Marcus Möller represents clients in domestic and cross-border corporate transactional assignments and real estate matters. His clients include private equity and real estate investors, financial institutions and leading Finnish and international corporations. Mr Möller's areas of specialisation include advising clients in their acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, as well as on all types of private equity assignments, including fund formation and day-to-day operations of private investment funds.
Chambers Global 2019: "Sources describe Marcus Möller as 'very knowledgeable, dedicated and extremely accessible,' highlighting his 'great commercial understanding and solution-oriented approach.'"
Chambers Global 2017: "One source was particularly impressed by his level of responsiveness: 'If you send him an e-mail at 2am, he will probably reply shortly afterwards. He really is a one-off and his attentiveness and capacity is really outstanding.'"
Chambers Global 2016: "Sources say that Marcus Möller is 'very responsive, easy to co-operate with, and will adjust to the client's needs.' His focus lies in advising clients on their acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, as well as broader private equity projects."
Chambers Global 2015: Endorsed for his corporate and M&A work as “exceptionally strong. He is very committed, energetic and pragmatic, and delivers very quickly.”
Chambers Europe 2019: "One interviewee describes Marcus Möller as 'one of the best lawyers in the real estate market,' adding that 'it's very pleasant to work with him and he is good at negotiating'."
Chambers Europe 2018: "Clients enthuse that "he misses nothing and is into the details, but also has the full picture in mind when handling a transaction."
Chambers Europe 2017: "He is touted by clients as an 'effective negotiator" whose "technical knowledge, commercial awareness and service level are all top-notch.'"
Chambers Europe 2016: "'He's a highly skilful lawyer and a very strong negotiator. He's proactive and supportive, and gives speedy responses to all questions. He exceeded our expectations."
Chambers Europe 2015: "Clients are quick to confirm his expertise in this field, particularly highlighting his strength on transactions."
Chambers Europe 2014: “Sources agree that he has established himself as one of the most prominent and active figures.”
Chambers Europe 2013: “continues to increase his stature in the market and is recognised by sources as a ‘high-quality lawyer’”
Chambers Europe 2012: “He’s diplomatic but also tough, and doesn’t give in too easily.”
Chambers Europe 2011: “understands both the commercial and legal sides of mandates”
Chambers Europe 2010: “a talented individual with a bright future ahead of him”
Chambers Europe 2009: “proactive approach, drive and responsiveness”
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2019: Listed as a Leading Individual
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2017: Listed as a Leading Individual. "Marcus Möller is ‘especially strong in negotiations and deal tactics.’"
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2016: "Marcus Möller ‘possesses business acumen as well as industry knowledge’" . . . "commercially oriented advice"
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2014: “recognised as ‘a really good sparring partner’”
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2013: Listed as a recommended corporate and M&A lawyer
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2012: “recommended for business-minded and no-nonsense approach”
Listed in the 2012-2017 editions of Best Lawyers (Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law; Real Estate Law; Venture Capital Law)
IFLR1000 2018, 2019: Leading Lawyer (Mergers and Acquisitions)
IFLR1000 2017: Listed as a rising star in Mergers and Acquisitions
IFLR1000 2013 (Mergers and Acquisitions): “good to work with”
Endorsed by Who's Who Legal (Real Estate) 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Endorsed by Who’s Who Legal (Private Funds Lawyers) 2014, 2015
Endorsed by Expert Guides (Real Estate) 2017
Endorsed by Expert Guides (Construction and Real Estate) 2012, 2014, 2016
Endorsed by PLC Which Lawyer? 2011
The Private Equity Law Review (Finland Chapter) (Third Edition, Business Law Research, March 2014) (co-author with Mika Ståhlberg and Leif Laitinen)
Investment Funds – Jurisdictional Comparisons (Finnish Country Chapter) (Sweet & Maxwell, 2013) (co-author with Antti Lehtimaja, Mirja Sikander and Pyry Somervuori)
Investment Funds – Jurisdictional Comparisons (Finnish Country Chapter) (Sweet & Maxwell, 2011) (co-author with Antti Lehtimaja, Mirja Sikander and Pyry Somervuori)
Finnish Bar Association
American Chamber of Commerce in Finland, Legal Committee, Member
International Bar Association
Law Clerk, Espoo District Court (2005)
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2003)