Petri Morelius

Petri Morelius
English, Finnish, German, Swedish

Petri Morelius has experience in cross-border transactions with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, also providing general corporate advice.

Petri has been involved in numerous complex M&A and joint venture cross-border transactions and participated in initial public offerings of several telecommunication companies. Recently, Petri has been increasingly active in domestic and cross-border real estate transactions.

He has gained extensive experience through his years in private practice, as well as in his in-house position at a leading Finnish telecommunication operator.

  • Hanken School of Economics, MBA, 2004
  • Trained at the Bench, 1993
  • University of Helsinki, Master of Laws, 1992
  • Finnish Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
Prior Experience
  • 2007 to 2016, Partner, Finnish law firm
  • 1996 to 1999, Senior Legal Counsel, TeliaSonera PLC (former Sonera)
  • 1994 to 1995, Associate, Finnish law firm
Selected Recent References
  • Representing ABRY Partners in its acquisition of DL Software and Cash-in Consulting in Vaasa, Finland and Computer Program Unit in Joensuu, Finland 
  • Advising Miab AB, the largest privately held cleaning services company in Sweden, on its acquisition of Finnish N-Clean 
  • Advising Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, on the acquisition of Finland-based Fluido Oy, one of the largest Salesforce consulting partners in Europe
  • Representing Urbaser S.A. in relation to their successful acquisition of RenoNorden AB and RenoNorden Oy from the bankruptcy estate of RenoNorden ASA 
  • Advising Maintpartner Group, a Nordic supplier of industrial maintenance and operation services, on the transfer of operation and maintenance services of several power plants and district heating networks in Finland, owned by Fortum Corporation
  • Advising the Dutch shipping company, Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor B.V., on the acquisition of Bore Ltd from Rettig Group
IFLR 1000
  • Endorsed in IFLR 1000 2020