Wilhelm Eklund strengthens Roschier’s private equity offering

Firm news|May 24, 2024

Roschier adds Partner-elect Wilhelm Eklund to its Private Equity practice in Helsinki.

We are delighted to announce that Partner-elect Wilhelm Eklund is joining us to strengthen our capabilities in private equity and private M&A. Wilhelm brings with him a wealth of experience in advising private equity firms on complex cross-border transactions, including buyouts, minority investments, exits, as well as corporate clients in joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and general M&A. He joins Roschier from Dittmar & Indrenius in Helsinki, where he headed the M&A and Private Equity practice. Wilhelm will step into his new role at Roschier in the fall.

Wilhelm’s arrival will not only strengthen our foothold in the Finnish market, but also on a Nordic level. He will complement our market-leading cross-border M&A and PE platform focusing on the most complex and value creating deals on the market by broadening our network and boosting our overall activity level towards the private equity community. As we are anticipating growth in this area, his presence in our team will be a great advantage for us and our clients.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Wilhelm to our M&A team as a part of our broader Nordic practice. His appointment supports the future development of our Nordic private equity platform offering and ensures we remain primed for M&A and private equity activity gaining speed and volume across the region,” says Jouni Salmi, who heads Roschier’s M&A practice in Finland.

“At Roschier our goal is to be the team for new and complex matters. The Nordic industries are on a path of convergence and consolidation and our clients require cross-border capabilities and cross-competence teams. Adding Wilhelm further strengthens our ability to deliver on our strategy and client promise,” says Managing Partner Mikko Manner.