Toni Malminen

+358 9 2288 4438
+358 44 540 9479
Viivi Alanen

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4360

Assistant's e-mail:


Toni Malminen advises clients on competition and public procurement law. He has represented clients in proceedings before the national competition authorities and courts as well as before the European Commission. 

Toni has been involved in competition and public procurement law proceedings related to, for example, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, real estate, healthcare, media, and food and consumer products.

Toni is a graduate of Yale Law School (LL.M.) and the University of Helsinki (LL.D.), and he teaches and publishes in the fields of EU law, competition and public procurement law, comparative law, legal history, and jurisprudence.

Toni is currently on study leave.


  • Counsel to Outotec in the combination of Outotec and Metso Minerals through a demerger
  • Counsel to EVRY in the combination of Tieto and EVRY through a cross-border merger
  • Counsel to Mikael Swanljung and his family in the sale of majority ownership in Picnic Company Group
  • Counsel to Glaston Corporation in its acquisition of Bystronic Glass and in the refinancing of Glaston
  • Counsel to Sentica Partners in its sale of Ropo Capital
  • Counsel to YIT in the sale of its Nordic paving and mineral aggregates businesses to Peab for EUR 280 million
  • Counsel to Ramirent Plc in the recommended EUR 970 million public cash tender offer by Loxam S.A.S.
  • Counsel to Pöyry Plc in ÅF’s recommended public cash tender offer for all shares in Pöyry
  • Counsel to BVB Substrates B.V. and its owners in forming the joint venture Kekkilä-BVB Oy by combining BVB Substrates B.V. and Kekkilä Oy
  • Counsel to Commonwealth Bank (CBA) in the sale of its global asset management business, Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • Counsel to Asiakastieto Group Plc in its acquisition of UC AB in Sweden (valued EUR 340 million)
  • Counsel to OP Financial Group in its sale of the non-life insurance company Seesam Insurance AS (Seesam), including its Latvian and Lithuanian branches, to Vienna Insurance Group (VIG)
  • Counsel to Nordic Packaging and Container Holdings (NPAC Holdings) in the sale of Powerflute Group Holdings Oy to Mondi Group

  • Counsel to Lemminkäinen Corporation in the combination of Lemminkäinen Corporation and YIT Corporation through a statutory merger

  • Counsel to Oriola Corporation in the joint venture with Kesko Corporation to establish a chain of health, beauty and wellbeing stores across Finland, with the plan to expand the business to include pharmaceuticals if the legislation is amended

  • Counsel to Terveystalo in its acquisition of Diacor

  • 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 Powerflute Oyj in its acquisition of Harvestia Oy from Vapo Oy

  • Counsel to the winning tenderer in a high-technology documentation procurement. The value of the procurement totalled approximately MEUR 65

  • 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

  • Counsel to Viking Malt Oy in its acquisition of the Danish Malting Group comprising three malt breweries in Denmark and Poland from The Carlsberg Group

  • Counsel to Ratos AB (publ), Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Redito AB in a formation of Serena Properties AB

  • 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 (enterprise value) million acquisition of approximately 67 % of Ledil from the company founders

  • Counsel to EQT in its acquisition of Terveystalo

  • Counsel to Sanoma Corporation and Pressco Trade Services Ltd in the sale of R-kioski Ltd, OÜ Lehepunkt and UAB Impress Teva to Reitan Servicehandel AS.

  • Counsel to Ramirent in Ramirent’s and Cramo’s establishment of a 50/50 owned JV company

  • Counsel to Destia Ltd in the divestment of Destia Lt’s surfacing business

  • Counsel to Myllykoski and Rhein Papier in the acquisition of the companies by UPM

  • Counsel to Royal Dutch Shell on the divestment of its refining and retail business in Finland

  • Counsel to UPM in the acquisition of Metsä-Botnia's Uruguayan operations and related transactions, with an aggregate value of approximately EUR 2 billion


  • Ranked as one of the world's leading competition lawyers by Who's Who Legal 2019



  • Counsel, Hannes Snellman, 2018
  • Professor of Practice, University of Eastern Finland, 2018
  • Doctor of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2016
  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2012
  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2007
  • LL.M., Yale Law School, 2007
  • Lawyer, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004 – 2006
  • Licentiate in Laws, University of Helsinki, 2004
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2003


  • Member of the Young Academy Finland (an independent, cross-disciplinary forum formed in April 2017 at the initiative of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters for some of the most promising young researchers in Finland)
  • Member of the Examination Board of the Finnish Bar Association (including the working group reforming the Finnish Bar Examination)
  • Member of the Finnish Competition Law Association

  • Member of the Public Procurement Law Association

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association