Full range of corporate and M&A legal services with timely, pragmatic and commercial approach

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Corporate

Our Finnish Corporate practice provides a full range of corporate legal services. We advise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, capital market law, securities law, and general corporate and company law. Our global insight and local knowledge allow us to handle all aspects of complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions. Our clients benefit from timely, pragmatic and commercial approach to problem solving that adds value to their business and enables transactions to come to a successful conclusion for all parties. Our corporate team in Finland is supported by the members of our Finance, Competition, Employment, Tax, IPT and Real Estate practices.

We advise and support our clients in relation to:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • General corporate and company law
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Capital markets
  • Securities law
  • W&I

Mergers and Acquisitions

We offer comprehensive services in connection with M&A transactions, from exploratory due diligence and price negotiation through the consummation of transactions to post-merger matters, advising both foreign and Finnish clients on cross-border transactions. Our experience includes acquisitions and divestures of private and public companies and their businesses, plus LBO and MBO transactions as well as joint ventures.

Supported by a full scale of practices

As a full business services law firm, we are able to complement our Corporate and M&A team with the capabilities of our Finance, Competition, Employment, Tax, Technology and Real Estate lawyers in accordance with our client's needs.
 
Our clients benefit from a leading global M&A practice that has, for the ninth consecutive year, acted on more M&A transactions than any other law firm. Our experience allows us to execute cross border global deals seamlessly while supporting you across all stages of the transaction.

General Corporate and Company Law

Understanding the industry and the day-to-day issues faced by our clients is critical to our success. Our team of experienced lawyers provides comprehensive legal advice on corporate matters during the entire life-cycle of an enterprise, advising clients on the structuring of businesses as well as on day-to-day operations. Our general corporate law advice includes the full spectrum of corporate law matters including incorporation of companies, equity restructurings, share emissions, redemption procedures, convertible loans, incentives, shareholders’ agreements, shareholder rights and management liability issues. 

Corporate governance and Compliance

Sound corporate governance is an essential pillar of any successful business. We offer comprehensive counsel and representation to public and private companies concerning the regulatory landscape and best practice for corporate governance matters. Our lawyers regularly organize and chair shareholders' meetings.

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Our scope in the field of private equity, venture capital and other investments ranges from advising on investments in target companies to placements by institutional investors in a variety of investment fund vehicles. We advise private equity, venture capital and other investors on the structuring and execution of equity investments in target companies, often combined with elements of debt and mezzanine financing, as well as on successful exits. Additionally, we assist our clients with post-closing and ancillary arrangements and transactions such as SHA's, management incentives and re-financing rounds. Our instructions in this field range from share acquisitions of industrial companies to early round-seed financing of startups. In addition to targeting company investments, we continuously advise on placements in investment vehicles such as hedge, private equity and other investment funds, with particular focus on serving institutional clients such as banks and insurance companies.

In conjunction with our other practice areas, we also advise on all matters related to securities markets, including IPO's, tender offers, announcement obligations as well as insider regulations and regulatory matters.