Divestment of Russian operations


We advised Boreo Plc in a transaction in which it sold its 90% shareholding in the electronic component distribution business in Russia (“YE Russia”) to companies controlled by Mr. Yrjö Pönni, current General Director and 10% shareholder of YE Russia. The transaction was executed on 9 August 2022.

Boreo is a company listed on Nasdaq Helsinki that creates value by owning, acquiring and developing B2B businesses in Northern Europe. Boreo’s business operations are organised into three business areas: Electronics, Technical Trade and Heavy Machines. The net sales from the Group’s continued operations in 2021 amounted to EUR 122 million and it employs over 300 people in seven countries.

The Team