Henning Øvrebø has extensive M&A and company law experience advicing Norwegian and foreign clients.

Henning’s areas of expertise are transaction and company law, including mergers & acquisitions, divestments and demergers, equity financing, reorganization / restructuring and other transaction-related issues within the IT, telecommunications, media and technology sectors and other market areas. Henning assists both listed and unlisted Norwegian and foreign companies and has assisted in many large and complex transactions with multinational dimensions. Henning has been an advisor to, inter alia, Baneservice, Dell, General Electric, HPE, Mars, Norwegian and Norwegian Bank, RiksTV, Sopra Steria and Telia.

Henning also has extensive experience with various corporate and company law issues related to the choice of company form, organization and corporate governance as well as contract law, including negotiation of transaction agreements, joint venture and shareholder agreements, investment agreements and commercial agreements such as production, distribution and agent agreements.

CV

Experience

2013 - (t.d.) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2009 - 2012 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, Leder av avdelingen Selskapsrett
2005 - 2012 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2003 - 2005 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2002 - 2003 Visiting lawyer, Holland & Knight (New York
2000 - 2002 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1999 - 2000 Associate, Simonsen Musæus Advokatfirma DA
1999 - 1999 Foreign lawyer trainee, Norton Rose (London)
1996 - 1999 Associate, Simonsen Musæus Advokatfirma DA

Education

1996 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo

Appointments

2016 - (t.d.) Deputy Board Member, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2012 - 2019 Board Member, Cooper Crouse-Hinds AS
2008 - 2018 Board Member, Teliasonera Norway Nepal Holding AS
2009 - 2016 Board Member, Reynolds Holdings Ltd., Norwegian Branch
2013 - 2016 Board Member, Norsk Bibliotektransport AS
2013 - 2016 Board Member, NBT Ute AS
2013 - 2016 Board Member, Postrommet AS
2012 - 2013 Board Member, Palo Alto Networks (Norway) AS
2009 - 2011 Board Member, Simonsen Advokatfirma DA
2004 - 2006 Board Member, InShip AS