Jakob Bernhoft arbejder med bank- og finansieringsret og restruktureringer.

Jakob rådgiver både danske og internationale långivere og låntagere i forbindelse med gældskapitalfremskaffelse herunder særligt akkvisitionsfinansiering, mezzaninfinansiering, obligationsudstedelse, OPP finansiering samt skibs- og flyfinansiering.


Han rådgiver også om restruktureringer, og har rådgivet både långivere og låntagere om restrukturering indenfor flere brancher (finansielle institutioner, fast ejendom, shipping og billeasing). 

Jakob har stor international erfaring og indgående kendskab til lånekapitalmarkedsforholdene.


Derudover rådgiver Jakob også om virksomhedsoverdragelser, venture kapital og selskabs- og erhvervsret. 

Legal 500 2019

Banking & Finance

Kromann Reumert handles the full spectrum of banking and finance work, and is particularly prominent in acquisition, structured and project financings. Jakob Bernhoft is a key figure in the group and has expertise in acquisition financings and debt restructurings; he advised Nykredit Bank and Nordea Bank on their joint financing of Axcel’s purchase of a majority stake in Mountain Top Industries.

Chambers Global 2019

Banking & Finance

Jakob Bernhoft handles a variety of banking and finance mandates. He advised Nykredit and Nordea on the financing of Axcel's acquisition of a 75% stake in Mountain Top. Sources describe him as "a really highly qualified lawyer in financial services regulation."

Chambers Global 2018 

Banking & Finance

According to sources, Jakob Bernhoft is very “commercial and reliable.” He has considerable expertise in acquisition finance, and has a strong track record in assisting both lenders and borrowers with debt capital markets matters. He also advises clients on financial restructurings, M&A and venture capital. 

Legal 500 2017

Banking & Finance

Kromann Reumert’s team provides ‘very good service’ and is often instructed on financings across a variety of sectors, including shipping, energy and real estate. Practice head Jakob Bernhoft is ‘a good negotiator’ who assisted Glycom with the financing of its acquisition of Vitalys’ factory.

Chambers Global 2017

Banking & Finance

Jakob Bernhoft leads the department and is well regarded for his strong expertise in acquisition finance. He assisted Pensam Livsforsikringsaktieselskab with the provision of a DKK50 million mezzanine loan to finance BWB Partners' acquisition of Impreg Group. Clients consider him to be "very skilled, pleasant to work with and very likeable, with a commercial approach."

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

Jakob Bernhoft is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking and M&A.

Chambers Europe 2016

Banking & Finance

Jakob Bernhoft is a well-regarded finance lawyer acting on financing and refinancing mandates in addition to transactions relating to general commercial debt and acquisition funding. A client states: "He's pragmatic, able to execute things quickly and I trust his judgement." He advised FIH Erhvervsbank on the restructuring of Genan Gruppen.

Legal 500 2015

Banking & Finance

Practice head Jakob Bernhoft led the advice to Wrist Ship Supply on a DKK850m credit facility agreement with Nordea Bank Danmark. 

IFLR1000 2015

Leading Lawyer

Jakob Bernhoft is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking, and M&A. 

Legal 500 2014

Banking & Finance

Kromann Reumert has an ‘excellent, well connected and responsive’ team. Practice head Jakob Bernhoft assisted Bunker Holding with DKK3.75bn in new finance agreements.

Chambers Global 2014

Banking & Finance

Department head Jakob Bernhoft  is a highly regarded banking and finance practitioner. He attracts effusive praise for his handling of complex and high-value cases.

Legal 500 2013

Banking & Finance

Practice head Jakob Bernhoft advised Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse on Welltec’s $325m senior secured notes listing on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

IFLR1000 2014

Banking & Finance

The banking and finance practice, led by leading lawyer Jakob Bernhoft, was involved in some of the biggest and most complex deals in Denmark this year. Most notably it advised an international group of lenders in relation to the restructuring of the listed Danish shipping company Torm, Bunker Holding in relation to new financing agreements and advised Santander Consumer Bank on its landmark securitisation of auto loans.

aktiviteter
  • Medlem af advokatsamfundet, IBA, og Danske Advokaters fagudvalg for bank- og finansieringsret
publikationer
  • Medforfatter til bogen "Køb og Salg af Virksomheder", som udkommer i 5. udgave i starten af 2014.
  • Artiklen: Equity tracking securities også kaldet målrettede aktier: et nyt finansielt produkt i Danmark? Revision & Regnskabsvæsen nr. 12, 2001
baggrund
  • Partner 2007
  • Ansvarlig for Kromann Reumerts London-kontor 2002-2005
  • Master of Law (LL.M.) fra New York University School of Law
  • Cand.jur. fra Københavns Universitet 1996
bestalling og møderet
  • Møderet for landsret 2002
  • Registered European Lawyer (REL) 2002
  • Advokat 2000
Sprog
  • De skandinaviske sprog
  • Engelsk
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