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Thomas Weitemeyer

Managing Partner

Thomas Weitemeyer is a founder of the Firm and the Firm’s Managing Partner. He also heads the Disputes & Investigations practice.

Thomas Weitemeyer engages in distressed and real estate M&A and he conducts litigation and arbitration of commercial disputes.

"Outstanding in handling the acquisition and very creative in finding ways to meet the wishes of our counterparty"
— LEGAL 500
Languages
Danish, English and other Scandinavian languages
Career & Education
2008
Moalem Weitemeyer

2004
Admission to the bar

2001
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

1999
Bachelor of Laws, University of Copenhagen
Other relevant education and experience

2014
Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court

2004
Right of audience before the Danish High Court
Appointments and other Activities

Thomas Weitemeyer is a certified insolvency attorney by Danske Insolvens Advokater (the association of Danish insolvency attorneys) and International Bar Association (IBA). He is a member of the Danish Arbitration Association.

Thomas Weitemeyer has been attached to the University of Copenhagen as an external lecturer in the subject Procedural Law in 2002–2006.

Recent Recognitions

Thomas Weitemeyer is ranked by all the major legal directories. Recently, Thomas was ranked as Highly Regarded in M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency in IFLR1000 2020 rankings.

Transaction Highlights
Litigation
Represented one of the board members of Hesalight in connection with a major dispute regarding the bankruptcy of Hesalight and the board members’ liability following the bankruptcy of Hesalight 

Represented RSM Production Corporation in connection with a major claim against the state of Greenland

Represented DSV Panalpina in connection with a major dispute regarding property tax in connection with a EURm 19 investment

Represented MW INVEST HOLDING in a major dispute regarding a principle question of whether it is possible to establish so-called sleeping partnerships (in Danish: “stille selskaber”)

Represented CataCap Management in a major dispute regarding a transaction where the seller abandoned the deal in favour of another buyer

Represented a major construction contractor, CR Construction Danmark, in a major case regarding sale of assets from a distressed company
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Insolvency
Represented major creditor in the bankruptcy of Elro Erhverv and the shutdown of Enro Energy (Skyline). Further, Thomas Weitemeyer has been the sole member of the creditors' committee in connection with the restructuring of Elro Energi and the winding-up of the Elro Group

 Administrator in the successful restructuring of Shoe the Bear

Administrator in the successful reconstruction of Boldklubben Skjold

Represented NewThoraxTrainer in connection with the acquisition of a business transfer from the bankruptcy estate

Represented the board of directors and the majority shareholders in Lars Larsen Watches in insolvency negotiations in order to avoid bankruptcy

Represented Presidents Institute in connection with the acquisition of a business transfer from the bankruptcy estate
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Public M&A
Represented National Silicon Industry Group in connection with the private offer and subsequent public takeover bid for NASDAQ Copenhagen listed Topsil
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Private M&A
Represented Thuesen Jensen in connection with the merger with F&H, hereinafter F&H Group

Represented the owners of In2media in connection with the sale to KMD

Represented INEOS Upstream Limited in the acquisition of DONG E&P

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

Represented MUSIC Group Macao Commercial Offshore Limited in connection with the acquisition of 100% of the share capital in The TC Group

Represented Erhvervsinvest IV in connection with the acquisition of Bogballe as well as represented Erhvervsinvest Management in the sale of Mejerigaarden Investment to Food Union

Represented 2 x Perch, Ryan Holding, IMK Ervhervsstøtte Fond, Gatehouse Holding and KF88 in the acquisition of 86.6% of the share capital in Bruhn Newtech

Represented XANO Automation Aktiebolag (Publ.) in the acquisition of Jorgensen Engineering

Represented Kemira in connection with the sale of certain activities to Brenntag Nordic

Represented Flatirons Solutions, Inc. in the acquisition of Corena

Represented Kemira Water Denmark in the sale of Kemira Polar

Represented the shareholders in the Weiss-Envikraft Group in connection with the sale to Odin

Represented Nederman Holding in connection with the acquisition of Industriventilation

Represented Kapow Technologies Inc. in connection with the sale to Kofax

Represented Invitetobuy.dk with the acquisition of a webshop

Represented Dania Capital in the sale of Wiking Gulve

Assisted Asseco in its takeover of IT Practice

Transfer of the real property group, Kuben, to various buyers

Represented Candy King in the acquisition of Tasty Mix
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Private Equity & Venture Capital
Represented FSN Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of iMPREG Group

Represented Polaris Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of Falck Safety Services Holding

Represented Credo Partners in the sale of LabFlex

Represented EQT in the acquisition of GlobalConnect

Represented Agilitas Private Equity in the acquisition of City Container Danmark, City Container, City Container Fyn and Norrecco
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Selected Publications

The Extent of the Legal Force in Judgments by Default made on personal Debtors in Bankruptcy
Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen U2013.B.90 (in Danish), Weitemeyer, T. & Buur, T. R. (2013)

Opening the way for cooperation – The new Danish act on Harbours
International Bulk Journal, 3rd Issue, 2012, Weitemeyer, T. & Rosenbaum, T. (2012)

Managements Responsibility and Duties from the Filing for Insolvency to the Date of the Winding up
Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2/2010, p. 95-100 (in Danish), Weitemeyer, T. & Pedersen, A.K.D. (2010)

Transaction and Retention Bonusses in Light of the latest practice of the National Assessment Council
TfS 2009, p. 524 (in Danish), Weitemeyer, T. & Dehn-Baltzer, L. (2009)

Amendments of Company Legislation, Finans/Invest, No 5, 2006 (in Danish)
Weitemeyer, T. & Bøgelund, T. (2006)

A Prior Judgment’s Conclusive Effects in a Related Subsequent Civil Action
Justitia, 2001 (in Danish), Weitemeyer, T. (2002)

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