In the latest International Comparative Legal Guide founding partner, Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen, is looking into Private Equity. He is guiding us through the most common types of private equity transactions in our jurisdiction and the current state of market for these. He also writes about long term effects for private equity as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. Another theme is regarding the most common acquisition structures for private equity transactions and the main drivers for these. Ole Kristian writes about how the equity commonly is structured, governance arrangements for private equity portfolio companies and also legal restrictions and other requirements that a private equity investor should be aware of, for instance particular features and challenges when considering an IPO exit.
The contribution contains certain themes regarding private equity transactions in Norway. The chapter provides an overview of laws and regulations regarding private equity in Norway with following sections:
Transaction Terms: General
Transaction Terms: Public acquisitions
Transaction Terms: Private acquisitions
Transaction Terms: IPOs
Legal and regulatory matters
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The Norwegian private equity market ranges from seed and growth investments by angel and venture capital funds, to leveraged buyout (LBO) and secondary transactions by private equity funds, herewith...