Bjarney Anna Bjarnadóttir

Practice area
  • Commercial and Company law
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Competition law


Education
  • District Court Attorney, 2012
  • University of Iceland, Mag.jur. 2010
  • University of Uppsala, 2008


LANGUAGES
Icelandic English German
Recent cases
Financing of Icelandair Hotels

BBA//Fjeldco acted as the lead counsel for Arion Bank hf. in complex  financing of Icelandair Hotels.

 The complexity derived essentially from three factors: i) the  transaction is significant by Icelandic financial standards (matter value is classified);  ii) the security provided was multidimensional and involved various complex  assets; and iii) the financing was implemented in correlation with a transaction  which involved a change of ownership of Icelandair Hotels.

Legal adviser in relation to BREXIT and other financial regulatory matters

BBA//Fjeldco acted as Legal Adviser to Morgan Stanley, CitiBank,  Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, RW Baird NASDAQ, Shanghai International Exchange  and others in relation to BREXIT and other financial regulatory matters.

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.

Kvika banki hf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal advisor to Kvika banki hf. in relation to ISK 2,406,000,000 acquisition of all shares issued by Gamma Capital Management hf., an asset management company in Iceland.

Festi hf.

BBA//Fjeldco advised Festi hf. in relation to the acquisition of Kaupás ehf. and other subsidiaries of Norvik hf. Although the value of the agreement is confidential, it is safe to say that the deal is one of the largest domestic M&A deals in recent years.

Sale of Icelandair Hotels

BBA//Fjeldco advised Icelandair hf. in relation to the sale of Icelandair Hotels and related estates to Berjaya Corporation

Takeover of the Nordic travel group Travelco

BBA//Fjeldco advised Arion Bank (Iceland's largest bank listed in Reykjavik and Stockholm) in relation to its takeover of the Nordic travel group Travelco.

Indigo Partners

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

Eaton Vance

BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal adviser to Eaton Vance in relation to one of its fund's participation in refinancing the second-largest privately owned home rental company in Iceland, Almenna Leigufélagið.

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

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