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Ari Syrjäläinen

Counsel

Helsinki

Counsel, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3220
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 50 362 9587

Assistant Christina Hagman
Tel. +358 20 713 3525
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Ari Syrjäläinen

Ari advises clients on various capital markets matters, including transactions and regulatory matters. He has experience in a broad range of issues regarding capital markets and banking issues, especially in equity capital markets transactions, such as IPOs, rights offerings and tender offers. In addition, Ari has experience in derivatives agreements, bond issuances and various regulatory matters related to banking, securities markets and publicly listed companies.

Ari joined Borenius in early 2017, and before that he worked for several years at one of the leading Finnish financial institutions. He handled clients’ ECM transactions, the bank’s own transactions and agreements, as well as general corporate legal issues. Ari has also several years of experience from the Helsinki Stock Exchange, where he advised issuers on listings and regulatory matters and also worked as the secretary of the listing committee. In addition, he has worked on many securities markets initiatives and development projects including corporate governance and insider regulation working groups for an association promoting listed companies’ self-regulation.

Rankings

IFLR 1000
  • Capital markets

IFLR1000 | 2018
“For capital markets, Ari Syrjäläinen, a recent addition to the team, is a stand out practitioner.”

CAREER

  • Counsel, Borenius, 2017–
  • Director, Legal, OP Corporate Bank – Capital Markets Financing, 2014–2017
  • SVP, Head of Legal Services, OP Corporate Bank, 2011–2014
  • Senior Legal Counsel and VP, OP Corporate Bank, 2008–2011
  • Legal Counsel, Nasdaq Helsinki, 2005–2008
  • Clerk, District Court of Pori, 2004–2005
  • Specialist, Nasdaq Helsinki, 2000–2004

EDUCATION

  • eMBA, 2012, Aalto University Executive Education, Helsinki, Finland
  • Court training, 2005, District Court of Pori, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2000, University of Turku, Finland

LANGUAGES

  • Finnish, English, Swedish