Jacob Høeg Madsen's primary practice areas are financial regulation, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and company law. He became a partner in 2015.

Financial regulation

Jacob is committed to assist the financial sector with transactions and advise on a broad range of regulatory matters, including asset and investment management, the marketing and management of funds (both UCITS and AIFs), payment services, Fintech, etc. Advising pension funds and life assurance companies, e.g. on direct investments, is among Jacob’s specialist qualifications.       

Fund formation

He has experience in the formation of funds (e.g. private equity funds and debt funds) both in terms of drafting and negotiating the fund documentation, advising on structures etc. and in terms of advising on the regulatory aspects of establishing and marketing funds. He has also advised on co-investment structures.  


While his M&A practice is focused on advising financial undertakings, he also works on deals involving non-regulated targets. His broad private M&A experience includes representing both institutional (e.g. private equity funds) and industrial buyers and sellers in relation to both domestic and cross-border transactions.   

Company law

Jacob is also recognised for his expertise in advising on complex company law matters such as cross-border mergers/demergers, recapitalisations, group internal restructurings, cash pools, employee incentive schemes (LTIPs, warrant programmes etc.), shareholder agreements etc.  

approach to clients

Jacob is recognized for his ability to combine his deep legal expertise with a practical approach and sound process management. The individual needs of the client is the center of Jacob’s practice.

Who's Who Legal, Thought Leader 2021

Banking – Fintech and Regulatory

Jacob Høeg Madsen is ranked as a Global Thought Leader in Banking – Fintech and Regulatory – in WWL: Thought Leaders – Global Banking Regulation Review 2021.

Legal 500 2020

Commercial, Corporate & M&A, Next Generation Partner

Jacob Høeg Madsen is recommended as a next generation partner within commercial, corporate and M&A.

Legal 500 2019


Kromann Reumert's department is 'very knowledgeable on all aspects of the insurance industry' and provides 'the highest quality advice' across regulatory and contentious issues. Jacob Høeg Madsen assisted PKA with its joint acquisition with Axcel of a majority share of Danmarks Skibskredit.

Legal 500 2019

Commercial, Corporate & M&A, Next generation lawyer

M&A powerhouse Kromann Reumert works across a broad range of sectors on its deals. Noted is Jacob Høeg Madsen.

Who's Who Legal 2018


Jacob Høeg Madsen at Kromann Reumert is "a prominent player in the market" who is widely recognised for his experience advising major clients in the financial sector on fintech mandates

Who's Who Legal 2017


Jacob Høeg Madsen is listed as a fintech expert by Who's Who Legal

Legal 500 2017


Jacob Høeg Madsen is ranked as a next generation lawyer within the field of Corporate/M&A

  • Frequently lecturer within his practice areas
  • Private equity undtagelsen (Private equity exception), June 2007
  • Selvfinansieringsforbuddets territoriale udstrækning (Territorial extension of the self-financing ban), February 2007
  • Det selskabsretlige ligeretsgrundsætning ved børsnoterede selskabers tilbagekøb af egne aktier (The corporate legal basis for the repurchase of treasury shares by listed companies), January 2006
  • Partner 2015
  • Talents of the Year 100, Berlingske Business 2014
  • Secondment to Slaughter and May in London 2012
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), New York University, School of Law (Corporations), 2008
  • Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen, 2004
Admission and right of audience
  • Admitted to practice law 2007
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages

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