Mergers & Acquisitions

Our leading position on the Finnish M&A market is due to a simple, but potent formula: recognised M&A experts with a proven track record as innovators supported by Finland’s premier line-up of specialist services. As Finland’s largest M&A practice, you can rely on us to work closely with you and your other advisors to bring any deal to a successful conclusion. Measured by both deal volume and value, we are also a front-line player in the foremost Nordic, Russian and other cross-border deals.


The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global consistently rank our services among Finland’s best.

The Legal 500: ‘Full-service firm Castrén & Snellman has some “exceptionally talented, hardworking and committed people”. The team is notable for its insolvency expertise, and advises industrial players and private equity houses across a swathe of industry sectors.’

Chambers Europe: ‘Market observers acknowledge this firm's flourishing practice and its lawyers' unrivalled experience. It serves an esteemed clientele. Sources say: "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".'


OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative: Voluntary tender offer for all the shares in Pohjola Bank plc

Nordea and SEB (arranging banks): Sale of 29.9% of Outokumpu Oyj’s shares from ThyssenKrupp AG to certain investors in connection with a significant re-arrangement in Outokumpu

Gasum Oy: Acquisition of a majority stake in Norwegian Skangass’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution operations from Lyse Corporation