How to do Public M&A transactions in Norway

Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen at Aabø-Evensen & Co Summarise the M&A transactional requirements and procedures governing publicly listed companies in Norway in the second edition of The Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Public M&A 2019.

The Norway chapter includes recent trends and developments in the public M&A sphere in addition to such areas as:

  • Types of business combination

  • Applicable legislation

  • Filings and public disclosure requirements

  • Substantial shareholding regulations

  • Duties of directors and controlling shareholders

  • Shareholder rights of approval and appraisal

  • Hostile transactions

  • Break-up fees and frustration of additional bidders

  • Governmental influence on transactions

  • Conditional offers

  • Minority squeeze-out

  • Cross-border transactions

  • Waiting and notification periods

  • Tax issues

  • Labour and employee benefits

Accreditation: Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Public M&A 2019 (Published: June 2019). For further information please visit