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Hannes Snellman Promotes Two New Partners

2 December 2016

Two M&A and Private Equity experts, Helsinki-based Heidi Haanpää and Stockholm-based Shoan Panahi to become partners in Hannes Snellman 1 January 2017.

Heidi Haanpää focuses on mergers and acquisitions, advising both corporate and private equity clients in a wide range of private, public and distressed M&A transactions, as well as other corporate arrangements. She has been with Hannes Snellman since 2006.

“Heidi has extensive experience on a wide variety of demanding transactions involving both listed and non-listed companies. Our clients have expressed how much they particularly value Heidi’s capacity to handle complex, multidimensional transactions in a very proficient manner. These types of skills are of critical importance to our clients and our firm considering our focus on significant transactions and complex dispute resolution”, says Mikko Heinonen, Managing Partner in Helsinki.

Shoan Panahi specializes in private equity investments, M&A transactions, corporate matters, and restructurings and insolvency. Shoan’s extensive experience comes from working with a wide range of industries and deals. He receives repeat assignments from Nordic and international private equity sponsors and corporations. Shoan joined Hannes Snellman in 2012, coming from Vinge.

“Shoan distinguishes himself with his very high level of commitment and understanding of the needs and preferences of our M&A clients. Clients value his legal skills and his attention to them throughout a transaction. He is also very pragmatic”, says Paula Röttorp, Managing Partner in Stockholm.

“We are very proud of the addition of Heidi and Shoan to our group of partners. They are highly appreciated by our clients and as colleagues. They will certainly further strengthen our diverse cross-border partnership”, says Johan Aalto, Senior Partner.

For further information, please contact:
Mikko Heinonen, Managing Partner, Helsinki
Paula Röttorp, Managing Partner, Stockholm