Private Equity & Venture Capital

Schjødt has a market leading Private Equity and Venture Capital group in Norway. No other Norwegian law firm has advised on more Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions in the Norwegian market over the last years (source: MergerMarket). We assist private equity and venture capital houses in making investments locally, and globally in cross-border transactions.

We advise a large number of Norwegian, nordic and international private equity funds in their investment and divestment activities in Norway. We offer sophisticated advice for the full life cycle of an investment or portfolio company.

Our range of services include public and private M&A, debt financing of M&A transactions, incentive structures, MBOs, IPOs, due diligence reviews and regulatory advice and public filings.  We also advice on Norwegian and international fund formations, representing both general partners and limited partners, and establish management and advisory structures.

As part of our services to the private equity and venture capital houses, we also represent portfolio companies in their daily activities, including advice on IPR protection, corporate law, commercial contracts and negotiations, labour law, public permits and licenses, tax, etc.

We are consistently ranked by international legal rating bureaus as one of the leading private equity and venture capital law firms in Norway.