Baldvin Björn Haraldsson

Practice area
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial & Company Law
  • Energy Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • PFI (Private Finance Initiative)
  • PPP (Public Private Partnership)


LANGUAGES
Icelandic French English Danish
Education
  • Admitted to the Icelandic bar as a Supreme Court Attorney 2011
  • Admitted in Paris 1998
  • University of Nice, France DESS 1997
  • ILERI, Paris 3eme Cycle 1996
  • Admitted in Iceland, 1994
  • University of Iceland, Cand. Jur., 1993


Recent cases
BBA//Fjeldco is assisting governmental bodies in Djibouti in preparing a legal and regulatory framework

BBA//Fjeldco is assisting governmental bodies in Djibouti in preparing a legal and regulatory framework governing the research and development of the geothermal resources in Djibouti.

The Asian Development Bank

BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal advisor to the Asian Development Banks in relation to a USD 250,000,000 loan facility to the Arctic Green Energy corporation and Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Company Limited, provided in order to expand environmentally sustainable district heating services in the People's Republic of China.

Indigo Partners

BBA//Fjeldco acted as legal advisor to US based Indigo Partners in the potential acquisition of Iceland based Wow Air.

Turkish development bank

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal advisor to Turkish Development Bank in relating a risk sharing mechanism for geothermal drilling operation in Turkey.

Acquisition of Isal from Rio Tinto

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to Norsk Hydro in relation to the acquisition of Isal from Rio Tinto

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.


Diversis Capital

BBA//Fjeldco advised Diversis Capital in relation to the acquisition of a majority stake in the software solutions company Tempo, a subsidiary of Origo hf., a listed company in Iceland. The transaction amounted to a value of USD 34.5 million.

RPC Group PLC

BBA//Fjeldco advised RPC Group PLC in relation to its EUR 386 million acquisition of Promens.


Sanpower group (China)

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to the China-based Sanpower group on certain Icelandic legal issues relating to the acquisition of the Highland group (House of Fraser).


Schelcher Prince Gestion

BBA//Fjeldco advised Schelcher Prince Gestion regarding a dispute against the bankruptcy estate of a major Icelandic bank (Landsbanki).


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