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Josefina Aalto

Counsel | Helsinki

Josefina advises clients on all types of financing transactions, including acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance, as well as restructuring and refinancing. Josefina also has extensive experience in advising on energy and infrastructure related financing transactions with a particular focus on renewable energy.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Josefina worked in the finance and financial regulatory group of a global law firm.


References

Parties

OP Corporate Bank plc, Danske Bank A/S, SATO Corporation and Sato-Asunnot Oy

Transaction

Counsel to OP Corporate Bank plc and Danske Bank A/S in relation to SATO’s EUR 100 million sustainability linked secured term loan facility agreement.

Deal Value

EUR 100 million

Role

Counsel to OP Corporate Bank plc and Danske Bank A/S

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Josefina Aalto

Josefina Aalto

Counsel | Helsinki
josefina.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate | Helsinki
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

LegacyinSight BC (Borrower), Eurazeo Investment Manager, S.A (Arranger) and Glas SAS (Agent)

Transaction:

Counsel to the arranger and lenders in refinancing of LegacyinSight BC Oy’s existing facilities

Deal Value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Eurazeo Investment Manager

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Antti Nyberg (Alanko)

Partner | Helsinki
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Josefina Aalto

Josefina Aalto

Counsel | Helsinki
josefina.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Anna Huttunen

Anna Huttunen

Associate | Helsinki
anna.huttunen@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Otava Ltd, Alma Media Corporation

Transaction:

Otava Ltd's mandatory public tender offer for Alma Media Corporation

Deal value: 

EUR 523.7 million

Role:

Counsel to Otava Ltd

Mikko Heinonen

Mikko Heinonen

Partner | Helsinki
mikko.heinonen@hannessnellman.com
Anniina Järvinen

Anniina Järvinen

Partner | Helsinki
anniina.jarvinen@hannessnellman.com
Tommi Kovero

Tommi Kovero

Associate | Helsinki
tommi.kovero@hannessnellman.com
Samuel Åkerlund

Samuel Åkerlund

Associate | Helsinki
samuel.akerlund@hannessnellman.com
Julius Lempiäinen

Julius Lempiäinen

Associate | Helsinki
julius.lempiainen@hannessnellman.com
Mikko Huimala

Mikko Huimala

Partner | Helsinki
mikko.huimala@hannessnellman.com
Helena Lamminen

Helena Lamminen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
helena.lamminen@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Josefina Aalto

Josefina Aalto

Counsel | Helsinki
josefina.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Karoliina Kaartinen

Karoliina Kaartinen

Legal Assistant | Helsinki
karoliina.kaartinen@hannessnellman.com

Finnish counsel to a German bank on the EUR 131 million financing of two Finnish onshore wind farms in Finland*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a South Korean-Finnish investor consortium on the sale and leaseback of an office campus situated in Helsinki*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a Nordic bank syndicate on the green loan facility for a Finnish wind power company on its acquisition of eleven operating wind farms*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a Swedish real estate company on the acquisition of a Finnish property portfolio at a value of EUR 208 million*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a Nordic bank on SEK 655 million green term loan and revolving credit facilities for a Swedish plastic recycling company*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a Finnish telecommunications company on its EUR 130 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility loan agreement*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)

Counsel to a Nordic bank on EUR 55 million financing transaction for a Swedish listed video game holding company*

(*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman)


Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association

Education and Professional Background

  • Counsel, Hannes Snellman, 2023
  • Counsel, Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd, 2022
  • Senior Associate, Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd, 2021
  • Senior Associate, Krogerus Attorneys Ltd, 2019
  • Associate, Krogerus Attorneys Ltd, 2015
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2014