Hans Christian Pape advises domestic and international clients including public sector clients and PE funds on all matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, company law and equity capital markets. His involvement comprises all types of mergers and acquisitions, including leveraged acquisitions, mergers and demergers, joint ventures and other strategic alliances both domestically and cross-border.
In addition to his legal career he has several years of professional experience as executive director in international sector leading companies within Branded Goods/FMCG.
Hans Christian is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Corporate/M&A
IFLR1000 - Corporate and M&A and Capital Markets (Highly regarded)
Best Lawyers - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
He is very familiar with the players in the market and knows who wants what from a deal.
Responsive, very well connected and thorough. His network and people skills have been able to force the deal going forward or give us insights in relationships/interests 'behind the scenes' on seller's side, helping us to secure the deal. Very valuable for us.
Skilled M&A lawyer who knows the technical aspects but also has a commercial mindset and is solution-oriented.
Strong sector knowledge within consumer goods and positive track record.
Hans Christian Pape is "very service-minded. We can contact him any time and he answers our call. He also knows our company well, which is helpful.
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22 September 2022
Atlas Copco acquires the Danish company OXYMAT
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New rankings from Chambers Europe
18 March 2022
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21 December 2021
Danone sells Aqua d’Or Mineral Water to Royal Unibrew
17 November 2021
Muna Therapeutics concludes a series A round of EUR 60 million
13 July 2021
Peek & Cloppenburg acquires Magasin du Nord
31 May 2021
Screening of cross-border investments in M&A processes
11 March 2021
A-Huset sold to Highbrook Investors
25 November 2020
Horten advises Bain & Company in their acquisition of the Qvartz group
1 April 2020
IFLR1000 recognises 12 Horten partners
1 October 2019
Horten assists Cabonline with the acquisition of 4x27
6 May 2019
Legal 500: Horten recognised as leading law firm
12 April 2019
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3 December 2018
2 November 2018
Horten at IBA
6 October 2018
Insepa A/S sells 40 % of Beck Pack Systems A/S to Kirk Kapital A/S
24 May 2018
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Investing - Denmark