Erlendur Halldór Durante

Practice area
  • European and international law
  • Aviation law
  • Corporate law
  • The law of obligations

  • District Court Attorney, 2017
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, LL.M. International and European Public Law, 2015
  • University of Iceland, Mag. Jur., 2014

Icelandic English
Recent cases
Restructuring of Sinopec Green Energy

BBA//Fjeldco acted as lead counsel for Arctic Green in a complex negotiation with Sinopec Star in relation to asset restructuring of Sinopec Green Energy, whereas certain geothermal assets were evaluated and injected into Sinopec Green Energy.

The restructuring was part of the continuing process of establishing the world’s largest geothermal district heating company, and the market leader in geothermal district heating in China with an impressive track record of establishing a series of technical milestones including getting the first city in China declared as smog free.

Refinancing of Arctic Green

BBA//Fjeldco acted as the lead counsel of Arctic Green Energy in the debt and equity refinancing of the company and subsidiaries.

Private placement of Arion bank hf.

We served as the Icelandic advisor to each of the buyers in relation to the private placement of shares in Arion Bank, owned via Kaupthing’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kaupskil ehf.

Acquisition of Icelandic Iberica

BBA//Fjeldco acted for Iceland Seafood in relation to the acquisition of Icelandic Iberica, one of the leading exporters of fish.  This was one of the biggest takeovers for a listed entity in 2018.

Bond issuance of Wow air hf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as lead Icelandic counsel for the Norwegian company Pareto Securities in Wow air hf.’s USD 60 million bond issue in September 2018.

the sale of Teva's pharmaceutical factory

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal advisor in relation to the sale of Teva's pharmaceutical factory in Iceland to a group of investors.

KEA Hotels

BBA // Fjeldco acted as the legal advisor to the investorswhich acquired Keahotels, one of the leading hotel groups in Iceland. BBA //Fjeldco further acted as the lead legal advisor in relation to the financing ofthe transaction.


BBA // Fjeldco acted as the legal advisor to the investorswhich acquired 50% of the issued share capital of Nova, one of the leadingtelecommunication company in Iceland. BBA // Fjeldco further acted as the leadlegal advisor in relation to the financing of the transaction.

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