Public M&A

We have a leading track record and reputation in the areas of Public Mergers & Acquisitions and other listed company transactions in the Nordic region, and we can advise you on all kinds of public transactions.

Our team has extensive experience from a wide range of complex public transactions, acting for offerors, target companies, major shareholders, corporate clients, private equity sponsors, board committees and other stakeholders.

Our long-standing, solid relationships with corporate clients and private equity sponsors and our strong network among financial and strategic advisors place our practice at the forefront of development. Our lawyers are active in developing the regulatory framework and have taken an active role in designing of the current takeover rules and developing good stock market practice.

Excellent quality of service. Can be engaged with on significantly demanding and complex projects. IFLR1000, M&A

Our clients receive seamless cross-border service in public M&A and other transactions through our close collaboration with a number of law firms across Europe, the US and other jurisdictions. We have developed extensive experience in applying joint working procedures and in efficiently coordinating and leading cross-border transactions.

  • Public tender offers (public to private)
  • Public and cross-border mergers
  • Target defense strategies
  • Public in-kind contributions and acquisitions
  • Public recapitalizations (public to public)
  • Public spin-offs and de-mergers

Roschier’s Public M&A practice is top-ranked by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2019;
  • International Financial Law Review – European Awards: the Law Firm of the Year in 2018; and
  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2018.

This is what clients say about us:

“Excellent quality of service. Can be engaged with on significantly demanding and complex projects.”
– IFLR1000 2019, M&A

“Clients praise Roschier for its knowledgeable team and excellent negotiation skills.”
– The Legal 500 2019, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Clients applaud the team’s commitment to the assignment and the quality of the advice.”
– Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

“Roschier was interested in really understanding our business and what it is we are trying to achieve.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

“Clients admire the really sharp practitioners who make up the team, describing them as energised, with the right balance of experience and entrepreneurial drive.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

“Market leaders in Sweden; a top-tier firm always having the latest knowledge of private and public transactions.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

“Roschier’s department is noted by clients for its ability to steward matters to a quick and satisfactory outcome.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“The Roschier team is excellent. They are highly knowledgeable, very responsive, extremely likeable and the most commercially minded legal team.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A

“They are extremely skilled lawyers. They are sharp and pragmatic and what absolutely stands out is their magnificent service attitude.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A

“One client compliments the practice for its great team with great expertise, adding that the lawyers are very hard-working and flexible.”
– Chambers Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A

“Strong project management, strong negotiation skills in the partner collective.” 
– IFLR1000 2018, M&A