Tobias Linde assists Danish and foreign companies and funds in banking and financing transactions, stock exchange and securities issues and M&A transactions.
Tobias has assisted in the drafting and negotiation of general loan and security documents, bond issues and more specialised products such as securitisation, financial instruments and derivatives. Tobias also advises on netting, clearing and regulatory matters.
Finally, Tobias has extensive hands-on experience with stock exchange and securities issues, M&A and company law.
Within the field of acquisition finance, Tobias has assisted, among others, several prominent companies on the sponsor's/borrower's side as well as a number of Danish and foreign banks on the lender's side. He also assists a number of Danish listed companies and other large Danish companies with financing transactions and he has provided assistance in arranging IPO financing for Danish companies that have gone public.
With regard to bond issues, Tobias has assisted issuers as well as managers/arrangers in a large number of transactions – both ordinary unsecured senior bond issues, issues of junior covered bonds and senior debt, regulatory capital for banks and insurance companies, debt that may be included as a debt buffer, hybrid capital, US private placements and high-yield issues – comprehensive issues for a large number of Danish industrial companies, banks and credit institutions.
Tobias has assisted several Danish and foreign equity funds and a number of industrial companies in connection with M&A transactions where he contributes particular expertise in relation to the IT sector and in respect of infrastructure and renewable energy related transactions.
Career and education
Gorrissen Federspiel 1998 -
Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2008
Slaughter and May, 2004
Admitted to the Danish Bar 2001
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen 1998
New York University, School of Law 1998
Tobias Linde is top-ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and ranked as Highly regarded in IFLR1000 and recommended in Legal 500.
Co-author af Thomson Reuters Capital Markets Global Guide: Debt, Denmark Chapter, 2020 (available online: Debt Capital Markets in Denmark)