Ilkka Liljeroos

Head of Corporate
Ilkka Liljeroos

Ilkka Liljeroos has a broad corporate practice based on domestic and international M&A and private equity transactions. During his career, he has advised numerous Finnish and international corporations, private equity investors in complex acquisitions, divestments and related shareholders’ and joint venture agreements.

In addition to his corporate practice, Ilkka has extensive experience of a wide variety of finance work, including syndicated loans, acquisition finance, real estate finance, trade finance and ECA finance. He regularly advises clients on derivatives and financial regulatory matters.

  • King’s College London, LL.M., 2005
  • University of Helsinki, Master of Laws, 2002
  • University of Leicester, Legal studies, 2001
  • Finnish Bar Association
Prior Experience
  • 2015 to 2016, Partner, Finnish law firm
  • 2011 to 2015, Counsel, Senior Associate, Finnish law firm
  • 2008 to 2011, Finance Legal Counsel, Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
  • 2005 to 2006, Visiting Lawyer, international law firm, London
  • 2000 to 2008 Trainee, Associate and Senior Associate, Finnish law firm
Selected recent references
  • Advising Kaslink and its shareholders in the sale of Kaslink to Oy Karl Fazer Ab (2019)
  • Advising Raksystems in the acquisition of Dry-IT AB (SWE) (2019)
  • Advising Barona Group in the acquisitions of AMGA AB, Ageris Holding AB and Prizta Rekrytering & Bemanning AB (SWE) (2019)
  • Advising Jeven Global and its shareholders in the sale of Jeven Group to Absolent Group AB (publ) (SWE) (2019)
  • Advising MB Funds in its investment in Raksystems, a provider of professional services in the Finnish property industry (2018)
  • Advising Fincumet Group on the sale of its metal recycling business to Fortum Corporation (2018)
  • Advising the founding shareholders of MarkkinointiAkatemia on the sale of the company to Sogemedier AS (DEN) (2018)
  • Advising Barona Group on the acquisition of Advance B2B and Matter Agency (2018)
  • Advising Dustin Group AB (SWE) in its acquisition of iTaito (2018)
  • Advising Sentica and Tesi in their investment in Superpark (2018)
  • Advising MB Funds in its investment in Pohjolan Energia, the leading small-scale solar energy system provider in Finland (2018)
  • Advising BEWi Group (SWE) on its acquisition of the majority shareholding in Ruukin EPS (FIN), a manufacturer of insulation material (2018)
Legal 500 EMEA
  • Endorsed in Legal 500 EMEA 2019
IFLR 1000
  • Endorsed in IFLR 1000 2020
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