Pinja Liikanen

Senior Associate, Helsinki

Emerging Companies, Private Equity, Private Funds, Private M&A

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Pinja Liikanen is a Helsinki-based Senior Associate focusing on private M&A, private equity, venture capital and alternative investment fund formation. She has extensive experience in advising international and domestic private equity sponsors, fund investors and industrial clients in various complex cross-border transactions. Pinja joined Roschier upon her graduation in 2017.

Work highlights

Pinja Liikanen’s experience includes advising:

  • Bain Capital-led consortium in the cash tender offer for all shares in Caverion;
  • Wolt in the EUR 7 billion sale of the company to DoorDash;
  • Wolt in its EUR 440 million financing round;
  • Akzo Nobel N.V. in its EUR 1.4 billion public competing proposal for a tender offer for all shares in Tikkurila Oyj;
  • Business Finland Venture Capital Oy in investments in emerging VC funds within the framework of the risk finance programme;
  • Varjo Technologies Oy in its series C financing round;
  • Boels Group in its public cash tender offer for Cramo Plc;
  • TCV in its investment of approximately USD 200 million in Unified Retail Planning Pioneer RELEX Solutions;
  • Telia Company in the legal separation of Telia’s Finnish tele and data communication infrastructure into a separate company, Telia Towers Finland Oy through a partial demerger.
Career

Roschier (2017-)

Memberships

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Finnish Corporate Law Association

Education

University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2017)

Languages

English, Finnish