Henrik Møgelmose specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets and company law, and also handles general commercial law matters. Henrik became a partner in 1993.


Henrik represents both Danish and foreign industrial and financial businesses, and private equity funds on disposals and acquisitions, mergers, initial public offerings and share issues. Henrik is highly experienced in major M&A and capital markets transactions, including M&A transactions abroad and privatisations. He has advised on numerous transactions and mergers within the banking sector.

Henrik also advises a long list of clients on general company law and stock exchange regulation matters.

With his in-depth knowledge of the law and a commercial and pragmatic approach, Henrik helps clients reach their commercial and legal objectives.

Chambers Global 2021

Corporate/M&A, Senior Statespeople

Henrik Møgelmose is a prominent figure in the M&A market and advises on cross-border transactions. Clients appreciate that he is "very commercial, pleasant to work with and delivers good solutions to complicated problems."

Legal 500 2020

Commercial, Corporate & M&A, Leading Individual

Henrik Møgelmose is recommended as a leading individual within commercial, corporate and M&A.

Chambers Global 2020

Corporate/M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is described as being "pragmatic and detail-oriented" by sources. He assists clients with takeovers and public offers.

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 Henrik Møgelmose advising DLF Seeds on its acquisition of Syngenta's sugar beet seed business.

Legal 500 2019

Capital Markets

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals. Noted is Henrik Møgelmose.

Chambers Global 2019

Corporate/M&A

According to sources, Henrik Møgelmose is "very hard-working and experienced." His practice entails both public and private M&A, and he possesses a strong track record in acquisitions, public offers, IPOs and rights issues.

Chambers Global 2018

Corporate/M&A

According to sources, Henrik Møgelmose has a big reputation within M&A and he receives praise from clients for his strong contribution to the team's delivery on corporate matters, as well as his "good level of experience." He regularly assists Danish and multinational companies as well as private equity funds, recently advising on the privatisation of the diagnostics activities of SSI through a private equity investment.

Chambers Global 2018

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose advises clients on public M&A and IPO transactions. Clients say: "He has sound legal skills and is very thorough." He guided Land & Leisure through the voluntary public offer made to its shareholders by a subsidiary of Axel Springer.

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. Henrik Møgelmose is a key partner.

Legal 500 2017

Capital Markets, Leading Individual

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading individual within the field of Capital Markets. 

Chambers Global 2017

Corporate/M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is a highly experienced M&A lawyer and offers significant experience of mergers within the banking and finance sector. He represents a range of public companies, private equity funds and technology corporations and acted on a EUR145 million transaction involving the cross-border acquisition of an automotive business. 

Chambers Global 2017

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is noted for his ECM expertise and is regularly involved with public M&A and privatisation transactions. He recently advised Østjydsk Bank on a rights issue and the preparation of its prospectus. 

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

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

Chambers Europe 2016

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is a highly regarded corporate lawyer who advises both international and domestic clients on ECM mandates. Areas of expertise include public offerings, rights issues and regulatory matters. He is also noted for his experience of M&A transactional work.

Legal 500 2016

M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading individual.

Legal 500 2016

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading individual.

Chambers Global 2016

Corporate/M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is recognised for his prominent role advising clients on the sale and purchase of technology companies. He is an M&A specialist and is especially active on behalf of private equity funds and technology corporations.

IFLR1000 2015

M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading lawyer.

IFLR1000 2015

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading lawyer.

Legal 500 2015

M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading individual.

Legal 500 2015

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is ranked as a leading individual.

Chambers Global 2015

Corporate/M&A

Henrik Møgelmose "has solid M&A knowledge, is a hands-on negotiator and is very quick to turn documents around. He has a great understanding of business needs."

Chambers Global 2014

Corporate/M&A

Henrik Møgelmose is praised for his experience and strategic view of the market, with "all the technical expertise for the M&A transaction and an understanding of the cross-border issues." Another adds: "People around the table enjoy working with him." He is also highlighted for his equity capital markets (ECM) expertise.

Chambers Global 2014

Capital Markets

Henrik Møgelmose is a "very solid lawyer who is a really strong choice for equity transactions." He is also a skilled corporate/M&A practitioner.

Legal 500 2014

Capital markets

Henrik Møgelmose is listed as a leading individual.

Legal 500 2014

M&A

Henrik Møgelmose advised Anticimex on its acquisition of ISS Skadedyrsbekæmpelse in 12 countries. Henrik is listed as leading individual.

Activities
  • Member of the board of directors for Danish companies, including subsidiaries of foreign businesses
  • External lecturer on commercial law, Copenhagen Business School 1986-1990
Publications
  • Sammenlægning af pengeinstitutter, Revision & Regnskabsvæsen nr. 2 (Merger of banks, Revision & Accounting no. 2) 2015
  • Contributor to  The European Takeover Directive and its Implementation, Oxford University Press 2009
  • Co-author of Det danske takeoveregime (The Danish Takeover Regime), Revision & Regnskabsvæsen no. 3, 2008
Background
  • Partner 1993
  • Foreign Associate with law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York 1991-1992 
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from University of Chicago Law School 1991
  • Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from Aarhus University 1983
  • Born in 1958
Admission and right of audience
  • Admitted to the New York Bar 1992
  • Right of audience before the Danish High Court 1988
  • Admitted to practice law 1986
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages

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The European Takeover Directive and Its Implementation describes the history and the political and economic objectives of the Directive.
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