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Finland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Avance Attorneys Ltd

For ‘timely’ advice, Avance Attorneys Ltd’s practice is ‘more flexible than large, older firms’. It represented Sagax in the secured real estate financing of €40m from Swedbank and €8.5m from Danske Bank. Practice head Sari Wallgren advised TH Real Estate on the financing of its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Kamppi Shopping Centre.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Avance Attorneys Ltd

The capital markets group at Avance Attorneys Ltd, headed by Elisa Heinonen, advised Next Games Corporation on its €32.8m IPO. The highly regarded Robin Nordblad assisted Terex Corporation with accelerated book-built offerings for sale of class A shares in Konecranes.

Leading individuals

Robin Nordblad - Avance Attorneys Ltd

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Ulf-Henrik Kull heads the ‘proactive’ team at Avance Attorneys Ltd which provides ‘value for money’ in complex M&A transactions in Finland and the Nordics. It represented G Square on the €150m sale of Mi-Hoiva to Attendo. The ‘business-mindedIlkka Perheentupa led advice to Realia Group and its shareholder Altor Fund IV on the acquisition of Corbel. Clients also include Fortum Corporation, MB Funds and Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners.

Leading individuals

Ilkka Perheentupa - Avance Attorneys Ltd

Ulf-Henrik Kull - Avance Attorneys Ltd

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Avance Attorneys Ltd has expertise in directors’ liabilities, insolvency and construction disputes. ‘Highly skilled litigatorUlla Vuokila heads the practice, which includes Salla Suominen, who joined from Castrén & Snellman.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Avance Attorneys Ltd

With ‘in-depth knowledge of all the intricacies of competition law’, Avance Attorneys Ltd defended P&C Insurance Company in abuse of dominant position proceedings and also advised on Adelis Equity Partners’ acquisition of Quattro Mikenti Group. Practice head Mikko Alkioprovides targeted and impactful advice’.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Avance Attorneys Ltd is advising Next Games on the licensing of mobile games and software. Junior partners Topi Siniketo and Elina Saviharju head the team and Mikko Alkio is defending GoParking against an allegation of trade mark infringement.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Avance Attorneys Ltd

The ‘personal and precise service’ from Avance Attorneys Ltd’s real estate group includes ‘quick responses and good value for money’. Christoffer Charpentier and Mathias Lindqvist head the ‘strong team’, which assisted TH Real Estate with the acquisition of a 50% stake in the €500m Kamppi Shopping Centre. Recently promoted partner Björn Söderblomshows signs of being a rising star’.

Leading individuals

Christoffer Charpentier - Avance Attorneys Ltd

Mathias Lindqvist - Avance Attorneys Ltd

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