Ásgeir Ragnarsson

BBA // Fjeldco - Iceland



+354 8964444

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Financial services

Ásgeir has extensive 27 year experience in banking & finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and commercial and company law. Ásgeir is a qualified attorney both in Iceland and New York. Ásgeir regularly advices leading international corporation and financial institution in corporate and commercial matters

Legal adviser to Lucinity Group ehf., with respect to two funding rounds, the second funding round involving investments by Karma Ventures and by Founders. Value USD 8.1.

Icelandic legal adviser to the European Investment Bank (EIB) in relation to EUR 69 million credit facility to Össur. Össur hf. (NASDAQ) is a leading global provider of non-invasive orthopaedics equipment, including bracing and support products, compression therapy, and prosthetics. Value EUR 50 million. Össur hf. is one of the biggest companies in Iceland listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Legal adviser to Íslandsbanki hf. and Landsbanki hf. in relation to EUR 120 million credit facilities to Icelandair hf. guaranteed by the Icelandic state. Icelandair is the leading Icelandic airline had hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial and Company Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency

  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Icelandic bar
  • English bar

  • Icelandic bar of association
  • Icelandic bar of association 

  • University of Miami, LL.M., 1998
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Iceland Cand. jr., 1993