Lars Hagbard Grønkjær is partner in Accura's M&A and Capital Markets Teams.
Lars advises Danish and international corporate clients, including private equity funds, financial institutions and businesses, in connection with M&A and capital market transactions at an international level.
Lars has particularly extensive experience within capital market transactions, including stock exchange listings, issues, sale of existing shares, share buy-backs, drafting of prospectuses and delistings.
Moreover, Lars has special experience in public-to-private transactions etc., including public tender offers, board of directors' reports, compulsory redemptions and the process in general.
He also has vast expertise within stock exchange and capital market law, negotiation of contracts, business development and project management.
Lars has worked as director and chief legal counsel in Danske Bank Corporate Finance where he was engaged with M&A and capital market transactions in the Nordic countries and the US for 13 years. Parallel with this, Lars was employed as the Vice President of Danske Markets Inc., which is Danske Bank's US broker-dealer, for 8 years. Just before Lars joined Accura, he ran his own consultancy firm Grønkjær Consulting ApS.
Lars joined Accura in 2017. He graduated in law from the University of Aarhus in 1996 and was admitted to the Danish bar in 1999.
In 2014, Lars completed the CBS Executive Board Leadership Education and has previously passed the exams required to lead a US broker-dealer company.
Capital market transactions
Lars regularly writes content and articles for a number of publications. He recently contributed to "Key to Nordic Takeovers" which is a publication providing a basic understanding of the opportunities and pitfalls which may arise when carrying out takeover bids in the Nordic region
Scandinavian languages and English
The Danish Bar and Law Society
The Board Leadership Society