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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Henning Øvrebø

Henning Øvrebø



  • Corporate and M&A
  • Stock Exchange and Securities
  • Compliance
  • Contracts

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Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Henning Øvrebø has extensive M&A and company law experience advicing Norwegian and foreign clients.

Henning’s areas of expertise are transaction and company law, including mergers & acquisitions, divestments and demergers, equity financing, reorganization / restructuring and other transaction-related issues within the IT, telecommunications, media and technology sectors and other market areas. Henning assists both listed and unlisted Norwegian and foreign companies and has assisted in many large and complex transactions with multinational dimensions. Henning has been an advisor to, inter alia, Baneservice, Dell, General Electric, HPE, Mars, Norwegian and Norwegian Bank, RiksTV, Sopra Steria and Telia.

Henning also has extensive experience with various corporate and company law issues related to the choice of company form, organization and corporate governance as well as contract law, including negotiation of transaction agreements, joint venture and shareholder agreements, investment agreements and commercial agreements such as production, distribution and agent agreements.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Contract Law | Compliance | Contracts | Corporate and M&A | Corporate Law | Media and Entertainment | Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) | Private Equity | Stock Exchange and Securities | Technology and Telecom


M&A: Solutions to Mitigate Uncertainty Caused by Coronavirus
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2020

  With public markets collapsing and economists predicting a Eurozone recession, the European M&A market must also be expected to be heavily impacted by the coronavirus. “There will be transactions pulled if there hasn’t been already,” said a partner at one London-based private equity firm. “There is too much uncertainty and sellers will need to adjust to the new environment. It will take some time for the new reality to be reflected in pricing...

Overview: Expect Increase in Private M&A Transactions in 2019
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2018

Despite a positive and active start in H12018 with high M&A activity in the Norwegian market, the total number of completed deals in Norway in 2018 will be significantly lower than in 2017. YTD it has been registered 248 completed deals in Norway compared to 346 in 2017 (full year)...

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