Claus Bennetsen is specialised within banking and finance law. He has more than 20 years of experience advising banks, financial institutions and their customers about financing and reorganisation, including acquisition finance, financing of real estate portfolios and other major assets like windmills, and preparation of standard documentation.
Claus has special knowledge of and wide experience in organisation of cross-border financial transactions. In addition, he advises Danish and international fund managers, investment funds and hedge funds on fund management, and he also advises on the regulation of the financial sector, including the formation and operation of investment companies.
Claus also advises foreign groups' Danish subsidiaries and a number of manufacturing, service and commercial companies, which he has often assisted in connection with acquisition or formation.
Claus is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Banking & Finance and Capital markets (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Banking & Finance
IFLR1000 - Banking & Finance, Project Development (Highly regarded)
We have been mainly working with Claus Bennetsen, and have been very pleased with his work, as he is in our view an outstanding professional, who always gives sound and practical advice, providing real added value on the files.
Legal 500, 2022
He is quite commercial and he has a good way of explaining things very clearly.
Chambers Global, 2021
Detail-oriented and patient.
He is one of the few lawyers who really knows every single detail of all the cases he is working with. He is extremely dedicated and committed to the files and to the clients. He is one of the go-to lawyers in Denmark.
IFLR1000 recognises Horten partners
22 September 2022
Robinhood Markets, Inc. acquires Ziglu Ltd.
22 April 2022
New rankings from Chambers Europe
18 March 2022
The TDC Group is refinanced
1 February 2022
Banque Internationale à Luxembourg S.A. sells banking activities to Ringkøbing Landbobank
24 June 2021
Folkesparekassen merges with Middelfart Sparekasse
16 June 2021
Horten assists Lunar with capital injection of more than EUR 36 million
26 October 2020
The Danish FSA updates information on UK applications in anticipation of Brexit
16 September 2020
Horten has assisted NORD.investments A/S with a capital injection
28 May 2020
Lunar gets capital injection of DKK 150 million
3 April 2020
Horten contributes to Chambers Investment Funds 2020 Guide
18 February 2020
The transition away from IBOR rates
2 December 2019
IFLR1000 recognises 12 Horten partners
1 October 2019
Legal 500: Horten recognised as leading law firm
12 April 2019
12 Horten partners recognised IFLR1000
2 November 2018
Horten at IBA
6 October 2018
The Disclosure Regulation - An important tool to promote sustainable finance