Rasmus Juel Schiøtt


Rasmus Juel Schiøtt. Photo.

Rasmus is a partner in the Transaction department. His principal areas of work are within private M&A, private equity, public M&A, venture capital and capital markets. Rasmus has extensive experience in M&A transactions with a special focus on representing private equity and listed corporate clients, and he has worked for many of the world's leading financial sponsors, including Partners Group, IK Partners, Triton, Nordic Capital, Polaris, Axcel and Battery Ventures, and some of the largest Nordic listed corporate clients, including DSV, Caverion and Royal Unibrew. He is among the most active M&A lawyers in Denmark in the past 10 years according to Mergermarket. Rasmus has a strong international focus and he has previously worked as associate general counsel with world leading professional cleaning solutions & services company Nilfisk A/S listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen as responsible for M&A and capital markets.

Rasmus is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen from 2011, and he also holds a graduate degree in business administration and commercial laws from Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University. Rasmus is co-writer to the capital markets chapter of "Erhvervsstrafferetten" (corporate criminal law). He is a frequently used public speaker on subjects related to M&A.


  • 2011

    Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
  • 2010

    Exchange student, University of New South Wales
  • 2009

    Bachelor of Laws, University of Copenhagen
  • 2007

    Graduate degree in business administration and commercial laws, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University


  • 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.
  • 2015

    Erhvervsstrafferet (corporate criminal law), Karnov Group