of the Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen, and the Minister of Business and Growth, Troels Lund Poulsen.
Mezzanine Capital Partners grants EUR 15 million to MBL Gruppen
31 October 2016
Mezzanine Capital Partners has concluded an agreement with MBL concerning a grant to the company and its shareholders of EUR 15 million to ensure MBL's future geographical growth and development of its product range. Horten has assisted MBL Gruppen.
Horten acts as GE’s Danish lawyer in GE’s acquisition of LM Wind Power
28 October 2016
Horten has acted as GE’s Danish lawyer in GE’s intent to purchase LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based manufacturer and supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry.
Koppernæs increases its engagement in TripleNine Group - Horten advises Koppernæs
18 October 2016
Koppernæs AS purchased 63% of the shares in the Danish company Triple Fish A/S with effect on October 6, 2016. Horten has advised Koppernæs.
IFLR1000 ranks eight Horten partners as Leading Lawyers and two as Rising Stars
The international directory IFLR1000 recently published its Financial and Corporate Rankings for 2017. These rankings were good news for Horten, as we have increased the number of partners ranked as Leading Lawyers within their legal areas of expertise.
Legalisation of loans to shareholders and members of management
7 October 2016
Danish businesses will finally be able to grant loans to shareholders and members of the management in connection with the adoption of a new bill.
Horten assists VPK Packaging Group with acquisition of Peterson Packaging
3 October 2016
On 3 October 2016, the Belgian packaging manufacturer VPK Packaging Group acquired the Norwegian Peterson Packaging A/S from Pemco A/S and Unitel A/S.
Axcel, PFA and PKA acquires control in Danish Ship Finance
28 September 2016
Danish Ship Finance, the leading Copenhagen based dedicated ship finance institution, today announced that its large owners Danske Bank A/S, Danmarks Nationalbank, A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S and Nordea Bank AB (publ) had entered into an agreement to sell their entire shareholdings equal to 72 per cent of the shares in Danish Ship Finance to a Danish consortium consisting of Axcel, PFA and PKA.
IPO of Nets
27 September 2016
Nets, the Copenhagen based digital payment provider, settled the sale and purchase of offer shares in its successful IPO on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
19 August 2016
Henning Aasmul-Olsen will join Horten as equity partner. The admission of a new partner is yet another strategic step towards further strengthening Horten's expertise within M&A and business sector advice.
New rankings from IFLR1000: Horten is still the leading law firm within energy and infrastructure
22 June 2016
Every year, the international directory IFLR1000 publishes a guide of the world's best law firms within energy and infrastructure. In the recently published guide, Horten is, like last year, rated as one of the country's best advisers within this area.
Eckes-Granini acquires Rynkeby Foods A/S
19 May 2016
German-based Eckes-Granini Group GmbH (‘Eckes-Granini’), the leading producer of branded fruit-based beverages in Europe, has on 18 May 2010 acquired Rynkeby Foods A/S.
Centrica to acquire Neas Energy
21 April 2016
Centrica to acquire leading European energy management company.
International women lawyers discuss the future of the legal profession
6 April 2016
Horten participates when 150 lawyers from all over the world meet in Berlin on 7-8 April under the headline "Law in a changing world – how women can contribute to innovation of the legal profession".
Horten Corporate Day 2016 - Danish companies at the forefront
18 March 2016
At Horten's Corporate Day 2016 on 16 March, Danish and foreign executives and experts gave their views on the trends and opportunities of the Danish business sector. Horten will repeat the success next year with Horten Corporate Day 2017.
Public-private investments in Greenland
9 March 2016
On 26 February 2016, Horten and Nuna Law Firm hosted a conference with focus on public-private investments in Greenland.
Lifting of trade sanctions against Iran - possibilities and risks
29 January 2016
On 16 January 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stated that Iran had met the requirements for lifting of EU and US trade sanctions against the country. This opens the way for new trade possibilities with Iranian players; however, still subject to certain risks.
Amendments to the Trade Act with effect from 1 January 2016
21 January 2016
The amendments will ease the establishment of operational activities in the Greenlandic market - making the establishment of new as well as international business activity in Greenland more favourable.
Horten has assisted ResMed with the purchase of the full share capital in Maribo Medico
24 November 2015
Horten assists Arkitektgruppen with a DKK 1.4 bn joint venture with NREP
11 November 2015
Horten assists Summit Partners with the sale of Welltec shares
27 October 2015
Horten assists with SG Armaturen AS' acquisition of Riegens A/S
6 October 2015
Horten assists Michael Henriksen Holding A/S with the sale of MH Gruppen to Agilitas Private Equity
23 June 2015
Horten assists Antalis International with the acquisition of PaperlinX Scandinavia
2 June 2015
Horten advises Discovery Networks in connection with the purchase of two TV channels
1 June 2015
Horten assists with the acquisition of 3i Group Plc.'s shares in Soyaconcept
29 April 2015
Gehl Architects honoured as Transatlantic (US/DK) Company of the year
18 March 2015
The Cleantech company Aquaporin A/S attracts million investments
9 February 2015
Horten assists Ekokem Oyj with its acquisition of Nordgroup
3 February 2015
BWSC and PensionDanmark establish new Power Plant in England
24 November 2014
Horten assists US Regent Inc. in buying Bloomingville
7 October 2014
Horten admits three new partners
19 September 2014
Horten assists Eplehuset with transaction
22 August 2014
Kirk Kapital invests in Alliance+
11 July 2014
Horten advises Oakley Capital in relation to purchase of North Sails Europe
1 July 2014
New ratings from legal 500
13 May 2014
Horten has advised polaris on purchase of Det Danske Madhus
25 March 2014
DLA Piper and Horten advise Oakley Capital Private Equity in the acquisition of a majority stake in North Technology Group
14 March 2014
Annual report may be prepared in English
11 December 2013
Overture Management buys share in Noma
12 August 2013
Financial conditions of M&A transactions
7 November 2012
Horten strengthens international relations
3 October 2012