Jarmo Makkonen

Partner

Office: Kuopio

Telephone:
+358 (0)29 000 6720
Mobile:
+358 (0)400 377 570
Fax:
+358 (0)29 000 6701
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Jarmo Makkonen

Partner

Jarmo Makkonen represents clients in insolvency, corporate restructuring and turnaround matters. He also advises on litigation assignments. Additionally, he has noted expertise in mergers and acquisitions for small and medium-sized companies. Mr Makkonen regularly collaborates with regional venture capital investors by acting as their legal adviser in mergers and acquisitions and venture capital transactions. He also acts as an administrator in bankruptcy estates. Prior to joining Krogerus, Mr Makkonen worked as a lawyer for Finnvera Corporation, a financing company owned by the State of Finland and for another law firm in Finland.


Rankings:

Chambers Global 2015 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “regarded as a ‘great talent’ in [restructuring mandates]”

Chambers Global 2014 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “Department head Jarmo Makkonen draws effusive praise from interviewees, who note that he is ‘clear about everything, he explains all of his thoughts and he understands the background of a case.’“

Chambers Global 2013 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “Of late Jarmo Makkonen acted as lead partner on the bankruptcy proceedings of domestic industrial players.”

Chambers Global 2012 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “He is praised for his ‘business and solution-minded approach, which is allied to his deep judicial thinking.’”

Chambers Global 2011 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “Jarmo Makkonen is among the top insolvency names in Finland. Sources praise him for his business knowledge and solution-oriented approach.”

Endorsed in Chambers Europe 2015

Chambers Europe 2017 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “Jarmo Makkonen is described as being 'very talented and effective' by sources."

Chambers Europe 2014 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “Department head Jarmo Makkonen draws effusive praise from interviewees, who note that ‘he is clear about everything, he explains all of his thoughts and he understands the background of a case.’”

Chambers Europe 2012 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “praised for his ‘business and solution-minded approach, which is allied to his deep judicial thinking’”

Chambers Europe 2011 (Restructuring/Insolvency): “He knows the law inside out and is very business-minded.”

Listed in the 2015-2017 editions of Best Lawyers (Insolvency and Reorganisation Law)

Listed in Expert Guides 2012 as a leading insolvency and restructuring practitioner


memberships and affiliations:

Finnish Bar Association
International Bar Association

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Master of Laws, University of Lapland (1989)

Languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English

Ulla Sirkka

Legal Assistant

Telephone:
+358 (0)29 000 6705
Mobile:
+358 (0)29 000 6705
Fax:
+358 (0)29 000 6701
Email
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