Toni Siimes
Partner
Office: Helsinki
Primary practices
Private M&A, Private Equity, Corporate Advisory, Projects & Energy, Public M&A, Equity Capital Markets
Languages
Finnish, English
Profile

Toni Siimes is a Helsinki-based Partner and Head of the firm's Projects & Energy practice. He is specialized in M&A and corporate advisory, with a strong emphasis on cross-border transactions and private equity transactions. He has acted for various private equity clients in acquisitions and disposals, working also with the target companies during the holding period.Toni also works for industrial clients, with special industry expertise within retail and the forestry industry, and focuses also on infrastructure projects.

Toni has extensive experience in complex shareholders’ agreements and joint venture structures, as well as project finance transactions with challenging project company structures.

In 2008/2009, Toni was on secondment at Allen & Overy in London.

Awards & rankings
Toni is recognized for his expertise in corporate/M&A in Finland by international legal directories such as Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and IFLR1000. Clients highlight him for "being very flexible, there when they needed him, understood their problems, listened to them and was very diplomatic. He could reach an acceptable solution for all parties quickly" (Chambers Europe, 2016).
Career
Roschier (2004-), Partner since 2009
Allen & Overy /London, Visiting Lawyer (2008-2009)
Waselius & Wist, Senior Associate (1999-2004)
Intrum Justitia /Tampere, Development Manager (1998-1999)
Memberships & professional appointments
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Ethics Committee of the Finnish Bar Association, Member (2013-)
Delegation of the Finnish Bar Association, Member (2011-)
Education
University of Turku, LL.M. (1998)