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Hannes Snellman Counsel to Altia Plc in the Merger of Altia Plc and Arcus ASA to form Anora Group

1 October 2020

Hannes Snellman acted as lead counsel to Altia Plc in the cross-border merger of Altia Plc and Arcus ASA to form Anora Group, a leading Nordic wine and spirits brand house with headquarters in Helsinki. The combined company’s preliminary aggregate annual revenue is EUR 640 million, and it employs 1,100 professionals around the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Our core team comprised Sonja Siggberg, Klaus Ilmonen, Anniina Järvinen, Maisa Cederström, Henrik Hautamäki, Anton Karlais, Robert Gordin, and Kaisa Himmanen (Public M&A, Corporate Advisory and Capital Markets), Ebba Almén (Private M&A, Stockholm), Mikko Huimala, Lauri Putkonen, Johanna Pokela, and Jenni Heurlin (Competition & Procurement, Helsinki), Peter Forsberg, Johan Holmquist, Sarah Ek, David Olander, and Frida Svensson (Competition & Procurement, Stockholm), Heikki Vesikansa, Harri Vehviläinen, and Isabella Kartila (Tax), Markus Bremer, Tuomas Toivonen, and Sami Niemi (Finance), Aina Renström (Finance, Stockholm), Johanna Haltia-Tapio and Risto Ojakoski (Employment), Jenny Lundberg, and Josephine Lindgren (Employment, Stockholm), and Panu Siitonen and Sarita Schröder (Intellectual Property).