Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev

Attorney-at-Law, Solicitor (England and Wales), MSc, Partner

Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev advises Danish and international clients in relation to debt financing and has unique experience advising on complex cross-border transactions.

AC's advice focuses on finding practical solutions that are tailored to the business and commercial goals of each individual client. 

When structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions, AC draws upon a solid academic background within law, finance and economics as well as unique international expertise obtained from years of practicing as an English finance lawyer in London with Davis Polk & Wardwell.

AC has extensive experience advising both borrowers, sponsors and lenders on loan financing, bond issues and financial restructuring. Within loan financing, AC advises on, among others, certain funds acquisition financing (both public and private), bridge facilities, other corporate financing and refinancing, direct lending, unitranche financing and real estate financing. AC also advises on combined loans and bond issues in various capital structures. AC has extensive international experience advising on complex cross-border finance transactions, including intercreditor arrangements.

Prior to joining Davis Polk & Wardwell, AC practiced as a lawyer in Denmark. AC holds a Master of Laws from the University of Copenhagen and an MSc in Law & Finance (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford. AC is a dual-qualified lawyer in Denmark and England and Wales.

AC is nominated as Acritas Star ("She is highly competent in the area she advises us on and she has a high degree of business understanding") and Berlingske Talent 100 (2018).


  • TDC Group -Comprehensive refinancing transaction, including (i) EUR 3.2 billion secured infrastructure financing for TDC NET by way of "whole business securitization", including term loan, revolving credit and liquidity facilities; (ii) EUR 200 million revolving credit facility for Nuuday; and (iii) refinancing of EUR 2.8 billion existing senior secured debt in TDC Holding
  • European Energy - EUR 300m senior unsecured green bonds and EUR 45m green RCF
  • Axcel - Financing for the acquisition of ProData and concurrent add-on acquisition of Emagine
  • Nordic Bank Club - DKK 1,500m sustainability-linked revolving credit facility agreement for listed corporate
  • CIP - Funds financing for CIP's Energy Transition Fund
  • Reconor/Agilitas - Unitranche and super senior revolving credit facilities
  • TDC - Senior secured revolving credit facilities
  • NREP - Constructing financing from Danish pension fund 
  • Fitness World - EUR 445m high yield bond take-out financing relating to PureGym's acquisition of Fitness World
  • European Energy - EUR 150m hybrid green bonds listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen's Green Bond Segment 
  • COVID-19 Financing - Advising corporates and bank lenders on debt financing matters arising from the outbreak of COVID-19, including liquidity management, new "corona" credit facilities and the Danish state guarantee schemes
  • A.P. Møller Holding - Financing to fund the acquisition of KK Wind Solutions
  • Nordic Bank Club - Financing to fund EQT's acquisition of Ellab
  • European Energy - EUR 200m senior secured green bonds listed on the Green Bond Segment of Nasdaq Copenhagen
  • BaseCamp - Combined construction financing for student housing project and residential apartment project in Skovbrynet, Lyngby
  • TDC - EUR 1.9bn TLB repricing and amendments to TDC's existing senior secured facilities agreement
  • DKT Finance - High yield bond asset disposition offer following TDC's sale of its Norwegian business Get
  • Consortium comprising Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, PFA, PKA and ATP - Certain funds financing of public takeover of TDC, including EUR 3bn bridge financing refinanced through a "debt-push-down", EUR 1.4bn (equivalent) high yield bonds and EUR 100m SSRCF
  • TDC - Refinancing of TDC's existing debt, including EUR 3.951bn (equivalent) TLB, EUR 500m RCF and consent solicitations in relation to some of TDC's existing EMTN notes in order to waive change of control put option
  • Axcel - Financing for the acquisition of GUBI
  • Axcel - Financing for the acquisition of Mountain Top Industries
  • International Transactions (2013-2017) - Advising on +30 international finance transactions whilst practicing in London, including loan financing, bond issues and financial restructuring
  • Financial Crisis, etc. (2009-2013) - Advising on Danish bank schemes and other matters arising from the global financial crisis, including the recapitalisation, restructuring and resolution of Danish financial institutions; advising on matters relating to funding of Danish mortgage credit institutions, including joint covered bond funding


  • Anne Cathrine Ingerslev is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards Banking and Finance. 

    "The team, led by Anne Catherine Ingerslev, was professional and dedicated 24-7 – through the whole process. Very solution-oriented and to the point. Easy to work with. They made us feel we were in control"

    "Anne Catherine Ingerslev is very knowledgeable and diligent in her analysis and advice. It’s always a pleasure to work with her and the associates she staffs" (2022)


    Anne Cathrine Ingerslev has been recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2021+2022)


    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev is ranked as Up and Coming and Foreign Expertise in the UK as regards Banking & Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. 

    One client describes Anne Cathrine Ingerslev as "a highly skilled legal expert with excellent business understanding skills. I can only give her my highest regard and recommendation." She advises clients on debt and acquisition financing mandates, as well as on DCM transactions. Ingerslev is dually qualified to practise in the UK and Denmark (2022)


    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards Banking and Capital markets: Debt (2020+2021+2021/2022)

    "Excellent lawyer with very strong business understanding, collaboration and communication skills" (2021/2022) 

    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev "has a great understanding of her clients' needs. Her knowledge and negotiation tactics are exceptional" (2020)

  • Anne Cathrine Ingerslev is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards Banking and Finance (2020+2021)

    "Highly efficient, competent and with very good collaboration skills – in particular by Anne Cathrine Ingerslev" (2021)



    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev is ranked as Up and Coming and Foreign Expertise in UK as regards Banking & Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. "Qualified to practise in the UK and Denmark, Anne Cathrine Ingerslev advises clients on debt and acquisition financing mandates, as well as on DCM transactions. Sources praise her "good customer service skills and her entire attitude towards collaboration which is very open and honest," finding her to be "a true pleasure to work with." (2021)


    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev is ranked as regards Banking & Finance - Foreign Expertise in the UK.

    Anne Cathrine (AC) Ingerslev is admitted to practice in both England and Denmark. She acts for clients on loan repricing mandates and leveraged acquisition finance. One client says that "she has good strength in Danish and English law," and adds that she is "capable of putting herself in the shoes of the client, and understands matters that go beyond pure legal expertise."  (2020)

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