Annika Salparanta

Title: 
Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4494
Mobile: 
+358 50 345 2609
Language: 
English
Finnish
Swedish
Assistant: 
Katri Heino

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4325

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Annika advises clients in the field of mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate, commercial and contract law.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to Oriola Corporation in the joint venture with Kesko Corporation to establish a chain of health, beauty and wellbeing stores across Finland, with the plan to expand the business to include pharmaceuticals if the legislation is amended

  • Finnish counsel to Telia Company in the divestment of the Sergel Group, a Nordic and Baltic credit management and debt purchase service provider, to Marginalen AB and Marginalen Bank Bankaktiebolag, in a transaction valuing the Sergel Group at SEK 2,070 million (or EUR 222 million) on a cash and debt-free basis

  • Counsel to SoftBank and its affiliates in the sale of their entire 72.2% stake in Supercell, a Finnish leading mobile game maker, to Tencent, a Chinese internet company, in a transaction valuing Supercell’s equity at USD 10.2 billion

  • Counsel to Uponor in establishing an Intelligent Water Sensing  Technology JV with Belkin International in the U.S. and Europe

  • Counsel to Patria and its shareholder in the sale of 49.9% of the shares in Patria Oyj to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS
  • Counsel to EQT Infrastructure Limited in its sale of Adven Group to a consortium comprising of AMP Capital Investors and Infracapital Partners II
  • Finnish counsel to Summit Partners in the acquisition of a EUR 20 million minority stake in RELEX, a Finnish provider of supply chain software solutions for retailers
  • Counsel to Mondi Group in its acquisition of Walki Group's extrusion coating plants located in Pietarsaari, Finland and Wroclaw, Poland

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2015

  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2014

  • Associate Trainee, Roschier Attorneys Ltd., 2014

  • Associate Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2014

  • Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia, 2012