Nils H. Thommessen is Wiersholm's Managing Partner.
Thommessen has extensive experience with assisting financial advisors, private equity funds and other financial and industrial investors with acquisitions, mergers and other corporate matters. Thommessen assists in all relevant aspects of transactions, both nationally and internationally. He is widely used as a legal and strategic advisor in the follow-up of clients’ investments.
Thommessen is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on mergers and acquisitions in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000.
Nils H. Thommessen was head of the team that assisted Altor and Elixia in the merger of Elixia and SATS and the establishment of the greatest chain of fitness centres in the Nordic countries.
Nils H. Thommessen was head of the team that assisted Altor in the sale of Helly Hansen Group AS to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.
Nils H. Thommessen was head of the team that assisted Altor in the purchase of Veolia Miljø and Veidekke Gjenvinning, which were merged into Norsk Gjenvinning. Norsk Gjenvinning is Norway's greatest and most comprehensive supplier of waste management and recycling services for businesses, the public sector and private households.
Nils H. Thommessen was head of the team that assisted Altor in the sale of Helly Hansen Pro AS (now Hansen Protection AS) to Montagu.