Firm news | June 1, 2023

Roschier bolsters M&A team with the appointment of Valentin Golovanov as counsel

In a significant move to strengthen our merger and acquisition (M&A) capabilities, we are happy to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Valentin Golovanov as counsel. The decision comes amidst predictions of an upsurge in M&A activity across the region.

“This appointment underscores our commitment to meeting the evolving needs of our clients and staying ahead of the curve in a highly competitive and dynamic M&A environment. Valentin’s vast experience in private equity and industrial deals is an invaluable addition to our client offering,” says Jouni Salmi, head of Roschier’s M&A practice in Finland.

Helsinki-based Valentin Golovanov is specialized in private M&A, private equity and corporate advisory. He has extensive experience in advising Finnish and international industrial clients and private equity sponsors in complex large-scale domestic and cross-border transactions. He has in-depth experience and knowledge in forest and telecommunications industries as well as technology and infrastructure sectors.

“We foresee an increased level of activity in the field of M&A for the remaining part of the year, and I am delighted to be able to continue serving our clients in this new position,” says Valentin Golovanov, who steps into his new role on 1 June.

Roschier’s robust Nordic platform comprises approximately 50 M&A professionals based in Finland and Sweden.