Alexander W. Owesen


About Alexander W. Owesen

Alex is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office.

He specialises on assisting Norwegian and foreign investment banks, banks and financial institutions, direct lenders, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, listed and unlisted companies and other market participants with the structuring, negotiation, documenting and completion of various types of financing transactions.

Among his specialities are acquisition financing, various types of asset financing, project financing and corporate financing, as well as restructurings.

Alex has extensive experience with different types of transaction and debt structures, such as various types of bank financing, direct lending, PIK loans and bond financing (including super senior structures, pari passu structures and senior/junior structures combining these and other types of financing).

He keeps on top of all current trends for such financings and, while taking care of the legal aspects of the transaction, keeps a close eye on and understands the commercial aspects of the deal.

Work experience
  • 2009 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2006 - 2008

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2001 - 2005

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2000

    Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 1997 - 2000

    Trainee, various law firms

  • 2003

    Practising certificate

  • 2001

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo