Einar Baldvin Árnason

Practice area
  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial and Company Law
  • Competition Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Administrative Law
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency


LANGUAGES
Icelandic English Danish
Education
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, M.L.I. (Master of Legal Institutions) 2007
  • Admitted in Iceland 2000
  • University of Iceland, Cand. jr. 1999


Recent cases
Alvotech hf. and Icelandic biopharmaceutical

BBA//Fjeldco acted for Alvotech hf., and Icelandic biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and manufacturing of high quality biosimilars for global markets, during the restructuring of Alvotech hf. BBA//Fjeldco also advised on the issuance of USD 300,000,000 by Alvotech Holding A.S.

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.

Aquisition of Lyfja

BBA//Fjeldco advised Stefnir hf., Iceland’s largest fundmanagement company on all aspects in relation to one of its fund’s acquisition of Iceland's leading pharmacy retail company Lyfja.

Alvotech hf.

BBA acted as a legal advisor to Alvotech hf., and Icelandic biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and manufacturing of high quality biosimilars for global markets, during the restructuring of Alvotech hf. BBA also advised on the issuance of USD 300,000,000 by Alvotech Holding A.S. whereas Alvotech hf., Glycothera GMBH, Alvotech Germany GMBH and Alvotech Swiss AG acted as guarantors.


Acquisition of the fuel wholesaler N1 hf.

BBA//Fjeldco advised on the ISK 40 billion acquisition of Festi hf., a grocery and electronic retailer, by the fuel wholesaler/retailer N1 hf.

Stefnir hf.

BBA//Fjeldco advised Stefnir hf., Iceland’s largest fund management company, on all aspects in relation to one of its fund’s acquisition of one of Iceland´s leading metalwork companies.

Stefnir hf.

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to Stefnir hf. in relation to its acquisition of equity in Verne Global (a data center).


Stefnir hf.

BBA//Fjeldco advised Stefnir hf., Iceland largest fund management company on all aspects in relation to one of its fund's acquisition of Iceland's leading pharmacy retail company.

Glitnir hf.

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to Glitnir hf. (formerly Glitnir bank hf.) in relation to the successful composition of Glitnir hf. The firm advised the Winding-up Board on all Icelandic law aspects of the winding-up proceedings of a value of EUR 16 billion.


Amer Sports

BBA//Fjeldco advised Amer Sports, one of the world's leading sports goods company, in relation to acquisition of NIKITA, and Icelandic Clothing manufacturer

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