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

Measured on value, Henning is - according to Mergermarket - among the most active M&A lawyers in Denmark in the period from 1 January 2011 when Henning returned to the legal profession after four years as an investment banker.

Henning has a strong financial and commercial educational background and experience in addition to his legal competencies, and he is often used as a corporate finance advisor. He holds a right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court.

Henning has industrial insight into the areas Banking & Finance, Business Services, Insurance, Oil & Gas and Shipping.

Henning Aasmul-Olsen is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Chambers Global og Chambers Europe - Capital Markets (Band 2) and Corporate/M&A (Band 2)
Legal 500 - Capital Markets (Recommended Lawyer)
IFLR1000 - Capital Markets and M&A (Highly regarded)
Best Lawyers - Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Clients appreciate his ability to "look at the overall legal and commercial context and provide thoughtful advice.

Chambers, 2018

Clients praise him for being "service-oriented, quick to respond, good at understanding our needs and advising constructively.

Chambers, 2018

Henning Aasmul-Olsen has significant experience in both public and private M&A transactions.

Chambers Global

Henning Aasmul-Olsen is a respected capital markets lawyer with experience on both the debt and equity sides

Chambers Global

Track Record

  • Henning's Transactions (Selected)

    Copenhagen Airports' Board of Directors in ATP's and OTPP's 4.7 bn. acquisition of control and public tender offer (2017)

    The Management and leading employees in the USD 4.5 bn IPO of Nets (2016)

    Danish Ship Finance and its Board of Directors on Axcel’s, PFA’s and PKA’s EUR 633 million acquisition of control in Danish Ship Finance (2016)

    The shareholders in Magnetix on the sale of shares and merger with Dentsu Aegis (2016)

    Atria Danmark on the acquisition of Aalbæk Specialiteter (2015)

    Danske Bank on its DKK 5 billion share-buy back program (2015)

    Novo A/S on the DKK 780 million acquisition of 25.5 % of NNIT ahead of NNIT’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen (2015)

    Welltec on its EURm 25 credit facility with the European Investment Bank (2014)

    Irish AMCS Group on the acquisition of Danish Transvision (2014)

    Tryg on the sale of its Nordic Marine Hull portfolio in Run Off to R&Q Insurance (2014)

    A.P. Møller – Mærsk on its DKK 5.6 billion share buy-back program (2014)

    Lauritz.com on placing of SEK 425 million high yield bonds in international deal, primary and tap (2014)

    Axcel on placing DKK 200 million high yield bonds in tap issue (2014)

    The Executive Management of Nets Holding in Advent International’s, ATP’s and Bain Capital’s DKK 17 billion acquisition of Nets (2014)

    The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller estate on the DKK 3.6 billion ABB of shares in A.P. Møller – Mærsk (2014)

    Christian Dyvig, PFA and PensionDanmark in the purchase and financing of Kompan (2014)

    BRFkredit in the merger with Jyske Bank at a deal value of DKK 7,5 billion (2014)

    Axcel on placing DKK 900 million high yield bonds in international deal (2013)

    A.P. Møller – Mærsk on its DKK 1,642 million sale of shares and ABB in DFDS (2013)

    G4S on its GBP 348 million offering of new shares (2013)

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on its GBP 160 million investment in a UK biomass powerplant (2013)

    DLG on placing DKK 1 billion bonds in international deal (2013)

    Tryg on international placing of NOK 800 million perpetual, regulatory capital bonds (2013)

    A.P. Møller – Mærsk and Mærsk Oil on the transfer of a 20 % interest in Dansk Undergrunds Consortium (DUC) to Nordsøfonden (2012)
    Welltec on its USD 325 million high yield senior secured  bond offering (2012)

    G4S on the acquisition of ISS for an enterprise value of EUR (DKK 44.5 billion) and a 7 for 6 rights issue to raise approximately DKK 17.1 billion (2011; abandoned)

    Airbus on its tender offer to the shareholders in Satair valuing Satair at an enterprise value of EUR 325 million (2011)

    TPG Capital on its purchase of a stake in Saxo Bank at a value of EUR 389 million (2011)

    Copenhagen Airports on Macquarie Airports' sale of a stake in Copenhagen Airports and stake in Brussels Airport to Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan Board (2011)

    A.P. Møller - Mærsk on its divestment of Baltija and Loksa Shipyards (2009/10)
    A.P. Møller – Mærsk on its DKK 8.3 billion ABB of treasury shares (2009)

    DSV on its DKK 4.4 billion ABB (2009)

    The Ministry of Finance in the DKK 49 billion Dong Energy – Elsam merger (2006)