Matleena advises our clients in the field of taxation, especially in corporate and international taxation. She has been a member of transaction teams preparing structuring analyses and assessing tax considerations in various private and public M&A matters. Matleena also advises our clients in tax litigation processes.
Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Matleena worked as a Senior Tax Advisor at EY.
Amazon (Buyer), Umbra (Target)
The acquisition of Umbra by Amazon.
Value not public
Counsel to Umbra
Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj (target), a consortium consisting of Ahlström Capital, Bain Capital Private Equity, Viknum and Belgrano Inversiones (buyer)
Recommended public cash tender offer for all shares in Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj by Spa Holdings 3 Oy
Approximately EUR 2.1 billion
Counsel to the consortium
Counsel in Supreme Administrative Court case confirming that Refinancing of real estate company’s bank loans is not subject to transfer tax.
Counsel in Supreme Administrative Court case confirming real estate investor’s right to deduct VAT on transaction expenses
Counsel in Supreme Administrative Court case confirming that share transfer tax is not due on purchase price of shareholder loans
Skandia Fastigheter (Buyer), Fund managed by TRIUVA (Seller), 14,400 sqm of office property (Target)
Skandia Fastigheter’s acquisition of 14,400 sqm of office property in Helsinki from a fund managed by TRIUVA.
Value not public
Counsel to Skandia Fastigheter
Memberships and Positions of Trust
- Member of the Finnish Bar Association
- Member of International Fiscal Association (IFA)
- Member of the Association for Finnish Tax Professionals
- Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers
Education and Professional Background
Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2016
Senior Tax Advisor, Ernst & Young Oy, 2013-2016
Master of Laws, University of Turku, 2013
Uppsala University, Sweden, 2012