Ville Kivikoski

Title: 
Senior Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4246
Mobile: 
+358 40 022 7207
Language: 
English
Finnish
Assistant: 
Mari Kooli

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4456

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

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

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to SUSI Partners AG in its acquisition of the Tetrituuli Wind Farm in Finland from Ilmatar Windpower Plc.

  • Counsel to Trust Kapital in its acquisition of Enfo Zender, Enfo Oyj’s information logistics subsidiary

  • Counsel to Hartwall Capital Oy Ab in its acquisition of SUEZ Suomi Oy

  • Counsel to Okmetic Oyj in the voluntary recommended public tender offer of approximately EUR 170 million by National Silicon Industry Group for all shares and option rights in Okmetic Oyj

  • Counsel to Ahlstrom in the Divestment of its Building & Wind Business Unit

  • Counsel to Certeum Corporation and its Board of Directors in relation to the sale of the 57.5% majority stake in Certeum between Sponda Plc and Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (as sellers) and Tungsten Investment S.à.r.l. (as purchaser), a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV

  • Counsel to Trimble Finland Oy in its acquisition of Fifth Element Oy from key employees of and investors in Fifth Element Oy

  • Counsel to Mondi Group in its acquisition of Walki Group's extrusion coating plants located in Pietarsaari, Finland and Wroclaw, Poland

  • Counsel to Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems AB in Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems AB's and VR Track Oy's turn-out and installation of service businesses in Finland into a joint venture structure

  • Counsel to Vossloh Rail Services International GmbH in the establishment of a joint venture structure for rail welding business operations in Finland

  • Counsel to Ratos in its EUR 97 million acquisition of Ledil Oy

  • Counsel to Ahlström Capital in its acquisition of Destia Ltd from the State of Finland

  • Counsel to Alder, a Swedish private equity firm in its recent acquisition of Satel, a Finnish radio modem manufacturer

  • Counsel to Componenta Corporation in notes offering, equity offering and capital notes

  • Counsel to Univet Oy in a series of four acquisitions of veterinary clinics in Finland (Eläinklinikka Tikka Oy, Rauman Eläinlääkäriasema Oy, Eläinlääkäriasema Otus Oy and Eläinklinikka Otso Oy)

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Senior Associate, 2016
  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2011
  • Master of Laws, University of Turku, 2011