Mr Johannes Piha > Borenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Transactions; private equity, M&A


Partner Johannes Piha is a transactional lawyer focusing on M&A and private equity transactions and has been involved in numerous domestic and cross-border transactions acting for both private equity sponsors and industrial clients. In addition, he has advised clients, for example, in ownership and equity structuring related to various infrastructure projects. Clients appreciate his ability to seek hands-on solutions to complicated problems.
Johannes heads the firm’s M&A and Private Equity team.


Before joining Borenius Attorneys Ltd in January 2013, Johannes was a Partner with another major Finnish law firm.


Finnish, English, Swedish


Finnish Bar Association


Master of Laws, University of Turku 2001; Bar Admission, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Johannes PihaBorenius

The ‘solid‘ and ‘practical‘ team at Borenius advises both domestic and international private equity and venture capital organisations, and increasingly acts for major clients operating in the technology, industrial and fintech sectors on cross-border transactions. Notably, it has satellite offices in the US and London, which provide extensive cross-border coverage on corporate and financing matters. M&A and private equity practice co-leader Johannes Piha splits his time between advising on private equity issues and cross-border M&A work, while co-leader Johan Roman  advises private equity sponsors on M&A. Other key names include regulatory compliance senior associate Eeva Terho, who recently joined from PricewaterhouseCoopers, and private equity transaction and investment specialist Nella Åström, who was promoted to partner in early 2021.