Mr Mikko Heinonen > Hannes Snellman > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Hannes Snellman
PO BOX 333
00130/00131 HELSINKI

Work Department

M&A, Capital Markets


Senior Partner


Mikko’s practice focuses on public and private M&A, equity issues and general securities regulation. He also provides advice regarding governance matters to corporations and their boards. In addition, Mikko has also advised many industrial and technology companies in their acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and licensing transactions. Mikko is entrusted with various non-executive board memberships and is acting as the secretary for boards of directors in various public and private companies.

Mikko is a frequent speaker in lectures at university courses and seminars and has published articles on corporate and securities law topics.

Mikko is a member of the Finnish Bar Association and also qualified to practice in the State of New York.

Mikko Heinonen is Hannes Snellman’s Senior Partner.


English, Finnish, Swedish


Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the New York Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association


Partner, Hannes Snellman, 2003–
Managing Partner Helsinki, Hannes Snellman, 2011–2019
Head of Capital Markets, M&A or Public M&A, Hannes Snellman, 2005–2019
Associate, Hannes Snellman, 1997–2003
LL.M. Harvard Law School, 2002, New York Bar Exam, 2002
Master of Laws, University of Turku, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Capital markets

Hannes Snellman‘s capital markets experience encompasses IPOs, equity and debt offerings, private placements, buy-backs, and regulatory advice. The group counts issuing companies, financial advisers, and investment funds as clients and has increased its market presence in the field of public tender offers; it advised Ramirent on a €970m recommended public cash tender offer by Loxam. The practice is led by Klaus Ilmonen, who is an expert in equity capital markets and public takeovers, with other partners in the practice including Johan Aalto and Mikko Heinonen focusing on corporate M&A and financing transactions.

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Mikko HeinonenHannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman maintains its strong expertise in M&A and has recently advised on a number of high-value and cross-border deals. In a recent highlight, the practice assisted Outoutec with the merger between Outoutec and Metso Minerals involving a part-demerger of Metso. The practice is led by the highly regarded Sten Olsson, with Mikko Heinonen and Johan Aalto also highly recommended for their corporate governance advice and transactional work respectively.