Janus Jepsen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Janus Jepsen is a partner in our Corporate Finance team and has extensive experience with large complex public M&A transactions and capital markets transactions.

In addition to handling transactions, Janus provides advice on securities law compliance and corporate governance to listed companies. 

Janus is one of the most active public M&A legal advisers in Denmark and he has been involved in some of the largest and most complex Danish transactions across industries, including the merger between Novozymes and Chr. Hansen Holding (still not completed), the take-over bid for TDC, the acquisition of RSA, the take-over bid for Veloxis, the combination of Maersk Drilling and Noble, and Sampo's take-over bid for Topdanmark. 

Janus has also advised on a large number of rights issues, IPOs and private placement transactions. Janus further has experience with regard to private M&A transactions and venture capital transactions.


  • Take-over bids, including for RSA (from a consortium consisting of Tryg and Intact), TDC, Veloxis, Sanistål, Topdanmark (from Sampo), Land & Leisure, and Migatronic.
  • Mergers - Novozymes and Chr. Hansen (still not completed), Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation, Ringkjøbing Landbobank and Nordjyske Bank.
  • Rights issues in Tryg and Bang & Olufsen, among others.
  • Private placements of new or existing shares, including in Zealand Pharma, Genmab, Ambu, Penneo, NTG, Tryg, Matas and Chr. Hansen.


  • Janus Jepsen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards Capital Markets (2024)

  • Janus Jepsen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Rising Star) as regards Capital Markets: Equity (2022+2023) 

  • Janus Jepsen is recommended and listed as a "Rising star" as regards Capital Markets (2023)

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