Services

Finance

Hannes Snellman’s finance practice is recognised as a pioneer in its field and it has vast experience in advising on leveraged acquisitions; corporate lending; asset finance and securitisation; and restructurings acting for financial sponsors, borrowers and lenders.

Our lawyers work in teams with specialists from our capital markets, tax and M&A practices, providing the multi-practice advice needed to complete even the most challenging transactions. Our finance team also advises on all aspects of banking and financial markets regulation. We advise local and international banks and other financial institutions on financial regulatory matters relating to licensing and registration issues, derivatives and other financial instruments; and various types of financial structures.

References

Financial Services Regulation

Parties

Intrum Justitia AB (Buyer) Lindorff (Target)

Transaction

Counsel to Intrum Justitia in Connection with the Combination with Lindorff

Deal Value

SEK 40 billion

Role

Counsel to Intrum Justitia AB

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Sören Lindström

Sören Lindström

Senior Advisor | Stockholm
soren.lindstrom@hannessnellman.com
Richard Åkerman

Richard Åkerman

Partner | Stockholm
richard.akerman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Böris

Sanna Böris

Senior Associate | Stockholm
sanna.boris@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • ‘The team is experienced and professional. Not all teams have the hands on experience of financial law and it’s development.’ 
  • ‘They always stick with the timetable and provide top services.‘
  • ‘Having used all major firms, I rank the team among the best in Finland. They come through in all aspects of banking & finance deals.‘
  • 'Clients highlight the "quality of the work" as a particular strength, adding that "they have experienced people who can help you and cover all the major practice areas."'
  • 'Sources deem the firm to be "one of the leading firms in Finland."'
  • 'Senior statesperson Henrik Mattson boasts extensive experience in the banking and finance area...Sources endorse his technical skills and appreciate his ability "to find sensible solutions."'
  • 'Markus Bremer is described by clients as "extremely solution- and business-oriented," and they appreciate his "strategic advice."'
  • 'Fredrik Olsson...Clients say: "He is very well established and well respected in the market."'
  • 'Paula Röttorp...Clients describe her as "extremely smart and creative."'
  • "Great firm to work with, very responsive lawyers and great expertise on relevant matters."
  • "Hannes Snellman, which 'takes care of legal matters in a professional, careful and diplomatic way".
  • 'One client describes the team as "highly skilled and motivated," noting the lawyers' "long experience" in this area.'
  • 'Another client enthuses that they "feel in good hands" with Hannes Snellman.'
  • 'Partner Markus Bremer maintains his strong reputation…Sources describe him as "phenomenal" and "very responsive."'
  • 'Partner Henrik Mattson is held in high regard for his expertise…Clients laud his "deep knowledge of legal issues."'
  • 'Partner Fredrik Olsson is noted by interviewees for his commercial mindset and proactive approach.'
  • 'Managing Partner Paula Röttorp is praised by one client for her negotiation skills, including her ability to "find the balance and identify what's really important."'
  • 'With an understanding of the "business side of transactions, as well as market trends and standards", the practice at Hannes Snellman is "exceptional value for money"'.
  • 'Sources enthuse that "the team is dynamic and focuses on the material issues, with an aim to get the deal done rather than finding problems."'
  • 'Interviewees praise the team's international outlook, saying: "They are a great team with excellent cross-border capabilities."'
  • 'Another client commends the lawyers' "solid performance - and quick, accessible advice."'
  • 'Markus Bremer...has a strong reputation. Sources say he is "highly intelligent, extremely service-minded and business-oriented," adding that "he always takes good care of the customer and finds solutions in difficult situations."'
  • 'Henrik Mattson advises a wide range of financial institutions on acquisition finance, real estate finance and project finance issues...Sources praise his "solid performance," adding: "He is quickly accessible and provides professional advice in a swift manner."'
  • 'Interviewees appreciate that Fredrik Olsson is "commercial, available at short notice and effective." He advises banks, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on diverse corporate finance and refinancing matters. He acted for Valedo on financing the acquisitions of CMA Research and Markör Marknad & Kommunikation.
  • ‘Clients highlight Paula Röttorp for her technical skills and her pragmatic approach. She assists many of the firm's key private equity clients and their portfolio companies with acquisition finance and loan restructuring matters. She also advises Swedish corporates, as showcased in advice to Fingerprint Cards on financing its USD106 million acquisition of Delta ID.’
  • 'Hannes Snellman has "a high level of business orientation."'
  • '"Pragmatic" practice head Markus Bremer "goes the extra mile" and Henrik Mattson is an "expert that combines excellent skills with exceptional working capacity."'
  • 'The team is described by clients as "very professional, solution-oriented and hard-working" and is praised for its ability to handle complex mandates: "They are able and willing to take independent lead of the projects and drive them successfully under time pressure." The same source further adds that the firm's "cross-border capabilities are good especially between Finland and Sweden."'
  • 'The lawyers within the practice are hailed for being "easy to deal with and commercially minded."'
  • 'Esteemed head of department Henrik Mattson offers expertise in all kinds of banking issues...Sources describe him as "very pragmatic and experienced."'
  • 'Markus Bremer receives strong feedback from a wide range of sources, who describe him as a "very talented and effective lawyer and very customer-oriented." Others highlight his "ability to be calm in very difficult situations."'
  • 'Sources appreciate the team's approach, stating that the "team always delivers timely, high-quality advice."'
  • 'Managing partner Paula Röttorp advises clients on financing transactions and assists with LBOs, project finance and real estate financing, as well as regulatory matters...Sources highlight her "wealth of experience" and dedication.'
  • 'The team is described as “one of the leading firms in the area in Finland” by a senior figure in the banking sector and others are quick to praise the qualities of the team.
  • '“Their team, notably Markus Bremer…very skilful and client oriented.”'
  • 'Excellent reputation within banking and finance, advising on both domestic and international matters. Represents both lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of transactional mandates, as well as financial restructurings. Also noted for its lawyers' regulatory expertise.'
  • '"The team was professional and solution-oriented, had good knowledge of market practices and also had a problem-solving attitude."'
  • 'Markus Bremer advises on all transaction types, including bank lending, security structuring, acquisition financing and project finance. In the words of one client, "he's a really good guy - one of my favourite people to work with."'
  • 'Assists clients with the full range of banking and finance mandates including regulatory matters. Recognised for its experience in asset and infrastructure project financing as well as leasing mandates. Recently increased activity in real estate transaction financing.'
  • 'Clients say that "There is a seamless co-operation between the different teams which is very efficient."'
  • 'Clients appreciate that Paula Röttorp "has a focus on the details but also a good level of general knowledge," describing her as "diligent and co-operative." She has experience across a wide range of areas, from regulatory compliance to real estate finance.'
  • 'Hannes Snellman ‘knows the market’'
  • 'Hannes Snellman’s ten-lawyer team is especially strong in LBOs, infrastructure and asset financing, real estate finance and IPOs.'
  • '"The quality of the work has been good," says one senior in-house banking counsel. "The firm is keen to find a solution and produce real value for the customer." Another in-house counsel says of the team: "Good, consistent quality and quick responses. They are pleasant to work with in general."'
  • ‘Clients say that "the advice we get is pragmatic, business-oriented, high-quality and always on time". Department head Henrik Mattson is widely regarded as one of the finest practitioners in the market. Sources enthuse that "his experience clearly adds value," and that "he has inside knowledge of the market and is great in negotiations."'
  • 'Clients report that Markus Bremer "is calm and analytical. He pinpoints the critical issues and looks immediately to find solutions". Jari Tukiainen wins particular acclaim from peers for his regulatory expertise.'
  • 'Recommended by clients and peers alike, Paula Röttorp is regarded as an "extremely skilled" lawyer. She is further described as "very technical and pragmatic."'
  • ‘Hannes Snellman’s team ‘clearly knows what is happening in the financing market’, and works closely with firm’s Stockholm office to advise on cross-border work...and practice head Henrik Mattson is ‘spot on with the details’.’

Main Contacts

Antti Alanko

Partner | Helsinki
+358 9 2288 4307
antti.alanko
@hannessnellman.com

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
+358 9 2288 4267
markus.bremer
@hannessnellman.com

Henrik Mattson

Partner | Helsinki
+358 9 2288 4285
henrik.mattson
@hannessnellman.com

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson
@hannessnellman.com

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp
@hannessnellman.com

Jari Tukiainen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
+358 9 2288 4215
jari.tukiainen
@hannessnellman.com

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby
@hannessnellman.com

Team

Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Antti Alanko

Antti Alanko

Partner | Helsinki
antti.alanko@hannessnellman.com
Sofia Bengtsson

Sofia Bengtsson

Associate | Stockholm
sofia.bengtsson@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Boow

Sanna Boow

Counsel | Helsinki
sanna.boow@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner | Helsinki
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Senior Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Heino

Sanna Heino

Associate | Helsinki
sanna.heino@hannessnellman.com
Laura Kotilainen

Laura Kotilainen

Counsel | Helsinki
laura.kotilainen@hannessnellman.com
Linda Launonen

Linda Launonen

Associate | Helsinki
linda.launonen@hannessnellman.com
Hanna Lindberg

Hanna Lindberg

Associate | Helsinki
hanna.lindberg@hannessnellman.com
Heikki Majamaa

Heikki Majamaa

Counsel | Helsinki
heikki.majamaa@hannessnellman.com
Henrik Mattson

Henrik Mattson

Partner | Helsinki
henrik.mattson@hannessnellman.com
Mari Miettinen

Mari Miettinen

Associate | Helsinki
mari.miettinen@hannessnellman.com
Matias Moberg

Matias Moberg

Associate | Helsinki
matias.moberg@hannessnellman.com
Senni Mäki-Hallila

Senni Mäki-Hallila

Associate | Helsinki
senni.maki-hallila@hannessnellman.com
Sami Niemi

Sami Niemi

Associate | Helsinki
sami.niemi@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Maria Orrgard

Maria Orrgard

Counsel | Stockholm
maria.orrgard@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Paula Röttorp

Paula Röttorp

Partner | Stockholm
paula.rottorp@hannessnellman.com
David Smith

David Smith

Associate | Stockholm
david.smith@hannessnellman.com
Pauliina Sutinen

Pauliina Sutinen

Associate | Helsinki
pauliina.sutinen@hannessnellman.com
Tuomas Toivonen

Tuomas Toivonen

Counsel | Helsinki
tuomas.toivonen@hannessnellman.com
Jari Tukiainen

Jari Tukiainen

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
jari.tukiainen@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Senior Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Wahlby

Carolina Wahlby

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Valerie Wårvik

Valerie Wårvik

Associate | Helsinki
valerie.warvik@hannessnellman.com
Liisa Veckman

Liisa Veckman

Legal Assistant | Helsinki
liisa.veckman@hannessnellman.com
Nea Teivastenaho

Nea Teivastenaho

Legal Assistant | Helsinki
nea.teivastenaho@hannessnellman.com
Sanna Kanth

Sanna Kanth

Legal Assistant | Helsinki
sanna.kanth@hannessnellman.com
Karin Kings

Karin Kings

Legal Assistant | Stockholm
karin.kings@hannessnellman.com