Ole K. Aabø-Evensen is one of the founding partners of Aabø-Evensen & Co, a Norwegian boutique M&A law firm. Ole assists industrial investors, financial advisors, private equity funds, as well as other corporations in friendly and hostile take-overs, public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and other corporate matters. He has extensive practice from all relevant aspects of transactions, both nationally and internationally, and is widely used as a legal and strategic advisor in connection with follow-up of his clients’ investments. Aabø-Evensen is also the author of a 1,500 pages Norwegian textbook on M&A. Recognised by international rating agencies such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR and European Legal Experts. For the last fifteen years he’s also been rated among the top three M&A lawyers in Norway by his peers in the annual surveys conducted by the Norwegian Financial Daily (Finansavisen). The Norwegian Financial Daily named Mr Aabø-Evensen as Norway's No 1 M&A lawyer in the newspaper’s independent peer reviews both for 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018 and for 2019. Ole is the former head of M&A and corporate legal services of KPMG Norway. Ole K. Aabø-Evensen is the co-head of Aabø-Evensen & Co’s M&A team.
“Name partner Ole Kristian Aabø-Evensen is a well-known, well-respected player in the market. "He's outstanding, really top-notch," says one client. "It's a true pleasure working with him. He's not only a great lawyer, but a very sensible commercial guy."