Maria B. Tanemsmo


Maria B. Tanemsmo

Tanemsmo specialises in company law and transactions. She assists Norwegian and international clients in numerous business sectors, including renewable energy, transport, shipping, technology and aquaculture. She regularly assists with both equity transactions, private equity and venture processes, the acquisition and divestment of companies and restructuring. She has considerable experience of ship-related transactions.

Tanemsmo can provide assistance throughout the transaction process, from planning and due diligence to the framing of contractual documents and the execution of the transaction itself. In addition to assistance with transactions, Tanemsmo also provides day-to-day advice on issues large and small.

She is quick to identify challenges and problems. Her clients highlight her vast capacity for work and ability to remain calm during hectic phases of a transaction. She is extremely accessible and ensures prompt deliveries.

Tanemsmo is a board member in the Norwegian Bar Association in Trøndelag County.

What we have done

Cartesian successfully raises capital

We are proud to have assisted Cartesian as legal advisers in this successful funding round. Cartesian, a provider of modular and cost-effective energy storage systems managed to raise NOK 23 million, in addition to NOK 8 million in R&D funds from Norges Forskningsråd and Innovation Norway.

Sennheiser invests in Norwegian scale-up sensiBel

Today, sensiBel, a Norwegian scale-up, announced a significant milestone with the successful closure of their EUR 7 million funding round. The investment was led by Sennheiser, a global leader in professional audio, along with participation from existing shareholders including TRUMPF Venture, Skagerak Capital, Investinor, SINTEF Venture, MP Pensjon, and Halden Kommunale Pensjonskasse. We are proud to have acted as legal advisers to SensiBel throughout this transaction.

Frøy Kapital aqcuires 66 percent of OceanTech Innovation

Frøy Kapital becomes a long-term owner of the Trondheim-based technology company OceanTech Innovation, with the aim of further growth both internationally and in new markets. We are proud to have assisted Frøy Kapital as legal advisors in this transaction.

Arntzen de Besche assists Armaturjonsson with the purchase of TermoRens AS

Armaturjonsson has 50 years of experience in Norwegian construction industry and offers systems that make it as easy as possible to avoid the blooming of unwanted bacteria in the drinking water, as well as to ensure the longest possible lifetime and power operation on all installations of water-based heating and cooling in all types of buildings.

Arntzen de Besche asissts NTS in transaction with Norway Royal Salmon

Salmon farmers NTS and Norway Royal Salmon (NRS) have entered into a transaction agreement with the aim of merging NRS with NTS' wholly owned fish farming company SalmoNor. Arntzen de Besche assists NTS as legal advisor in this transaction, which creates the world's sixth largest salmon farming company.

Arntzen de Besche assists Torghatten ASA in bid from EQT

On 23 December, EQT Infrastructure V, through HATI BidCo, submitted an offer to acquire all outstanding shares in Torghatten ASA. The offer values Torghatten ASA at NOK 8.58 billion. Torghatten's shares in Widerøe is not part of the transaction with EQT.

Arntzen de Besche has assisted in the sale of FARA

It was announced 2nd December 2019 that the UK company TIcketer has acquired the technology company FARA. FARA is a leading provider in the Nordics within electronic ticketing and the products are sold to among others Sweden, Denmark, Germany, UK, Ungarn and Switzerland.


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