Sami Martola focuses on cross-border and domestic corporate transactions with a special emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. He regularly acts as an adviser to private equity investors, sellers and buyers, as well as the management of target companies. Mr Martola serves as the head of the firm's private equity practice.
Chambers Global 2019 (Corporate/M&A): "Clients comment that he is 'very proactive and effective.'”
Chambers Global 2018 (Corporate/M&A): "Clients comment that he is 'very responsive, his work is of a very high quality and he has excellent people skills.'”
Chambers Global 2017 (Corporate/M&A): "He is commended by interviewees for his commerciality: 'He was always looking for solutions - he had a deal-making approach.'"
Chambers Global 2016 (Corporate/M&A): "Sami Martola focuses on corporate transactions, regularly acting as counsel to both sellers and buyers, as well as to management of target companies. A client reports: 'I have a very good impression of him, he always delivers.'"
Chambers Global 2015 (Corporate/M&A): Described as “‘brilliant. He is responsive and his work is of a perfect quality,’ enthuse clients. He handles M&A mandates, and has particular experience of the insurance sector.”
Chambers Global 2014 (Corporate/M&A): “Sami Martola is recognised by clients for ‘providing an excellent service – he is very responsive and quick, and accurate in everything he does.’”
Endorsed in Chambers Europe 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 (Corporate/M&A)
Chambers Europe 2014 (Corporate/M&A): “Sami Martola is the team’s rising star.”
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2019 (Corporate/M&A): Listed as a Recommended Lawyer
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2016 (Corporate/M&A): Listed as a Recommended Lawyer
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2014 (Corporate/M&A): “Sami Martola ‘is singled out by clients’ for his corporate and M&A work.”
IFLR1000 2016 (Financial and Corporate): “Partner Sami Martola from Krogerus has provided clear and concise guidance to us on M&A related issues,” says one in-house counsel. “We are happy with the service we have received from Krogerus and are in particular impressed with Mr Martola's work ethic.”
International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award (2015): Exclusive winner for the Mergers and Acquisitions category (Finland)
Endorsed in Who’s Who Legal (2012) as a leading Insurance and Reinsurance practitioner
Finnish Bar Association
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2003)