Per Kristian Ramsland


Per Kristian Ramsland

Ramsland has extensive experience of transactions, commercial property transactions, general company law, business restructuring, capital market transactions and assistance on matters relating to financial compliance. He assists financial institutions, investment firms and funds, industrial enterprises, private equity and venture capital companies.

In the area of company law, Ramsland has assisted numerous large corporate groups to restructure their businesses. This includes assessing potential alternative models and implementing the measures required under company law to achieve the desired organisational structure. This type of assistance also interfaces with other legal areas, such as tax law, finance law relating to loan capital agreements and employment law. He has frequently act as project manager for this kind of major restructuring processes to ensure a complete delivery and a successful outcome.

Ramsland has advised on a long list of share-based transactions and business combinations since 2003. This ranges from small-scale acquisitions and divestments to major strategic transactions. A significant portion of these transactions has related to the oil and gas industry in Norway. He is a highly valued strategic advisor for his clients, who appreciate his accessibility and his direct and practically applicable advice.

Ramsland has assisted listed companies and bond issuers with their day-to-day obligations with respect to the Oslo Stock Exchange and with the execution of acquisitions and share issues. He has also assisted brokers to set up syndicates (alternative investment funds) and management companies in connection with the establishment of investment funds.

Ramsland has assisted with several major restructuring cases involving companies on the verge of insolvency and helped boards fulfil their duty to act and take action pursuant to Norway’s Limited Liability Companies Act.


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28 October 2021

Solid recruitment and strong growth for capital markets at Arntzen de Besche

In the first half of 2021, the M&A and Capital Markets team enjoyed an increase in turnover of 40 percent, compared to the first half of the previous year. Solid recruitment of competent lawyers over the last three years has broadened the general expertise and industry knowledge required in a market with increasingly complex assignments. In addition to favourable financial results, the team has also caught the attention of international ranking agency IFLR1000, which recently ranked Arntzen de Besche in Tier 2, the second highest level, in the Capital Markets Debt and Capital Markets Equity categories.

8 January 2021

Strong results on MergerMarket's league tables 2020

MergerMarket has recently published its league table for 2020 ranking the most active M&A law firms in Norway. We are happy to see that our positive trend continues and that we are ranked on 6th place on total transaction value among the Norwegian law firms on Norwegian transactions, and on 8th place based on deal volume.

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