Johannes Husa

Title: 
Senior Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4265
Mobile: 
+358 50 430 8755
Language: 
English
Finnish
Swedish
Assistant: 
Maria Qutishat

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4475

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Johannes advises clients in the field of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate, commercial and contract law. Johannes has also experience on capital markets as well as energy and infrastructure projects. In addition to his Finnish law degree, Johannes holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to Valedo Partners Fund I AB in its divestment of Corbel Holding Oy, a facility services company, to Realia Group

  • Counsel to Humana AB in the acquisition of Arjessa Oy from Sentica Partners and a number of private individuals

  • Counsel to Triton in the sale of Suomen Lähikauppa Oy to Ruokakesko Oy, a subsidiary of Kesko Corporation

  • Counsel to Valmet Corporation in its acquisition of the process automation systems business from Metso Corporation

  • Counsel to TeliaSonera Finland Oyj in the establishment of a new mobile network sharing joint venture regarding the sparsely populated Northern and Eastern Finland with DNA Oy
  • Counsel to Advent International, ATP and Bain Capital in their DKK 17 billion acquisition of Nets
  • Counsel to Finnair Corporation in the sale of its subsidiary Finncatering Oy, a company engaged in designing, marketing and providing catering, food and bakery products and related services, to LSG Lufthansa Service Europa/Afrika GmbH
  • Counsel to GE Capital on the sale of a significant pan-European business involving 20 European jurisdictions, China, Bermuda and the United States. The sale was preceded by a very complex pre-closing reorganisation. Values not disclosed.
  • Counsel to SoftBank Corp. and GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., Japanese corporations, in their USD 1.53 billion acquisition of a 51% stake in Supercell Oy, a Finnish online gaming company
  • Counsel to UPM-Kymmene Corporation in the joint venture between UPM-Kymmene and Element Power regarding development of wind parks
  • Counsel to Ramirent Plc in Ramirent Plc’s and Cramo Plc’s establishment of a 50/50 owned JV company concerning the existing subsidiaries of Ramirent and Cramo in Russia and Ukraine
  • Counsel to UPM-Kymmene Corporation in the sale of UPM-Kymmene's RFID business to Smartrac N.V. (a Dutch entity) in exchange of 10.6% indirect ownership in Smartrac
  • Counsel to Myllykoski Group, Rhein Papier and their owners in the acquisition of Myllykoski Group and Rhein Papier by UPM-Kymmene Corporation

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Member of AIJA – the International Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member of Juridiska föreningen i Finland r.f. (The Finnish Legal Society)

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), Columbia Law School, 2017

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2015

  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2011
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2011

Johannes is currently on study leave.