Thom Erik Borgen is spesialised within Venture Capital and technology.

Thom Erik has more than 20 years of experience with negotiations and transactions as well as a strategic advisor to the C-suite for companies.

He has especially assisted in developing start-up companies for listed companies or other types of exit, both within the TMT sector, Oil Service and E&P oil companies. He also has significant expertise in automation & mobility and represents several key players in this segment. In addition, Thom Erik works on behalf of international insurance companies that issue Warranty & Indemnity policies in the Norwegian market related to M&A transactions.


Work experience

2012 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2010 - 2012 Partner, head of corporate, Bull & Co Advokatfirma
2005 - 2010 Co-founder and partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjelseth, Kilstad & Borgen
1998 - 2005 Partner, Captura AS (Investment company within TMT-sektoren)
1996 - 1998 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Sinding
1988 - 1991 The Norwegian Military Flight Academy, rank: Lieutenant


1998 Business Administration, Handelshøyskolen BI, Oslo
1996 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo
1995 University of Dundee, Scotland, Oil, gas, energy studies


2018 - (today) Board Member, Wilhelmsen Anlegg AS
2015 - (today) Chairman of the Board, Carn Capital AS (verdipapirforetak)
2014 - (today) TWI AS
2014 - (today) TWI Eiendom AS
2014 - (today) Tom Wilhelmsen AS
2012 - (today) Applied Petroleum Technology AS
2010 - (today) Moore Energy AS
2008 - 2009 Scan Geophysical ASA

Publications and seminars

Warranty & Indemnity Insurance (W&I Insurance) in M&A transactions 2019
What to look for in a due diligence process, focusing on tech-companies 2019
The SVW Start-Up Guide for tech companies 2019
GDPR and Corporate Transactions 2019
Digitalisering og endringsledelse 2018
Fra DIS til AS innen Shipping - utvalgte tema knyttet til prosjektfinansiering 2018
Digitalisering i kunnskapsbedrifter 2018
M&A strategies and challenges in the digital world 2018
M&A prosessen som sikrer optimal verdi og minimerer risiko 2017
All about NDA-clauses 2016
Entry and exit planning and exectuion 2016
Value Creation in the tech sector 2016