We use cookies

Moalem Weitemeyer uses cookies, including cookies from third parties, needed to make the website work and to enhance the user experience. Cookies are also used to detect inexpediencies and to examine your interactions with our website. Read more about how we use cookies and take care of your data here

Necessary/functional

Statistical

Accept

Dan Moalem

Partner

Dan Moalem is a founder of the Firm and the Firm’s chairman. He also heads the Corporate M&A practice.

Dan Moalem engages in public and private M&A, private equity and venture capital, capital markets transactions and transactions with real estate.

"Understands the needs of the client and does not rest until he has delivered"
— Chambers Europe
Foreign Expertise
Israel
Languages
Danish, English and Hebrew
Career & Education
2002
Admission to the Danish bar

1999
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

1997
Bachelor of Laws, University of Copenhagen

1996
Bachelor of Sciences in Business Administration etc., Aalborg University
Other relevant education and experience

2017
Security Policy Course (SIKU), General Chief of Staff of the Danish Armed Forces

2001-2002
Visiting scholar (securities and corporate law), Duke University, USA

1998
Commercial Assistant at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel
Appointments and other Activities

Dan Moalem is chairman of the Firm. He also serves as independent director in very limited number of family owned businesses.

Dan Moalem was one of the initiators in establishing the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA) in March 2000. He serves as advisory board member of the Copenhagen Centre for Commercial Law (CCCL), University of Copenhagen.

Dan Moalem has been attached to the University of Copenhagen as an external lecturer in the subject Capital Markets law.

Recent Recognitions

Dan Moalem is recognized as one of the most experienced M&A lawyers in Europe. In the past 10 years, he ranks as the number one lawyer in the Mergermarket Individuals League Tables for Denmark as well as the Nordics in terms of deal volume. He is ranked in the top of all the major legal directories.

Recently, Dan was ranked as Market Leader in Capital Markets, M&A and Private Equity in IFLR1000 2020 rankings.

Transaction Highlights
Public M&A
Represented DSV Panalpina in connection with the acquisition of a number of companies, including Panalpina Welttransport (listed on SIX Swiss Exchange) and UTi Worldwide Holdings (listed on Nasdaq New York)

Represented Bain Capital Private Equity and Advent International Corporation in connection with the endorsed voluntary tender offer for all outstanding shares of Nasdaq Copenhagen listed NETS

Represented Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Danske Andelskassers Bank in connection with the sale of 100% of the shares in Sparinvest Holding to Nykredit as well as represented the board of directors in Danske Andelskassers Bank in relation to the unsolicited tender offer for all shares by Spar Nord Bank

Represented Kiwi Deposit Holding in connection with the takeover of Danish listed BlueVision

Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the endorsed voluntary tender offer for all shares of Mols-Linien

Represented Cobham in connection with the takeover of Thrane & Thrane

Represented Johnson & Johnson in connection with the private placement in then Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Neurosearch

Represented Lactosan-Sanovo Holding in the unsolicited voluntary tender offer for all shares of Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Hartmann

Represented National Silicon Industry Group in the unsolicited public tender offer for all shares of Topsil

Represented the Executive Management of TDC in connection with the endorsed voluntary tender offer for all shares from DK Telekommunikation (Macquarie and a club of Danish pension funds)

Represented Oslo Stock Exchange listed Schibsted in connection with the acquisition of eBay’s Classifieds Group leading Danish online classifieds businesses DBA - Den Blå Avis and Bilbasen.

Represented Oslo Stock Exchange listed Adevinta with the Danish aspects of the acquisition of eBay’s Classifieds Group online classifieds businesses.
Read more
Private M&A
Represented DSV Panalpina in connection with the acquisition of a number of companies, including S&H Productfulfilment, and SBS Worldwide Holdings; in connection with an EU Listing Prospectus on Nasdaq Copenhagen regarding the acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport; in connection with its DKK 5bn accelerated bookbuilding; in the divestment of Panalpina C.A. (Venezuela) to CPL Air & Sea C.A. and the divestment of Panalpina Airflo B.V. (Holland) and Panalpina Airflo Ltd. (Kenya) to Dutch Flower Group B.V.

Represented Cisco Systems in the acquisition of DocumentReady

Represented FMC Corporation in the acquisition of Cheminova from Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Auriga

Represented CNH Industrial in the acquisition of the grass & soil business of Kongskilde from DLG

Represented GN in connection with the sale of GN Otometrics to Natus Medical Inc. and in connection with the acquisition of Dansk Hørecenter

Represented INEOS Upstream Limited in the acquisition of Orsted E&P from Nasdaq Copenhagen listed Orsted

Represented Intel Corporation in the acquisition of Molex GmbH’s Danish activities and Intel Capital in connection with the investment in WriteReader

Represented Altia Systems, Inc. (now GN) in connection with the sale to GN Audio

Represented APC Partner 1 in the transactions leading to Söderberg & Partners becoming a significant major shareholder in APC Forsikringsmæglere 

Represented the shareholders of Axxsys Limited in connection with the sale of 100% of the shares to Alpha Financial Markets Consulting

Represented Augustinus Fabrikker in connection with the private placement and secondary transactions in relation to Abacus Medicine

Represented DELL in the sale of the Danish part of DELL Services to NTT Data International

Represented Hotel Holding in connection with the sale of 51% of the shares in Zleep Hotels to Steigenberger Hotel Group

Represented JAB in the acquisition of Baresso 

Represented Kristian Groth in connection with the sale of the majority of the shares in Leith Society

Represented Lehrmann Holding and two co-investors in connection with the acquisition of 75% of the shares in Spain Holiday Online Rentals

Represented the shareholders in ProActive in the merger with Fellowmind

Represented Randers Reb International in connection with the acquisition of Itsaskorda, SL

Represented RCF Group in connection with the acquisition of DPA Microphones

Represented Svenska Posten (now Postnord) in connection with the merger with Post Danmark
Read more
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Represented Axcel in connection with the acquisition of Phase One from Silverfleet Capital

Represented EQT in connection with the acquisition of GlobalConnect

Represented Silverfleet Capital and 7days Beteiligungs GmbH in connection with the acquisition of Praxis Herning

Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of portfolio companies, including Falck Safety Services Holding, Falck, Louis Poulsen Lighting, and Configit

Represented Triton Partners in connection with the acquisitions of Aleris and DanTaxi 4*48

Represented 3i and AMP Capital in connection with the acquisition of Esvagt

Represented Agilitas Private Equity in the acquisitions of City Container Danmark, City Container, City Container Fyn, and Norrecco

Represented Apax owned AEB in connection with the acquisition of Danmil

Represented Centerbridge Partners-owned APCOA Parking in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Onepark

Represented Erhvervsinvest in connection with the divestment of several portfolio companies, including the sale of Tresu to Altor Equity Partners and of Damolin to Imerys, as well as represented them in connection with the acquisition of portfolio companies, including Dykon Roblon Engineering, Gasa Group, Bogballe, Scanbur, PCH Engineering, Arminox and Arminox Middle East FZC

Represented FSN Capital in connection with the acquisition of iMPREG Group

Represented Segulah Private Equity and its portfolio company Semantix in the acquisition of Texminded

Represented TPG in connection with the sale of Saxo Bank to Geely

Represented Valedo Partners in connection with the rights issue to current shareholders in JOE & THE JUICE

Represented a majority of the sellers in connection with Valedo Partners acquisition of 100% of the shares in Fiskerikajen

Represented Vitruvian Partners in connection with private placements in both Trustpilot and JustEat

Represented Waterland Private Equity and their portfolio company Enreach in connection with the acquisition of M Mobility, represented them and their portfolio company Within Reach Holding in connection with the acquisition of ipnordic as well as he represented Waterland Private Equity alone with the acquisition of ICO Concerts, ICO Touring & Management, Blixten & Co, Maloney Concerts, Atomic Soul Booking and Friction
Read more
Selected Publications

The Danish Financial Act, chapter on Bank Bailout Packages
Djøf Forlag (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2020)

On Takeover Bids and Consideration Guarantee
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 1/2020, pp. 73-85 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hedegaard Thomsen, H., & Rasmussen, J. (2019)

Delistings and Minority Shareholder Protection
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 4/2019, pp. 41-58 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hedegaard Thomsen, H., & Alexander Svendsen, M. (2019)

The annotated Danish Capital Markets Act
Gads Forlag (in Danish), Moalem, D., Moalem D., Werlauff, E., and Schaumburg-Müller, P. (2018)

The Danish Companies Act - The First 100 Years, chapter on Takeover Offers and Individual Rights
Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2017)

Tender Offers - new practice and new regulation
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 4/2014, pp. 1-12 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Nielsen, M.V.W. and Østenfjeld, L.M. (2014)

Review: Jesper Lau Hansen: Introduction to Company Law and Capital Markets Law
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret 4/2014, pp 69-70 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2014)

Festschrift in honour of Erik Werlauff
Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2012)

Compulsory Redemption of Shares Issued by Danish Distressed Banks
XBMA Forum, Danish Update, November 2012, Moalem, D. & Thomsen, H. H. (2012)

Legal Aspects of Prospectuses, Complex Financial History and Pro Forma Financial Statements
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret no. 2/2012, pp. 88-97 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Nielsen, M.V.W. (2012)

Exemption from the Obligation to Submit a Mandatory Tender Offer
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen no. 11/2012, pp. 42-50 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Nielsen, M.V.W. (2012)

Danish Disclosure Obligations Potentially Broader Than Other European Countries in M&A Context
XBMA ForumDanish Update, 20 December 2011, Moalem, D. & Østenfjeld, L. M., (2011)

Saving banks: Limitations on voting rights and the possibility of converting into a Public Limited Company
Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 3/2011, s. 219 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Thomsen, H. H. & Thomsen, M., (2011)

Capital Market Law Issues Concerning Hedge Funds
Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2009, p. 347 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Dahlgaard, M. (2009)

Introduction to Aspects Relating to Hedge Funds
Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 3/2009, p. 273 ff. (in Danish), Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Bang, M. (2009)

A Closure on the Danish Disclosure Rules?
ErhvervsJuridisk Tidsskrift nr. 1 - 2009, p. 39-44 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Nielsen, C. (2009)

New Ban of Short Selling Danish Shares Issued by Financial Institutions
Finans/Invest no. 8/2008, p. 18-20 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Dahlgaard, M. (2008)

The Obligations of the Tender Offeror when Publishing the Tender Offer and the Tender Advertisement
Finans/Invest no. 7/2008, p. 26-27 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Nielsen, C. & Dahlgaard, M. (2008)

New Executive Order Regarding Other Collective Investment Schemes – LIS § 115
Finans/Invest no. 3/2008, Moalem, D. & Schultz, M.T. (2008)

Ruling in the RealDanmark Case - Disclosure of Inside Information
IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 14, No 1, April 2008, Moalem, D. & Bøgelund, T (2008)

Disclosure of Inside Information – The Judgment by the Danish Eastern High Court in the RealDanmark Case
Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, Forlaget Thomson, No 2/2008 (in Danish), Moalem, D, Lund, C. & Thomsen, H. H. (2008)

Revised Executive Orders in the Field of Securities Law as a Consequence of the MiFid Directive
Finans/Invest No 2/2008, pp. 24-26 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Nielsen, C. (2008)

The Annotated Danish Securities Trading Act, Copenhagen
Gjellerup (in Danish), Moalem, D., Moalem, D. & Werlauff, E. (2007)

Implementation of the Takeover Directive in Danish Law – including new Takeover Code (executive order)
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, no. 3, 2006, pp. 60ff. (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006)

Professional Liability of Financial Institutions Advising on ´Securities Trading – an Analysis of Practice by the Danish Financial Services Complaints Board
Finans/Invest, no. 7, 2006, pp. 12-16 (in Danish), Moalem D. , Bøgelund, T. & Jensen, M. (2006)

New Securities Trading Act Rules and a New Takeover Code (executive order)
Finans/Invest, no. 6, 2006 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006)

New Rules on Foreign Investment Funds Marketing Activities in Denmark
IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 12, No 1, pp. 16-18, Moalem, D. & Bøgelund, T. (2006)

Regulation of Alternative Marketplaces
IBA Securities Law Newsletter, Vol. 12, No 1, pp. 18-22, Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006)

Alternative Market Places – New Part 11a in the Danish Securities Trading Act
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, No 2, 2006, pp. 107ff. (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006)

Disclosure of Inside Information – Decision by the European Court of Justice in the RealDanmark case
Finans/Invest, 4/06, pp. 24-27 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Lund, C. (2006)

New Executive Orders on Prospectuses
NTS 2006/1, pp. 59-71 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hjejle, U.& Lund, C. (2006)

The Danish Stock Option Act: employment law regulation of equity-based salary, Copenhagen
Nyt Juridisk Forlag (in Danish), Moalem, D., Christiansen E. W. & Kildegaard, H. (2006)

Regulation of Alternative Market Places in Denmark
Finans/Invest, 3/06, pp. 19-22 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Malmqvist, C.F. (2006)

New Executive Orders on Prospectuses
Finans/invest, 258(2), p. 22 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hejle, U. & Lund, C. (2006)

The Danish Stock Option Act: Regulation of Equity-related Instruments in Employment Relationships
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 2005(1), pp. 65-74 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Hansen, R.S. (2005)

Hedge Funds and Taxation of Hedge-based Investment Activities
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 74(11), pp. 58-67 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Banner-Voigt, E., Hejle, U. & Høibye, K. (2005)

Hedge Funds: A New Danish Investment Vehicle
Finans/invest, 257(7), pp. 20-23 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Hejle, U. (2005)

The Midtbank Case: Following the Supreme-court Judgment
Finans/invest, 253(3), pp. 19-23 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005)

New Reform of Danish Securities Legislation
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 74(2), pp. 16-27 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005)

New Reform of the Danish Securities Trading Act
Finans/invest, 257(8), pp. 25-27 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005)

About Inside Information and “the Abuse Reservation”: Following the Supreme-court Judgment in the Midtbank Case
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 2005(2), pp. 52-68 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2005)

Disclosure of Inside Information: Following the NEG Micon Judgment
Finans/invest, 257(8), pp. 24-25 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Lund, C. (2005)

Review of The Danish Securities Trading Act with Comments by Jesper Lau Hansen
Finans & samfund, 2004(12), p. 12 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004)

The Midtbank Judgment: Prior to the Supreme-court Judgment
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 2004(3), pp. 294-304 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004)

The Midtbank Judgment
Finans/invest, 246(4), pp. 14-17 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004)

The Danish Stock Option Act: Regulation of Equity-related Instruments in Employment Relationships
Finans/invest, 247(5), pp. 29-31 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Hansen, R.S. (2004)

About ’Inside Information’ and ’Materiality’ in Danish Securities Trading Law
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 2004(1), pp. 71-82 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2004)

The Danish Securities Trading Act
Finans & samfund, 2004(12), p. 12 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2004)

Denmark in Cornick, T. (ed.), The International Guide to Marketing Investment Funds, London
FIR Publications, Moalem, D., Kornerup, J. & Andersen, B.K. (2004)

Corporate Finance and Analyst Activities by Investment Banks: about Chinese Walls and Wall Crossing
Legal Topics at the University of Southern Denmark, 2003, pp. 162-176 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2003)

Compendium on Debt Enforcement (2nd edition), Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2003)

Regulation of the Securities Market: Status and Perspectives
Finans/Invest, 246(1), pp. 16-20 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hansen R.S. & Moalem, D. (2003)

New rules on authority in Danish securities trading law
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 71(12), pp. 19-23 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hansen, R. S. & Moalem, D. (2002)

New Listing Rules on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange
Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 2002(2), pp. 147-160 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Moalem, D. (2002)

Compendium on Registration of Property (2nd edition), Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2002)

New Danish Insider Register: More Onerous Obligations for Companies and Insiders
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 71(9), pp. 44-49 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Hoffmeyer, T. & Moalem, D. (2002)

The Copenhagen Stock Exchange KVX Growth Market: Growth Index or Technology Index?
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 70(4), pp. 32-37 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2001)

Venture Capital Companies: Interaction Between Law and Finance
Legal Topics at the University of Southern Denmark, 2001, pp. 80-91 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2001)

Compendium on Charges (2nd edition), Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (2001)

Innovation Funds: a Venture Capital Investment Vehicle for Professional Investors
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 70(9), pp. 16-21 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Kornerup, J. & Krenchel, J. V. (2001)

Listed Venture Capital Companies: Duty to Disclose Material Information?
Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 69(7), pp. 6-14 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (2000)

Pollution of the Holy Land
Aktuelt miljø, 6(8), pp. 44-46 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B. (1999)

Positive Discrimination in EU Law
Justitia, 22(2), pp. 5-30 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Brinkmann, S & Rasmussen, F.S. (1999)

From Nobody to Somebody on the IT Map
Børsen, information technology section, p. 2 (in Danish), Moalem, D. (1999, 27 April)

Denmark Could Take a Lesson from the Israeli IT Adventure
Jyllands-Posten, digital section, pp. 6-7 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B. (1999, 10 February)

Compendium on Debt Enforcement, Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Søeby, P. (1999)

Compendium on Rules Pertaining to Real Estate, Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. (1998)

Compendium on Registration of Property, Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. (1998)

Compendium on Charges, Copenhagen
Studenterbogladen (in Danish), Moalem, D. (1998)

Israel Challenges Silicon Valley
Børsen, information technology section, p. 4 (in Danish), Moalem, D. & Pedersen, J.B. (1998, 8 December)

Strategic Takeovers
Justitia, 20(1), pp. 1-45 (in Danish), Moalem, D., Fog, M.Q. & Schjelde, D. (1997)

Read more