Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Norway

Address:
Filipstad Brygge 1
PO Box 2043 Vika
0125 Oslo
Norway

+47 2195 5500

+47 2195 5501


Quick facts:

Number of partners: 76
Number of lawyers: 180
Offices: Oslo, Bergen, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Tromsø, Trondheim, Singapore
Languages: English, French, German, Mandarin, Greek, Scandinavian languages


Managing Partner
Mona Søyland
mos@svw.no

Meet the team.

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is one of the largest law firms in Norway, with a strong international focus on advising leading national and global companies for decades from its offices in Norway and Singapore. The firm advises on domestic and cross border transactions within many industry sectors such as technology, oil and gas, banking and finance, shipping renewable energy and fish farming.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Banking and Finance:
Peter Aall Simonsen
pes@svw.no

Capital markets:
Amund Fougner Bugge
afb@svw.no

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Norwegian Air Shuttle (listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange) in a NOK 1.5 billion private placement with subsequent repair issue, together with Arctic Securities, Danske Bank, Pareto Securities and Carnegie;
  • Assisted Jinhui Shipping and Transportation (listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange) in a rights issue jointly with Arctic Securities, value NOK 200 million;
  • Assisted J.P. Kenny Petroleum (UK oil minor) with listing at Merkur Market (MTF at the Oslo Stock Exchange); 
  • Advising North American company on secondary listing at Oslo Stock Exchange together with Pareto Securities, value OK 2.5 billion (pending).

Corporate M&A:
Amund Fougner Bugge
afb@svw.no

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Franz Haniel in the acquisition of Optimar, value above NOK 1.5 billion;
  • Advising Sparebank 1 Gruppen with establishment of fintech joint venture with DNB, Eika and 16 independent savings banks for developing mobile payment solution Vipps;
  • Advising Hilti on the EUR 211 million acquisition of Øglænd Group;
  • Advising Hewlett Packard Enterprise with separation and sale of software business of Hewlett-Packard Norge connected to merger of software business with Micro Focus world-wide; 
  • Advising Skagerak Energi with disposal of 51% in Skagerak Naturgass to Air Liquide.