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.

'Wide-ranging practice with notable expertise on transactional matters, including M&A, capital markets and real estate mandates. Also active on cross-border tax planning, transfer pricing and tax litigation.' (Chambers Europe 2015, Tax)

'We were very impressed with the firm - we will be using them for our next matter.' (Chambers Europe 2015, Corporate/M&A)

'Large team offering high-level expertise on a range of corporate mandates. Acts for leading clients across a number of industries and sectors, including private equity, energy and transportation. Regularly active on multi-jurisdictional mandates, with particular experience on transactions involving Russia.' (Chambers Europe 2015, Corporate/M&A)

'The team is commercially minded and had a pragmatic understanding of the case.' (Chambers Europe 2015, Corporate/M&A)


Castrén & Snellman advised Finnair Plc in the issue and listing of EUR 200 million hybrid bonds as well as in the tender offer for its 2012 hybrid bonds.

We advised Municipality Finance in the issue and listing of a EUR 350 million Additional Tier 1 (AT1) instrument as to Finnish law. Municipality Finance is globally the first SSA issuer of a publicly listed AT1 instrument. In Finland the AT1 transaction itself is first of its kind. The AT1 instrument was listed on the Irish Stock Exchange in Dublin. 

Castrén & Snellman advised Danske Bank, which acted as the sole manager of Pihlajalinna Oyj’s initial public offering on the main list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. The size of the offering was approximately EUR 80 million.

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.