Johannes Husa

Senior Associate
+358 9 2288 4265
+358 50 430 8755
Hanna-Mari Mudi

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4382


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 and he is a member of the New York State Bar. Between 2017-2018 Johannes worked as a foreign associate in the M&A and Capital Markets practice at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.


  • Counsel to Mikael Swanljung and his family in the sale of majority ownership in Picnic Company Group
  • 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


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


  • Foreign AssociateDavis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, 2017-2018
  • 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