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Anders Arnkværn Partner Advokat

Anders joined the firm in 2000, has been a transaction partner since 2002 and was the chairman of Thommessen from 2010 to 2014. His practice includes a wide range of M&A and equity capital markets work as well as financial restructuring, acting for corporate clients, PE firms and leading investment banks.

Anders is consistently ranked in tier 1 in Norway within both Corporate/Capital Markets and M&A. He was ranked as the best M&A lawyer in Norway by Best Lawyers both in 2012 and 2014, the best Capital Markets lawyer in 2016 and the best Corporate law lawyer in 2018.
  1. The Legal 500
    Hall of Fame, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

  2. The Legal 500
    Leading Individual, Capital Markets

    ‘Anders Arnkværn’s extensive knowledge of the capital markets and corporate matters provides assurance that we are in good hands as far as corporate/capital markets advice is concerned.’

  3. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    1st Place, M&A

  4. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 5, Issues and IPOs

  5. Chambers & Partners Europe and Global
    Band 1, Capital Markets: Equity

    "One of the finest transaction lawyers in the country, with a deep understanding of economic needs."

  6. Chambers & Partners Europe and Global
    Band 1, Corporate/M&A

    "One of the finest transaction lawyers in the country, with a deep understanding of economic needs."

  7. IFLR1000
    Market Leader, Capital Markets

  8. IFLR1000
    Market Leader, Private Equity

  9. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended, Capital markets: Debt and equity

  10. Best Lawyers
    Lawyer of the year, Corporate Law

  11. Best Lawyers
    Recognized lawyer, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  12. Best Lawyers
    Recognized lawyer, Capital Markets Law

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. CEO Task Force, Kværner ASA/Kvaerner PLC

  4. Lawyer and Company Secretary, Kværner ASA/Kvaerner PLC

  5. Associate, Kværner ASA

  6. Research Assistant, University of Oslo, Institute for private law

  1. Exam in Essential Project Management (5 ECTS)
    Skema Business School

  2. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo

  1. "Mister aksjeeieren sine organisatoriske rettigheter ved inngåelse av opsjoner og andre finansielle instrumenter", Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (2002) nr. 2, (Arnkværn, Berge og Haugstad)