Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen

Aabø-Evensen & Co - Norway



+47 2415 9010

Highly regarded

Norwegian and the other Scandinavian languages

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"Highly professional, with strong negotiation skills and a good commercial understanding."

"A trusted cooperative [who] combines high professionalism with strong negotiation skills and good commercial understanding."

Ole K. Aabø-Evensen assists industrial investors, financial advisors, private equity funds, as well as other corporations in friendly and hostile take-overs, public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law and other corporate matters. Ole has extensive practice from all relevant aspects of transactions, both nationally and internationally, and is widely used as a legal and strategic advisor in connection with follow-up of his clients’ investments. Aabø-Evensen is also the author of a 1,500 pages Norwegian textbook on M&A and numerous articles on mergers and acquisitions in various international publications. In an annual independent peer review, published by Norway’s leading financial newspaper Mr. Aabø-Evensen has several times been named as Norway's No 1 M&A lawyer. Ole is a former partner and head of corporate legal services and M&A with KPMG in Norway.

  • Public and private M&A
  • Takeover defences
  • Capital markets and securities offerings
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
  • Acquisition financing
  • Anti-trust and TUPE issues

  • Private equity
  • Banking, finance and Insurance
  • Retail
  • Energy
  • Industry and manufacturing
  • Real estate and construction
  • Technology, media and Telecommunications

  • International Fiscal Association
  • International Bar Associations
  • European Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association

  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1988
  • King’s College University of London, Studies in English and International Law, 1992