Thom Erik Borgens mainly works with technology, digitalization, automobility and M&A.

Thom Erik has more than 20-years of experience within contract law, negotiations, M&A, corporate law and compliance. He participates typically in strategic- and commercial negotiations on top-level and is hands-on throughout in any transaction.

He has extensive experience from private equity and venture capital markeds, nationally and internationally, and has previously been partner in a Oslo-based investment company. He has operational experience from developing start-up companies to become listed companies within the TMT-sector, Oil Services and E&P Oil companies.

Thom Erik is technology-focused and works with companies from start-up/scale-up until exit. He is a frequent speaker. See further topics from various lectures and speeches below.

Thom Erik works on behalf of international insurance companies regarding issuance of Warranty & Indemnity policies in the Norwegian market relating to M&A-transactions. Over the last years, he’s focus has shifted even more towards the technology-sector.



2012 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2010 - 2012 Partner, head of corporate, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
2005 - 2010 Co-founder and partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjelseth, Kilstad & Borgen DA
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