Sofi advises clients on mergers and acquisitions and on capital markets, corporate, commercial, and contract law.
She joined the firm as an associate trainee in 2020 and was appointed as an associate lawyer upon her graduation.
Prior to her graduation, Sofi spent one semester studying law at the University of Zürich in Switzerland.
Sega Europe Limited and SEGA Corporation (Buyers) Rovio Entertainment Corporation (Target)
Counsel to Sega Europe Limited and SEGA Corporation in the recommended public cash tender offer for all shares and options in Rovio Entertainment Corporation.
Approximately EUR 706 million
Counsel to Sega Europe Limited and SEGA Corporation
Counsel to Citycon Oyj in its tender offers of outstanding notes due 2024 of Citycon Treasury B.V. and capital securities issued by it in November 2019 and June 2021.
Over EUR 40 million
Counsel to Citycon Oyj
Counsel to F-Secure on its spin-off and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.
The German State (Buyer), Fortum Oyj (Seller), Uniper SE (Target)
Fortum Oyj’s arrangements related to stabilisation of its German subsidiary Uniper SE. The package will ensure multi-billion funding for Uniper, sale of Fortum’s shareholding in Uniper to the German State for approximately EUR 0.5 billion as well as repayment of Fortum’s EUR 4 billion receivables from Uniper and release of EUR 4 billion parent company guarantees.
Approx. EUR 4.5 billion
Finnish counsel to Fortum Oyj
Hannes Snellman acted as lead counsel to Valmet, a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation, and services for the pulp, paper, and energy industries, in its merger with Neles, one of the leading providers of mission-critical flow control solutions and services for process industries in Finland.
The combined value of the merging companies is approximately EUR 7 billion.
Lead counsel to Valmet
Virala Acquisition Company Plc
Hannes Snellman acted as legal counsel to Virala Acquisition Company Plc on its IPO and the listing of its Class C shares on the SPAC segment of the regulated market of Nasdaq Helsinki
EUR 107.5 million
Counsel to Virala Acquisition Company Plc
Education and Professional Background
- Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2021–
- Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2021
- Thesis Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2021
- Associate Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2020
- Associate Trainee, Roschier Attorneys Ltd., 2020
- University of Zürich, Switzerland, 2019
- Legal Trainee, Ernst & Young Oy, 2018–2019