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Juha Koponen

Helsinki, Finland Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Capital MarketsCapital Markets: Debt & Equity
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Capital Markets - Finland

Band 2

According to clients, Juha Koponen is "very responsive, solution-oriented and extremely well connected - a great choice when you are looking to do a transaction in the Finnish market." He regularly handles large IPOs, high-yield and green bonds and notes issuances. Koponen is dual-qualified in Finland and USA, which makes him a great choice for cross-border cases.
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Capital Markets - Finland

Foreign Expertise in USA

According to clients, Juha Koponen is "very responsive, solution-oriented and extremely well connected - a great choice when you are looking to do a transaction in the Finnish market." He regularly handles large IPOs, high-yield and green bonds and notes issuances. Koponen is dual-qualified in Finland and USA, which makes him a great choice for cross-border cases.
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Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - USA

Expertise Based Abroad in USA

Juha Koponen of Borenius in Helsinki continues to act for his global client base in capital markets transactions.
"He is super pragmatic and straightforward - a good problem solver."
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Juha is a dual-qualified (Finland and New York) transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on capital markets and public M&A transactions. He has advised issuers and underwriters on public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including IPOs, high-yield debt offerings, convertible debt issuances and rights offerings. He also regularly advises bidders, target boards, financiers and large shareholders on tender offers. Juha is also an international fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Juha has significant experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, especially in the cross-border context. Throughout his career, which spans over 20 years, Juha has also gained significant experience in private M&A, venture capital and financing transactions.

Juha heads the firm’s Capital Markets team in addition to the firm’s London and New York offices.

Career

Prior to joining Borenius, Juha was a Partner with another major Finnish law firm. His prior experience includes working as an Associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP for three years (New York and London) and as a Corporate Legal Counsel at Nokia Corporation focusing on securities regulation.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, International Bar Association, American Bar Foundation (International Fellow)

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