Corporate Advisory & Commercial

Our services cover all aspects of business and corporate law, including strategic advice and general corporate advisory for private and public companies. In addition, we advise our clients in day-to-day business law matters, such as general contractual and commercial matters, employment matters and real estate. Our team has in-depth experience of various complex legal issues throughout the life cycle of our clients’ businesses and always strives to provide business-minded advice combined with high quality legal expertise.

Corporate Advisory & Commercial

Our services include the following:

  • Board and senior management advisory services covering board liability, conflicts of interest, risk management and other governance matters
  • Chairing general meetings of shareholders, drafting shareholder agreements, and advising on other Share-related incentive schemes, capital structure optimisation and takeover defence strategies
  • Advising venture capital and start-up enterprises
  • Advising on bank financing, including acquisition, real estate, asset, export, funds, business and other loan financing
  • General contractual and commercial matters
  • Agency, competition, distribution, environment, franchising, IT and IPR, and licensing related matters as well as general regulatory matters
  • Advising on securitisations, secured bonds and other types of asset-based finance
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Contact persons

Risto Ojantakanen
Risto Ojantakanen
Senior Partner

Risto advises a broad range of clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate matters. He also acts as an arbitrator in corporate and commercial disputes. In addition, his expertise includes energy, insurance and insolvency law. His practice covers board advisory including distress finance and acting as chair in general meetings of shareholders. In his more than 35 years of practice, Risto has worked on both domestic and cross-border transactions in Europe, Asia and North America.

Andrei Aganimov
Andrei Aganimov
Managing Partner

Andrei specializes in banking and finance. He has broad and extensive experience in acting both for financial institutions as well as for companies and investors in leveraged and structured finance, project finance, acquisition finance, corporate restructuring and ship finance. In addition, Andrei specializes in mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, joint ventures, investments, securities law and corporate commercial. Before joining the firm, Andrei was for several years a partner and head of the financing practice at Borenius Attorneys Ltd where his services covered all aspects of banking and finance. Before that, he was at Nordea Bank for ten years, mainly focusing on leveraged and structured finance as well as ship finance. Andrei has been highly ranked in all major legal rankings for a number of years.

Leif Itäinen
Leif Itäinen

Leif advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, restructuring and insolvency matters, litigation and dispute resolution, as well as on real estate, construction and maritime law. He has served as trustee in numerous bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, and his expertise in the field is recognized by legal directories such as Chambers Europe. Leif also advises private individuals and families on the preservation and transfer of wealth.

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