Henrik Rossing Lønberg

Attorney-at-Law, Partner, LL.M.

Henrik Rossing Lønberg is a partner in our Corporate Finance Team and has extensive experience in M&A, securities law, capital markets law, financial institutions and corporate governance. 

Henrik has specialised in corporate finance since 2001 and has provided advisory services in more than 150 M&A transactions. He has advised listed and privately owned companies in Denmark and internationally, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital companies, public institutions, institutional investors and high net worth individuals.

Over the past fifteen years, Henrik has been one of the most active (top 3) legal advisors in Denmark in the field of mergers and acquisitions (source: mergermarket.com, measured by number of transactions), and during the same period he has been one of the most active lawyers in the Nordic region.
Through his LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School (2001), his licence to practise law in New York and his subsequent employment at White & Case (New York) for more than four years (2001-2005), Henrik has acquired in-depth knowledge of and extensive experience in cross-border transactions. Henrik has continued to nurture his vast experience and network since his return to Denmark. A considerable part of Henrik's client portfolio is international. 

Henrik is the chairman of Plesner's Committee for International Relations.

Since 2009, Henrik has been an Officer of the Harvard Law School Association of Europe (HLSAE), and he served as President of the Association from 2013 to 2016.  HLSAE has more than 2,000 members and is the largest Harvard Law School alumni association outside the US.

Henrik is recommended for his extensive experience in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal500.

Highlights

  • FSN Capital's sale of Fitness World to Puregym 
  • A.P. Møller Holdings acquisition of KK Wind Solutions from Solix 
  • Nordea, Danske Bank, Arbejdernes Landsbank, SEB and Jyske Bank's sale of LR Realkredit to Nykredit 
  • Investor AB's sale of Aleris AB to Triton 
  • Marlin Equity Partners' acquisition of Puzzel AS from Herkules Capital 
  • A.P. Møller Holding's listing of The Drilling Company of 1972 (Mærsk Drilling)  
  • Capidea's acquisition of Wellvita Investor 
  • Agilitas Private Equity's acquisition of Teracom A/S from Teracom AB
  • Investor AB's sale of Aleris' care division to Ambea 
  • FSN Capitals' acquisition of Netcompany and the subsequent listing of Netcompany 
  • Netcompany's acquisition of Hunter McDonald 
  • Marlin Equity Partners' acquisition of Medius AB from Novax AB 
  • Umicore's acquisition of Haldor Topsøe's heavy duty diesel and stationary catalyst business 
  • Marlin Equity Partners' acquisition of Bluegarden from Danske Bank, Nordea and a number of other banks and the subsequent sale to Visma 
  • Danmarks Nationalbank, Danske Bank, Nordea og 63 other banks' sale of Bankernes Kontantservice to Loomis 
  • The merger between newspapers B.T and MetroXpress 
  • Verisure's acquisition of Falck's Nordic alarm portfolio 
  • Danske Bank, Danmarks Nationalbank, A.P. Møller-Mærsk and Nordea Bank's sale of Danish Ship finance to Axcel, PFA and PKA 
  • Alipes’ sale of EET Europarts to FSN Capital Partners
  • Mid Europa Partners' sale of Norican Group to Altor 
  • Resurs Bank’s (portfolio company owned by Nordic Capital) acquisition of Dan-Aktiv and Finaref from Credit Agricole 
  • Danfoss A/S' acquisition of SMA Solar Technology AG
  • Raising of DKK 11 billion worth of new share capital in Ørsted (DONG Energy) from Goldman Sachs, the Labour Market Supplementary Pension Fund and PFA in one of the largest private placements in Europe ever
  • Sale of Flying Tiger to EQT 
     

Ratings

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards M&A (2020)

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. According to sources, Henrik Rossing Lønberg has a "second-to-none combination of commercial understanding, stellar negotiation skills and extremely strong technical abilities." He is a market-leading practitioner in private and public M&A transactions, acting for industrial companies and private equity firms. (2019)


  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards M&A. Henrik Rossing Lønberg is "extremely capable". (2019)

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Clients note that Henrik Rossing Lønberg is a "very accessible lawyer who is good at drafting and can manage the quality of the process and the contractual outcome". One client also praises his negotiation skills, describing his style as "diplomatic persuasion" as opposed to aggression, demonstrating "tactical sense and good commercial understanding of business". The same client concludes: "He is unquestionably one of the top M&A practitioners in Denmark". He acts for a range of companies and private equity funds on M&A, with recent transactions involving online businesses and manufacturing companies. (2018)

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards M&A. "Henrik Rossing Lønberg is a great lawyer who combines excellent legal skills with the understanding of how to deal with people and softer factors that are equally important in getting a deal to conclusion." (Financial and Corporate 2018)

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as an expert with respect to Corporate Governance. (2017)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Clients say Henrik Rossing Lønberg "has strong commercial flair and really makes going through a transaction a seamless process. He is proactive and experienced. He knows what it takes and it is great to have a lawyer like that on your side." (2017) 

  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards M&A (Financial and Corporate 2017)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual as regards Corporate/M&A by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Henrik Rossing Lønberg acts on behalf of publicly listed companies and private equity and venture capital firms on investments and exits. (2016)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as an expert with respect to Corporate - Merger & Acquisition. (2016)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global as well as by Chambers Europe. "He's very good at finding commercial solutions". Interviewees add: "He's extremely pragmatic and very responsive". (2015)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is listed as a leading individual as regards Mergers and Acquisitions in the Banking, Finance and Transactional Law. (2015)
  • Henrik Rossing Lønberg is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets by Chambers Global as well as by Chambers Europe. Henrik Rossing Lønberg focuses on stock market listings. He is a dedicated, hard-working lawyer with a first-class mind and useful international experience, according to sources. (2013)

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