Mr Olli Kiuru > Waselius & Wist > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Waselius & Wist
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Work Department

Financial Regulatory and Compliance, Insurance, Banking and Finance, FinTech, Dispute Resolution, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial




Waselius & Wist, Partner 2020-; Lexia Attorneys, Partner 2011-2020; Hedman Partner Attorneys, Senior Associate 2006-2011; Finnish Insurance Centre, Lawyer 2003-2006; Helsinki District Court, Judge Trainee 2004-2005


English, Swedish, Finnish


Finnish Bar Association
Board Member of Fintech Finland ry


University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Waselius & Wist focuses on both domestic and international transactions, as well as the sale, purchase and financing of companies. The team is also experienced in handling mergers, takeovers, venture capital issues and management buy-outs for international clients, and is noted for its work on distressed M&A transactions. Co-head Christoffer Waselius focuses on complex cross-border M&A mandates, especially in the infrastructure sector; Fredrik Lassenius  handles complex M&A transactions for technology companies, private equity houses and corporates. Corporate specialist Olli Kiuru and contract expert Åsa Krook also contribute to the practice.

Finland > Capital markets

Waselius & Wist assists international asset managers with inbound transactions into Finland, as well as advising on regulatory matters connected to securities, alternative investment funds and derivatives. Practice co-heads Maria Lehtimäki and Timo Lehtimäki are both highly experienced in advising on capital markets transactions and regulatory matters. Olli Kiuru is also a key name to note.

Finland > Banking and finance

Waselius & Wist is a ‘go-to’ practice for advising multinational credit institutions on major inbound transactions into Finland. Its work includes unsecured and secured financings, acquisition and structured finance work, and securitisation and major aviation finance projects. Team leader Timo Lehtimäki focuses primarily on cross-border transactions for private equity houses and international banks, and is noted for his work on asset-based lending matters, bond issuances and financing transactions. Specialist partner Maria Lehtimäki deals with cross-border financings and structured finance work in regards to distressed investments, while finance, regulatory, and fintech practice head Olli Kiuru is a key contact regarding fund structuring and restructuring matters.