Meet us in Rome at the IBA 2018
This year the IBA Annual Conference takes place on 7 - 12 October in Rome, Italy, and more than 6,000 delegates from all over the world will attend. Kromann Reumert will be there with a team of 8 partners representing our firm and a variety of our practice areas. We look forward to meeting clients, friends and colleagues from all over the world!
Kromann Reumert has a strong global outreach through deep relations with top-tier law firms all over the world. Internationalization is a pillar of our strategy, and we invest in maintaining and building our international capabilities and networks, allowing us to work seamlessly in international contexts. Our partners play active roles in all relevant international legal organisations, including the IBA, ABA, AIPPI, IFA, and AIJA, and many of our partners are current or former members of the leadership of these organisations.
We continuously improve our international skillset, e.g. through secondments of our lawyers to law firms and companies abroad, and by staying abreast of latest international trends. A substantial part of Kromann Reumert’s work is international, and our clients benefit from high quality, multi-jurisdictional advice and easy access to specialists in every part of the world.
||”A substantial part of Kromann Reumert’s work is international, and over the years we have developed deep relations with top-tier law ﬁrms all over the world. Our clients benefit from high-quality, multi-jurisdictional advice and easy access to specialists in every part of the world. And all our treasured contacts help us stay abreast of the latest international trends.”
Head of International Committee
inbound - outbound
We act for a multitude of international clients and take pride in offering our committed, high-quality legal services across borders – inbound and outbound. Kromann Reumert is a preferred partner for international investors doing business in Denmark and our Outbound Services and International Trade teams travel the world with our clients to secure the success of their international ventures, working closely with our foreign contacts. Our Asia, German, Greenland and UK Desks ensure particular focus on clients with interests in or out of any of these countries and regions.
EUROPEAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2018
As the first Nordic law firm ever, we received "The European Law Firm of the Year 2018" award by The Lawyer.
In addition, The Lawyer rewarded us with the prize of "The Nordic Law Firm of the Year 2018".
Furthermore, we have received the country award "Law Firm of the Year Denmark 2018" by Who's Who Legal.
Finally, the market research firm Prospera has rated us as the best in almost all 20 legal disciplines covered in its 2018 analysis.
To add to these legal recognitions, Danish law students perceives Kromann Reumert as the most attractive workplace in Universum's annual survey 2018.
We continue to receive high rankings from all the notable international rating directories which rate law firms within a number of legal areas. And we can definitely also be proud of our ratings this year.
annual report 2017
Last year, we were happy to report that 2016 had been our best year ever. We are even more delighted to announce that 2017 was better still! It was, in short, our best result ever, and we are immensely proud and grateful.
Read The Annual Review 2017
denmark legal update
Kromann Reumert's international newsletter provides you with insight into the latest legal news in Denmark across practice areas and industries. In this issue we bring you our legal experts' analyses and comments on the latest legal developments in Denmark within competition law, employment law, corporate and foundation/trust law, tax law, capital markets, personal data and IP.
Read Denmark Legal Update June.
RECENT LANDMARK CASES
KROMANN REUMERT ADVISES ON COMBINATION OF WIDEX AND SIVANTOS
In 2018 Kromann Reumert advised Widex and its owners (the Tøpholm and Westermann families) in connection with the combination with Sivantos, owned by funds advised by EQT. The combination will create a global leading player in the hearing aid industry.
HELLMAN & FRIEDMAN IN TAKEOVER BID FOR NETS
A consortium led by private equity fund Hellman & Friedman announced in autumn 2017 a voluntary takeover bid on payment and card provider Nets A/S at a cash price of DKK 165 per share, translating into an enterprise value of around DKK 33.1 billion. The takeover completed in the beginning of 2018 following regulatory approvals in all Nordic countries, and the transaction ranked as the biggest European leveraged buyout in nearly five years.
Kromann Reumert advised Hellman & Friedman throughout.
THE OWNERS OF HUNTER MACDONALD SELLS SHARES TO NETCOMPANY
In 2017 Kromann Reumert advised the owners of UK IT company Hunter Macdonald Ltd. on the sale of their shares in the company to Netcompany. Formed in 2013, Hunter Macdonald Ltd. was recognised in 2017 as the fastest-growing IT service enterprise in the UK by prestigious Sunday Times Tech Trek.
HOTEL BELLA SKY SOLD TO NORWEGIAN WENAASGRUPPEN
In the summer of 2017, Wenaasgruppen A/S bought the iconic Bella Sky hotel in Ørestaden, Copenhagen, acquiring the total share capital of Bella Sky A/S. The seller was investment fund Solstra Capital Partners. In connection with the purchase, a new hotel lease agreement was concluded with BC Hospitality Group A/S, who will be running the hotel under the Mariott brand. Kromann Reumert advised Wenaasgruppen throughout the process, including negotiating and drafting of the purchase agreement, and on the creation of a number of declarations to be registered on neighbouring properties in connection with the purchase.
KROMANN REUMERT ADVISES FLSMIDTH A/S ON ITS ACQUISITION OF PARTS OF SANDVIK MINING SYSTEMS
In 2017 FLSmidth acquired parts of Sandvik Mining Systems. The transaction highlighted our ever-increasing outbound capabilities, as it had us acting as global lead adviser to FLSmidth in a transaction involving the transfer of assets and/or employees in more than ten jurisdictions spanning five continents.
HALDOR TOPSØE SELLS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES TO BELGIAN UMICORE
In 2017 Haldor Topsøe sold off its automotive and stationary DeNOx business to Belgian Umicore. The sale included companies in Brazil and China, employees, all technologies and intellectual property rights, the production and R&D facilities linked to the two business areas in Denmark, US, China and Brazil. The contract sum was DKK 900 million with possible additional earn-out payments. Kromann Reumert advised Haldor Topsøe from start to finish, including on the drafting and negotiating of the transaction documentation.