- Banking and finance
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Commercial & Company Law
- Energy Law
- Eu law
- Postgraduate diploma in Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance law, University of Paris La Défense, 2016
- Admitted in Paris 2013
- Admitted in Iceland 2010
- MA in European Business Law, University of Paris X Nanterre, 2006
- Postgraduate degree in European and Comparative Business Law delivered by the University of Warwick (UK), University of Saarbrücken (Germany), and University of Lille II, France, 2005
- License in law, University of Lille II, 2003
BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal advisor of Arion Bank and DNB Bank ASA in relation to a EUR 65 million financing of Arnarlax ehf.
BBA//Fjeldco provided Arion Bank and DNB Bank ASA legal advice in relation to providing a EUR 65 million term and revolving credit facilities to Arnarlax ehf. Arnarlax ehf. is one of the leading Icelandic fish farming company and owned by Icelandic Salmon AS listed on the Oslo stock exchange.
Icelandic experts assist Comoros Island on creating a regulatory framework for renewable energy resources
BBA//Fjeldco has been retained by the UNDP in Comoros, supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland to create a regulatory framework for the research and utilization of renewable energy resources in the Comoros Islands, in cooperation with Iceland GeoSurvey (ÍSOR), Verkís Consulting Engineers and Intellecon economic consultancy. The project is highly innovative, as Icelandic knowledge, experience and ingenuity is used to create a framework to increase the use of renewable resources to enhance the energy sustainability of the Comoros Islands.
Over the last 15 years, BBA//Fjeldco has advised governments, international organisations and businesses on legal aspects relating to renewable energy and natural resources. BBA//Fjeldco’s leading practitioners in the field of renewable and natural resources are Baldvin Björn Haraldsson, Partner and Antoine Lochet, Counsel.”
Financing to Marel
BBA//Fjeldco acted as the Icelandic legal adviser to ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, HSBC, ING Bank, RaboBank and UniCredit in relation to a EUR 700 million sustainability-linked syndicated credit facility to Marel hf.
Marel hf. (NASDAQ: MAREL; AEX: MAREL) is a leading global provider of advanced food processing equipment, systems, software and services to the poultry, meat and fish industries.
Marel is by far the largest listed company in Iceland. This financing gives Marel increased operational and strategic flexibility and supports the company’s long term strategy. The margin incentive structure linked to Marel performance relating to the environment, gender equality and health and safety.
Legal adviser to Japan Bank for International Cooperation
BBA//Fjeldco provided legal advice to Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC) New Energy and Power Finance Department in relation to a JBIC buyer’s credit to HS Orka (Icelandic Borrower). The credit was guaranteed by Landsbankinn and the transaction valued at USD 10 million.
Credit facility to Össur hf.
BBA//Fjeldco acted as the Icelandic legal adviser to the European Investment Bank in relation to a EUR 69 million credit facility to Össur hf., a leading global provider of non-invasive orthopaedics equipment.
BBA//Fjeldco is assisting governmental bodies in Djibouti in preparing a legal and regulatory framework
BBA//Fjeldco lead a consortium of various companies in the project of constructing a new legal framework for harnessing geothermal energy in the Republic of Djibouti.The project was of great importance for the Republic of Djibouti to increase energy sustainability, develop the infrastructure in the country ultimately benefiting the overall economy of the country.
The legal advice of BBA//Fjeldco was highly innovative as it combined knowledge from various parties for the benefit of the Republic of Djibouti and was mainly provided in French.
BARCLAYS BANK, SEB, ING BELGIUM , ARION BANK AND BNP PARIPAS
BBA//Fjeldco advised Barclays Bank, SEB, ING Belium, Arion Band and BNP Paripas in relation to a USD 150 million credit facility to Landsvirkun, the national power company of Iceland.
Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC)
BBA//Fjeldco advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC) New Energy and Power Finance Department/ Infrastructure and Environment Finance Group in relation to a JBIC Buyer’s Credit of HS Orka.
Innergex Renewable Energy
BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal advisor to Innergex Renewable Energy in the acquisition of Alterra Power Corp., that holds a majority stake in the Icelandic energy producer HS Orka hf. The transaction amounted to the value of USD 1.1 Billion.