We assist the entire transport sector; from air, bus, boat and ferry transport, to transport by road and rail. We have considerable experience in assisting companies in the sector. We know the regulatory and actual framework conditions that apply, and have solid experience in navigating companies out of challenging situations.

Advice from our lawyers

We assist companies with day-to-day operations and large processes such as acquisitions, mergers, regulatory matters and restructuring. We provide advice in the following areas:

  • employment and pension law
  • tender competitions
  • state aid
  • competition law
  • agreements, including franchise and distribution agreements
  • acquisitions and mergers

We have one of Norway’s leading departments within public procurement and assist both suppliers and clients in public transport procurement processes. We provide advice throughout the entire process from tender submission to any claims and litigation processes regarding tender competitions, and in issues related to the performance of a contract.

We regularly handle cases concerning state aid law issues in relation to the transport sector and the framework for compensation in public sector contracts, both related to passenger and goods transport by boat and ferry, and passenger transport by bus. The transport sector faces competition law issues in connection with market power, access to infrastructure and cooperation. We are involved in a number of acquisitions and mergers in the transport industry that have been approved by the competition authorities.

What you can expect from us

We are a team with a broad range of skills and experience from several of the major players in the sector. We invest a considerable amount of time to get acquainted with the client’s business and activities in the market. We collaborate closely with other internal specialists and have a broad international network to draw on if required.

You will be assigned one primary contact person, who will ensure that you are designated the most optimum team for your case.

What we have done

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.


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