Søren Brinkmann

Søren Brinkmann

Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law

CV

Profile and background

Søren Brinkmann focuses his practice on Danish and international mergers and acquisitions and has substantial experience of finance law and regulation of financial businesses. Søren advises clients on capital market issues, and he is one of the attorneys who are most actively involved in IPOs in Denmark. He also assists Danish and European businesses in gaining access to American private and institutional investors (cross-trade).

Søren is an active professional member of the boards of tech businesses and financial businesses (fit-and-proper), property funds and various manufacturing and industrial businesses. He is an active member of 30+ executive boards and boards of directors, serving as chairman on some of them.

 

Previous employment:

  • Kromann Reumert
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • DLA Piper

 

Education and qualifications

  • University of Copenhagen, LLM, 2001
  • Columbia Business School, Executive, Education Program in World Class Leadership
  • Stanford Law School, Executive Education Program in Board of Directors
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Executive Education Program in Strategic Alliances and Private Equity
  • Board training programme, the Association of Danish Law Firms

 

Directorships

  • Nordens A/S and other related companies, including Nordens Management A/S (alternative investment fund manager), Nordens funds I-X (alternative investment funds), Nordens Formuesikring A/S (insurance and pensions broker), Nordens Formuekredit A/S (investor)
  • Various property investment funds, including VPF A/S, Holding A1-A5 ApS
  • Greenland Anorthosite Mining ApS (the world’s largest and purest anorthosite resource)
  • SMG Øko ApS (Denmark’s largest producer of organic and biodynamic pork and beef)

 

Memberships

  • Copenhagen Fintech

 

Selected cases, representation and international testimonials

2021

  • IPO of NORD.investments A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • Dual OTCQX listing of Astralis A/S in the US market, also acting as QX sponsor
  • Sale of Ibistic International to Mercell
  • Sale of Kalkiatech (PM-El) to EG A/S
  • Financing round in Anyday A/S, including convertible debt instruments for Vaekstfonden etc.
  • IPO of Q-Interline A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • Assisted Synklino A/S in a DKK 106 million private placement from BII, Eir Venture and Vaekstfonden, among others
  • Assisted Greenland Anorthosite Mining in obtaining financing from Greenlandic Pension Fund (SISA), Greenland Venture and Vaekstfonden, among others, for the purpose of obtaining a mining licence

2020

  • IPO of Dataproces Group A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • Share issue in Agillic A/S on Nasdaq First North, including recapitalisation of debt and financing round
  • Issue of new shares in Happy Helper A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • Pre-IPO financing of Penneo A/S
  • Financing round in Synklino A/S, including convertible debt instruments from EIR Venture and Vaekstfonden
  • Financing rounds in Bactolife ApS, including investment from Novozymes A/S
  • Assisted Greenland Gold Resources Ltd., owned by Jean Boule Group, and Greenland Anorthosite Resource and Mining in restructuring and financing processes and an investment round, including investments from Vaekstfonden, Greenland Venture and Greenlandic Pension Fund (SISA)

2019

  • IPO of Astralis Group A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • IPO of Happy Helper A/S on Nasdaq First North
  • Assisted AnyTech365 in the acquisition of Panorama9
  • Assisted Artefact (listed on Euronext-Paris) in selling activities in Norway, Finland and Denmark to Dutch Daisycon
  • Assisted Artefact in selling remaining activities to Ambition
  • Advised the owners of Hundested Propeller in the sale and the following reinvestment of the company’s shares to BSI
  • Advised Dutch Dept Agency on the acquisition of Quant Ads

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