Heikki Wahlroos

Partner

Helsinki

Partner, Helsinki

CONTACT INFORMATION

Fax. +358 20 713 3499

Assistant

Silja Rautamaa
Tel. +358 20 713 3281
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Heikki Wahlroos

Heikki advises on domestic and international tax matters in corporate and personal income taxation.

Heikki has extensive experience in M&A tax and structuring, as well as in taxation in the real estate, private equity and venture capital sector. He also advises clients regularly in tax disputes ranging from domestic tax audits to international transfer pricing litigations.

In addition to transactions and tax controversy work, Heikki has wide experience in the taxation of management incentive structures, the cross-border taxation of executives and personal income taxation in general.

Rankings

Chambers Europe

  • Tax

Chambers Europe | 2020

“Very knowledgeable and hard-working.”
“He has a business-minded approach.”

 

Chambers Europe | 2019

“Broad knowledge in the field of taxation.”
“High-quality work in the agreed timeframe.”

 

Chambers Europe | 2018
“Vast technical knowledge and great customer service.”

The Legal 500

  • Tax

Who’s Who Legal

  • Thought Leaders – Corporate Tax
  • Corporate Tax – Advisory

Selected References

  • Advised Vitruvian Partners in the acquisition of a majority stake in Accountor Holding Oy, the leading provider of financial, accounting and HR solutions in Northern Europe.
  • Advised funds managed by CapMan on their acquisition of a majority holding in the Finnish Harvia Oy, one of the world’s leading companies in the sauna industry, and later advised Harvia on its Helsinki main list IPO.
  • Advised real estate funds managed by Morgan Stanley on the acquisition of a residential real estate portfolio in Finland, and on the acquisition of the Itis shopping centre in Helsinki.
  • Advised a foreign multinational corporation on Finnish transfer pricing defence litigation in one of the largest transfer pricing cases in Finland.
  • Advised Svenska Handelsbanken AB Finnish Branch regarding an equity based employee incentive scheme, and represented the company in the advance ruling procedure related to it.

Career

  • Partner, Borenius, 2018–
  • Specialist Partner, Borenius, 2014–2017
  • Senior Associate, Borenius, 2012–2014
  • Associate, Borenius, 2009–2011
  • Tax Advisor, Fidal Société d’Avocats, Paris, France 2008–2009
  • Tax Advisor, Deloitte & Touche, 2006–2008
  • Assistant tax officer, Finnish tax administration, 2006

Education

  • Bar Admission, 2010, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of laws, 2006, University of Helsinki, Finland

Languages

  • Finnish, English, French, Swedish