Sigurd Opedal


About Sigurd Opedal

Sigurd is head of the firm's M&A and Private Equity practice. He works primarily with M&A, private equity transactions and capital markets transactions. Sigurd is ranked as one of Norway's leading lawyers within Mergers & Acquisition by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR and Finansavisen. He is among the lawyers in the Norwegian market with most transactions reported to Mergermarket the last five years.

From Chambers:

"He is an experienced M&A practitioner with a particular focus on private equity mandates. Another client similarly describes him as "very efficient," and also praises his negotiation skills."

Work experience
  • 2007 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein

  • 2004 - 2006

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2002 - 2004

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2001

    Deputy Judge, Horten

  • 1999 - 2001

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2002

    Practising certificate

  • 1998

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo

  • 1992

    Business Economist, The Norwegian School of Management BI

  • Obstacles to Nordic Venture Capital Funds / Nordic Innovation Centre. – 3rd ed., Norwegian part by Sigurd Opedal and Anders Myklebust