Jacob Bier

Attorney-at-Law, Partner


Practice areas

Climate change Corporate - M&A
Corporate Finance - Equity Capital Markets Corporate Law
Funds


Jacob Bier is head of the practice area Equity Capital Markets.

 

Jacob Bier primarily deals with cases within the corporate finance area, including mergers and acquisitions, stock market and securities, share issues and private placement, private equity and venture capital.

Jacob Bier's clients are Scandinavian and international investment banks, large companies, private equity funds and venture companies.

     
 

Chambers Global (2014)

Jakob Bier is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Capital Markets by Chambers Global 2014. "He is highlighted for his 'excellent commercial judgement, thoroughness and high-quality work'."

Jacob Bier is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global 2014. "He is commercial and and will get a success from a transaction. He is also praised for his knowledge of equity capital markets."

IFLR (2014)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual as regards Banking and Finance by IFLR 2014.

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual as regards Mergers and Acquisitions by IFLR 2014.

Legal 500 (2013)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Capital Markets.

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Mergers & Acquisitions.

Chambers Global (2013)

Jacob Bier is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Capital Markets by Chambers Global 2013 as well as by Chambers Europe 2013. "Practice head Jacob Bier impresses clients with his 'high quality advice'."

Jacob Bier is ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global 2013 as well as by Chambers Europe 2013. "Jacob Bier is 'a brilliant lawyer' who 'really fights for you', according to clients."

EMEA Legal Experts (2013)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Banking and Finance.

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Corporate and M&A.

IFLR (2013)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading lawyer with respect to Banking and Finance. "Jacob Bier is known as a very good lawyer from the equity and corporate sides."

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading lawyer with respect to M&A. "Jacob Bier is described as an intellectual heavyweight."

Legal 500 (2012)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Capital Markets and is universally respected.

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual as regards Mergers & Acquisitions.

Chambers Europe (2012)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (Band 1) with respect to Capital Markets. "'Leading lawyer Jacob Bier continues to be very involved and experienced, particularly in equity work'."

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (Band 1) with respect to Corporate/M&A. "He is rated highly for his M&A expertise. Peers comment on his 'impressive intellect and drive' and describe him as 'an excellent strategist'."

Chambers Global (2012)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Capital Markets. Leading lawyer Jacob Bier continues to be "very involved and experienced, particularly in equity work."

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Corporate/M&A. He is rated highly for his M&A expertise. Peers comment on his "impressive intellect and drive," and describe him as "an excellent strategist."

EMEA (European) Legal Experts (2012)

Jacob Bier is listed as an expert with respect to Banking and Finance.

Jacob Bier is listed as an expert with respect to Corporate and M&A.

International Financial Law Review (2012)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading lawyer with respect to Banking and Finance.

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading lawyer with respect to M&A.

Chambers Global (2011)

Recommended as "Leader in his Field" with respect to Corporate/M&A as well as Capital Markets.

Chambers Europe (2011)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (band 1) with respect to Capital Markets. "Jacob Bier is a driving force behind the Plesner Capital Markets team and is considered one of the finest equity capital markets lawyers in Denmark."

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual (band 1) with respect to Corporate/M&A. "Jacob Bier continues to appear on many of the market's headline transactions."

Legal 500 (2011)

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Capital Markets. "Universally respected Jacob Bier."

Jacob Bier is listed as a leading individual with respect to Mergers and Acquisitions. "Plesner's 'talented M&A lawyer' Jacob Bier focuses on big-ticket deals."

IFLR 1000 (2011)

Listed as a leading lawyer with respect to Mergers & Acquisitions.

Listed as a leading lawyer with respect to Banking and Finance.

Chambers Global (2010)

Jacob Bier is rated in band 1, and he is "a fantastic and deal-oriented practitioner with the ability to handle the most significant cases". (M&A)

Chambers Europe (2010)

Listed as a leading individual (band 1) with respect to Capital Markets.

Listed as a leading individual (band 1) with respect to Corporate/M&A.

PLC Which Lawyer? (2010)

Jacob Bier has been endorsed as regards Corporate/M&A.

Legal 500 (2010)

"Jacob Bier is universally respected." (Capital Markets)

"Jacob Bier is attracting big-ticket deals across industries." (M&A)

European Legal Experts (2010)

Listed as an expert with respect to Banking and Finance.

Listed as an expert with respect to Corporate and M&A.

 
     

Career path

1997 Admitted to the Supreme Court

1989 Admitted to the bar

1986 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

Languages

Scandinavian and English

Positions of trust

 

Memberships

 

Selected publications

 
Jacob Bier 

Mobile: +45 20 12 75 25 | +44 7713 8352 58
Phone: +45 36 94 12 23
Fax: +45 33 12 00 14
Email:
Secretary: Ulla Kayser
Secretary Phone: +45 36 94 15 05
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