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

Borenius has a strong cross-border M&A and private equity focus, with particular sector strengths in the healthcare and IT industries. The team is a key name for both Chinese companies entering Finland and Finnish companies entering China, and also acts for Finnish clients on mid-size corporate and financing transactions in the US. Other key areas of work include joint ventures, strategic mergers, general corporate matters, internal restructurings, demergers and recapitalisations. Johannes Piha, who is noted for his private equity practice, jointly leads the team with Johan Roman.