Knut Smith-Erichsen

Knut Smith-Erichsen

Partner, Oslo Download vCard

Head of Corporate M&A 

Knut assists private equity funds, financial advisers and other financial and industrial players in a broad range of corporate and M&A matters, with a particular focus on private equity transactions. Knut advises on all stages of a transaction and have extensive experience on LBOs, MBOs, mergers, demergers, joint ventures, acquisition financing structures, shareholder structures, management incentives, etc. He also specialises in fund formation.

He joined the firm in 2007. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, with foreign study ships at University of Dundee. Prior to joining Schjødt, Knut worked with Wiersholm and before that with the Ministry of Finance, Tax Department.

Knut has been a partner in Schjødt since joining the firm in 2007, and currently heads our Corporate Department.

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Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

NO-0201 Oslo


C. Sundts gate 17

P.O.Box 2022 Nordnes

NO-5817 Bergen


Kongsgårdbakken 3

P.O.Box 440

NO-4002 Stavanger


Notenesgata 14

P.O.Box 996 Sentrum

NO-6001 Ålesund


48 Gracechurch Street

London EC3V 0EJ

United Kingdom