Elina Toivakainen

Title: 
Counsel
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4596
Mobile: 
+358 40 5944882
Language: 
English
Finnish
Swedish
Assistant: 
Katri Heino

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4325

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Elina specialises in capital markets and public M&A transactions as well as regulatory matters in relation to disclosure obligations, insider regulation, and other securities markets issues. She has advised clients in a number of different equity and debt capital market transactions, including IPOs, secondary share issues, bond issues, corporate transactions, as well as public takeovers. Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Elina worked for another law firm and as a market supervisor at the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority for several years. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to Outotec in the combination of Outotec and Metso Minerals through a demerger, 2019
  • Counsel to Cramo and Adapteo on the spin-off and listing of Adapteo on Nasdaq Stockholm, 2019
  • Counsel to Ahlstrom-Munksjö in connection with its EUR 150 million rights issue to partly finance the acquisition of Expera Specialty Solutions, 2018
  • Counsel to Asiakastieto Group Plc in its acquisition of UC AB in Sweden (valued EUR 340 million), 2018
  • Counsel to Terveystalo in its IPO and listing on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange, 2017
  • Counsel to Lemminkäinen Corporation in the combination of Lemminkäinen Corporation and YIT Corporation through a statutory merger, 2017
  • Counsel to lead manager SEB (publ.) Helsinki branch in the transfer of Robit Oyj from First North Finland to the main list of Nasdaq Helsinki, 2017
  • Counsel to Norvestia Oyj in the public exchange offer for the shares and other securities in Norvestia by CapMan Plc., 2016
  • Counsel to Powerflute Oyj in the recommended cash offer for Powerflute by Nordic Packaging and Container (Finland) Holdings Oy an affiliate of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, 2016
  • Counsel to Biotie Therapies Corp. in the public tender offer of the shares and other securities in Biotie Therapies by Acorda Therapeutics, 2016
  • Counsel to Alma Media Corporation in the exchange offer for the shares and options in Talentum Oyj. The exchange offer includes both share and cash components and the total value of the offer amounts to Eur 42.7 million, 2015

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association

  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Counsel, Hannes Snellman 2018

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman 2015

  • Senior Associate, Borenius Attorneys Ltd, 2014-2015

  • Associate, Borenius Attorneys Ltd, 2011-2014

  • Market Supervisor, Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority, 2004-2011

  • Master of Science in Economics (Finance), 2008, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration

  • Master of Laws, 2004, University of Helsinki