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Krogerus

UNIONINKATU 22, 00130 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel:
Work +358 2 9000 6200
Fax:
Fax +358 2 9000 6201
Email:
Web:
www.krogerus.com
Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Turku

Juha Wessman

Tel:
Work +358 (0)29 000 6216
Email:
Krogerus

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Capital Markets and Securities; Private Equity; Environment and Land Use

Position

Partner

Career

Juha Wessman specialises in banking and finance (especially project and asset financing and leasing), real estate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Juha regularly advises both domestic and international clients on their financing and real estate transactions in Finland and abroad. He had a substantial role in the development and application of public-private partnership models in Finland. Juha has represented clients in international investment and real estate transactions in Russia, the Baltic countries and the Far East. Prior to joining Krogerus, Juha served as the legal counsel for the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation and Kansallis Finance.

Languages

English, Finnish, Swedish

Member

Finnish Bar Association International Project Finance Association International Bar Association

Education

Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1987)


Finland

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Krogerus' recent work includes advising¬†HSH Nordbank¬†on the ‚ā¨131m financing of the Haapaj√§rvi and Ratiper√§ wind farms, and acting for Niam on the refinancing of its Helsinki office real estate portfolio.¬†P√§ivi Toivari¬†leads the department, which acts for clients including Landesbank Hessen Th√ľringen Girozentrale, Nordea Bank and Swedbank. Other key practitioners include¬†Kimmo Mett√§l√§¬†and¬†Juha Wessman; Wessman focuses on project and asset financing and leasing work.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Krogerus is highly experienced in real estate transactions; it recently advised Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company and LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company on the sale of a logistics property. Marcus Möller and Juha Wessman lead the practice, which also fields Jan Johanson and energy and infrastructure specialist Ville Hailikari.

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