Thomas Maaberg Hansen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Thomas Maaberg Hansen has extensive experience in complex finance transactions, and provides advice that focuses on the clients' commercial interests.

Thomas advises Danish and international businesses, private equity funds and banks on financing and capital market transactions, including acquisition finance, project and asset finance and financial reconstruction.

Thomas is recognised for his strong negotiating skills and commercial approach.

Highlights

  • Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch - financing to Copenhagen Airports Denmark (majority shareholder in Københavns Lufthavne A/S - Copenhagen Airports) 
  • Consortium comprised of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, PFA, PKA and ATP (the "Consortium") – "certain funds" financing of the public takeover of TDC, including bridge facilities refinanced with high yield bonds and SSRCF
  • Barclays Bank - corporate finance regarding ISS A/S
  • Danica Pension - financing of the acquisition of Nissens Cooling Solutions and its subsidiaries by Axcel
  • Danske Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, BNP Paribas Fortis SA-NV, ING Belgium SA/NV and certain other financial institutions - refinancing of the Scandlines Group
  • Nordea - property financing regarding Nordea's head office
  • Danske Bank and Nordea - refinancing of NKT Holding A/S

Ratings

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a leading individual as regards Banking and Finance by Legal 500 (2019)

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Capital Markets by Legal 500 (2019)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Banking & Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen acts for banks and financial institutions on a range of finance and refinance mandates, and has experience in debt capital market transactions. According to a client, "he is very commercially aware and very easy to work with." He is dual-qualified in Denmark and the UK, and frequently acts on matters involving English law.  (2019)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance (2019).


     
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Banking & Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen is described by clients as "extremely likeable, and really good at facilitating the process. He also has an excellent commercial understanding". He is well regarded for advising clients on financial transactions and capital markets, with a focus on acquisition and project finance. (2018)

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen specializes in DCM work and has notable experience working with banks. He also advises on EMTN programmes. (2018)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Banking and Finance. (2018)

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2018)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Highly Regarded) as regards Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance (Financial and Corporate 2018).

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as an expert with respect to both Project Finance and Banking. (2017)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Banking and Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Clients enthuse: "He is easy to communicate with, solution-oriented and very personable," and praise his "strong negotiation skills". (2017)

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. He is often noted for his expertise in EMTN programmes. (2017)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Banking and Finance by Legal 500. "trusted" practice co-head Thomas Maaberg Hansen.

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Capital Markets by Legal 500. 

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2017)

  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance (Financial and Corporate 2017).
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Banking and Finance by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen is an experienced Danish and UK-qualified finance lawyer. One client states: "He is highly recommended for his ability to access, break down and draft complex finance and banking contracts".

    Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen co-heads the firm's DCM team and is noted for his experience of advising clients on issues related to EMTN programmes. (2016)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Banking and Finance. (2016)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Banking and Finance as well as Capital Markets (Debt). (2016)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as an expert with respect to Project Finance. (2016)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Banking and Finance and Capital Markets by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Thomas Maaberg Hansen specializes in acquisition and project finance, and is appreciated by clients for being "very good at taking responsibility in difficult negotiations and leading the conversation". (2015)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a leading individual as regards Banking in the Banking, Finance and Transactional Law. (2015)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is recommended as regards Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Shipping and Transport. (2015)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Banking and Finance as well as Capital Markets. (2015)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets. He is a"creative and commercially minded lawyer". He has an impressive reputation in the field, and clients appreciate working with him. He co-heads the debt team and is noted for his expertise in the banking and finance sector. (2014)
  • Thomas Maaberg Hansen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Capital Markets. Thomas Maaberg Hansen is renowned as a legal technician with good business sense. He deals with banking and finance work in particular, and also advises banks on debt capital market matters. (2013)

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