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Krogerus

UNIONINKATU 22, 00130 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel:
Work +358 2 9000 6200
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Fax +358 2 9000 6201
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Web:
www.krogerus.com
Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Turku

Finland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Krogerus

The Krogerus team offers ‘good response times’ and ‘value for money’. It was instructed by HSH Nordbank on the financing of European Energy’s four wind turbines. In another highlight, practice head Päivi Toivari acted for Nordea Bank, OP Corporate Bank, Svenska Enskilda Banken, Svenska Handelsbanken and Danske Bank on a €470m credit facility to Antilooppi. With ‘excellent international experience’, Kimmo Mettälä is a key contact.

Leading individuals

Päivi Toivari - Krogerus

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

The ‘young, agile, responsive and international’ practice at Krogerus acted for Suomen Hoivatilat on its €31.5m IPO. Tom Fagernäs led the advice to Cargotec on the issuance of two unsecured bonds totalling €250m. The ‘outstanding’ Mårten Knuts is another key contact. Nokia and Danske Bank are also clients.

Leading individuals

MÃ¥rten Knuts - Krogerus

Next generation lawyers

Tom Fagernäs - Krogerus

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

With particular expertise in cross-border M&A, the practice at Krogerus ‘understands the client’s business’ and is prepared to ‘go the extra mile’. It acted for Attendo on its €150m acquisition of Mikeva from G Square. Practice head Mika Ståhlberg led advice to Barona Group on the sale of Forenom to CapMan Buyout X fund. Marcus Möller and Mårten Knuts are highly regarded practitioners.

Leading individuals

Marcus Möller - Krogerus

Mika Ståhlberg - Krogerus

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Krogerus has broad experience and offers ‘good response times and value for money’. Joint practice heads Mikko Elonheimo and Carola Möller led the representation of Metsähallitus in €160m raw wood cartel follow-on damages claims. The team has ‘very good knowledge of the construction industry’, and represents clients such as VRJ Etelä-Suomi, Lehto Group and Skanska Talonrakennus in disputes. Jari-Pekka Alho is highly regarded.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Krogerus’ competition practice is defending Pohjolan Matka group against a €38m fine for alleged cartel activity in the bus transport market. It also has experience in state aid and merger control matters. Katri Joenpolvi and Leena Lindberg head the practice which represents Danske Bank, OP Financial Group and Orion.

Leading individuals

Katri Joenpolvi - Krogerus

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Krogerus’ employment team represents Hartwall in alleged wrongful termination of employment claims with an aggregate value of €2.1m. Carola Möller advised Attendo on employment matters relating to its €150m acquisition of Mikeva. ‘With an extensive understanding of the playing field’, JP Alho is ‘the man to go to in contentious employment issues’.

Leading individuals

JP Alho - Krogerus

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Krogerus

The ‘excellent’ team at Krogerus is acting for DNA in a dispute concerning its alleged infringement of Deutsche Telekom’s colour trade mark. Senior associates Sarita Schroder and Kalle Hynönen head the practice following Tuukka Airaksinen’s departure to Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland).

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Krogerus

The ‘trustworthy and skilful’ team at Krogerus was instructed on Tristan Capital Partners’ €130m acquisition of office properties. It also advised VR Group on the divestment of its main office to Exilion for €55m. Marcus Möller and Juha Wessman lead the team following Samuli Palin’s departure to establish Aleksandra Attorneys Ltd.

Leading individuals

Marcus Möller - Krogerus

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

The ‘strong team’ at Krogerus combines ‘solid business acumen and industry knowledge’ with ‘good value for money’ and ‘excellent response times’. It is advising Samsung on several matters including contracts, privacy, consumer and product liability law. Practice head Mika Puittinen and managing partner Juha-Pekka Katainen are key contacts.

Leading individuals

Juha-Pekka Katainen - Krogerus

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Krogerus

The tax group at Krogerus advised on AXA Investment Managers’ €65m acquisition of a portfolio of care properties. Head of tax Antti Lehtimaja acted for Danske Bank on its extensive cross-border restructuring. Counsel Jouni Weckström is an ‘excellent tax litigator’ and is recommended for expertise in EU tax law.

Leading individuals

Antti Lehtimaja - Krogerus

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