Area of expertise

  • Asset Management & Private Equity,
  • Corporate M&A

Øystein Guvåg is head of BAHR’s Corporate M&A group

Øystein heads BAHR’s Corporate M&A group and is also a member of BAHR’s Asset Management & Private Equity group. He is a recognised expert on mergers & acquisitions and private equity matters and has for nearly two decades been advising leading Nordic and international private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and other participants in the market.

Guvåg has extensive experience from cross-border and domestic transactions, typically involving acquisitions, divestments, spin-offs, co-investments, joint ventures as well as other types of transactions. He also advises sponsors and their portfolio companies on corporate matters and establishment of management incentive programs. He also acts for family offices, banks and international industrial companies as well as sellers of entrepreneur-owned companies.

Guvåg is ranked as one of Norway’s leading M&A lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and the lawyer survey of the Finansavisen newspaper.

“Øystein Guvåg is fantastic. He is sharp, very reliable and he is very solid towards the counterparty as well.”

Chambers Europe

Work experience

  • 2016 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2010 - 2015 - Senior Associate, BAHR
  • 2006 - 2009 - Associate, BAHR


  • 2006 - Masters degree in Law, University of Bergen
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