Mathias Lindqvist > Avance Attorneys Ltd > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate and Construction

Mathias represents industrial clients and investors in mergers and acquisitions as well as real estate transactions and projects. His experience covers both domestic and especially complex cross-border transactions, but also general corporate, contract and real estate law advice. Mathias expertise within M&A and Real Estate has been recognized by all leading ranking publications (Chambers, Legal500, IFLR1000). Mathias has lived and worked in New York, St. Petersburg and Copenhagen. He holds a M.Sc. (Econ) degree in Finance.




Avance Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2011-
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Head of Private M&A Finland (2011)
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Senior Associate and Partner (2006-2009, 2009-2011) (St. Petersburg office 2008 and Copenhagen office 2010-2011)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York), Foreign Associate (2005-2006)
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Associate Lawyer (2002-2005)


Mathias is a member of the Finnish Bar.


LL.M. (Corporate), New York University Law School, 2005
Master of Science in Economics (Finance), Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, 2001
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2001

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Mathias LindqvistAvance Attorneys Ltd

Avance Attorneys Ltd advises international clients on real estate transactions and industrial and infrastructure projects, especially regarding healthcare, residential, hospitality and education properties. It also has a strong construction practice, as well as additional expertise in environmental and energy-related matters. Practice co-head Christoffer Charpentier focuses on real estate transactions and projects in the energy, infrastructure and natural resource sectors, while Mathias Lindqvist also leads the practice. Björn Söderblom deals primarily in transactional work for clients in the industrial sector.

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Avance Attorneys Ltd focuses on advising mid to large size European and Asian corporations and private equity groups on high-end, complex M&A and inbound investments into Finland and the Nordics more broadly, and is particularly experienced in transactions in the healthcare, industrial, technology, energy, and gaming industries. Ilkka Perheentupa is ‘extremely versatile‘ in his in M&A work in the fund and industrial sectors; Ulf-Henrik Kull ‘excels‘ in private equity transactions, usually with a cross-border element; Carl-Henrik Wallin  focuses on complex transactions related to the nuclear power industry, often advising on governance issues; and Mathias Lindqvist is ‘commercially strong‘, especially in real estate transactions. Anders Floman  is also a key name for private equity and venture capital work in the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors, and Erkki-Antti Sadinmaa acts for fund and industrial clients. The transactions team has recently grown; senior associate Valtteri Tapala  joined from Dittmar & Indrenius, senior associate Niklas Suni  joined from Borenius, and senior associate Sonja Heiskala  joined from Roschier.