Ms Maria Lehtimäki > Waselius & Wist > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Waselius & Wist
ETELÄESPLANADI 24A
00130 HELSINKI
Finland
Maria Lehtimäki photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Waselius & Wist 2012-; Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (2015); Law Office Heinonen & Mörä
(2009–2012)

Languages

Finnish, English, French and Swedish.

Memberships

Finnish Bar Association (2016); Finnish Law Association

Education

University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

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.