Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen, partner in Aabø-Evensen, takes a closer look at listed M&A transactions in Norway in the third edition of The Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Public M&A 2020. The corona virus left its mark on the listed acquisition market in Norway, and experienced a percentage decrease of as much as 41.6 per cent in the number of announced agreements compared with the same period in 2019. The reported agreement values also fell significantly. The average contract value fell from € 209 million in the first quarter of 2019 to € 33.6 million for the same period in 2020.
Ole Kristian sheds light on developments in the Norwegian listed M&A sphere, and in addition areas such as:
Types of business combinations
Submission and requirements for publication
Relevant share regulations
Duties of board members / controlling shareholders
Despite the lower level of activity resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwegian M&A can return to higher levels when the situation around the virus becomes clearer to companies and the Norwegian...
Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen looks into common issues within private equity in Norway in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Private Equity 2019. The International Comparative Legal Guide to:...