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M&A & Private Equity

Borenius has one of the largest and most experienced M&A teams in Finland and the team is further supported by experts from our other service areas, such as Tax, Capital Markets & Public M&A, Banking & Finance, Intellectual Property, Competition, Employment, Environment and Energy.

We advise leading Finnish and foreign corporations, as well as private equity sponsors, on all aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions and continuously rank as one of the most active M&A practices in Finland, whether measured by the volume or value of the transactions we carry out in any given year, as evidenced by Mergermarket or Thomson Reuters. In addition to our industry driven strategic M&A assignments, our firm is well known for being a long-established adviser for private equity, with a reputation for sound advice, pragmatic approach and effective deal execution and we regularly advise many of the most active private equity sponsors on all stages of their investments.

Examples of what we do for our clients:

  • Advise clients on the sale and acquisition of companies and businesses through controlled auctions and one-to-one processes.
  • Advise clients on the sale and purchase of companies and businesses abroad, together with our extensive network of law firms across the world.
  • Advise clients, together with our capital markets experts with private transactions, as well as with voluntary and mandatory public tender offers.
  • Advise clients on joint ventures, strategic mergers and general corporate matters.
  • Advise clients on internal restructurings, demergers and recapitalizations.

Chambers Europe | 2022

“Borenius has a respected practice that advises on a broad range of complex corporate matters, with particular expertise in private equity transactions. The lawyers are also experienced in structured auction processes, tender offers and corporate restructurings. The law firm is well versed in cross-border mandates.”


Chambers Europe | 2021

​”Senior-level commitment to each and every assignment.”
“Wide understanding of private equity practices.”


Chambers Europe | 2020
“Are very quick and come up with an answer within 24 hours.”
“Precise and practical advice.”
“Solution-driven approach.”


IFLR1000 | 2021

“Overall project coordination, participation in the negotiations, cost control of the legal advice etc. All went very well and smoothly.”


IFLR1000 | 2020

“Strengths include their high expertise level, precise advice, high commitment, practical approach, solution driven, speedy response and a good level of communication.”

“The professional competencies were very comprehensive, covering all aspects and areas in the transactions. The way of working was very proactive, practical and hands-on in getting things done, very well in time and as planned.”


IFLR1000 | 2019
“High level expertise on all services it has provided; fast response time; and proactive communication and problem solving.”


The Legal 500 | 2022

“We use Borenius on a regular basis in our PE M&A transactions because we are pleased with its way of working and taking care of their customers. The co-operation is straightforward and smooth, and we can trust time estimates.”


The Legal 500 | 2021

“One of the key strengths is the ability to act as a business-minded adviser and not just legal experts. Borenius truly works to find solutions that work for the customer on a broader level than just an individual case.”


The Legal 500 | 2020

“Great teamwork! Borenius had their entire team thoroughly prepared for every negotiation throughout the entire deal process.”

“High level of service, wide competence across the whole team and most importantly a can-do attitude.”

“Longstanding fruitful co-operation. Easy access, valuable advices and always drive for solution.”


All references

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