Corporate Advisory & Tax

Our expertise covers all the legal needs of corporate upper management relating to corporate structuring and risk management. Decades of experience combined with our solution-oriented and innovative attitude guarantee that you will get the best possible service—reliably and with no fuss.

The Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global rank our Corporate Advisory & Tax services among Finland’s best.

‘The lawyers answer our questions quickly and are able to deal with matters of any complexity.’ (Chambers Europe 2013, Tax)

‘We were very satisfied with the firm. On issues where we needed quick advice and someone to talk to and work something out without delay, the lawyers were always there.’ (Chambers Europe 2013, Corporate M&A)


Castrén & Snellman is representing OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative in a public tender offer concerning Pohjola Bank Plc. OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative is the central institution of the OP-Pohjola Group, Finland’s largest financial services provider. The offer was announced on 6 February 2014, and its total value is approximately EUR 3.4 billion.

We advised Glitnir Bank Luxembourg S.A. (in liquidation) in a real estate and financing transaction in which GevFin Real Estate Oy, a subsidiary of Glitnir Bank Luxembourg S.A. (in liquidation) acquired a major commercial portfolio in a distressed sale. Our assignment included establishing the acquisition structure and negotiating the acquisition as well as the financing for the portfolio.