Jari Vikiö

Senior Partner


Senior Partner, Helsinki


Fax. +358 20 713 3499


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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 | 2020
“An efficient lawyer who is capable of managing many things at the same time.”


Chambers Europe & Global | 2019
“The first one I call.” 
“High level of service and can-do attitude.”

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


The Legal 500

  • Commercial, Corporate & M&A

The Legal 500 | 2019
“A highly effective negotiator.”


  • 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, 2001–2008
  • 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