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Andrei Aganimov

Senior Advisor


Senior Advisor, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3471
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 400 198 470

Assistant Tiina Sohlberg
Tel. +358 20 713 3299
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Andrei Aganimov

Andrei advises on banking, corporate restructuring and ship finance as well as on M&A related issues.

Prior to joining Borenius, Andrei worked as a Lawyer in different units of Nordea Bank Finland Plc. During his time at Nordea Bank, he focused on leveraged and structured finance, ship finance, project finance, corporate finance and M&A transactions. In addition to this, he has gained experience of legal work in London when working at the London branch of Nordea Bank.


Chambers Europe & Global
  • Banking & Finance

Chambers Europe & Global | 2018
“Very experienced.

Chambers Europe & Global | 2017
“Solid technical knowledge attached to strong commercial skills and an understanding of banking.”

Chambers Europe | 2016
“Extremely practical, flexible and always has a ‘happy to help’ attitude.”
“He has the ability to see the issues from the start, and then solve them rather quickly and efficiently.”

Legal 500
  • Banking & Finance
IFLR 1000
  • Restructuring & insolvency, Project finance, Capital markets: Debt, M&A, Asset finance
Who’s Who Legal
  • Banking
Best Lawyers
  • Banking & Finance

Selected references

  • Advised the consortium of Outokumpu Oyj, SSAB Europe Oy, Skangass Oy and EPV Energia Oy in its project to build and operate a LNG terminal in Tornio.
  • Advised Nordea and SEB as mandated lead arrangers, with the debt financing of the acquisition of Evac Oy by the IK VII Fund, advised by IK Investment Partners.
  • Advised Paroc Group Oy on its EUR 430 million high-yield bond issuance and on a EUR 60 million revolving credit facility.
  • Advised Nordea Markets and Pohjola Markets, as joint lead managers and bookrunners, when Suominen Corporation issued a EUR 75 million high-yield bond and Nordea Bank Plc and Pohjola Bank plc as mandated lead arrangers with syndicated bank loan facilities.
  • Advised the senior lenders in financing arrangements, relating to the acquisition of Fortum Corporation’s electricity distribution business in Finland by Suomi Power Networks Oy.


  • Senior Advisor, Borenius, 2018–
  • Partner, Borenius, 2009–2017
  • Lawyer, Borenius, 2008–2009
  • Lawyer, Nordea Bank Finland, Corporate and Finance Law, 2006–2008
  • Lawyer, Borenius, 2004–2006
  • Lawyer, Nordea Bank Finland, London 2000
  • Lawyer, Nordea Bank Finland, 1998–2004
  • Legal Counsel, Merita Bank, 1997
  • Legal Counsel, Kansallis–Osake–Pankki / Merita Bank, 1994–1997
  • Legal Counsel, Savings Bank Aktia, 1993–1994
  • Notary, Porvoo juridicial district, 1992


  • Bar Admission 2008, Helsinki, Finland
  • Trained on the bench 1993 District court of Porvoo, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 1992 University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Swedish, Finnish, English