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Attorney of the Danish Supreme Court, Partner

Peter Skau-Andersen

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Peter Skau-Andersen specialises in corporate and commercial law. He advises primarily on M&A transactions, including structured processes, strategy and preparation of a business for sale, integration of acquisitions, etc. Peter has extensive experience with real estate transactions.

Peter Skau-Andersen has the right to appear before the Danish Supreme Court and he also assists a large number of companies with dispute resolution, commercial contracts, etc.

Peter Skau-Andersen has great insight into companies’ business activities and their commercial conditions, and he holds directorships in a number of companies. He also taught the law of property and obligations at the University of Copenhagen.

Peter Skau-Andersen speaks English, French and the Scandinavian languages.

Work experience

2011 –Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab
2008 – 2011Horten Law Firm
2005 – 2008Winsløw Law Firm

Educational background

2019Right to appear before the Danish Supreme Court
2010Right to appear before the Danish High Courts
2008Admission to practise law
2005Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen
2002L’Université Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, France

Memberships

  • The Danish Association for Corporate Law

Positions of trust

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, BE Loumann Holding ApS
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Pack Tech A/S
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Pack Tech Holding ApS
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Green Solution Investments ApS
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, ReSea Project ApS
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Plastic Exchange ApS
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kløve & Lønberg A/S
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Servicefirmaet Renell A/S

Ratings

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500

    Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab’s team is headed by Peter Skau-Andersen, who is experienced in handling all aspects of M&A, including conducting due diligence, drafting contracts and negotiating.

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500 

    The “partner-driven” team at Skau Reipurth acts for buyers and sellers on domestic and cross-border M&A and has notable experience in incorporations and general corporate and commercial issues. M&A specialist Peter Skau-Andersen heads up the practice (…).

  • Chambers Global

    Chambers Global

    Peter Skau-Andersen always provides legal services with a high level of quality and high commercial awareness, with a focus on finding solutions.

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)

    Peter Skau-Andersen is recommended as regards Dispute Resolution and Commercial, corporate and M&A.

    Peter Skau-Andersen has “a high level of commercial insight”.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is as a “trusted professional partner”.

    Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab’s team is headed by Peter Skau-Andersen, who is experienced in handling all aspects of M&A, including conducting due diligence, drafting contracts and negotiating.

    Skau Reipurth’s “swift and efficient” team is experienced in assisting domestic and foreign businesses with cross-border transactions, including company and contract law. Led by the ‘extremely skilled’ Peter Skau-Andersen, the practice also includes (…).

    Skau Reipurth’s expertise spans real estate and construction, insolvency, employment and commercial disputes. (…) and Peter Skau-Andersen are recommended.

    The “young and very capable team” at Skau Reipurth is led by Peter Skau-Andersen and acts for Danish and international buyers and sellers. A recent highlight was assisting Thorpe Interior Group with the sale of Fabric Systems to Kvadrat Soft Cells.

    Recent highlights include Skau-Andersen advising Loumann Holding on the sale of its 40% stake in Pack Tech Holding to SE Blue Equity and acquisition of a 10% stake from another shareholder.

    Peter Skau-Andersen has been our trusted advisor for many years. He is straightforward, direct and extremely competent. He can point us to – or obtain assistance from – the various specialists but is always willing to work hard to get the best result. On several occasions, we have won a dispute due to his preparation and commercial/social negotiation and communication skills.

    Peter Skau-Andersen has been a dedicated partner on several M&A cases completed where we have been involved. The ability to take responsibility and make customers take the right decisions has been crucial in moving the engagement forward.

    Peter Skau-Andersen has for a decade been a very trusted advisor. His competent team of lawyers and partners are always ready to assist. Peter will always tell us how it is. If the issue is weak, he will try to solve it as good as possible from a commercial perspective too. He is brilliant in negotiations because he can solve the problems and maintain a positive environment.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is dedicated and always on top, delivers fast, and has a commercial touch most of the competitors lack.

    Skau Reipurth is “very specialised within construction law and especially construction law disputes”, particularly litigation and arbitration proceedings arising from works and supply issues in building and engineering procedures. (…) Peter Skau-Andersen (…) are the names to note within the group, which also handles commercial contract, professional and product liability, post-M&A and securities disputes.

    The “partner-driven” team at Skau Reipurth acts for buyers and sellers on domestic and cross-border M&A and has notable experience in incorporations and general corporate and commercial issues. M&A specialist Peter Skau-Andersen heads up the practice (…).

    Skau Reipurth acts for both buyers and sellers on a national and international scale. Led by M&A expert Peter Skau-Andersen, the team is praised as ‘commercial-minded and skilled’.

    Of course, Peter Skau-Andersen himself stands out from the beginning by showing unique personal communication skills and convincing the entire Board of Directors of the right choice of advisory partner. Communication was in great focus throughout the entire process.

    Peter Skau (…) both provide legal advise on a level that I have not experienced before. Again the ability to make complicated simple and relevant is a key driver for my choice of legal help.

    Peter Skau Andersen is uniquely skilled for corporate and specifically transactional matters. His team are a no-nonsense group that get things done. Truly spectacular dealmakers.

    Peter Skau Andersen has an unique ability to get a transaction across the finish line. He can speak to everyone and get everyone to see advantages in completing a deal – even in tough circumstances.

    Peter Skau Andersen and (…) are in sync with everything we do and know our business as was it their own. They are highly skilled and they are realistic about projects.

    Practice head Peter Skau-Andersen is ‘uniquely skilled‘ and advises on domestic and cross-border M&A matters.

    Peter Skau-Andersen often advises on real estate, M&A, insolvency and shareholder’s disputes.

  • Chambers Europe

    Chambers Europe (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023)

    Peter Skau-Andersen is rated “Up and Coming”.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is praised by clients for being “an ambitious and skilled lawyer. He gets the job done and does it well. He also follows up proactively.” Another client says he “solves problems and is quick and efficient.” He advises on litigation and commercial disputes related to M&A, real estate and contract law.

    Peter Skau-Andersen of Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab enters the corporate/M&A rankings for the first time this year after several strong endorsements from clients. Interviewees describe him as a “dynamic and skilled lawyer” and an “experienced negotiator” with a “very intelligent approach.” He also winning plaudits for his down-to-earth character. He leads the firm’s team in this area, predominantly advising Danish companies on M&A deals and corporate restructuring.

    Peter Skau-Andersen of Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab advises clients on a range of matters, including SPAs, share transfers and acquisitions. He also advises on due diligence and structuring matters.

    Peter Skau-Andersen always provides legal services with a high level of quality and high commercial awareness, with a focus on finding solutions.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is an increasingly prominent commercial litigator. Clients remark on his well-rounded service: “He has good commercial and analytical sense as well as a good legal understanding of the matters at hand.”

    Peter Skau-Andersen heads the department at Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab. He handles mergers and the acquisition of shares. Interviewees describe him as “very pragmatic.”

    Peter Skau-Andersen acts for Danish clients on acquisitions and sales of companies based in other European jurisdictions. One client describes him as a “skilled and pragmatic lawyer with a focus on solutions.” Clients also appreciate his personable customer service, noting he is a “very good people person who is very good at communicating.”

    Peter Skau-Andersen of Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab advises clients on a range of matters, including SPAs, share transfers and acquisitions. He also advises on due diligence and structuring matters.

    Peter Skau-Andersen always provides legal services with a high level of quality and high commercial awareness, with a focus on finding solutions.

  • Chambers Global

    Chambers Global (2017, 2018, 2019, 2023, 2024)

    Peter Skau-Andersen is rated “Up and Coming”.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is praised by clients for being “an ambitious and skilled lawyer. He gets the job done and does it well. He also follows up proactively.” Another client says he “solves problems and is quick and efficient.” He advises on litigation and commercial disputes related to M&A, real estate and contract law.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is an increasingly prominent commercial litigator. Clients remark on his well-rounded service: “He has good commercial and analytical sense as well as a good legal understanding of the matters at hand.”

    Peter Skau-Andersen of Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab enters the corporate/M&A rankings for the first time this year after several strong endorsements from clients. Interviewees describe him as a “dynamic and skilled lawyer” and an “experienced negotiator” with a “very intelligent approach.” He also winning plaudits for his down-to-earth character. He leads the firm’s team in this area, predominantly advising Danish companies on M&A deals and corporate restructuring.

    Peter Skau-Andersen heads the department at Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab. He handles mergers and the acquisition of shares. Interviewees describe him as “very pragmatic.”

    Peter Skau-Andersen always provides legal services with a high level of quality and high commercial awareness, with a focus on finding solutions.

    Peter Skau-Andersen of Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab advises clients on a range of matters, including SPAs, share transfers and acquisitions. He also advises on due diligence and structuring matters.

    Peter offers a very strong level of service and responsiveness, an understanding of legal concepts related to M&A transactions, a commercial understanding and an ability to deliver innovative solutions with the counterpart lawyer without too much client involvement.

    He understands the commercial side as well as the regulatory side.

    Peter Skau-Andersen is a very business-friendly partner.

    Peter is very good at communicating issues that might be complex in an understandable way.

    He offers excellent legal advice with the right amount for commercial awareness.

    Peter Skau-Andersen advises clients on a whole range of topics related to acquisitions and divestments, including due diligence, structuring matters, SPAs and share transfers.

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Once again, Legal 500 recommends Skau Reipurth

Chambers Europe recommends Skau Reipurth in 2023

Skau Reipurth contributes to Chambers Global 2023 – Practice Area Overview

Skau Reipurth rated in Chambers Global 2023

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Skau Reipurth assists Apave Group with the acquisition of Baltic Control Group

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Skau Reipurth assists Semler Mobility Retail A/S with the acquisition of CarHolding A/S

Legal 500 recommends Skau Reipurth in 2022

Skau Reipurth assists the owners of Prescriba A/S with the sale of the business to UK-based company, CBT Clinics

Skau Reipurth appoints experienced CEO

Chambers Europe recommends Skau Reipurth

Skau Reipurth assists Konica Minolta in acquiring Next Agenda ApS and Nextagenda CRM ApS

Skau Reipurth once again rated in Chambers Europe

Skau Reipurth ranked in Chambers Europe again

Skau Reipurth once more rated in Chambers Global

Skau Reipurth assists Danish start-up Twinbody ApS raising 4 million DKK

Skau Reipurth assists the owners (Thorpe Interior Group Ltd and others) with the sale of Fabric Systems Ltd to Kvadrat Soft Sells A/S and with the acquisition of a number of shares in the same company