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Jan Ollila

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Work +358 9 681 700
Email:
Web:
www.dittmar.fi/people/jan-ollila
Dittmar & Indrenius

Work Department

M&A & Private Equity

Position

Senior Partner Jan Ollila heads the firm's Transaction Powerhouse and M&A & Private Equity practice. He focuses on high-level M&A, finance and capital markets transactions and on disputes in relation thereto.


Jan Ollila is known for advising corporate clients, private equity houses and financial institutions on public and private M&A, finance and capital markets transactions and on disputes in relation thereto. He acts as arbitrator and mediator in domestic and cross-border commercial disputes.

Jan was the Managing Partner of the firm in 2007 – 2014 and is the Senior Partner since 2015.

Euromoney’s Expert Guides ranks Jan as one of the 30 best M&A lawyers in the world. He is the only lawyer in Finland and one of only two lawyers in the Nordics on this exclusive list.

Career

Joined Dittmar & Indrenius 1992, Partner 2000, Managing Partner 2007-2014, Senior Partner 2015-

Languages

Finnish, Swedish, English, German and Norwegian

Member

Finnish Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Fiscal Association. Mr Ollila is an experienced chairman of boards and general meetings. Currently he is a board member in Aller Media Oy, Brenntag Nordic Oy, Dittmar & Indrenius, IKEA Real Estate Oy, Suomi24 Oy, NEC Finland Oy and Amcham Finland as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of WWF Finland. He is the former President of the Association Européenne d’Etudes Juridiques et Fiscales (2012 – 2015).

Education

University of Helsinki, LLM, 1992


Finland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dittmar & Indrenius' practice is recognised for its 'good technical skills' and clients praise practice head and 'great M&A lawyer'¬†Jan Ollila, and managing partner¬†Anders Carlberg, who is 'pragmatic, easygoing and knowledgeable'. The department recently advised Mondi Group on its ‚ā¨365m acquisition of Powerflute Group Holdings and assisted Hewlett Packed Enterprise with the Finnish aspects of the merger between its software assets and Micro Focus. Ericsson and Ikea are also clients.

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Maritime and transport

Within: Maritime and transport

Jointly led by the 'very intelligent' Juha-Pekka Mutanen and Jan Ollila, Dittmar & Indrenius' practice provides a wide range of transport advice; it recently assisted the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority with the development of the Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) market in Finland. RZD and VR (the Russian and Finnish state railway companies) are also key clients.

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