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May 27, 2020

M&A and Capital Markets in Denmark and the U.S. Following COVID-19

On May 27, AmCham partnered with Magnusson Denmark Law FirmGrant Thornton, and Holland & Knight LLP, for a virtual session on ‘M&A and Capital Markets in Denmark and the U.S. Following COVID-19’.

The COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting M&A and capital markets, disrupting business processes, and causing substantial uncertainty for businesses and decision-makers globally. During this session, speakers from both sides of the Atlantic shared their thoughts and comments on the situation.

Sam Jalaei, attorney-at-law and partner from Magnusson Denmark Law Firm, Co-Head of Corporate M&A and Head of Capital Markets, introduced the program by giving a presentation on M&A, capital markets and business trends following COVID-19 and its impact on the Danish market from a legal perspective.

Anne-Mette Andersen, attorney-at-law and partner from Holland & Knight, New York, commented on the M&A and Capital Markets and gave a brief look at U.S. aspects of relief packages and travel and immigration restrictions.

While Jakob Fogt, Partner Transavtion Advisory Service at Grant Thornton Copenhagen, shared his insights on the current development in M&A transactions on the Danish market from a financial perspective.

The virtual session was rounded off with a dynamic discussion.