Partners at Aabø-Evensen & Co, Ole K. Aabø-Evensen and Gard A. Skogstrøm, look into common issues in Norwegian mergers and acquisitions in the thirteenth edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitions.
The deal pipeline continues to be strong in Norway, with an increasing number of respondents planning divesting parts of their business operations in the next couple of years
The lack of opportunity for organic growth in a generally low-growth environment, transformational developments in technology and the need to acquire new technology to stay ahead of competition are some of current trends affecting Norwegian based companies and can been seen as drivers for the high deal activity in the Norwegian M&A market.
What are the most common types of private equity transactions in Norway? What is the current state of the market for these transactions? Is there any changes in the types of private equity transactions being implemented in the last two to three years?