Mikko Saarve

Senior Associate, Helsinki

Mikko Saarve is a Helsinki-based Senior Associate specialized in real estate and M&A. He is regularly involved in various real estate and private M&A transactions. In addition to his Finnish Bar admission, Mikko is admitted to the Bar also in Germany. His previous experience includes working for Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and another major law firm in Helsinki.

Mikko Saarve’s experience includes advising:

  • Altaal and Carnegie in the establishment of a new investment company and its acquisition of Ramboll’s Finnish headquarters;
  • WasaGroup Funds Oy on the divestment of a commercial real estate portfolio to a fund managed by Elite Alfred Berg;
  • WasaGroup Funds Oy on the divestment of nine educational and care segment properties to Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB;
  • Trevian Asset Management Oy in the sale of a real estate portfolio of 18 retail assets to Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB;
  • NREP in the EUR 66 million sale of the Dixi shopping center to Special Investment Fund eQ Finnish Real Estate;
  • CORPUS SIREO Real Estate in the acquisition of the new Fredriksberg A office property from NCC;
  • Telia Finland Oyj in the sale of its current headquarters in Helsinki to YIT and the negotiation of a new lease agreement with YIT for Telia’s new headquarters in Tripla Workery East;
  • CORPUS SIREO Real Estate in the acquisition of a property in the city center of Helsinki;
  • Pareto Securities AB in the acquisition of a Finnish real estate portfolio consisting of 123 grocery store and daily-goods properties from funds managed by Oy Sirius Capital Partners Ab;
  • A fund managed by Savills Investment Management in the divestment of the Malmin Nova Shopping Center to the Special Investment Fund eQ Finnish Real Estate; and
  • Deka Immobilien GmbH in a EUR 190 million office property acquisition from Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Roschier (2015-)
Borenius Attorneys Ltd /Helsinki, Associate (2012-2015)
German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce /Helsinki, Lawyer (2009-2012)
Hengeler Mueller /Frankfurt am Main, Lawyer (2008-2009)
ODS Business Services Group GmbH /Hamburg, In-House Lawyer (2007-2008)

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Chamber of Lawyers Frankfurt am Main

Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg, Second state examination (2007)
University of Hamburg, First state examination (2004)

English, Finnish, German