Niina Nuottimäki

Partner / Helsinki

About Niina

Niina advises on banking and finance, debt capital markets and debt restructuring. Niina has extensive experience in both domestic and cross border leveraged buyout deals, project financing, corporate lending, real estate finance and debt issuance. She also advises clients on trade finance and derivatives. Prior to joining Borenius, Niina has worked as legal counsel at Nordea Bank.

Niina’s competence is also globally recognised as IFLR1000 has named Niina as one of its Women Leaders several times.

Niina co-heads the firm’s Banking & Finance team.

Rankings

Chambers Europe & Global

  • Banking & Finance

Chambers Europe & Global | 2022
“She has a strong understanding of how business and legal matters are interlinked and should be taken into consideration. Her ability to draft clear documents and provide insights into documentation is much appreciated.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2021
“Is always able to give advice and is never puzzled by the questions directed towards her.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2020
“She always does what she promises and she is easy to discuss things with. The more complex the transaction, the happier she is.”

Chambers Europe & Global | 2019
“Focuses on the right issues and gives practical advice.”
“Sees the big picture.”

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets – Key Lawyer

The Legal 500 | 2022

“Niina Nuottimäki is a real problem solver with solid experience and negotiation capabilities. Will work with her again any time I can.”

The Legal 500 | 2021

“Excellent lawyer and dedicated to supporting the client.”

The Legal 500 | 2019

“Helpful, professional and can help solve problems quickly.”

The Legal 500 | 2017
“Extremely motivated and sharp.”

IFLR1000

  • Capital markets: Debt, Banking

IFLR1000 | 2022

“Very friendly, active and knowledgeable. Increasingly good in negotiations.”

“Knows the business, very pragmatic and effective.”

“Niina is hands-on and has good knowledge of the law and market practice.”

  • Women Leaders 2021

Selected References

  • Advised ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG, and the other financing parties on the financing of the Lakiakangas wind farm;
  • Advised the lenders on EUR 1.01 billion financing for the acquisition of Mehiläinen by CVC Capital Partners;
  • Advised a fund managed by Morgan Stanley on the purchase of the Itis shopping centre from Wereldhave N.V.;
  • Advised Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing on the purchase of a residential real estate portfolio from Kojamo Group plc;
  • Advised Danske Bank A/S, Finland Branch in connection with a EUR 100 million senior secured bond issue, which was the first large real estate development bond in Finland.

Career

  • Partner, Borenius, 2016–
  • Specialist Partner, Borenius, 2014–2016
  • Legal Counsel, Nordea Bank Finland, 2010–2014
  • Associate, Borenius, 2006–2010

Education

  • Bar Admissions, 2015, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Science in Economics, 2008, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2005, University of Lapland, Finland

Languages

  • Finnish, English