Mattias Vilhelm Warnøe Nielsen


Mattias Warnøe Nielsen. Photo.

Mattias is a partner in the Transaction department. His principal areas of work are in private M&A, private equity, venture capital, and growth investments. He advises on all types of transactions in the Nordic, representing private equity and venture capital funds, family offices, industrial players and founders. 

He is among the most active M&A lawyers in Denmark in the past 10 years according to Mergermarket. Mattias is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen from 2011. He has been a lawyer since 2014 and joined Schjødt in 2023. He is ranked as an up and coming, next generation and notable practitioner individual in international rankings, including Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR1000. 

Mattias has previously been an external lecturer in properties law at the University of Copenhagen and is also the author of several academic peer-reviewed legal journal articles.


  • 2022

    Next Generation, Legal 500
  • 2022

    Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000
  • 2021

    Up-and-Coming, Chambers and Partners


  • 2011

    Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen


  • 2024

    US Buyers in Danish Structured M&A Auction Processes (in Danish: "Amerikanske Købere i Danske Strukturerede M&A Auktionsprocesser"), Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, no. 2 in March 2024 (in Danish), Frost, T.B., Nielsen, M.V.W., Schiøtt, R.J. and Larsen, S.
  • 2023

    Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 05-2023, Growth shares, Nielsen, M.V.W. and Lassen, N.
  • 2022

    Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, 12-2022, Simple Agreement for Future Equity et dansk perspektiv, Nielsen, M.V.W. and Lassen, N.
  • 2015

    Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, 03/2015, Authority and capacity of the Board of Directors to transfer the business of a company, Nielsen, M.V.W. and Quach, P.
  • 2014

    Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 04/2014, Tender Offers - new practice and new regulation, Moalem, D., Nielsen, M.V.W. and Østenfjeld, L.M.
  • 2012

    Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret, 02/2012, Legal Aspects of Prospectuses, Complex Financial History and Pro Forma Financial Statements, D., Nielsen, C. and Nielsen, M.V.W.