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Gunnar Westerlund

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Partner Gunnar Westerlund is Head of the Roschier’s Finance & Restructuring practice. He is internationally recognized as a leading expert in all areas of finance, restructuring and insolvency work and in particular in the area of large-scale and complex international finance transactions, including project and structured finance, ECA financing and bond issues. Gunnar also has extensive experience in the field of corporate advisory, private and public M&A, tax and structuring.


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Gunnar Westerlund - Roschier

Within: Banking and finance

Roschier's 'solid professional offering'¬†was recently bolstered by the arrival of the 'outstanding'¬†Johannes Ahti¬†from Borenius¬†(he is noted for his 'timely service and excellent documentation and processing skills')¬†and Jonne J√§rvi¬†from Castr√©n & Snellman. Clients also praise team head¬†Gunnar Westerlund¬†as 'one of the most experienced finance lawyers in the country' thanks to his 'excellent negotiating abilities and superior project finance knowledge'.¬†In a recent highlight,¬†Helena Viita¬†advised Stockmann on its ‚ā¨900m¬†refinancing comprised of credit facilities and a note issuance. Other clients include Nordea Bank, Danske Bank and SEB.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Roschier¬†recently acted for the underwriters and bookrunners on the ‚ā¨150m IPO of Altia, handled Kojamo's IPO totalling ‚ā¨556m, and assisted Konecranes with a ‚ā¨250m senior unsecured note issuance. The practice advises clients on the full spectrum of capital markets work, with Antti Ihamuotila¬†and Gunnar Westerlund¬†handling ECM and DCM work respectively. Paula Linna¬†is no longer practising law.

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