Christian Lundgren specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets, company law, international trade, and corporate criminal law. Christian became a partner in 2002 and heads Kromann Reumert's Capital Markets-, International Trade- and Corporate Criminal Law groups.


Christian has advised clients on several landmark and trend-setting capital markets- and M&A transactions in Denmark within e.g. telecommunications, food, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. He also frequently advises Danish businesses on acquisitions aboard and other international transactions. In recent years, Christian has advised on a number of cases which have decisively influenced corporate and capital markets regulation in Denmark.

The core of Christian's advice is a combination of thorough legal knowledge and a strong understanding of clients' commercial goals. He aims to attain clients' targets quickly and carefully. Since his transactions are often “once-in-a-lifetime transactions”, the involvement of experienced advisers is crucial. Christian's clients include several OMX C20 companies, leading Nordic and international private equity funds, and other market-leading businesses.

IFLR1000 2020

Capital markets and M&A, Market leader

Christian always has an answer available - or he will think of one and revert. His work is diligent with good attention to detail.

Legal 500 2019

Commercial, Corporate & M&A, Leading Individual

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals with recent highlights including Christian Lundgren assisting TDC with its sale to a consortium comprised of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund, PFA Pension, PKA and ATP.

Legal 500 2019

Capital Markets, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert's team works on big-ticket deals across the full spectrum of capital markets issues. Christian Lundgren acted for New Energy Investment, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary, on its bookbuild offering of shares in Dong Energy. 

Chambers Global 2019

Corporate/M&A, Band 1

Multiple interviewees confirm that Christian Lundgren is "a market leader" and "definitely top-tier" with regard to his M&A and ECM prowess. He has experience of transactions in the energy and financial services sectors. Clients say that "he is a great lawyer: very pragmatic and hard-working."

Chambers Global 2018

Corporate/M&A

Clients highlight that Christian Lundgren is "incredibly skilled, hard-working and responsive, as he gets back to you regardless of the hour." Acting on a range of private and public M&A transactions, he has attracted the attention of clients through his "results-oriented" approach, and sources also note that he is a "fantastic and very visible player" on the Danish M&A scene.

Chambers Global 2018

Capital Markets

Sources appreciate that department co-head Christian Lundgren is "very experienced and able to direct the client through the full process." Among recent highlights, he assisted Topdanmark with its sale of shares to Sampo in a DKK17.3 million compulsory takeover.

Legal 500 2017

Corporate/M&A, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert is experienced in handling transactions across industry sectors as varied as energy, insurance, IT and shipping. Christian Lundgren is a key partner.

Legal 500 2017

Energy

Kromann Reumert’s ‘top’ team has notable financing experience. Christian Lundgren acted for DONG Energy on its IPO.

Legal 500 2017

Capital Markets

Kromann Reumert provides ‘a consistently high level of service’ under the leadership of the ‘very responsive’ Christian Lundgren. Lundgren led advice to Scandinavian Tobacco Group on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen.

Chambers Global 2017

Corporate/M&A

Christian Lundgren offers insight on corporate criminal law and regulation as well as mainstream corporate issues, including transaction due diligence and strategic investment. He has impressed interviewees by the volume of work he can carry out and acts for a wide range of clients including Nordic and international funds and companies within telecoms and pharmaceuticals.

Chambers Global 2017

Capital Markets

Department co-head Christian Lundgren is "clearly one of the leading capital markets lawyers in Denmark" . He advises on regulatory and criminal aspects of capital markets in addition to his broad transactional practice. He represented a group of financial institutions in the process leading to Polaris Equity Partners announcing a DKK566 million takeover offer for all shares in Mols-Linien.

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

One example of its recent work saw Christian Lundgren leading a team advising the Scandinavian Tobacco Group – alongside shareholders Skandinavisk Holding II and Swedish Match – on the IPO of the group, which raised approximately kr10 billion.

Chambers Europe 2016

Corporate/M&A

Christian Lundgren acts on complex multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, including assisting Danish clients with outbound investments. He is also recognised for his expertise in capital markets transactions.

Chambers Global 2016

Capital Markets

Christian Lundgren co-heads the department and is an experienced capital markets and M&A practitioner who has "real impact in the market." He advises clients on transactional mandates as well as on regulatory and criminal matters, including issues related to alleged market abuse.

Legal 500 2016

M&A

Christian Lundgren assisted FLSmidth & Co. with the company’s sale of all shares in Cembrit to SoliX. 

IFLR1000 2016

Corporate/M&A

Christian Lundgren led the team in advising FLSmidth & Co on the sale of Cembrit Holding to the Solix group in a deal worth $200 million.

Chambers Global 2015

Corporate/M&A

Commentators praise Christian Lundgren's "constructive and focused attitude," saying: "He always tries to maintain a good atmosphere without giving way." He recently advised Novo on its USD700 million acquisition of Xellia Pharmaceuticals. 

Chambers Global 2015

Capital Markets

Christian Lundgren has a broad practice that includes capital markets transactions and is active in the healthcare and food industries. He "is quick with responses, provides great advice and has a strong understanding of our needs," according to clients. 

IFLR1000 2015

Leading Lawyer

Christian Lundgren is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Capital Markets and M&A.

Legal 500 2015

M&A

Christian Lundgren assisted Novo with its acquisition of Sonion Group. 

Chambers Global 2014

Capital Markets

Christian Lundgren is described by sources as an "excellent and energetic" lawyer. Clients note: "He is very dedicated and provides realistic advice. His approach is very thoughtful." Lundgren is notably strong on equity capital markets work.

Legal 500 2014

Capital markets

Lundgren provides ‘high-quality advice comparable with international law firms’.

Legal 500 2014

M&A

Kromann Reumert’s clients rate the team as being ‘second to none’. Christian Lundgren advised Novo A/S on its acquisition of Xellia Pharmaceuticals.

Chambers Global 2014

Corporate/M&A

Christian Lundgren has an excellent reputation amongst peers and clients: "He is well reputed and experienced, and a trusted adviser." He is praised for his technical ability and energetic approach to transactions.

activities
  • Member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law,  the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Honorary President and member of Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)
publications
  • Co-author of a number of articles and books, including Køb og Salg af Virksomheder (Purchase and Sale of Businesses), 5th edition released in early 2014 
background
  • Honorary President of AIJA 2006-2007
  • External lecturer at the University of Copenhagen 1997-2003
  • Associate with Cleary Gottlieb, Brussels 1995-1996
  • Master of Laws (cand.jur.) from the University of Copenhagen 1991
admission and right of audience
  • Right of audience before the Danish High Court 1996
  • Admitted to practice law 1994
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages

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