Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

"We wrote the book on M&A"

Aabø-Evensen advises Norwegian and foreign clients on mergers, acquisitions and sales of companies and businesses in most industries - and often across national borders.

Our clients expect advice based on knowledge of the law and legal practice, industry understanding, and a transparent and cost effective process that meets the highest international standards. This in combination with insight into the strategic and commercial objectives underlying the planned transaction(s).

Our M&A experience goes far beyond more traditional acquisition transactions. We have the resources, knowledge and experience to handle transactions with complex challenges. Examples of this can be co-investment, public-to-private transactions, dual and triple-track processes, and companies with major regulatory or environmental challenges.

We find the best solutions to challenges that arise along the way. In this way, we can ensure that transactions actually take place and are completed.

Our defining characteristic is that we handle large transactions with a small team of experienced advisers. This ensures the most efficient and seamless execution of such transactions.

Several of our M&A transactions have an international dimension. In this type of transaction, we work closely with leading local attorneys in different countries to ensure the best possible expertise for each transaction. We have extensive experience as project managers for multinational transactions.

Our lawyers provide advice to buyers, sellers and financial advisors regarding national and multinational mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. We assist our clients in auction processes as well as bilateral transactions, in addition to private equity buyers in connection with loan-financed transactions.

For the past 14 years, Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen, head of the company's M&A team, has been ranked among the leading transaction lawyers in Norway, rated by the industry itself and mentioned in Finansavisen. The same ranking considered Aabø-Evensen law firm among the top three law firms in transactions / M&A in 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen wrote the Norwegian book about M&A: "Acquisition of Companies and Businesses", published by Universitetsforlaget in 2011.



Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen

Lawyer / Partner
(+47) 477 81 840


September 26, 2023

ICLG - Private Equity 2023

Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen, founding partner at Aabø-Evensen, guides you through common issues when it comes to Private Equity in Norway in the latest International Comparative Legal Guide – a...
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August 2, 2023

Global Legal Insights – Mergers & Acquisitions in Norway 2023

Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen, partner in Aabø-Evensen, provides you with a full summary of the current M&A market in Norway in Global Legal Insights’ latest edition of Mergers & Acquisitions. The...
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June 27, 2023

Stirling Square announces acquisition of Infobric

We congratulate the parties involved in the announcement made the 21st of June 2023, that the pan-European mid-market private equity firm Stirling Square Capital Partners has (via its subsidiary)...
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"Aabø-Evensen & Co is doing a great job. We have worked with the top three or four firms in Norway over the past five years and Aabø-Evensen is clearly in that group, with the added personal touch and service of a somewhat smaller firm. " 


Client, Legal500 EMEA


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You don’t need many lawyers to solve big transactions. Our assignments are carried out by small teams of skilled and experienced lawyers. We provide high quality tailoring to our clients. As our client you are guaranteed an exclusive product tailored to your needs.

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