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Financial Institutions

Our financing group is renowned for offering market-leading assistance to clients navigating today’s complex and rapidly evolving financial markets.

Our team comprises highly skilled and dedicated attorneys with expertise in transactional assistance and top-level regulatory competence. We specialise in helping Norwegian and foreign banks, investment banks and other financial institutions with structuring, negotiation, documentation, and implementation of all types of financing transactions and financing structures, as well as restructurings.

Thanks to our deep understanding of the markets and financial industry, we are able to provide practical and effective advice and solutions that help our clients achieve their business objectives in a demanding market.

We are proud to be consistently ranked top in Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 in several relevant sectors, including financial regulatory, debt capital markets (DCM), and banking and finance.

We offer

Extensive knowledge and expertise in a wide range of financial transactions, including:

  • Bank financing
  • Bond financing
  • Direct lending
  • Restructuring
Band 1 – Banking and Finance
Chambers and Partners, Global and Europe
Band 1 – Capital Markets: Equity
Chambers and Partners, Global and Europe
Band 1 – Capital Markets: Debt
Chambers and Partners, Global and Europe

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Securitisation is coming to Norway

The EU's regulations on securitisation will be incorporated into the EEA Agreement on 12 June. It is likely that the rules quickly will be implemented into Norwegian law, with entry into force 1 January 2025.


Wikborg Rein top ranked in Chambers Europe

We are delighted to announce that we have once again achieved top rankings in Chambers Europe in a total of 19 categories, which is more than any other Norwegian law firm.


WR Asset Management: Choice of fund structure – Norwegian limited company, limited partnership or foreign fund vehicle?

What type of fund structure should a Norwegian fund manager choose when establishing a new alternative investment fund? This depends, among other factors, on what the fund will invest in, the target investors, the required flexibility for capital contributions and distributions from the fund, the need for confidentiality, etc.

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