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 are here to help your business

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.

Our areas of expertise include

  • The sale and acquisition of companies and businesses through controlled auctions and one-to-one processes
  • The sale and purchase of companies and businesses abroad, together with our extensive network of law firms across the world
  • Private transactions and voluntary and mandatory public tender offers
  • Joint ventures, strategic mergers and general corporate matters
  • Internal restructurings, demergers and recapitalizations

Our latest recognitions

Our clients are at the heart of what we do, and our achievements are built upon our clients’ success. That is why we are extremely happy to have been entrusted with a broad range of cases.

Chambers Europe

“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.”

 

IFLR1000

“Super-responsive and helpful. They are not only fantastic lawyers but also have a great understanding of the market.”

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

 

The Legal 500

“Very professional with high expertise yet easy-going and able to adjust approach to different settings and counterparts, and ability to simplify complex issues to down-to-earth common sense argumentation.”

“Very good initiative taking. Always thinking ahead. Simple to work with.”

Our experts are always ready to assist you. See all of our M&A & Private Equity references here.

Additional information

Johannes Piha

Partner

Helsinki

Jyrki Tähtinen

Senior Partner

Helsinki

Johan Roman

Partner

Helsinki

Nella Åström

Partner

Helsinki

Janko Lindros

Partner

Helsinki, London

Team

Annukka Käsnänen

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Juha Koponen

Partner

Helsinki, London, New York

Susanna Niittymaa

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Nelli Nurminen

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Henrik Uoti

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Sha Wang

Counsel

Helsinki

Samuli Simojoki

Partner

Helsinki

Christian Fogelholm

Partner

Helsinki

Ari Kaarakainen

Partner

Helsinki

Tuomas Tuominen

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Henri Ruotsalainen

Counsel

Helsinki

Christel Nokkala

Senior Associate

Helsinki

Jami Renholm

Associate

Helsinki

Joel Ilveskero

Associate

Helsinki

Linda Inkinen

Associate

Helsinki

Tai Do

Associate

Helsinki

Janna Järvinen

Associate

Helsinki

Mia Mokkila

Partner

Helsinki

Emma Wilhelmsson

Associate

Helsinki

Jan Hukari

Associate

Helsinki

Teemu Lehti

Associate

Helsinki

Aleksi Nikkanen

Associate

Helsinki, New York

Marina Wels

Associate

Helsinki