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Jari Vikiö

Senior Partner


Senior Partner, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3503
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 40 505 0733

Assistant Sanna Oksa
Tel. +358 20 713 3504
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Jari Vikiö

Jari advises on banking and finance, M&A and private equity related transactions with particular emphasis on large and medium size deals.

Jari has been involved in numerous large domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions and frequently represents various domestic and international private equity houses and other companies in transactions. He also acts as a member of the board of directors in many portfolio companies advising on corporate issues.


Chambers Europe & Global
  • M&A

Chambers Europe & Global | 2018
“An excellent M&A lawyer who is able to translate the process to entrepreneurs.” 

Chambers Europe & Global | 2017
“He is very talented in the way he negotiates a deal. He carries negotiations very well and is well known on the Finnish M&A scene.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2016
“He’s just great, I admire his style. He gets back to me, even in the evenings or at the weekend

Chambers Europe | 2015
“I envy him! He is the type of guy who always says yes – he has a can-do attitude. He is very good indeed.”

Legal 500
  • Commercial, Corporate & M&A
IFLR 1000
  • Banking, Private equity, M&A
Best Lawyers
  • Corporate
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital (Lawyer of the Year 2016)

Selected references

  • Advised Paroc Group and its owners in a EUR 700 million sale to CVC.
  • Advised Elisa Plc in a EUR 100 million acquisition of PPO-companies.
  • Advised CapMan and Langholm in the sale of Lumene (a leading cosmetics firm in Finland).
  • Advised Pamplona Capital in their acquisitions and sales in Finland.
  • Advised 3i in major acquisitions (including Eltel, Fonecta, DNA).


  • Senior Partner, Borenius, 2016–
  • Managing Partner, Borenius, 2008–2016
  • Partner, Borenius, 2001–
  • Attorney, Borenius, 1998–2001
  • Visiting Lawyer, Clifford Chance, London, 1997
  • Lawyer, Borenius, 1994–1998


  • Bar Admission, 1998, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 1994, University of Turku, Finland


  • Finnish, English, Swedish