Kai Thøgersen has extensive national and international experience with providing corporate and strategic advice, contract drafting and negotiations in mergers, acquisitions, capital market transactions and other major restructuring processes. Mr. Thøgersen is also an experienced team and negotiation leader, and for more than eight years he was the Managing Partner of one of Norway's leading law firms.

Mr. Thøgersen particularly advises technology and telecom companies and is the head of Wiersholm's dedicated technology, media and communication team.

Mr. Thøgersen is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on mergers and acquisitions by Chambers and Partners.

Kai Thøgersen's broad cross-border corporate practice covers transactions, contract negotiations and restructurings. Peers highlight his ability in handling large deals.

Chambers Europe, 2018


  • Mr. Thøgersen was head of the Wiersholm team that assisted Coop in the purchase of ICA Norge. Wiersholm managed the transaction in which Coop Norge purchased all of the shares in ICA Norge, including ICA's grocery activities in Norway, consisting of 553 stores, and logistics and support functions.
  • Mr. Thøgersen was head of the Wiersholm team that assisted Nordic Capital in the agreement regarding the purchase of all of the shares in Vizrt Ltd. In the agreement, the value of the total share capital in Vizrt Ltd. was estimated to approximately NOK 2,500 million.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2014
  • Managing Partner, Thommessen, 2005-2013
  • Partner, Thommessen, 1996-2013
  • Associate, Thommessen, London, 1991-1993
  • Traineeship, Allen & Overy, 1991
  • Associate, Thommessen, 1989-1996
  • Registrar, Skien and Porsgrunn District Court, 1988-1989
  • Senior Executive Officer, Oslo Tax Office, 1987-1988


  • Management Development, Harvard Business School, 2008
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court, 2006
  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1987