People

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki

Tuuli Pikkarainen advises clients in the fields of real estate transactions and development projects. In addition, Tuuli has experience in dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions as well as general commercial, corporate, and contract law.

Tuuli joined the firm as a trainee and was appointed as associate lawyer upon her graduation in 2015. During her studies, Tuuli spent one semester studying law at Uppsala University in Sweden.


References

Parties 

YIT Corporation, BTA Baltic Insurance Company AAS

Transaction 

YIT’s establishment of a co-investment vehicle investing in rental apartments located in the Baltic countries.

Deal Value 

Up to EUR 120 million

Role

Counsel to YIT Corporation

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Toni Malminen

Toni Malminen

Counsel | Helsinki
toni.malminen@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

LähiTapiola Yhteiskuntakiinteistöt Suomi Ky

Transaction 

The acquisition of two properties providing community services in Oulu, Finland. 

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to LähiTapiola

Matti Lajunen

Matti Lajunen

Partner | Helsinki
matti.lajunen@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Ella Rinne

Ella Rinne

Associate | Helsinki
ella.rinne@hannessnellman.com
Harri Vehviläinen

Harri Vehviläinen

Counsel | Helsinki
harri.vehvilainen@hannessnellman.com
Matleena Pälve

Matleena Pälve

Senior Associate | Helsinki
matleena.palve@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Taaleri Private Equity Funds Ltd, Taaleri Asuntorahasto VI Ky, PATRIZIA AG

Transaction 

Counsel to Taaleri Private Equity Funds Ltd in an approximately EUR 145 million disposal of the housing fund Taaleri Asuntorahasto VI Ky, which is a residential portfolio comprising 461 apartments in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, to a fund managed by PATRIZIA AG.

Deal Value 

EUR 145 million

Role

Counsel to Taaleri Private Equity Funds Ltd

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Panu Vikberg

Panu Vikberg

Associate | Helsinki
panu.vikberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

DWS (buyer), Regenero (Seller)

Transaction

DWS's acquisition of the Accountor Tower, a 24,000 sq. m. office development in Keilaniemi, Espoo, from YIT and HGR Property Partners’ joint venture Regenero

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to DWS

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Panu Vikberg

Panu Vikberg

Associate | Helsinki
panu.vikberg@hannessnellman.com
Noora Britschgi

Noora Britschgi

Senior Associate | Helsinki
noora.britschgi@hannessnellman.com
Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com
Jenni Parviainen

Jenni Parviainen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
jenni.parviainen@hannessnellman.com
Piia Ahonen

Piia Ahonen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
piia.ahonen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Patrizia (Buyer), Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (Seller)

Transaction

Patrizia's acquisition of the Dixi office property with a total lettable area of approximately 14,300 sqm located in Helsinki Metropolitan Area (HMA) from Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Patrizia

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Tuomas Toivonen

Tuomas Toivonen

Counsel | Helsinki
tuomas.toivonen@hannessnellman.com
Sami Niemi

Sami Niemi

Associate | Helsinki
sami.niemi@hannessnellman.com
Ella Rinne

Ella Rinne

Associate | Helsinki
ella.rinne@hannessnellman.com

Parties

YIT Corporation (Seller)

Transaction

YIT Corporation's disposal of the Tripla’s Workery offices, being built in Pasila, Helsinki, as a whole to an international investor.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to YIT Corporation

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Lefort Ahokanto

Carolina Lefort Ahokanto

Associate | Helsinki
carolina.lefortahokanto@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Buyer), Exilion Capital Oy (Seller)

Transaction

The acquisition of a landmark headquarter property and a parking facility located in Keilaniemi, Espoo by a fund managed by Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management from a fund managed by Exilion Capital Oy

Deal Value

Approx. EUR 164 million

Role

Counsel to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Noora Britschgi

Noora Britschgi

Senior Associate | Helsinki
noora.britschgi@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Schroder

Transaction

Schroder's (acting on behalf of  Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund) acquisition of a portfolio of nine office properties located in the Greater Helsinki area with a total lettable area of approx. 53,000 sqm

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Schroder

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Katja Heikkinen

Katja Heikkinen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
katja.heikkinen@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Panu Vikberg

Panu Vikberg

Associate | Helsinki
panu.vikberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Scandic Hotels Group (Buyer), Restel (Seller), Restel’s Hotel Portfolio (Target)

Transaction

Scandic’s acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations in Finland from Restel

Deal Value

EUR 114.5 million

Role

Counsel to Scandic Hotels Group

Juha Lindström

Juha Lindström

Partner | Helsinki
juha.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com

Parties

YIT Corporation, Sokotel Oy, Exilion Management Oy, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Veritas Pension Insurance Company and the State Pension Fund of Finland (VER)

Transaction

YIT Corporation’s disposal of Tripla Hotel. The hotel will be operated by Sokotel Oy, and the investor will be a new limited partnership managed by Exilion Management Oy with Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Veritas Pension Insurance Company and the State Pension Fund of Finland (VER) as owners

Deal Value

Approx. EUR 88 million

Role

Counsel to YIT Corporation

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

TH Real Estate (Buyer), Barings Real Estate Advisers (Seller), Kamppi shopping centre (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to Barings Real Estate Advisers, acting on behalf of the Nordic Retail Fund in its disposal of 50% stake in the Kamppi shopping centre. The 50% stake is to be acquired on behalf of TH Real Estate’s flagship’s pan-European investment vehicle, the European Cities Fund, and thereby creating a 50:50 joint venture partnership with Allianz.

Deal Value

Approx. EUR 500 million

Role

Counsel to Barings Real Estate Advisers

Juha Lindström

Juha Lindström

Partner | Helsinki
juha.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Katja Heikkinen

Katja Heikkinen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
katja.heikkinen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

J.P. Morgan Asset Management (Seller); Genesta (Buyer)

Transaction

Disposal of a 11,200 sqm office property in Helsinki by a fund managed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management to a fund managed by Genesta

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Heikki Vesikansa

Heikki Vesikansa

Partner | Helsinki
heikki.vesikansa@hannessnellman.com
Katja Heikkinen

Katja Heikkinen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
katja.heikkinen@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Fund managed by PATRIZIA Immobilien AG (Buyer), Fennia Life Insurance Company Ltd. (Seller)

Transaction

PATRIZIA Immobilien AG fund's acquisition of a 9,000 sqm office property from Fennia Life Insurance Company Ltd.

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to a fund managed by PATRIZIA Immobilien AG

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Katja Heikkinen

Katja Heikkinen

Managing Associate | Helsinki
katja.heikkinen@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com
Ninja Pyy

Ninja Pyy

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ninja.pyy@hannessnellman.com

Parties

YIT Corporation, Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Onvest Oy, Fennia Mutual Insurance Company

Transaction

Joint venture of YIT Corporation, Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Onvest Oy, and Fennia Mutual Insurance Company for the implementation of the Mall of Tripla and its parking facilities

Deal Value

Approx. EUR 600 million

Role

Counsel to YIT Corporation

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

The Carlsberg Group (Seller), Viking Malt Oy (Buyer), Danish Malting Group A/S (Target)

Transaction

The Carlsberg Group sold the Danish Malting Group comprising three breweries located in Denmark and Poland to Viking Malt Oy

Deal Value

Value no public

Role

Counsel to Viking Malt Oy

Riikka Rannikko

Riikka Rannikko

Managing Partner | Helsinki
riikka.rannikko@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Olli-Pekka Veranen

Olli-Pekka Veranen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
olli-pekka.veranen@hannessnellman.com
Toni Malminen

Toni Malminen

Counsel | Helsinki
toni.malminen@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Niam (Buyer), Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company (Seller)

Transaction

Niam's acquisition of a portfolio of six modern office properties located within the Helsinki Metropolitan Area from Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Niam

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Juha Lindström

Juha Lindström

Partner | Helsinki
juha.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Henrik Mattson

Henrik Mattson

Partner | Helsinki
henrik.mattson@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Atine Group Oy (Seller), Sector Alarm (Buyer), Turvatiimi (Target)

Transaction

Sale of Turvatiimi to Sector Alarm by Atine Group Oy

Deal Value

EUR 7,610,330

Role

Counsel to Atine Group Oy

Riikka Rannikko

Riikka Rannikko

Managing Partner | Helsinki
riikka.rannikko@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Buyer), Veritas Pension Insurance Company Ltd (Seller)

Transaction

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, acting on behalf of the German open ended real estate fund “grundbesitz europa”, in its acquisition of a prime office property located in Leppävaara, Espoo with an underlying property value of approx. EUR 70 million from Veritas Pension Insurance Company Ltd.

Deal Value

Approx. EUR 70 million

Role

Counsel to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Tapio Teräkivi

Tapio Teräkivi

Partner | Helsinki
tapio.terakivi@hannessnellman.com
Tuuli Pikkarainen

Tuuli Pikkarainen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
tuuli.pikkarainen@hannessnellman.com

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association

Education and Professional Background

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2020
  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2015
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2015
  • Associate Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2015
  • Uppsala University, Sweden, 2014
  • Legal Trainee, Waselius & Wist, 2013-2014