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Jyrki Tähtinen

Senior Partner


Senior Partner, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3411
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 400 406 509

Assistant Pia Puranen
Tel. +358 20 713 3420
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Jyrki Tähtinen

Jyrki advises on public and private M&A and corporate governance matters. He is a leading authority on fund formation and private equity in Finland.

Jyrki has served as an administrator and trustee in a number of major corporate restructuring procedures and bankruptcy estates.

Jyrki is a member of the board of directors of a number of Finnish companies. He serves as chairman of the Finnish Venture Capital Association’s Legal Committee and as a member of the Invest Europe’s Tax, Legal and Regulatory Committee. He also writes articles and lectures on subjects related to his areas of specialisation.


Chambers Europe & Global
  • M&A (Senior Statesman)
  • Restructuring & Insolvency (Senior Statesman)

Chambers Europe | 2018
“Strategic advice.”
“He allows clients to make decisions themselves but advises on how to come to that decision.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2018
“He has excellent negotiation skills and experience. He is to the point and creates a true partnership with the client which goes beyond legal advice.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2017
“He is a very talented, sharp thinker with in-depth commercial awareness. He maintains an effective contact with the client and is an excellent team player.”
“Excellent commercial understanding, good communication skills and great client service.”

IFLR 1000
  • Restructuring & insolvency, Private equity
Who’s Who Legal
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
Best Lawyers
  • Corporate
  • Investment Funds
  • M&A
  • Private Equity (Lawyer of the Year 2016)
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Venture Capital (Lawyer of the Year 2017-2018)
Global Restructuring Review 100
  • Restructuring & Insolviency

Selected References

  • Advised PKC Group Plc board in the Motherson Sumi Systems EUR 571 million public tender offer.
  • Advised CapMan Plc in acquiring Helsinki listed Norvestia Plc and de-listing the Company.
  • Advised Fortum and E.ON in selling their shareholding in Gasum Oy to the State of Finland for EUR 510 million.
  • Advised funds managed by CapMan in acquiring Helsinki listed Oral Hammaslääkärit Plc and de-listing the company.
  • Advised funds managed by Vitruvian Partners in acquiring CRF Box Oy and Accountor Oy.
  • Advised PVO and Fortum in selling their shareholding in Fingrid Oyj to the State of Finland for EUR 650 million.


  • Senior Partner, Borenius, 2008–
  • Managing Partner, Borenius, 1997–2008
  • Partner, Borenius, 1991–1997
  • Associate, Pakarinen, Sarpaniemi & Valsta Attorneys, 1990–1991
  • Associate, Pello & Pakarinen Attorneys, 1987–1990
  • Legal Counsel, City of Helsinki, legal department, 1983–1987


  • Bar Admission, 1990, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Business Administration, 1989, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland/American Graduate School of International Management, USA
  • Master of Laws, 1985, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English, Swedish