Anders works primarily with mergers and acquisitions (M&A), company and commercial law, as well as capital markets regulation. Anders became a partner in 1994. He has previously served as Kromann Reumert's Managing Partner and is a former member of the firm's Board of Directors.
Anders is charged with managing the firm's engagement with a broad variety of clients – ranging from the largest financial businesses, listed groups, fund-owned media groups, private equity funds, partnership-owned consultancy companies and international IT businesses through to business angels. Anders has extensive experience in helping foreign businesses invest in Denmark. He has advised on transactions for all types of businesses and large property portfolios, and helped financial investors make alternative investments and set up alternative structures. He often chairs general meetings for listed companies.
As a legal advisor he combines considerable depth and breadth of expertise with a clear understanding of the commercial and strategic challenges involved in a case. Anders cuts to the core of issues and provides useful advice to clients that extends well beyond the legal aspects. He takes a results-oriented approach and values close dialogue with clients, regardless of whether the matter at hand is a large transaction or a small query. When a team effort is required, Anders brings together the right selection of experts to efficiently and effectively achieve results.
Chambers Global 2020
Anders Lavesen advises international clients on cross-border acquisitions. Interviewees praise his experience in the field, one remarking he is "extremely good at getting the deal done."
Chambers Global 2019
Anders Lavesen has vast experience advising international clients on transactions and corporate contractual matters. Clients say he is "extremely business-minded and focused on finding the commercial, sensible solutions.
Chambers Global 2018
Anders Lavesen is noted by clients for his very "skilled" approach. He advises on a range of transactions and regulatory issues, often serving clients such as financial institutions and private equity funds. He is also active on M&A in the IT and technology sector, recently acting on the disposal of an online, web content-management business.
Chambers Global 2017
Anders Lavesen advises a wide range of clients, including media groups, private equity funds, consultancy businesses and IT and technology companies. He particularly focuses on foreign clients with investments and acquisitions in Denmark.
Chambers Europe 2016
Anders Lavesen is "a very strong lawyer" with a wealth of experience advising publicly listed companies, financial institutions and private equity funds on investment mandates and corporate governance matters. He advised Health & Fitness Nordic with the sale of 60% of shares in Fresh Fitness to Fitness World.
Chambers Global 2015
Clients describe Anders Lavesen as a "very experienced partner who is very knowledgeable about private equity, corporate and investment law." His recent mandates include advising KPMG on its merger with Ernst & Young in Denmark and future involvement in Ernst & Young International.
Chambers Global 2014
Anders Lavesen offers clients "excellent, sound advice and experience," impressed sources say. He recently advised Carlsberg on its sale of a former brewery site and associated development project to a consortium of Danish investors, retaining 25% ownership.
Legal 500 2014
Kromann Reumert’s clients rate the team as being ‘second to none’. Anders Lavesen and group co-head Peter Ketelsen advised TryghedsGruppen on merging its health and fitness activities with businesses owned by Altor Fund III.
- Member of the Disciplinary Board of the Danish Bar and Law Society
- Member of the board of directors for Foreningen til udvikling af bestyrelsesarbejde i Danmark (Denmark's Association for the Development of Board Work)
- Member of the Danish Company Law Association and the International Bar Association
- Contributing author to Aktieaflønning (Share-Based Payments), Thomson A/S, 2nd edition, 2005
- Kromann Reumert's Managing Partner 2003-2006
- Partner 1994
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of London 1990
- Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from the University of Copenhagen 1986
- Born in 1961
Admission and right of audience
- Right of audience before the Danish High Court 1991
- Admitted to practice law 1989
- The Scandinavian languages