Johan Aalto is one of the most experienced M&A lawyers in Finland. He has been involved in many of the largest and most complex corporate transactions, both public and private. Johan advises regularly Board of Directors and the management on corporate governance issues and chairs the Annual General Meeting of several large and midsized public companies. In 2016 Johan was awarded the honorary title "Lagman" by the President of the Republic of Finland. He joined Krogerus in 2024.

Prior Experience
Advising Ahlström Capital and the consortium on the take-private of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj (2020-2021)
Advising Valmet on the merger with Neles (2022)
Advising Ahlström Capital on the acquisition of the Munksjö-business from Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj (2022)
Advising Methode Electronics on the acquisition (public tender offer) of Nordic Lights Oyj (2023)
Advising Sega on the acquisition (public tender offer) of Rovio Oyj (2023)
Education Background
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1987)
Memberships and Affiliations
Finnish Bar Association
International Bar Association
Chair of the Board of Directors (Finansrådet) of the Society of Swedish Literature in Finland (Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland)
Finnish, Swedish, English
Legal assistant