Riikka Eronen

Partner / Helsinki

About Riikka

Riikka advises our clients on banking and finance transactions and debt restructuring. She has extensive experience in finance transactions, including corporate lending and real estate finance as well as acquisition financing and other event-driven financing. Prior to joining Borenius, Riikka has worked as an associate at another law firm and as legal counsel at Aareal Bank AG. Riikka joined us from Danske Bank whose corporate loans franchise she most recently worked at as a loan originator.

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



  • Banking & Finance

“Very knowledgeable, solid experience working for banks in various roles.“

Selected references

  • Advised a syndicate of banks on a EUR 170 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility for Elisa Corporation
  • Advised NREP on the acquisition of Retail Centre Grani
  • Advised Danske Bank A/S and OP Corporate Bank plc on a EUR 500 million green term loan for Neste Oyj
  • Advised Morgan Stanley on a major residential portfolio sale
  • Advised JM Suomi on the sale of a residential building to NREP
  • Advised the lenders in connection with EUR 130,000,000 sustainability linked revolving credit facility for Elisa Oyj


  • Partner, Borenius, 2022–
  • Counsel, Borenius, 2020–2022
  • Director Corporate Loans, Danske Bank, 2014–2020
  • Senior Legal Counsel, Danske Bank (formerly Sampo Bank Oyj), 2008–2014
  • Legal Counsel, Aareal Bank AG, 2006–2008
  • Associate, Roschier, 2002–2006


  • Bar Admission, 2021, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2001, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Bachelor of Social Science, 1998, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English, German