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Borenius

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Respected practice that advises on a broad range of corporate matters, including divestments, demergers and acquisitions. Well versed in cross-border mandates involving the USA, Russia and China. Sought after by private equity houses, as well as companies in the manufacturing and energy sectors.

Foreign desks

Headed by Sha Wang, Borenius' Chinese desk offers strong cross-border M&A experience in both inbound and outbound mandates. The team has special expertise in foreign-related contracts and foreign investments.

Notable practitioners

Johan Roman is admired by a client for being "very frank," as well as "straight to the point." Another client compliments him for being "a tough negotiator who knows how to run processes on a very tight schedule." Roman advises private equity houses on corporate transactions in the shipping and manufacturing sectors. He also handles divestments in the energy sector.

Sources applaud Johannes Piha for "forming a strong partnership with the client where he not only advises on legal technicalities but also adds value as an experienced support for decision-making." Piha often advises buyers from technology and manufacturing sectors on cross-border acquisitions. He also assists with distressed sales and restructuring mandates.

Jyrki Tähtinen is highlighted by clients as being "very reliable, consistent, knowledgeable and collaborative." Another client appreciates his "very good strategic view on things." Tähtinen advises on public tender offers, as well as sales in the technology and manufacturing sectors.

Sha Wang heads the firm's China desk from the Helsinki office. A member of the PRC Bar Association and qualified to practise law in China, she advises Chinese clients on their entry into the Finnish market and assists with cross-border transactions.

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Overview

Borenius has one of the largest and most experienced M&A practices in Finland, and experts from our other practice groups further support the team. 

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. 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, a pragmatic approach and effective deal execution. We regularly advise many of the most active private equity sponsors in all stages of their investments.

Members

Doepel, Andreas

Fogelholm, Christian

Koponen, Juha

Piha, Johannes

Roman, Johan

Roman, Johan

Corporate/M&A

Borenius

firm
Location

Eteläesplanadi 2

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

FI-00130

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Finland

Corporate/M&A


Johan Roman
Band 4
Johannes Piha
Band 3
Jyrki Tähtinen
Senior Statespeople
Sha Wang
Foreign expert for China