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Hannes Snellman
PO BOX 333
00130/00131 HELSINKI

Work Department

Capital Markets, M&A, Corporate Advisory


Managing Partner


Riikka is the managing partner of Hannes Snellman’s office in Helsinki. She regularly acts for both listed and non-listed companies on a wide range of private and public M&A transactions and advises clients on corporate, governance, securities market, and compliance matters.

Riikka has been a member of the Finnish Patent and Registration Office’s Audit Board since 2019. In 2015, Riikka chaired a working group set by the Finnish Securities Market Association for the purpose of reviewing and revising the Finnish Corporate Governance Code.


English, Finnish, Swedish


Member of the Audit Board, 2019-
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Chairman of the working group revising the Finnish Corporate Governance Code, 2015


Managing Partner Helsinki, Hannes Snellman, 2019–
Partner, Hannes Snellman, 2006
Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2002
LL.M., University of Cambridge (UK), 2002
Visiting lawyer, Allen & Overy London, 2000
Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 1998
Master of Laws, University of Turku, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Hannes Snellman deals with both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, complex public takeovers, joint ventures, and fund and portfolio management issues. Its clients are active in the environment, real estate, and IT sectors, among others. The team is also highly regarded for work relating to structuring and debt and equity capital markets issues. Head of the M&A group  Olsson is dual-qualified in Finland and New York and focuses on venture capital and M&A matters. Mikko Heinonen is an expert in corporate transactions and securities regulation, while M&A specialist Johan Aalto also advises on corporate finance and capital markets mandates, and senior associate Annika Schaumann is noted for her work in private equity transactions. Managing partner Riikka Rannikko also contributes to the practice. M&A specialist Erik Stenman joined from Borenius in late 2020.