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Espen Debes

Partner Stavanger

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Advisor within M&A, corporate- and contract law, with a particular focus on sale and purchase of commercial properties and projects

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Kluge has advised Eurofins Scientific

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Kluge has advised on a major oil service transaction

Expro Holdings Norway AS announced on 2 July 2019 that it has entered into and closed an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Quality Intervention AS.

Kluge has advised on a major software/oil service transaction

The PE fund Norvestor announced on 10 January 2019 that it has entered into and closed an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Wellit Holding AS from the founders, and with a reinvestment of 40 % of the shares.


Practice areas

Espen is affiliated with Kluge’s Manufacturing, Retailing & Finance Department, where he works in particular with company law, transactions and property (buying, selling, leasing and settlement), as well as general contract law.

Espen has assignments that consist of general company law advice, strategic advice in connection with the establishment of companies and company transactions. For work with transactions, the advisory services encompass all parts of the transaction phase, including selection of a form of transaction, due diligence, drafting a system of contracts between the buyer and seller and between the individual buyers (shareholder agreements) and assistance for execution of the settlement.

Espen also assists companies with general company law advice related to capital increases, mergers, spin-offs, etc.