Jenni Heurlin advises clients on all aspects of EU and Finnish competition law and state aid regulation, with a particular focus on merger control. Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Jenni worked as an associate for another law firm.
In addition to her legal education, Jenni studies at Åbo Akademi University, where she majors in economics. During her law studies, Jenni also spent one semester studying law at the University of Sheffield. Jenni is also a member of the Board in the Finnish Competition Law Association.
EU and Competition
Attract praise for her high standard of work.
Legal 500, 2019
PPG Industries, Inc. (Bidder), Tikkurila Oyj (Target)
Recommended public cash tender offer for all of the shares in Tikkurila by PPG Industries, Inc.
EUR 1.5 billion
Counsel to Tikkurila Oyj
Valmet Corporation, Alfa Laval AB, Neles Corporation
Counsel to Valmet Corporation in the EUR 1.73 bn public tender offer dated 13 July 2020 by Alfa Laval AB for all shares in Neles Corporation and the subsequent increase by Valmet of its shareholding in Neles to 29.5 %. Alfa Laval decided not to complete its offer on 3 November 2020.
EUR 1.73 billion
Counsel to Valmet Corporation
Altia Plc, Arcus ASA
Merger of Altia Plc and Arcus ASA to form Anora Group
Lead counsel to Altia Plc
Cargotec Corporation, Konecranes Plc
Merger of Cargotec Corporation and Konecranes Plc
Approx. EUR 2.7 billion
Counsel to Konecranes Plc
Sanoma Media Finland Oy (Seller), Schibsted (buyer), Oikotie Ltd (target)
The sale of Sanoma’s online classifieds business Oikotie to Schibsted
EUR 185 million
Counsel to Sanoma Group
Riikka Rannikko, Jesper Nevalainen, Mikko Huimala, Agda Vähä-Piikkö, Jenni Heurlin, Anton Pirinen
Comprehensive advice on the state aid law for the Prime Minister’s Office concerning the recapitalisation (rights offering) of the state-controlled airline Finnair Plc, including advise on the notification procedure before the European Commission. The rights offering of 500 MEUR is one of the largest rights offerings in Finland in recent years. The Commission’s decision in the case lead to amendments to the COVID-19 related State Aid Temporary Framework.
Sanoma Group (Buyer), Alma Media Corporation (Seller), Alma Media Kustannus Oy and Alma Manu Oy (Targets)
Sanoma Group’s acquisition of Alma Media’s regional news media business
EUR 115 million (announced enterprise value)
Counsel to Sanoma Group
Fazer Food Services, Compass Group PLC
Fazer Group in its divestment of Fazer Food Services to Compass Group PLC
EUR 475 million
Counsel to Fazer Group
Telia Company (Buyer), AinaGroup Oyj (Seller), AinaCom Oy (Target)
Telia Company’s acquisition of AinaCom Oy from AinaGroup Oyj
Value not public
Counsel to Telia Company
Lemminkäinen Corporation and YIT Corporation
The combination of Lemminkäinen Corporation and YIT Corporation through a statutory merger
EUR 771 million
Counsel to Lemminkäinen
Counsel to Kesko Corporation in securing unconditional merger control clearance from the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority for its acquisition of Kalatukku E. Eriksson Ltd., a Finnish fish processor and wholesaler.
- "Attract praise for her high standard of work." , EU and competition, Legal 500, 2019
Memberships and Positions of Trust
- Member of the Board of the Finnish Competition Law Association, 2020
- Secretary of the Finnish Competition Law Association, 2018–2020
- Member of FIDE Finland
- Member of the Finnish Public Procurement Association
- Vastuullisuus osana tehokkuuspuolustusta EU:n kilpailuoikeudessa, Defensor Legis 4/2020 (co-author)
Education and Professional Background
- Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2017
- Associate, DLA Piper Finland, 2017
- Master of Laws, University of Turku, 2017
- University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2015