Christina Bruun Geertsen works primarily with mergers and acquisitions and investments (M&A), stock and capital markets law, commercial and company law, and Greenlandic law. Christina became a partner in 2007 and is head of our M&A and Greenlandic law groups.


Christina advises Danish and foreign private equity and venture funds as well as industrial businesses and owners on mergers and acquisitions, investments and succession planning – including in relation to structuring, negotiation and conclusion of shareholders' agreements, investment agreements, share purchase agreements, and due diligence reviews.

Christina has advised on numerous IPOs and share issues and has extensive experience in drafting prospectuses and handling verification processes. She is also advisor to a number of Greenlandic businesses and has in-depth knowledge of Greenlandic law.

Commercial insight and a strong professional foundation are key elements in Christina's advice. Christina's approach is informal, solution- and process-oriented, and includes an emphasis on mapping out the course of action together with the client to ensure alignment of expectations – all with a view to achieve results that meets the client's needs and interests.

Legal 500 2019

Commercial, Corporate & M&A

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals with recent highlights including Christina Bruun Geertsen acting for Altor Fund IV on its acquisition of Tresu from Erhvervsinvest.

Chambers Global 2019

General Business Law - Greenland

Christina Bruun Geertsen advises on a broad variety of corporate and commercial topics. Based in Copenhagen, she provides clients with transactional expertise on mandates involving Greenland.

Chambers Global 2019

Corporate/M&A

Christina Bruun Geertsen receives market acclaim for her broad corporate practice, assisting with M&A, private equity deals and ECM mandates. Clients praise her "high effectiveness and very good legal and commercial knowledge."

Chambers Global 2018

Corporate/M&A

Sources underline that Christina Bruun Geertsen is "sharp and knowledgeable as well as very pleasant." She has a focus on public M&A and also acts for Danish and international private equity and venture funds on structuring issues and initial public offerings.

Chambers Global 2018

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen is praised as being "particularly good on the equity side." She is especially strong on IPO and takeover work and recently assisted QIAGEN with its public takeover of Exiqon.

Legal 500 2017

Corporate/M&A

Jointly led by Christina Bruun Geertsen and Jens Hyldahl Bjerregaard, Kromann Reumert is experienced in handling transactions across industry sectors as varied as energy, insurance, IT and shipping.

Legal 500 2017

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen is recommended as lawyer within the field of Capital Markets.  

Chambers Global 2017

Corporate/M&A

Christina Bruun Geertsen advises clients on various commercial matters, including private equity and venture capital. She is experienced in capital markets transactions as well as general corporate law and is well placed to advise publicly listed entities. 

Chambers Global 2017

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen focuses on ECM, advising clients on IPOs and share issuances. She recently advised Berlin IV on a voluntary, public takeover bid for its shares by Immeo Dansk Holding, valued at USD221 million. 

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

Christina Bruun Geertsen is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Capital Markets and M&A.

IFLR1000 2016

Corporate/M&A

Another major matter the firm acted on saw Christina Bruun Geertsen take the lead in advising Danske Bank and Morgan Stanley, acting as joint global co-ordinators and lead managers, and SEB, acting as co-lead manager, as Danish legal counsel in connection with the IPO of NNIT on the Nasdaq Copenhagen exchange. 

Chambers Europe 2016

Corporate/M&A

Christina Bruun Geertsen acts for private equity and venture capital firms on investment mandates within the Danish market. Clients value that she "focuses on the important issues and knows our concerns as a client." Another source noted: "She is extremely pragmatic and gets the job done."

Chambers Europe 2016

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen is an active ECM lawyer with experience advising on public offerings and share issuances. She receives praise from clients, with one interviewee commenting: "She is great - easy to work with."

Legal 500 2015

Mergers and Acquisitions

Christina Bruun Geertsen, who co-leads the team with Peter Ketelsen, advised Milestone’s shareholders on the company’s sale to Canon.

Chambers Global 2015

Corporate M/A

The Greenland desk consists of one partner and one counsel, both based in Copenhagen and fluent in English as well as Danish. The team has advised on both national and international corporate and commercial matters, including acting for clients in the shipping and raw materials industries on international contracts and licensing. Christina Bruun Geertsen leads the team. 

Chambers Global 2015

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen "is very active and really knows what she's doing," particularly in corporate and healthcare issues. She recently advised Fast Ejendom Danmark on its USD180 million IPO. 

Chambers Global 2015

Corporate M/A

Christina Bruun Geertsen climbs this year's rankings on the strength of excellent client and market feedback. Clients say: "Her main skills are that she is a great team co-ordinator who makes sure things get done and is great at looking at the big picture. She has the necessary attention to detail." She recently advised Via Venture Partners on its investment in communications company Procom. 

Chambers Global 2014

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen is widely regarded as a rising star. She is building a strong reputation and is praised by sources as "easy to work with."

Chambers Global 2014

Corporate/M&A

Christina Bruun Geertsen enters the rankings thanks to the overwhelming praise for her practice. Sources say: "She is able to cut through the complexity and keep things simple, whilst also getting things done in the proper way."

Chambers Global 2014

Foreign desks

Michael Keldsen and Christina Bruun Geertsen advise Greenlandic and international clients on Greenland-based corporate and commercial matters, drawing from a strong business base and a well-established practice. The team advises on contracts, financing and M&A transactions in sectors including natural resources, transport and shipping.

Legal 500 2014

M&A

Kromann Reumert’s clients rate the team as being ‘second to none’. Practice co-head Christina Bruun Geertsen is recommended. 

Legal 500 2014

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen advised Morgan Stanley and Nordea Markets on the Matas IPO. 

Legal 500 2013

M&A

… Christina Bruun Geertsen, who assisted Agilent Technologies with its DKK 13.5bn acquisition of Dako.

Legal 500 2013

Capital Markets

Christina Bruun Geertsen assisted Jyske Bank with its DKK1.166bn directed issue; and Carnegie Bank and Danske Bank with Spar Nord Bank’s DKK913m rights issue.

activities
  • Lecturer for Executive Board Programme, Business Kolding, INSEAD
background
  • Partner 2007
  • Secondment with Danisco A/S 2000
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), King's College London 1997
  • Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from Aarhus University 1996
admission and Right of audience
  • Admitted to practice law 2000
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages
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