Polaris’ Launch of The Financial Advisory Consultancy “North” in Denmark

Accura advised Polaris in connection with the acquisition of the four companies and the establishment of North. DLA Piper assisted the owners of Jysk Pension Rådgivning A/S. Moalem Weitemeyer assisted the sellers of FinPro.

The private equity fund Polaris established a new, large financial advisory consultancy in Denmark. This is based on the acquisition of the four consulting companies Contea, Jysk Pension, FinPro and Status under the joint brand North.

North will be the first consultancy offering independent advisory services within insurance, pension, financial procurement and mortgage financing based on the four companies’ existing expert competencies in these areas and supplemented with the onboarding of several other competencies. North is founded with Lars Gundorph as Group CEO and Per Klitgård as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

North serves privately owned and public companies, and the consultancy offers particularly strong positions within advisory services to housing- and property companies, utility- and energy companies, commercial and industrial companies as well as the public sector.

The Accura team was led by Kåre Stolt (Picture) and also included Kenny Michael Andersen, Amalie Lucca Hass, Nikolaj Grønvald Hansen, Jesper Fabricius, Kim Toftgaard, Poul Erik Lytken, Nicolai Hesgaard, Jens Harkov Hansen, Christina Type Jardorf, Tue Rønholt Hansen, Thomas Stenholt Engmann, Peter Brask Tind, Ida Lykke Munk, Anne Schønfeldt, Mia Emilie Risvang, Ragnhildur Eik Árnadóttir, Tobias Førrisdahl Fromberg and Christopher Volkers.

The DLA Piper team was led by Kristian Hjølund Nielsen. Other members of the deal team were Sanela Lulic, Patrick Krintel Johansen and Carl Erik Skovgaard.

The Moalem Weitemeyer team included Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen, Henning Aasmul-Olsen, Poul Guo and Niels Christian Høgh Andersen.

Involved fees earner: Kenny Michael Andersen – Accura; Peter Brask Tind – Accura; Ragnhildur Eik Árnadóttir – Accura; Jesper Fabricius – Accura; Tobias Førrisdahl Fromberg – Accura; Nikolaj Grønvald Hansen – Accura; Jens Harkov Hansen – Accura; Nicolai Hesgaard – Accura; Amalie Lucca Hass – Accura; Poul Erik Lytken – Accura; Ida Lykke Munk – Accura; Mia Emilie Risvang – Accura; Tue Rønholt Hansen – Accura; Anne Schønfeldt – Accura; Thomas Stenholt Engmann – Accura; Kåre Stolt – Accura; Kim Toftgaard – Accura; Christina Type Jardorf – Accura; Christopher Volkers – Accura; Kristian Hjølund Nielsen – DLA Piper; Patrick Krintel Johansen – DLA Piper; Sanela Lulic – DLA Piper; Carl Erik Skovgaard – DLA Piper; Henning Aasmul-Olsen – Moalem Weitemeyer; Niels Christian Andersen – Moalem Weitemeyer; Poul Guo – Moalem Weitemeyer; Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen – Moalem Weitemeyer;

Law Firms: Accura; DLA Piper; Moalem Weitemeyer;

Clients: FinPro – Financial Procurement; Jysk Pension; Polaris Equity Partners;

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Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler