Head of Finance & Capital Markets
Viggo specializes in capital markets transactions, securities law and M&A, with a particular focus on public and international transactions. He has extensive experience advising and representing local and international banks, issuers and investors on equity and debt issuances, M&A, financial markets, financial regulatory, general corporate finance and corporate litigation.
Viggo joined the firm in 2003, and is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, including exchange studies at London School of Economics (UK) and McGill University (Montreal, Canada). Prior to joining Schjødt, he spent three years as a legal intern with the Norwegian Securities Dealers Association.
Viggo has been a partner in Schjødt since 2008.
Viggo Bang-Hansen is regarded as a highly skilled capital markets lawyer with expertise in the structuring of complex transactions. Clients appreciate that "he is very hands-on, service-oriented and provides quick answers to questions. I rate him as one of the best capital market lawyers in Oslo." Recent mandates include IPOs, debt restructurings and complicated auction sale processes. (Chambers 2016)