Practices

Our legal services are highly regarded for their professionalism and expertise.

Clients come to us because they need practical answers. That is why we appreciate the power of saying ‘yes’ or ‘no’ rather than ‘maybe’. Our significant size in the Finnish market means that we have the depth of resources needed to represent clients in even their most complex and important matters. Krogerus lawyers are often involved in transactions and proceedings that are cross-border in nature or where we represent the domestic subsidiary of an international corporation. We offer a broad range of legal services across the corporate spectrum.

Private Equity

Private Equity and Venture Capital

We offer a full range of services in the fields of private equity and venture capital. Our lawyers advise domestic and international investors on buy-outs, minority and venture capital investments, and disposals and various financing transactions, including acquisition and leveraged finance. We understand the dynamics of private equity and venture capital transactions due to our longstanding experience and in-depth industry knowledge. We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of Finnish law firms in this field and help shape market practices. Krogerus lawyers continuously strive to develop new and more efficient solutions for our clients.

Fund Formation

Krogerus is one of the few law firms in Finland that can boast a first-rate fund formation practice. We regularly advise sponsors and investors in the structuring of and investment in private investment funds. Our experience includes funds investing in a multitude of asset classes, such as private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, mezzanine, real estate and timberland.

Rankings:

Chambers Europe 2015: "It has a flexible, approachable operation and really understands the business elements."

Chambers Europe 2014: "The client service here is high-quality – one of the strong points of the lawyers is that they actively think of ways to make my life easier."

Chambers Europe 2013: "Leading figure Mika Ståhlberg gains plaudits from market observers. One interviewee says: 'He's pragmatic and interacts well with the counterparties in deals.'"

Chambers Europe 2012: Head of practice Samuli Palin “is famous for his assertive negotiating style, and clients also note his practical approach and commercial instinct.”

Chambers Europe 2011: “Experienced, sharp and flexible”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2015: "particularly good knowledge in the financial services industry"

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2014: "Krogerus’ practice head Mika Ståhlberg is ‘an efficient dealmaker with strong business acumen.’"

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2013: “Krogerus had an impressive year, acting for clients from a diverse range of industry sectors.”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2012: "Krogerus shows ‘true entrepreneurial spirit’ and fields industry-focused practice groups."

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2010: “Krogerus goes from strength to strength in this field, with competitor clients acknowledging their motivated team.”

IFRL1000 2013: “Krogerus has been growing its team perhaps more than any other firm in the country and this has begun to reap rewards first and foremost among banks and other clients.”

IFRL1000 2011: “The firm has won some impressive mandates, they have impressed me.”

Highly recommended by PLC Which Lawyer? 2011