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Ervin Auren Partner Oslo

Ervin works primarily with mergers, acquisitions and capital market transactions, including IPOs for Norwegian and international clients and has 20 years experience within this area of expertise. Ervin has a special marked focus on the real estate and renewable energy sector. He is continuously ranked as a leading Norwegian lawyer within M&A by international rating agencies. Amongst other, he led the Thommessen team assisting on the merger between DNV and GL (2013), the IPO of Entra (2014) and Lyse's sale of its LNG business (2016).
  1. IFLR1000
    Highly Regarded, M&A

  2. IFLR1000
    Highly Regarded, Capital markets: Equity

  3. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Commercial, corporate and M&A

  4. Chambers & Partners Global
    Ranked, Corporate/M&A

    Ervin Auren "is very strong in the field of M&A, and very easy to work with." He assists with corporate and transactional mandates, with interviewees appreciating his "pragmatic approach to problem solving."

  5. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended, Corporate Governance

  1. Entra -

    IPO of Entra

    Ervin headed the team that assisted Entra in its privatization and IPO, which was the largest IPO on Oslo Børs in 2014 and the largest Nordic real estate IPO ever.
  2. BWG Homes -


    Ervin lead the Thommessen team that assisted BWG Homes in the takeover bid from OBOS
  1. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway,

  2. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Inhouse counsel, Oslo, Norsk Hydro ASA

  5. Inhouse Counsel, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, Norsk Hydro Americas, Inc.

  6. Inhouse Counsel, Oslo, Norsk Hydro ASA

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

  2. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo